(Eds: With AP Photos.) By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer Houston's Arian Foster is one of the NFL's top running backs.
Running, however, is only one part of his game that makes him so good.
The Texans raved this week about his blocking and receiving skills, and perhaps most importantly, his knowledge of the game.
''There's nothing he can't do,'' offensive coordinator Rick Dennison said. ''He catches the ball extremely well. He blocks very well. The little things, as far as seeing somebody, it's almost like a chess move. He knows a couple moves ahead when a guy is coming so he doesn't take a solid shot. One of the best things that you notice about runners is they don't get hit really hard, and Arian does that very well.''
Houston has a pair of solid backup running backs, but they rarely go in because Foster is so valuable when he's on the field.
''He understands everything we put him in,'' Dennison said. ''That's why he's on the field all the time.''
That fact is not lost on F...