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Ben Tate

Ben Tate - #44 - RB

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 11"/ 215 lbs.
Birthday 08/21/1988
Birthplace Newark, MD
College Auburn
Years played 4
Drafted 2010, 2nd round, 26th pick by Texans

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Att Yds TD
65 279 2

AFC South training-camp reports

Posted July 18, 2012 @ 11:19 a.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly's preview of what to expect from the Texans, Colts, Jaguars and Titans in training camp.

Biggest regrets: These 2012 moves will be rued

Posted July 16, 2012 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
These will be the 10 biggest regrets when we look back at moves made in 2012.

CB Joseph rips Bengals, praises Texans

Posted July 15, 2012 @ 11:37 a.m. ET
Texans CB Johnathan Joseph, who spent his first five pro seasons with the Bengals, took an opportunity to take shots at his old team.

Texans think rookie OG Brooks can be a starter

Posted July 14, 2012 @ 2:29 p.m. ET
Texans head coach Gary Kubiak called out rookie OG Brandon Brooks for being overweight because he thinks Brooks can be a starter.

Report: Texans QB Schaub cleared for camp

Posted July 12, 2012 @ 7:58 p.m. ET
Texans QB Matt Schaub has been cleared for the start of training camp after suffering a lisfranc injury last season.

Texans won't negotiate with Schaub until after 2012 season

Posted July 06, 2012 @ 4:10 p.m. ET
Contrary to a report that surfaced on Friday, the Texans won't begin contract talks with QB Matt Schaub until after the 2012 season.

RB Ward announces retirement

Posted July 03, 2012 @ 5:25 p.m. ET
Former Giants and Texans RB Derrick Ward announced his retirement on Twitter on Tuesday.

Insider: Harbaugh should be 'frustrated' with Ravens' roster

Posted June 24, 2012 @ 5:50 p.m. ET
An NFL insider said there is only average offensive talent in Baltimore, and Jim Harbaugh should be frustrated with the state of the Ravens' roster.

Texans win PFWA Rozelle Award

Posted June 20, 2012 @ 2:19 p.m. ET
The Texans' public relations staff won the 2012 Pete Rozelle Award by the Professional Football Writers of America.

Best NFL defense: Seahawks or Texans?

Posted June 18, 2012 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
In the latest "In the Trenches" video series, Pro Football Weekly is searching for the best defense in the NFL

Schaub's absence hurting Texans' rookie receivers

Posted June 18, 2012 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
In NFL Whispers, we look at the impact QB Matt Schaub's absence from OTAs is having on the Texans' rookie wide receivers.

Texans still fired up about ILB James

Posted June 16, 2012 @ 1:28 p.m. ET
New Texans ILB Bradie James has been so impressive that the spot vacated by DeMeco Ryans is now his to lose.

Trio of NFL coaches honoring late friend 'Dinger

Posted June 15, 2012 @ 2:21 p.m. ET
Three NFL coaches are honoring the late Mike Heimerdinger by helping his foundation raise cancer awareness.

McNair's patience results in Smith, Kubiak extensions

Posted June 14, 2012 @ 5:40 p.m. ET
The contract extensions rewarded to Texans GM Rick Smith and head coach Gary Kubiak wouldn't have been possible without patience and loyalty of owner Bob McNair.

Texans extend contracts of Kubiak, GM Smith

Posted June 14, 2012 @ 11:39 a.m. ET
The Texans have extended the contracts of head coach Gary Kubiak and general manager Rick Smith.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 24, 2012
Tate had four rushes for 17 yards in a 23-6 loss to Minnesota on Sunday.||||||| Tate could start Sunday against the Colts if Arian Foster's health is a concern.
Posted Nov. 04, 2012
Tate was active for Sunday's game against Tennessee.||||||| Tate has missed the last four games with a hamstring injury.
Posted Oct. 18, 2012
Tate (toe) had a good day at practice on Wednesday, according to Texans coach Gary Kubiak.||||||| Tate, the primary backup to Houston star running back Arian Foster, continues to work his way back from a toe injury.
Posted Sept. 17, 2012
Tate added 74 yards and two scores and the Texans overwhelmed the Jaguars in a 27-7 victory that wasn't nearly as close as the final score.||||||| Tate is averaging 4.7 yards per carry.
Posted Jan. 01, 2012
Texans running back Arian Foster and cornerback Johnathan Joseph, both selected to the Pro Bowl this week, are inactive for Sunday's regular-season finale against Tennessee.||||||| Tate, who needs 155 yards rushing to reach 1,000 for the season, is starting for Foster.

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