NFL Predictions for 2010 Season: Texans RB Trio Will Exceed Expectations

August 2, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Houston led the league in passing last season, but ranked 30th in rushing. 
With a more experienced O-Line, additional versatile weapons, and a three-headed monster at running back, look for more balance by the Texans in 2010.
Arian Foster performed extremely well at the end of his rookie debut and expects to resonate in an effective rotation.
Despite public opinion and a gruesome sophomore slump, suffering fumbling and injury-prone issues, Steve Slaton's first two seasons in the NFL racked up 399 carries for 1,719 yards. 
Slaton's average is 4.3 yards per carry and has 12 rushing touchdowns.  Additionally, his impact in the passing game has been extremely effective, producing 94 catches for 794 yards and 5 TDs.
Former Auburn star running back, now rookie Ben Tate was drafted with the 58th pick overall in the 2010 NFL Draft. 
Ultimately, Arian Foster and bounce-back candidate Steve Slaton will form a very solid 1-2 punch to ...

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