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Houston Texans running back Arian Foster will play for the first time this season Sunday. 

By SI Wire
October 04, 2015

Houston Texans running back Arian Foster will play for the first time this season Sunday, reports Ian Rapoport of NFL.com.

Foster has been out since tearing his groin on Aug. 3 during practice. He was listed a questionable in the week leading up to the game. 

Foster said that he was a full participant in practice on Friday, but Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports that he will not be handling a full workload during the game.  

Foster rushed for 1,246 yards and eight touchdowns on 260 carries last season. He has rushed for at least 1,000 yards in four of the last six seasons, being named to the pro bowl each of those seasons. 

Alfred Blue has handled the bulk of the Texans’ rushing duties in Foster’s absence, tallying 187 yards and one touchdown in three games. 

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