Houston Texans Suddenly Have a Lot of Running Backs

August 10, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Houston offense became a fantasy powerhouse the last few seasons on the backs of quarterback Matt Schaub and wide receiver Andre Johnson. But what about the running game?
Other than a fantastic rookie campaign from Steve Slaton two years ago, Houston's running game has left much to be desired. Especially from a team that plays on a fast track.
Long gone are the days of Dominic Davis, once considered a fantasy stud in his own right until leg injuries derailed his career. Houston fans and fantasy owners thought that Slaton would be the answer for years to come, but a sophomore year marred by inconsistency, turnovers, and injuries has soured the taste buds of fantasy owners on his potential.
A new era, however, is being ushered in by the coaching staff in Houston. Slaton returns, flanked by last year's rookie Arian Foster (the starter heading into training camp) and this year's rookie Ben Tate. All three figure to factor significantly in the running game thi...

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