Aug 3, 2009 17
You’ll notice in the preseason, I’ll check in here with mostly quick-hitters, since I’m busy reviewing and writing content on the site, and I have my first one of the preseason. In Houston, undrafted RB Arian Foster is making some noise, and he needs to be on the radar. It’s clear that starter Steve Slaton wore down late last season, so they really need someone to step up and handle some of the load, preferably a bigger back. Chris Brown is perfect, but he was hurt coming out of the womb. Last year, it was supposed to be Brown and Ahman Green, and since we all know those two have MAJOR durability issues, Slaton needed to be on the radar, and he was on our radar very early.
The same thing applies this year with Foster, who is a bigger back like Brown. Since they need someone to handle some of the load for Slaton, and since Brown is as fragile as they come, Foster is officially on our radar.
Here’s his player profile from the site, courtesy of my buddy Tony Pauline of TFYdraft.com. Keep in mind the guy was undrafted, so it’s not like he deserves a ringing in endorsement. [...]