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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

The First Fifteen: Week 12

Posted Nov. 22, 2011 @ 1:21 p.m. ET
Previewing the three terrific Turkey Day games; the crucial Giants-Saints Monday-nighter; Matt Leinart's first start for the Texans; and much more.

Texans' Leinart has great weapons, coaching working in his favor

Posted Nov. 17, 2011 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
Texans new starting QB Matt Leinart has not attempted a regular-season pass in more than two years, but we hear he is in a great position to succeed.

Beware the Ides of November?

Posted Nov. 17, 2011 @ 12:48 p.m. ET
Matt Leinart is getting a second chance to prove he belongs in the NFL, but Tom Danyluk reminds us that November has not been friendly terrain for the Texans.

QB Leinart gets his chance with Texans in need

Posted Nov. 15, 2011 @ 5:59 p.m. ET
When the Texans return from their bye next week, Matt Leinart will have a first-place team to lead now that Matt Schaub is out indefinitely.

The First Fifteen: Week 11

Posted Nov. 15, 2011 @ 1:39 p.m. ET
Taking an early look at the Week 11 contests of note, including Falcons-Titans, Bengals-Ravens, Eagles-Giants and plenty more.

Report: Texans QB Schaub done for the season

Posted Nov. 14, 2011 @ 6 p.m. ET
Texans head coach Gary Kubiak announced that Matt Leinart will start at quarterback in Week 12, as Matt Schaub will reportedly miss the rest of the season with a foot injury.

Schaub, Texans have no trouble with Bucs

Posted Nov. 13, 2011 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
Matt Schaub threw for two long touchdowns to help the AFC South-leading Houston Texans beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 37-9.

Texans thrilled with FB Vickers

Posted Nov. 11, 2011 @ 1:47 p.m. ET
Texans FB Lawrence Vickers and the Houston rushing attack was so good in James Casey's absence that Vickers has taken over the starting job.

The First Fifteen: Week 10

Posted Nov. 08, 2011 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
We take an early look at a huge AFC North tussle, another big one in the NFC South and all the rest of the best action in Week 10.

Too much Foster, Tate for Browns

Posted Nov. 06, 2011 @ 4:16 p.m. ET
Arian Foster rushed for 124 yards, Ben Tate ran for 115 and both scored touchdowns in the Texans' 30-12 win over the Browns.

Browns-Texans matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Nov. 05, 2011 @ 8 a.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Browns-Texans game.

Browns-Texans matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Nov. 04, 2011 @ 10:44 a.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Browns-Texans game.

Texans ILB Ryans will resume greater workload

Posted Nov. 03, 2011 @ 11:04 p.m. ET
Texans ILB DeMeco Ryans will be tested following the season-ending quad injury to reserve Darryl Sharpton.

Browns-Texans matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Nov. 03, 2011 @ 10:58 a.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Browns-Texans game.

Browns-Texans matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Nov. 02, 2011 @ 4:05 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Browns-Texans game.

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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