Arian Foster’s Updated 2014 Fantasy Outlook Heading into Week 5

September 30, 2014   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Fantasy owners had to be thrilled with Houston Texans Pro Bowl running back Arian Foster through the first two games of the 2014 NFL season. However, a heavy workload and concerns about Foster's health soon surfaced when he suffered hamstring injury.
After missing the Texans' third game and being limited to six yards on eight carries in against the Buffalo Bills, Foster is far from a slam-dunk, surefire fantasy starter in Houston's Week 5 showdown with the Dallas Cowboys.
The battle of 3-1 teams from the Lone Star State features a revamped Cowboys defense that has played much better than expected through the season's first quarter.
America's Team was missing linebackers Justin Durant and Rolando McClain against the St. Louis Rams in Week 3, and it showed, as Dallas rallied for a 34-31 win. When those two have been in the lineup, save for an early fourth-quarter surge by the New Orleans Saints Sunday night, the Cowboys' unit has looked different, all for the better.

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