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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

Playoff scenarios for Week 14

Posted Dec. 06, 2011 @ 1:16 p.m. ET
Here are the playoff scenarios for Week 14, as provided by the NFL.

Texans' 'D' continues its dominance in win over Falcons

Posted Dec. 05, 2011 @ 6:42 p.m. ET
The Texans' defense came up big again, holding the Falcons to their lowest point total of the season in Sunday's 17-10 Houston victory.

Texans get sixth straight win, beat Falcons 17-10

Posted Dec. 04, 2011 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
Rookie T.J. Yates threw a touchdown pass in his first NFL start, Arian Foster rushed for 111 yards and Houston overcame another hamstring injury to Andre Johnson to beat Atlanta 17-10 on Sunday.

Dolphins waive QB Rosenfels

Posted Dec. 01, 2011 @ 6:38 p.m. ET
After reportedly refusing to let QB Sage Rosenfels go, the Dolphins have waived him from the non-football injury list, his agent, Rick Smith, confirmed.

Texans' special teams loom large with rookie under center

Posted Dec. 01, 2011 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
With rookie QB T.J. Yates under center, Houston will lean more on other areas of the club, including a strong return game.

Texans sign QB Delhomme

Posted Nov. 29, 2011 @ 5:41 p.m. ET
After Matt Leinart was placed on injured reserve, on Tuesday the Texans signed QB Jake Delhomme to provide insurance behind rookie QB T.J. Yates.

The First Fifteen: Week 13

Posted Nov. 29, 2011 @ 2:42 p.m. ET
If he's healthy, Troy Polamalu and the Steelers will have another chance to take down Andy Dalton and the Bengals; plus the rest of the Week 13 action.

Week 12 Players of the Week

Posted Nov. 29, 2011 @ 12:37 p.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Chris "Beanie" Wells, Connor Barwin and Shane Lechler as its Players of the Week.

Texans' fortunes hang on rookie QB Yates

Posted Nov. 28, 2011 @ 6:53 p.m. ET
The Texans are down to Plan C at quarterback: rookie fifth-rounder T.J. Yates. Their run game and "D" will be pivotal, but Yates also must make some plays to keep the train rolling.

Leinart done for the season with broken collarbone

Posted Nov. 28, 2011 @ 5:37 p.m. ET
Just two quarters into his first NFL start in two seasons, Matt Leinart's season ended with a broken left collarbone.

Shorts and Shells: Week 12

Posted Nov. 28, 2011 @ 4:30 a.m. ET
The Texans have a new man in the spotlight; Ndamukong Suh let his teammates down; the real reasons the Broncos are winning; and much more from Week 12.

Texans lose Leinart, but beat Jags

Posted Nov. 27, 2011 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
Matt Leinart injured his throwing shoulder, overshadowing Houston's 20-13 victory against the offensively inept Jaguars on Sunday.

Leinart leaves game with shoulder injury

Posted Nov. 27, 2011 @ 3:06 p.m. ET
Texans QB Matt Leinart suffered a shoulder injury late in the first half of the team's Week 12 game vs. Jacksonville and will not return.

Texans ORT Winston becomes blind-side protector of Leinart

Posted Nov. 23, 2011 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
With Matt Schaub heading to injured reserve, the spotlight will be on Texans QB Matt Leinart, but ORT Eric Winston also will have added responsibility.

Texans place Schaub on I.R.; sign Clemens

Posted Nov. 23, 2011 @ 12:41 p.m. ET
The Texans have placed QB Matt Schaub on injured reserve and signed Kellen Clemens to be a backup to new starter Matt Leinart.

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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