Arian Foster RUMORS & NEWS

  • Should the Texans Move on from Arian Foster?

    Sportsnaut "Now that the Houston Texans are on the verge of parting ways with future Hall of Fame wide receiver Andre Johnson, focus turns to whether this team is prepared to fully turn the page from its somewhat successful past. Johnson—the team’s longest tenured player—was also its second ever..." March 05

  • Texans coach Bill O’Brien says Arian Foster has ‘got a lot of good football left,’ doesn’t rule out drafting RB

    Houston Chronicle "Texans coach Bill O’Brien was asked today about running back Arian Foster’s workload. Foster, who turns 29 in August, carried 260 times for 1,246 yards and eight touchdowns. He caught 38 passes for 327 yards and five touchdowns. “I think any time a player reaches close to that age of 30 and..." February 20

  • Arian Foster threatened to punch Case Keenum if he cried after win

    SB Nation "Case Keenum needed nine starts to get his first win as an NFL quarterback, but after an 0-8 record in 2013, the third-year quarterback led the Houston Texans to a 25-13 victory over the Baltimore Ravens in Week 16. Keenum was signed by the Texans just last week after injuries to quarterbacks..." December 22

  • Texans Arian Foster likely to start Sunday

    Houston Chronicle "The Texans got some good news Wednesday when running back Arian Foster was able to practice after missing the last two games with a groin injury. "He looked pretty good," coach Bill O'Brien said. Barring a setback, Foster will start Sunday against Tennessee. In an earlier 30-16 victory over..." November 28

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    Mark Berman @MarkBermanFox26

    Bill O'Brien says there's a good chance Arian Foster will play against the Titans.

  • Texans Arian Foster could return vs. Titans

    Houston Chronicle "Texans coach Bill O’Brien said Monday that running back Arian Foster could return to action Sunday against the Tennessee Titans. Foster has missed the Texans’ last two games due to a groin injury." November 25

  • Foster Misses Practice, Unlikely to Play Against Bengals

    Battle Red Blog "Alfred Blue delivered a strong performance last week in Cleveland with 156 yards on a franchise record 36 carries. Jonathan Grimes backed up Blue with 13 carries for 54 yards rushing. Both of these players may need to tote the rock again if Arian Foster is unable to suit-up for the..." November 22

  • Texans’ Arian Foster day-to-day; Alfred Blue will share carries

    Houston Chronicle "Arian Foster (groin) returned to practice Wednesday and is day-to-day heading into Sunday’s matchup against Cincinnati at NRG Stadium. Asked to elaborate about Foster’s status, coach Bill O’Brien didn’t budge. Foster missed the Texans’ Week 11 road victory against Cleveland. “Day-to-day,”..." November 19

  • Arian Foster (groin) won't play against Browns "Arian Foster has gone from long shot to no shot. The Houston Texans announced Saturday that Foster will not play Sunday against the Cleveland Browns. The star running back has a groin injury. Foster suffered the injury in a Week 9 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. Foster sat out practices on..." November 16

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    Mark Berman @MarkBermanFox26

    Texans injury report: Arian Foster (groin) did not practice today. Game-time decision

  • Cushing, Clowney practice, could play against Browns

    Houston Chronicle "Inside linebacker Brian Cushing and outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney are expected to play against Cleveland, but running back Arian Foster is “definitely day-to-day,” according to coach Bill O’Brien. Foster, who’s nursing a groin injury, was asked how he felt and said, “great.” Foster..." November 13

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    Tania Ganguli @taniaganguli

    Foster said he plans to play during today's locker room session, according to the team transcript. #Texans

  • Arian Foster (groin) unlikely to miss time after bye "The bye week has arrived at the perfect time for the Houston Texans. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday that running back Arian Foster is unlikely to miss any time with the groin injury he suffered Sunday against the Eagles because of the team's extended break, per a source informed..." November 04

  • Arian Foster slams helmet down, goes to locker room with injury

    Yahoo! Sports "Houston Texans running back Arian Foster received a handoff on a stretch play to the left, and he fell to the ground without being hit against the Philadelphia Eagles. It was a pretty clear indication that something was wrong with the injury-prone Foster, who has been fantastic this season and..." November 03

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    Drew Dougherty @DoughertyDrew

    "Oh yeah."-O'Brien on if he expects Brian Cushing & Arian Foster to play vs. Colts.

  • Arian Foster says NFL Thursday games are dangerous, hypocritical

    Houston Chronicle "Texans running back Arian Foster said the NFL’s Thursday Night Football games are “annoying for players” and hypocritical during a time when the league is actively trying to promote player safety. “I don’t know a player that likes it,” Foster said Monday at NRG Stadium. “I really don’t know a..." October 07

  • If Texans’ Arian Foster feels he can play, he will vs. Cowboys

    Houston Chronicle "Arian Foster had no interest in discussing the Texans’ lack of a running attack last Sunday against Buffalo and was noncommittal about playing this Sunday against Dallas. The Texans’ starting running back was held to just six yards on eight carries during a home victory versus the Bills, the..." October 02

  • Sunday evaluation looms for Foster, Lechler

    CSN Houston "Texans running back Arian Foster is still “day-to-day” three days after missing the team’s Week 3 matchup against the Giants. Foster is dealing with a hamstring injury, which he talked about on Monday. Texans head coach Bill O’Brien said the team will work Foster out Sunday before the game...." September 25

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    Dave Zangaro @DZangaro

    Arian Foster, Ben Jones and D.J. Swearinger are questionable for Sunday's game against the Giants. #Texans

  • Clowney will play; Foster, Johnson won't

    CSN Houston "The Texans are unleashing Jadeveon Clowney on the NFL on Saturday night. The No. 1 overall pick, who has missed the last few days of practice, was back on the field Thursday and said he’ll play in the team’s first preseason game against the Cardinals in Arizona. “Oh yeah, I’ll be playing,”..." August 07

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    Mark Berman @MarkBermanFox26

    Arian Foster with the Texans running backs preparing to go thru practice this morning. Arian had missed a couple days

  • Bill O’Brien says Texans need a healthy Arian Foster to succeed in 2014

    Houston Chronicle "First-year coach Bill O’Brien isn’t going to tip his hand about anything Texans-related. But O’Brien willingly acknowledged Wednesday how important Arian Foster is to the team’s success in 2014. The star running back resumed action after missing two practices due to injury. O’Brien..." July 30

  • Arian Foster 'ain't too proud to beg' Andre Johnson to stay in Houston "The whole Andre Johnson saga in Houston is weird. The wideout would like to play for someone other than the Texans, mainly because he's sick of losing and/or watching defensive backs run the other way with passes intended for him. But Houston could be better than expected, maybe. He also has this..." June 06

  • Texans’ Arian Foster looking like old self, Duane Brown says

    Houston Chronicle "Reading anything into OTAs is tricky, at best. No pads, no hitting, no real contact. But All Pro left tackle Duane Brown said Thursday it’s clear that star running back Arian Foster, a close friend of Brown’s, is quickly returning to form. “He’s looking good, man,” Brown said Thursday at..." June 05

  • Arian Foster returns to field for first time since 2013 season-ending injury

    Houston Chronicle "By Bill O’Brien’s count, 63 veteran Texans were on hand Tuesday and many of them were new faces. Running back Arian Foster practiced for the first time since his 2013 season ended prematurely because of a back injury that required surgery. “He’s cleared,” O’Brien said of Foster, who missed..." May 07

  • Healthy Arian Foster will participate in Texans’ OTAs

    Houston Chronicle "Texans running back Arian Foster said Thursday he’s fully healthy and plans to participate in upcoming OTAs. “I’m fine,” said Foster, during a premier party for Draft Day at Texans Grille. “I got cleared and I’ve been training for about two months now, so I’m feeling good.” Asked if he’ll be..." April 10

  • Report: Foster sues pregnant woman, claiming extortion scheme

    Fox Sports "Houston Texans star Arian Foster has initiated a countersuit against a pregnant college student he claims has launched a "calculated scheme" to extort money from the running back, TMZ reported Tuesday. The three-time Pro Bowl star reportedly filed a lawsuit in Texas claiming he has clear..." January 22

  • Arian Foster Says His Baby Mama Got Pregnant to Get Reality Show

    Black Sports Online "Yesterday we learned that Texans running back Arian Foster was being sued for trying to force his baby mama to have an abortion. Well according to TMZ, Foster has filed a response claiming that the woman he knocked up is nothing more than a “fame whore” and is trying to use use their unborn child..." January 15

  • Arian Foster’s return depends on rehab progress

    Houston Chronicle "Dr. Robert Watkins, who performed Arian Foster’s back surgery, issued a statement Wednesday about the procedure: Texans running back Arian Foster underwent a microscopic lumbar discectomy surgery … at the Marina Del Rey Hospital in Los Angeles on Nov. 13. The surgery went well and the timing of..." November 28

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    Drew Dougherty @DoughertyDrew

    The #Texans have released S Ed Reed, and placed RB Arian Foster on injured reserve.

  • Arian Foster out for season, needs back surgery "Arian Foster's season is done. The Houston Texans running back will undergo surgery and miss the rest of the 2013 season with a back injury, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Sunday, according to two sources informed of the situation. Foster is battling a lumbar spine issue and hoped..." November 10

  • Arian Foster out for Sunday, trying to avoid season-ending surgery "Arian Foster has been battling a hamstring injury, but even though he was listed as questionable for Week 9, he still managed to make his start for the Texans. That won't be the case Sunday. He hurt his back almost immediately in Houston's loss to the Colts last Sunday, and that injury will..." November 08

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    John McClain @McClain_on_NFL

    The Texans haven't disclosed what's wrong with Arian Foster's back. He could end up having surgery and not playing again this season.

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    Tania Ganguli @taniaganguli

    Arian Foster didn't practice again today. Phillips says he's seeing doctors again. #Texans

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    Tania Ganguli @taniaganguli

    Wade Phillips says Arian Foster didn't practice today with a back injury. "He's with the doctors, that's being diagnosed." #Texans

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Source: #Texans RB Arian Foster will be active tonight.

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    Deepi Sidhu @DeepSlant

    Kubiak: Everybody practice. Ben Tate will play Sunday. Arian Foster still a game-time decision. #Texans

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    Houston Texans @HoustonTexans

    Kubiak will evaluate Arian Foster's game status tomorrow. Took "positive steps" today. #Texans

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    Kevin Bowen @KBowenColts

    Gary Kubiak on Indy conference call said Arian Foster and Ben Tate will be "very limited" at today's practice, likely game-time decisions

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    Tania Ganguli @taniaganguli

    Foster said he expected his hamstring recovery to progress quickly. Expects to practice and "work toward" playing this week. #Texans

  • After waiving Cierre Wood, Texans in market for third running back

    Houston Chronicle "With rookie free-agent running back Cierre Wood being placed on waivers today the Texans will be looking for a third running back to play behind Arian Foster and Ben Tate both of whom were injured in Sunday’s 17-16 loss at Kansas City. Foster is out with a hamstring injury. He said he should be..." October 22

  • Arian Foster stock will be for sale on market as Fantex Holdings pioneers new venture

    New York Daily News "If you want a piece of Texans running back Arian Foster you'll soon be able to get it - on the stock market. In a pioneering venture that could change the world of athlete endorsements Fantex Holdings of San Francisco is paying Foster $10 million for a 20 per cent share in his future income -..." October 18

  • Texans’ Arian Foster ready, waiting for more carries

    Houston Chronicle "Whenever the Texans want more Arian Foster the three-time Pro Bowl running back is ready. Foster said Thursday he’s definitely open to carrying the ball more but understands the team’s coaches have a long-term plan this season which involves initially splitting rushes with backup Ben..." September 27

  • Dick Vitale calls Texans Arian Foster a prostitute then later says sorry

    Houston Chronicle "Arian Foster’s confession that he accepted money while playing college football at Tennessee led to more debate about the NCAA and if it should pay athletes. It also led to extreme outrage. ESPN college basketball analyst Dick Vitale was among those who thought Foster was in the wrong for..." September 21

  • Arian Foster: 'I was getting money on the side' at Tennessee "Former Tennessee running back Arian Foster said he "took money on the side" during his senior year while playing for the Volunteers. The current Houston Texans star discussed his disdain for the NCAA's amateurism rules during a four-hour interview for an upcoming documentary called Schooled:..." September 20

  • Arian Foster starting to return to form

    Houston Chronicle "Running back Arian Foster is shaking off the rust. But he came closer during Week 2 to being his Pro Bowl self. Foster rushed 19 times for 79 yards and got stronger as the game became tighter. He scored the Texans’ final eight points in regulation. “I felt like I took a step in the right..." September 16

  • Friendship between Texans’ Foster, Tate grows as competition grows

    Houston Chronicle "The week’s final practice ends under the midday Houston sun and the setting immediately changes. As a roof-less open field is traded for the cool tunnels of Reliant Stadium Texans players stream through in waves. Quarterback Matt Schaub hops off a golf cart and quietly walks into the locker room...." September 15

  • Ben Tate isn't satisfied complementing Arian Foster "By virtue of the eyeball test as well as the box score Ben Tate outplayed Arian Foster in the Houston Texans' Week 1 comeback victory over the San Diego Chargers. That performance has earned Tate at least a temporary timeshare but the former second-round draft pick made it clear that he's not..." September 14

  • Arian Foster wants carries but is willing to share load for Texans

    Houston Chronicle "Yes Arian Foster is competitive. And yes he wants to carry the ball as much as possible. Especially Monday when the Texans’ star running back returned to his former home city of San Diego for the first time to play as a pro. Foster split rushes with backup Ben Tate during the Texans’ 31-28..." September 12

  • Gary Kubiak wants close RB split "Houston Texans coach Gary Kubiak liked what he saw out of backup running back Ben Tate Monday night and wants to keep his carries close to starter Arian Foster's for now. "I wish it would have come out a little more closer to even; I think I said that after the game" Kubiak said of their split..." September 11

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