Texans Have No Answer for Arian Foster Injury, Must Explore Outside Options

August 4, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The sky is falling in Houston. The end is nigh. Repent.
OK, so that may be pushing it, but you'll have to forgive the Houston Texans if they feel differently Tuesday. Because with star running back Arian Foster falling prey to a groin injury on the first day of padded practices, the Texans are now in full-on scramble mode.
And the first thing they should be scrambling for is the telephone, because if there's an answer to the question of what to do in light of this disaster, it's not presently on their roster.
After the injury, it didn't take long for reports to surface that the oft-hurt 28-year-old's latest setback was not a minor one:
Jayson Braddock of ESPN Radio in Houston speculated that surgery would make Foster a candidate for injured reserve/designated for return, which would wipe out at least half of his regular season:
And then Mark Berman of Fox 26 in Houston broke the news everyone feared—Foster has to go under the knife:
To say this is ba...

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