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Arian Foster's preseason back injury

Discussion in 'Houston Texans' started by KingCheetah, Aug 19, 2013.

  1. vinsensual

    vinsensual Member

    Nov 2, 2008
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    So "back on the practice field" and "going through reps" means what exactly? That he's in pads and going through contact drills? I have this super paranoid feeling like it's a PR move, but probably because they didn't reveal the details of Arian's back problem. If they could only confirm that it's not a disc thing I can stop having nightmares of Steve Slaton fumble-itis.
  2. KingCheetah

    KingCheetah Contributing Member

    Jun 3, 2002
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    Coach Gary Kubiak confirmed Arian Foster will not receive a full workload in Week 1 against the Chargers.

    Overworked the past three seasons, Foster will be eased into the 2013 campaign after failing to take a single preseason carry. "Obviously I don't think Arian's going to be a 30-carry guy on opening night," Kubiak said.

    Foster could still prove RB2-worthy on 15-17 attempts, assuming Ben Tate handles the rest of the workload. The Texans open the season against the Chargers next week.

    Source: Tania Ganguli on Twitter
    Aug 30 - 4:10 PM


    No surprise with this update -- i'm thinking RBBC for the first few weeks with Tate.
  3. conquistador#11

    Jun 30, 2006
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    whoa there mother lovers, this doesn't mean he can't get 29 carries. :p

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