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  • Tue., Sep. 09, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT Duane Brown Live at Houston Texans Grille Join Texans offensive lineman Duane Brown every Tuesday from 6-7pm at the Houston Texans Grille (12848 Queensbury Ln, Houston, TX 77024), then stay Texans Live from 7-8pm.  Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways
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    Houston Texans Cheerleaders signing autographs and taking pictures at this Kolache Factory location

Tracking Foster’s standout season

Posted by Nick Scurfield on November 25, 2010 – 10:02 am

In honor of Thanksgiving, we take a look at the numbers of Texans running back Arian Foster, a player whose emergence the Texans, their fans and many a fantasy football owner are thankful for this season. We’ll track Foster’s stats every week from here on out as he pursues the NFL rushing title in his second season as an undrafted free agent out of Tennessee.

Through 10 games, Foster leads the league in the following categories:

  • Rushing yards (1,004). Next is the Vikings’ Adrian Peterson with 980, followed by the Titans’ Chris Johnson with 968.
  • Yards from scrimmage (1,382). Next is Peterson with 1,277, followed by the 49ers’ Frank Gore with 1,253.
  • Rushing touchdowns (12). Next is Johnson with 9, followed by three players with 8.
  • Total touchdowns (13). Next is the Chiefs’ Dwayne Bowe with 11, followed by the Browns’ Peyton Hillis and Lions’ Calvin Johnson with 10.
  • First downs rushing (60). Next is the Jaguars’ Maurice Jones-Drew with 53, followed by Peterson with 50.

Other notes:

  • Foster is one of only 10 undrafted players in NFL history to rush for more than 1,000 yards in a season. The only undrafted player who had more than his 1,004 rushing yards in the first 10 games of a season was Priest Holmes (1,012 in 2002).
  • Foster has 60 first downs rushing on 194 carries, meaning that 30.9 percent of his carries have gone for first downs. Michael Vick (44.7 percent) and Holmes (31.9 percent) are the only 1,000-yard rushers since 1991 to have a higher percentage of their carries go for first downs.
  • Foster is the only back among the top-six in the league in rushing this season who’s averaging more than 4.7 yards per carry. His average is 5.2. He has 194 carries compared to 211 for Peterson and 216 for Johnson.
  • Foster is on pace for 1,606 rushing yards, 2,211 yards from scrimmage, 19 rushing touchdowns and 21 total touchdowns. The rushing yards would be 47th-most all-time and the fourth-most since 2007; the scrimmage yards would be 20th-best all-time; the rushing TDs would tie for 12th all-time; and the total TDs tie for 14th all-time.

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One Response to “Tracking Foster’s standout season”

  1. By james on Nov 26, 2010 | Reply

    ARIAN FOSTER IS A BEAST!! loving his game play! MVP? he deserves it!

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