Arian Foster

The Conscience
On A Run and Loving It
On A Run and Loving It
As the NFL skews more and more toward fantasy-fueled aerial madness, the offenses that stay grounded are the ones piling up the wins. Just look at Dallas
By Don Banks
Deep Dive
Texans Preview: O’Brien Builds Without a QB
Texans Preview: O’Brien Builds Without a QB
First-year head coach Bill O'Brien has some superstar talent to work with. But will the many holes in their lineup, specifically under center, do them in again?
By Andy Benoit
Open Field
The Sweetness is Souring
The Sweetness is Souring
The NFL still has star running backs, but how the position is being staffed and compensated is rapidly shifting underfoot. Forget finding the next Walter Payton or chasing Eric Dickerson's rushing record of 2,105 yards. Are we in danger of losing the 1,500-yard season?
By Robert Klemko
Open Field
The Dialogue Moves Forward
The Dialogue Moves Forward
At a Harvard seminar, three of the NFL’s brightest and most engaged stars—Larry Fitzgerald, Arian Foster and Richard Sherman—continued the discussion on race in sports sparked by THAT interview in January
By Jenny Vrentas
Deep Dive
Why the Big-Money Back Is a Vanishing Breed
Why the Big-Money Back Is a Vanishing Breed
The position of Sayers, Smith and Sanders is now one of the least valuable in pro football. What led to the dramatic decline in the worth of running backs? Decreasing big-play potency, ever-evolving offenses and just plain cheaper alternatives
By Andy Benoit
Muscle and Medicine
Ben Tate: No Pain, No Gain
Ben Tate: No Pain, No Gain
The Texans’ season is a lost cause, but there’s one reason to stick with them: a running back who’s playing through the agony of four broken ribs—and enduring acupuncture to cope—to prove he’s worth a free-agent investment
By Robert Klemko
Open Field
Video: The Midweek Report
Video: The Midweek Report
The hot topics after Week 1: Can Michael Vick stay healthy, are MJD and Arian Foster on the decline, and how should the Giants deal with David Wilson's fumbleitis?
By Peter King
Postcards From Training Camp
Video: Houston’s Mega-Watt Power
Video: Houston's Mega-Watt Power
He emerged as the most dominant defender in the league last year. Now J.J. Watt, and the Texans, can be even better
By Peter King
Monday Morning Quarterback
Arian Foster: The AFC’s Mystery Man
Arian Foster: The AFC’s Mystery Man
His health in question and his presence looming large in the Super Bowl picture, the Texans’ running back insists he's feeling fine; why Rex Ryan guaranteed his firing; more
By Peter King
Deep Dive
Texans Preview: The Supporting Cast Must Take a Leading Role
Texans Preview: The Supporting Cast Must Take a Leading Role
But Matt Schaub—the NFL’s rifleman without the arm—will ultimately determine if Houston’s season is Super Bowl or bust
By Andy Benoit