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Arian Foster

Arian Foster - #23 - RB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 228 lbs.
Birthday 08/24/1986
Birthplace San Diego, CA
College Tennessee
Years played 5

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Att Yds TD
351 1424 15

Texans RB Foster has not talked surgery

Posted Feb. 01, 2013 @ 1:20 p.m. ET
Texans RB Arian Foster released a statement Friday after an NFL Network report indicated he would undergo a heart procedure.

Foster: Don't expect 100 percent play at Pro Bowl

Posted Jan. 25, 2013 @ 9:29 p.m. ET
Houston RB Arian Foster says players are going to step up at the Pro Bowl this year, but don't expect 100 percent effort.

An early mock draft for 2013

Posted Dec. 20, 2012 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
Fantasy football expert Pat Fitzmaurice offers up an early mock draft for 2013, and Adrian Peterson is his top overall pick.

Key matchup: Texans running game vs. Patriots run defense

Posted Dec. 07, 2012 @ 1:20 p.m. ET
In a potential AFC title-game preview between the Patriots and Texans, Arian Foster and Houston's rushing attack will be under the microscope.

Texans need big game from Foster vs. Patriots

Posted Dec. 05, 2012 @ 1:35 p.m. ET
Fantasy football expert Pat Fitzmaurice is anticipating a big workload for Arian Foster in Week 14 as the Texans try to win at New England.

Week 10 fantasy tips: RBs

Posted Nov. 08, 2012 @ 2:49 p.m. ET
Start Shonn Greene despite a tough matchup, don't expect Frank Gore to wear down and look out for a few backups, according to PFW's late-week fantasy RB tips.

Texans RB Tate developing undesirable reputation

Posted Nov. 01, 2012 @ 5:51 p.m. ET
The Texans, when healthy, have arguably the most talented one-two backfield punch in the NFL. But backup Ben Tate is proving that staying healthy is a tall order.

Dawning of the age of Denarius

Posted Oct. 31, 2012 @ 3:03 p.m. ET
Pat Fitzmaurice says that Raiders WR Denarius Moore is showing the consistency fantasy football owners look for in a top wideout.

Fantasy Doctor: Trading Foster loaded with risk

Posted Oct. 31, 2012 @ 10:40 a.m. ET
Every Wednesday, The Fantasy Doctor ponders fantasy football dilemmas and prescribes advice with an eye on helping you win.

Week Seven fantasy tips: RBs

Posted Oct. 18, 2012 @ 1:25 p.m. ET
The PFW staff offers its late-week fantasy RB tips, including a reminder to owners to keep an eye on the health of Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall

MVP Meter: Steelers' Roethlisberger makes a move

Posted Oct. 09, 2012 @ 7:27 p.m. ET
Ben Roethlisberger is on the rise even though he did not throw for a touchdown and had arguably his worst game of the season Sunday.

Texans' ground game a work in progress

Posted Oct. 05, 2012 @ 12:59 p.m. ET
The Texans might be the best team in football with one-quarter of the season in the book, but their running game has yet to hit its stride.

Week One live fantasy injury updates

Posted Sept. 09, 2012 @ 3:08 p.m. ET
Panthers RB Jonathan Stewart is inactive for Week One, but Adrian Peterson, Trent Richardson and Arian Foster are all active.

2012 fantasy RB rankings

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 11:06 p.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly's 2012 fantasy RB rankings are led by Houston's Arian Foster and Baltimore's Ray Rice.

At No. 2, one QB, two RBs hold major appeal

Posted July 10, 2012 @ 1:28 p.m. ET
What should you do if you're stuck with the No. 2 selection in your fantasy draft? PFW's Mike Wilkening will be looking hard at a pair of RBs.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Feb. 01, 2013
Foster says he's considering a heart procedure to address a condition that forced him out of a game.||||||| Foster told the NFL Network's Alex Flanagan on Thursday that he will "likely undergo" a heart ablation in about a month. An ablation involves the use of a catheter to correct structural problems that can lead to an abnormal heartbeat, according to the Mayo Clinic's official Web site. The 26-year-old Foster left in the third quarter of Houston's 23-6 loss to Minnesota on Dec. 23 with an irregular heartbeat.
Posted Jan. 06, 2013
Foster ran for 140 yards and one TD on 32 carries in Saturday's playoff win.||||||| Foster became the first NFL player to have 100-yard games in each of his first three playoff games.
Posted Dec. 31, 2012
Foster ran 16 times for 96 yards and a touchdown in Houston's loss to Indianapolis on Sunday.||||||| Foster finished the season sixth in the NFL with 1,424 rushing yards.
Posted Dec. 23, 2012
Foster left Sunday's 23-6 loss to the Minnesota Vikings with an irregular heartbeat. "I'll be OK," Foster said. "It's a very minor situation, so I'll be OK."||||||| Foster, the team's leading rusher, left the game after rushing for 15 yards on 10 carries. He also had two catches for 14 yards. His last play came with about nine minutes left in the third quarter. Ben Tate took over after Foster left the game. The medical staff told coach Gary Kubiak that Foster was OK late in Sunday's game and could return. But Kubiak thought it would be best to give him the rest of the game off.
Posted Dec. 18, 2012
On Sunday against the Colts, Foster ran for a season-high 165 yards to leave him with 1,313 yards rushing.||||||| This is his third straight year with at least 1,200 rushing yards.

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