Arian Foster injury update: 'I expect to play on Sunday'

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Friday September 7th, 2012

Texans running back Arian Foster says he expects to play in Sunday's season opener against the Dolphins, according to HoustonTexans.com reporter, Nick Scurfield.

https://twitter.com/NickScurfield/status/244132196229713920

Foster left Thursday's practice with a minor knee injury, though Texans coach Gary Kubiak said, "He's ok," shortly after. Foster also skipped Friday workouts due to lingering soreness.

NFL.com's Ian Rapoport also reported that Foster wasn't too concerned about the injury:

https://twitter.com/RapSheet/status/244131655793647617

If Foster is limited, however, second-team running back Ben Tate (942 yards, 13 receptions in 2011) isn't a bad back-up according to CBS Sports' Will Brinson:

https://twitter.com/willbrinson/status/244131002165886976

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