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One of the greatest running backs the Houston Texans has ever had is set to be released, According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

Arian Foster,  the franchise’s all-time leader in rushing yards, rushing touchdowns, yards per game and total scoring for a non-kicker, will no longer be on the roster.

Mike McCartney, Arian’s agent, tweeted this morning:

Foster, who hasn’t completed a full 16-game season since 2012, is coming off a torn Achilles and groin injury from last season.  He’s certainly had up-and-downs with injuries over the years.

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His best season was in 2010 when he had 1,616 yards and 16 touchdowns.  In 2014, Arian had an average of 4.8 yards per carry and put up 1,246 yards with eight touchdowns.

Last year was rough.  Foster had 63 carries for 163 yards and 2.6 yards per carry average and one touchdown in four games played.

Just imagine, in 2009, Texans gave an undrafted RB a $7,500 signing bonus and then Foster gave them more rushing TDS plus yards than anyone in franchise history.

How soon we forget.  The game ain’t always sweet.

Foster’s creeping up on 30 years of age and the Texans probably don’t want to drop that $6.5 million he was gonna make in base salary this season.

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