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RB Arian Foster Houston Texans Player Page

#23 Arian Foster, RB    Fantasy Football Injury Status   Probable - Foot
Houston Texans
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 227 lbs
Age: 29
Birthdate: August 24th 1986
College: Tennessee
Year: 2009
Season Statistics
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2011 Fantasy Points by Week
Last Five Games
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Strength of Schedule
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Fantasy Analysis
Week 12 Projections

Season Projections
Foster is a wildcard in this year's fantasy drafts as his return from groin surgery has been all over the board. We recommend erring on the side of caution at this time and drafting Foster as if he were going to miss half the season. The possibility remains that he could still be placed on the IR/designated to return which would cost him the first 8 games of the season. A best-case scenario of 4-6 has been placed on Foster meaning a late September return is possible.

Rushing: 1250 Yards, 12 TD.
Receiving: 52 Receptions, 450 Yards, 1 TD.

Player News

Injury Report
Week 1 - Questionable - Hamstring
Week 2 - Questionable - Hamstring
Week 3 - Questionable - Hamstring
Week 4 - Probable - Hamstring
Week 5 - Probable - Hip
Week 6 - Probable - Quadriceps
Week 18 - Probable - Knee
Week 20 - Probable - Foot

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2011 Draft Central
Average Draft Position (ADP) Tracker
Draft Analysis
Round 1, Pick 1
Hard worker capable of playing through injuries. Offense is capable of a lot of scoring. PPR monster who will continue to get a lot of receptions. will be the main focus as RB again with Tate as a breather back only. Definitely a 3 down RB!
Starting the season with a Hamstring pull. Houston is being very conservative with the recovery. Last year was his breakout year and some consider him a one hit wonder (I disagree). His total touches was approaching the magic 400 number that usually leads to a breakdown the following year.
Draft Strategy
Hammerhead shark 4 league PPR. I also considered Ray Rice & Chris Johnson. I am very concerned about the Ravens offensive line (center especially) and the hold out might get nasty with Johnson. So in my opinion Foster is the most likely to succeed. (Contributed by: Mad_Puppy)

Round 1, Pick 1
Absolutely torched the league last season, finishing 90 points clear of the field. Plays on one of the most dangerous offenses in the league behind a crushing zone-blocking offensive line.
Only one year of elite performance as a track record. Lost one of the best blocking fullbacks to free agency. Not as good of a football player as the primary alternative, Adrian Peterson.
Draft Strategy
This year it comes down to AF and AP for the first selection, with good arguments for either. I think Foster is the upside pick, and Peterson is the high floor guy. (Contributed by: Agenda42)

Round 1, Pick 1


Draft Strategy
I had moved Ray Rice to my #1 until Ricky Williams showed up in Baltimore, hopefully Fosters hammy doesn't linger and has similar numbers as last year. (Contributed by: jerexter)