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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

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.

OLB Williams feels ahead of schedule

Posted Nov. 01, 2011 @ 1:53 p.m. ET
Injured Texans OLB Mario Williams says he's healing "extremely fast" in his recovery from a torn chest muscle that will sideline him the rest of this season.

Drowning at Texans DE Smith's home ruled accidental

Posted Nov. 01, 2011 @ 11:48 a.m. ET
The Galveston County medical examiner's office has ruled the death of a man at the home of Texans DE Antonio Smith an accidental drowning.

Texans 3-0 in division with win over Jags

Posted Oct. 30, 2011 @ 4:39 p.m. ET
Arian Foster rushed for 112 yards and a touchdown, and the Texans shut down rookie quarterback Blaine Gabbert and the NFL's worst offense in a 24-14 win over the Jaguars on Sunday.

Texans DBs Nolan, McCain will see larger roles

Posted Oct. 28, 2011 @ 4:37 p.m. ET
Texans FS Danieal Manning is out indefinitely after fracturing his fibula. Houston will need big contributions from DBs Troy Nolan and Brice McCain in Manning's absence.

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.

Texans FS Manning out at least four weeks

Posted Oct. 24, 2011 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
The Texans will be without FS Danieal Manning for at least four weeks after he had surgery on his left fibula Monday, head coach Gary Kubiak announced.

Foster rushes Texans to huge win

Posted Oct. 23, 2011 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
Arian Foster ran for 115 yards and two touchdowns and added 119 more receiving with a 78-yard TD as the Texans routed the Titans 41-7.

Texans must get back to pounding football

Posted Oct. 21, 2011 @ 3:11 p.m. ET
The Texans' offensive line is beginning to receive praise for being one of the league's better units, but it has struggled in recent weeks.

Texans add FS Keo, place SS Barber on I.R.

Posted Oct. 19, 2011 @ 8:59 p.m. ET
The Texans added rookie FS Shiloh Keo to the active roster, replacing SS Dominique Barber, who was placed on the Reserve/Injured list. 

Browns sign RB Ogbonnaya

Posted Oct. 18, 2011 @ 5:47 p.m. ET
The Browns signed RB Chris Ogbonnaya off Houston's practice squad Tuesday and waived third-string RB Armond Smith, the team announced.

The First Fifteen: Week Seven

Posted Oct. 18, 2011 @ 1:56 p.m. ET
In this early look at the league's action in Week Seven, we talk Tim Tebow, the rest of the QB changes potentially afoot, and plenty more.

Flacco rebounds as Ravens top Texans

Posted Oct. 16, 2011 @ 8:01 p.m. ET
Joe Flacco threw for 305 yards and ran for a score, Billy Cundiff kicked five field goals, and the Ravens pulled away to a 29-14 victory over the Texans.

Texans OLB Williams to have surgery Friday

Posted Oct. 14, 2011 @ 10:21 a.m. ET
According to a story on HoustonTexans.com, Texans OLB Mario Williams is set to have surgery on Friday to repair the left pectoral injury that ended his season after four-plus games.

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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