Is Arian Foster Still an Elite RB?

July 2, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Arian Foster has averaged more than 1,400 rushing yards, exactly 1,900 total yards and nearly 14 rushing touchdowns per season since 2010, but he's no longer an elite NFL running back.
Believe it. 
Recently, Foster was ranked by esteemed NFL.com writer Gregg Rosenthal as the 10th-best player in the league today. 
NFL Network's highly controversial—that's being nice—Top 100 players of 2013 list rated Foster as the No. 8 player in football.  
In both lists, the only running back placed ahead of the Texans sizable runner was Adrian Peterson. 
Foster, the eccentric, former undrafted free agent has experienced an inspirational voyage from practice squad obscurity to All-Pro status. But entering his fourth year as Houston's workhorse, now's the appropriate time to classify him correctly among his contemporaries. 
He indisputably deserves an elite running back distinction if we're basing that di...

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