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  1. Foster looking iffy for Week 5?

    Tom Carpenter

    After Arian Fsoter posted a career-worst 0.8 yards-per-carry average in Week 4, he admitted that his nagging hamstring ailment was nowhere near 100 percent. He skipped practice on Wednesday and, per the Houston Chronicle's Brian Smith, was non-com...

    Blog | October 02, 2014
  2. Will Arian Foster play Sunday?

    Tom Carpenter

    Last week, the Houston Texans opted against announcing whether Arian Foster would play against the New York Giants. Instead, they had him test out his hamstring during pre-game warm-ups before making him inactive and starting Alfred Blue at running b...

    Blog | September 25, 2014
  3. Is Foster battling a 'chronic injury'?

    Tom Carpenter

    During the first two weeks of the 2014 campaign, Arian Foster looked healthy and back to form, as he rattled off a pair of 100-yard rushing performances. However, he was inactive Sunday against the New York Giants after he aggravated a hamstring inju...

    Blog | September 23, 2014
  4. How will Browns split carries?

    Tom Carpenter

    Those of us who held on to Ben Tate for years in keeper leagues, while he battled injuries as a backup to Arian Foster with the Houston Texans, thought we would get paid off once he scampered off to the Cleveland Browns as an unrestricted free agent ...

    Blog | September 01, 2014
  5. How will Tate, West split carries?

    Tom Carpenter

    When the Cleveland Browns signed free agent Ben Tate, it looked like he was finally ready to step out of the shadow of Arian Foster in Houston and make a mark as the undisputed featured running back in Cleveland. However, the Browns drafted Terrance ...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  6. Will Ravens lean on rushing attack?

    Tom Carpenter

    The Baltimore Ravens saw their rushing attack drop from 11th in the NFL in 2012 (1,901 yards) to 30th in 2013 (1,328 yards). They attempted only 21 fewer rushes in 2013, but their yards per carry dipped by 1.2 yards. During the offseason, the Ravens ...

    Blog | June 06, 2014
  7. Expectations for Foster in '14

    Tom Carpenter

    After battling calf, hamstring and back problems (eventually requiring surgery) last season, Houston Texans RB Arian Foster appears to be healthy and has been taking part in offsesaon workouts. "I'm back," Foster said, per the Houston Chronicle. "...

    Blog | May 22, 2014
  8. Will Titans target RB depth in draft?

    Tom Carpenter

    With Chris Johnson gone and coach Ken Whisenhunt in, the Tennessee Titans are going to have a new look to their backfield in 2014. Whisenhunt has said that he intends to use Dexter McCluster, Shonn Greene, Leon Washington and Jackie Battle in some fo...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  9. Latest on Foster's back

    Tom Carpenter

    Sometimes, hearing medical terminology that describes a surgical procedure makes it sound worse than it really is. Take, for example, the microscopic lumbar discectomy that Houston Texans RB Arian Foster underwent on his back in mid-November. "I c...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  10. Tate's injuries not a concern for Browns?

    Tom Carpenter

    With three seasons of NFL game action under his belt, Ben Tate has limited mileage for a 25-year-old running back, who has averaged 4.7 yards per carry. That's partly because he has worked as a backup to Arian Foster, but also due to a lengthy injury...

    Blog | March 25, 2014
  11. Foster healthy? Who replaces Tate?

    Tom Carpenter

    For the first time in just over a year, Arian Foster hopped back on Twitter Saturday. During a chatty evening of tweets, he took the time to break some good news about his recovery from back surgery. "And for those wondering, I've been medically c...

    Blog | March 16, 2014
  12. What happened to elite RB prospects?

    Tom Carpenter

    For the first time in half a century no running backs were selected in the first round of last year's NFL draft. That is a scenario likely to play out again in 2014. ESPN NFL Insiders Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay have no running backs in their lates...

    Blog | February 27, 2014
  13. How will Kubiak handle BAL backfield?

    Tom Carpenter

    We all know that Ray Rice's 2013 campaign was a complete disaster, so there is no need to rehash the numbers (or lack thereof). Will he be able to turn it around in '14? There are many factors that will affect his production, but he definitely has ne...

    Blog | February 16, 2014
  14. Latest buzz on Texans' next coach

    Tom Carpenter

    Soon after the Houston Texans fired coach Gary Kubiak last week, one of the first names that popped up as a logical long-term replacement was former Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith. John McClain of the Houston Chronicle confirmed that the Texans are ...

    Blog | December 09, 2013
  15. Tom Brady, Peyton Manning among best bets for second week of Grid...

    Tom Carpenter

    Tom Carpenter provides the best bets for the divisional round for Gridiron Playoff Challenge.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2013
  16. Several favorable Week 9 matchups for Gridiron Challenge players,...

    Tom Carpenter

    Tom Carpenter provides his top picks for Week 9 in the Gridiron Challenge, with very few quality players on a bye.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2012