Foster Fun Fact

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  1. michaelm

    michaelm vox nihili

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    Foster Turns Short Pass Into Another Long TD

    From Elias: Arian Foster caught a short pass and turned it into his second 78-yard touchdown reception this season in the Texans' 37-9 victory at Tampa.
    The last running back to score on two pass plays of 75 yards or longer in the same season was Gale Sayers as a rookie for the Bears in 1965.


    http://espn.go.com/nfl/player/_/id/12497/arian-foster
     
  2. Vinny

    Vinny shiny happy fan Staff Member

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    Impressive name. After last week Foster is statistically linked to two more HOF players in addition to Sayers.
    http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/rapid-reports/post/16117006
     
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    Another footnote to add when his agent negotiates his new deal. And I hope he gets paid, the man deserves it.
     
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  6. El Tejano

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    What I love the most about Foster is not only how he's handled the contract thing, but also how he's shown to be a great teammate with Ben Tate. I'm sure there is competition but he's handled it with class. He deserves the big pay day. All I have to do is look at Peyton Hillis to see how lucky we were to get Foster.
     
  7. texanway

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    you think he has a better receiving game than Matt Forte? it's pretty close...
     
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    They're both deadly in space.

    Forte -- 42 receptions, 439 yards, 1 TD, long 56 yds
    Foster -- 31 receptions, 445 yards, 2 TD, long 78 yds

    I think Foster's going to see the ball a lot more with Leinart as QB so his production should go up (although his ypc will probably go down.)

    I prefer Foster but I'm admittedly biased.
     


  9. texanway

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    if Foster didn't miss 3 games, he would probably have 45+ receptions.
     
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    Good point. I didn't take that into account.
     
  11. Vinny

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    I just want to take a moment to thank the guys who passed on Foster in my fantasy draft. I think I'll take a moment to quote myself the moment I hit the draft button...

    "HA!"
     
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    The dumbest guy in the league drafted right before me, I was praying that he would do something stupid (like he always does) but he took Foster and I ended up with Jamaal Charles.

    :vincepalm:
     
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    Epic names mentioned in conjunction with Foster. That's awesome. Hopefully these are little footnotes in an eventual Hall of Fame career as a Houston Texan. I'd love to see no. 23 retired someday and up in the rafters next to no. 80.
     
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    More fun facts: Miami was the only game so far this year where Arian didn't have over 100 total yards.

    6 out of the 8 games Foster has played in this year, he has had at least 100 yards rushing or receiving.

    Arian had 100 yards rushing & 100 yards receiving in the same game for the first time in his career this season. It was against the Titans in a 41-7 win.
     
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    In my draft, everyone said I was nuts when I took him 4th. I passed on Charles and CJ4pointsagame.

    WOuld have done it twice, but Tampa was beaten into submission and we didn't need him any more.
     
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    Wait. What?
    You mean it wasn't
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    Reggae Bush??
     
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    I got away with that last year.
    I picked him up in the 3rd round and everyone was like

    :spit:

    because everyone thought that was too high for an UDFA who'd only had 3 starts...

    ...that is, until we played Indy....
    then I was like...
    :yahoo:
     
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  19. 80tothezone

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    and would be on pace to lead the league in rushing again
     
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    Probably on pace to lead the league in yards from scrimmage.
    I hope Kubes tales a lesson from Terrel davis and starts to limit Foster's touches. Keep him around 300 total and there's some longevity there. Over that and Foster has a high probabality of a short career.
     

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