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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


Att Yds TD
351 1424 15

Can RG3 avoid the 'Snyder snuggle?'

Posted July 05, 2012 @ 6:17 p.m. ET
Many fantasy owners covet Robert Griffin III, but PFW analyst Pat Fitzmaurice is taking a skeptical view of the rookie quarterback.

Fantasy spins: Marshawn Lynch, Stevie Johnson and Arian Foster

Posted March 06, 2012 @ 12:11 p.m. ET
What do the signings of Marshawn Lynch, Stevie Johnson and Arian Foster mean from a fantasy angle? William Del Pilar breaks it down.

Texans, Foster agree to five-year deal

Posted March 05, 2012 @ 9:24 a.m. ET
The Texans have agreed to a five-year contract with RB Arian Foster, keeping one of the league's top backs in Houston for the prime of his career.

What will Texans do with Mario Williams?

Posted Jan. 22, 2012 @ 5:40 p.m. ET
The Texans said re-signing unrestricted free-agent OLB Mario Williams is their top offseason priority, but finding the money could be difficult, we hear.

Texans will be back stronger in 2012

Posted Jan. 16, 2012 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
The Texans' 20-13 divisional-playoff loss to the Ravens will sting for a while, but Houston is built to challenge for a Super Bowl for the next several years.

Texans win first playoff game, 31-10 over Bengals

Posted Jan. 07, 2012 @ 7:58 p.m. ET
Rookie J.J. Watt returned an interception for a TD, and Andre Johnson and Arian Foster put the game away with second-half scores to power Houston past Cincinnati in a wild-card game.

Del Pilar's Digest: Fantasyland weekend injury prep

Posted Jan. 06, 2012 @ 5:55 p.m. ET
William Del Pilar updates you on the latest injury news for players such as Lance Moore and others, including their postseason fantasy value.  

Rodgers, McCoy highlight Week 17 inactives

Posted Jan. 01, 2012 @ 11:56 a.m. ET
Packers QB Aaron Rodgers is inactive for the team's Week 17 game against the Lions. QB Matt Flynn will get the start.

Backs have little room to run against Falcons

Posted Nov. 28, 2011 @ 2:34 p.m. ET
OLB Sean Weatherspoon's improvement this season has helped the Falcons' stout run defense.

Rodgers, Foster highlight October's top players

Posted Nov. 03, 2011 @ 12:11 p.m. ET
The NFL has awarded their Players and Rookies of the Month for October.

Browns-Texans matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 01, 2011 @ 9:12 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Browns-Texans game.

Foster, Flowers and Scobee named AFC Players of the Week

Posted Oct. 26, 2011 @ 2:44 p.m. ET
Texans RB Arian Foster, Chiefs CB Brandon Flowers and Jaguars PK Josh Scobee were named AFC Players of the Week for Week Seven.

Week Seven Players of the Week

Posted Oct. 25, 2011 @ 12:01 p.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Arian Foster, Brandon Flowers and Josh Scobee as its Players of the Week.

Foster leads AFC Players of the Week

Posted Oct. 05, 2011 @ 12:38 p.m. ET
Texans RB Arian Foster, Ravens LB Jarret Johnson and Chiefs PK Ryan Succop were named AFC Players of the Week.

Texans' 'D' learning how to finish games

Posted Oct. 03, 2011 @ 2:14 p.m. ET
The Texans' "D" is still learning how to play a full four quarters. But by dominating in the first half, and finishing with a bang, it held off the defending AFC champs.


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.