Category: Arian Foster

Arian Foster Thinks it’ll Take “A Couple Years” for Running Backs to Adapt to New Crown Rule

Monday, March 25th, 2013

Hard-nosed running backs will have their hands full this offseason and for quite some time beyond that as they attempt to determine just how aggressive they can be under new NFL rules that will penalize them for leading into defensive players in the open field with the crown of their ...

Arian Foster: I’m Not Having Heart Surgery Anytime Soon; I’ve Been Around Players Who Use Steroids

Monday, February 4th, 2013

In a Week 16 loss to the Minnesota Vikings, Arian Foster was held out of the game because of an irregular heartbeat. It was rumored that the Texans running back was considering heart surgery on Friday, but Foster has denied that surgery was planned at all. Foster rushed for 1,424 yards ...

Matt Schaub Earns First Playoff Victory, Vows that Texans Will Give New England All it Can Handle

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

About a month ago, it appeared the Houston Texans might be the top seed in the AFC, but now many might argue they're the weakest team left in the NFL playoffs. Quarterback Matt Schaub and the team edged Cincinnati, but didn't seem to shake off any of the doubters who ...

Jerod Mayo on Friend and College Teammate Arian Foster: “Hopefully He’s Not a Good Back Against Us”

Monday, December 10th, 2012

Football fans will see a huge potential AFC championship game preview tonight in Foxboro, with the New England Patriots hosting the Houston Texans as the two jockey for positioning atop the conference. But there's extra motivation for Jerod Mayo and Arian Foster, who meet with a chance to establish bragging ...

Gary Kubiak: Houston Texans Fell Short Sunday But There’s Plenty To Look Forward To

Monday, January 16th, 2012

The Houston Texans weren't able to follow up their first-ever playoff victory with their second on Sunday. Early turnovers  and struggles at the finish doomed them in a 20-13 loss to the Baltimore Ravens, but the loss further showed that the future is likely bright for the organization. Young running back ...

With Matt Schaub Seriously Injured, Even More Pressure on Arian Foster to Continue Playing at High Level after Texans Return from Bye

Monday, November 14th, 2011

It appeared that this bye week was going to come at an awful time for the Houston Texans. With Arian Foster returning to form, they have won four consecutive games and if the season ended today they'd be the top seed in the AFC. Instead, the bye appears to come at ...

Arian Foster Is The Gold Standard For Undrafted Free Agents

Friday, July 8th, 2011

Arian Foster was overlooked while he was at the University of Tennessee. Then he was overlooked by all 32 teams in the NFL Draft. Then, even after he was signed by the Houston Texans as an undrafted free agent, he was still fighting the numbers game and trying to climb ...

Arian Foster Remains Humble Despite His Breakout Season

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

Whether it was high school, college, or the pros, Arian Foster has always been overlooked. After an up and down college career at Tennessee, Foster went undrafted in 2009 and spent time on the Houston Texans practice squad before finally getting his shot in the NFL. Foster will never have to worry ...

When Looking Back at the Numbers, Will Anyone Remember Arian Foster Was Slapped on the Wrist?

Monday, October 4th, 2010

Arian Foster posted a franchise record-setting 74-yard touchdown run. That long carry was one of 16 that added up to 131 yards for the leading rusher in the NFL. Oh, and he also scored a touchdown on a reception in the Houston Texans' victory over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday. Did ...

Can Arian Foster Be the Missing Piece to a Texans Playoff Berth?

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

When you look around the NFL, many of the top offenses in the league have three main components on their roster. They have a very good quarterback that can make plays, they have a solid running game, and they have a number one wide receiver. Those three components are usually ...