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Foster out against Bengals, Blue to start for second-straight week

Houston Texans running back Arian Foster is inactive Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals with a groin injury. Foster, who is the NFL's third leading rusher this season with 822 yards, also missed last week's matchup in Cleveland against the Browns. With Foster sidelined again, the Texans will turn to rookie running back Alfred Blue to start in his place. Houston is hoping for a...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue carries load for Texans with Foster out

HOUSTON (AP) Alfred Blue didn't spend any time feeling sorry for himself when he didn't hear his name called until the sixth round of this year's NFL draft. Houston's rookie running back had long heard a familiar refrain from coaches that helped him navigate what would have been a disappointing time for many players. ''Coaches always told me, it's not where you begin, it's how it...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston Texans RB Alfred Blue wins huge Week 11 award

Eleven weeks into the 2014 NFL season, the league is starting to take shape. It’s easier and easier to see what teams are contenders and which ones are just not ready for primetime. How did each team get to their current point? In part, it was because of the performance, good or bad, of some key players and coaches. Some helped their team, while others hurt the squad. Who fell...
Via cover32 - Texans
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

No Foster, but Browns defense Blue

CLEVELAND-- The Browns had a golden opportunity before them, but before the day was over, it turned blue. It wasn't just the 27-degree wind chill factor that turned the Browns blue-- €”but more the running of Alfred Blue. Blue, filling in for Pro Bowl running back Arian Foster ran for 156 yards and the Browns saw their perch atop the AFC North disappear as they dropped a 23-7 decision...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Houston Texans Rookie RB Alfred Blue Scores First Career Touchdown On MNF Against Steelers

After the Texans let Ben Tate walk they knew they would need someone else to compliment Arian Foster. Whether former LSU running back Alfred Blue is going to be that guy or not remains to be seen, but he did take a big step forward Monday night towards earning some more playing time. How so?By making a heck of a catch and run to score his first career touchdown!via RedditRead more »
Via FatManWriting
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Alfred Blue, Jonathan Grimes fantasy options with Arian Foster out

The Houston Texans announced on Sunday that Arian Foster will be inactive against the New York Giants with a hamstring injury. Rookie running back Alfred Blue and second-year back Jonathan Grimes will likely see an increase in workload as a result of Foster’s injury. Veteran back Ronnie Brown could also get some touches. If you’re […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

A Blue Future for the Texans

#454212800 / The Houston Texans have always seem to be lucky in the running back position. From standouts that didn’t last long, like Davis and Slaton, to the undrafted phenom that is Arian Foster, Houston just finds running backs. It seems like that trend is continuing with Alfred Blue. Houston picked up Blue in the 6th round of this past draft. Some were completely...
Via TopSportsReport
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Houston Texans Rookie RB Alfred Blue Banging Out Some Tough Yards Against the Broncos

If former LSU running back Alfred Blue had bee drafted by a team like the Minnesota Vikings in the sixth round there is a chance he wouldn't even make the squad. Nothing against him, but when the team has an established starter that rarely misses a down let alone a game there just isn't as much of a need. However, on a team like the Houston Texans with a superstar starting running...
Via FatManWriting
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans Sign Rookies RB Alfred Blue & S Lonnie Ballentine

  The Houston Texans reached agreements with draft picks RB Alfred Blue and S Lonnie Ballentine on Wednesday, per Field Yates. Aaron Wilson mentions that Ballentine’s contract is worth $2.265 million over the course of four years and includes a $45,896 signing bonus. Ballentine is probably the more notable player of the two just for the fact that is this year’s “Mr...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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