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  1. Dolphins' Arian Foster announces his NFL retirement


    Wed, 26 Oct 2016

    injury. Undrafted out of Tennessee in 2009, the rookie bided his time on the Houston Texans ' practice squad until Steve Slaton 's injury granted him a late-season audition. It was immediately apparent that the smooth-gliding Foster was an

  2. Falcons want to reduce Devonta Freeman's workload


    Wed, 13 Jul 2016

    relied on a workhorse, e.g. Alfred Morris , Freeman. He's the man who milked 1,282 yards on 268 carries out of Steve Slaton one year. While his offense functions best with one lead back getting 65-plus percent of the carries, in 2014 with

  3. 5 Fantasy Trends that will continue in 2016


    Thu, 3 Mar 2016


    s not guaranteed it would get a sophomore season and docked the percentages say that is numbers with the line. See Steve Slaton Doug Martin now for more straight Richardson is Spacey Jeremy dale we'll go check out our column on and a fullback

  4. Second-year rushers often offer lower fantasy returns


    Wed, 24 Feb 2016

    rookie running backs ( Matt Forte , Steve Slaton , Chris Johnson , Kevin Smith ) finish ..... top 20. Furthermore, Forte and Slaton both ranked in the top 10. The lone ..... who blew up for 345.9 in 2008. Slaton was a massive bust while scoring

  5. Bengals legend put on passing clinic on MNF in 1975


    Sun, 15 Nov 2015

    Texans win over the Bengals during Week 6 of the 2009 season . Andre Johnson had 135 yards receiving, and running back Steve Slaton had 102 yards and one touchdown receiving in that game. While the Texans went on to have the first winning season in

  6. Backfield fantasy projections for all 32 teams


    Sat, 5 Sep 2015

    his four previous years in Washington. ... In his last seven season as an OC, Shanahan has had just two runners ( Steve Slaton - 2008, Alfred Morris - 2012) finish better than 15th in fantasy points. Baltimore Ravens ( The Ravens

  7. Gary Kubiak wants to employ bell cow running back


    Thu, 6 Aug 2015

    running system in Houston and Baltimore coaxed big years from Arian Foster , Steve Slaton and Justin Forsett . Foster led the league in carries in 2012 (351). Slaton and Forsett -- not exactly viewed as workhorse backs -- each cracked the top

  8. Tevin Coleman, Devonta Freeman 'battling' for RB job


    Mon, 1 Jun 2015

    underappreciated offensive guru, Shanahan has demonstrated a golden touch with rookie running backs in three different cities. Steve Slaton ( Texans , 2008), Alfred Morris ( Redskins , 2012) and the duo of Isaiah Crowell and Terrance West ( Browns , 2014

  9. Falcons' Freeman doesn't plan on being a backup


    Wed, 27 May 2015

    see Coleman as a genuine threat to Freeman's workload. Shanny coached a 1,200-yard season out of Texans rookie Steve Slaton in 2008 before milking 1,613 yards out of Redskins rookie Alfred Morris in 2012. Last season, Shanahan used a pair

  10. Atlanta Falcons sign rookie RB Tevin Coleman


    Tue, 12 May 2015

    in and working right away." We know that Shanahan isn't afraid to lean on rookie runners after using Houston's Steve Slaton , Washington's Alfred Morris and Cleveland's Isaiah Crowell and Terrance West as bona fide starters. Coleman

  11. Rank's 11: C.J. Anderson in the first round


    Mon, 13 Apr 2015

    the headset. But he always went with the featured-back approach. Dayne was the top carrier in 2007, followed by Steve Slaton for two years and then Arian Foster . So the record shows he will lean on one guy. Forsett got the majority of the

  12. Deon'tae Florence hoping regional combine gets him noticed


    Mon, 2 Mar 2015

    Millersville (Pa.) linebacker Reggie Slaton is the nephew of former Texans and Dolphins running back Steve Slaton . Reggie Slaton said his uncle has offered some advice ..... m out here chasing my dream," Slaton said. "Walking in, it's overwhelming

  13. J.J. Watt's eclectic performance steers Texans over Browns


    Sun, 16 Nov 2014

    Poole ( Giants ) and Jack Zilly ( Rams ). ... Blue's 156 yards tied the rookie franchise record set previously by Steve Slaton (2008). ... Browns LB Karlos Dansby (knee) will undergo an MRI on Monday. The Browns also lost LB Jabaal Sheard

  14. Kyle Shanahan behind Brian Hoyer's Browns success


    Fri, 17 Oct 2014

    football. It's the same groundwork that Shanahan laid not only in Washington but also in Houston, with Arian Foster and Steve Slaton paving the way for Matt Schaub 's boot-action attack that averaged over 8.0 yards per attempt and a 67 percent

  15. Best running back tandems in college football


    Sat, 2 Aug 2014

    Rock Cartwright was picked in the seventh round by the Washington Redskins . New league member West Virginia did have Steve Slaton and Owen Schmitt taken together in 2008, but they were in the old Big East at the time. NFL Media analyst Bucky Brooks

  16. Chris Johnson won't be a typical featured runner


    Fri, 2 May 2014

    has had quite a bit of success in the past with running backs ... names such as Clinton Portis, Arian Foster and Steve Slaton come to mind. Rice (27) isn't an "old" back either, and I still see him as the main man in the team's backfield

  17. Cam Newton shouldn't fall too far on draft boards


    Wed, 16 Apr 2014

    featured back for new OC Kyle Shanahan. Furthermore, Shanahan has had good success with backs in the past, as both Steve Slaton and Morris posted top-10 fantasy numbers under his watch. Tate is also a great fit for Shanahan's zone-blocking

  18. Running backs face uphill battle in second season


    Thu, 10 Apr 2014

    touchdowns and fantasy points all declined. ... Steve Slaton was a huge sleeper, posting 168 carries, 50 catches ..... runners, then, you can argue that just four of them ( Slaton , Forte, Helu, Richardson) were what we would consider

  19. Houston Texans: All-time underrated, overrated players


    Fri, 21 Jun 2013

    overrated outside linebacker at a steep price. Steve Slaton -- RB, 2004-09 Slaton won the hearts of the Texans ' faithful -- and ..... injuries and a dip in his play contributed to Slaton 's precipitous fall from grace. His numbers dropped

  20. Adrian Peterson, Arian Foster to face off for first time


    Thu, 20 Dec 2012

    Foster wasn't a high draft pick and Heisman Trophy candidate like Peterson -- he went undrafted and sat behind Steve Slaton for one year. Foster's running style is less glamorous than the 40-plus-yard runs that Peterson and Chris Johnson

  21. Stafford, Wallace shine in second week of the preseason


    Thu, 25 Oct 2012

    and is clearly entrenched as the Texans ' No. 1 back. He's now worth a low middle-round pick in drafts. ... Steve Slaton had five rushes for 19 yards and was used on two kickoff returns, which is further proof that Foster is the main man

  22. A victory is in reach for these four road teams in Week 15


    Tue, 9 Oct 2012

    Texans are playing well after a rough start to the season and are riding a three-game winning streak. Rookie rusher Steve Slaton has become one of the league's most dangerous playmakers and QB Matt Schaub is healthy again and coming off a career

  23. Cardinals-Vikings showdown is one of several set for Week 13


    Tue, 9 Oct 2012

    Brett Favre leading 10-1 Minnesota against 7-4 Arizona is just one of many scintillating matchups on the schedule for Week 12. Take a peek inside every game as we head down the home stretch.

  24. Are distractions ruining the Cowboys' chances for a Super season?


    Mon, 1 Oct 2012

    win of the season over a solid Miami defense. The Texans rolled up 485 yards of offense behind rookie running back Steve Slaton and rookie left tackle Duane Brown . Raheem Morris Tampa Bay Buccaneers Morris is on a fast track to a head coaching

  25. Don't let Holmgren fool you, Browns could draft Clausen at No. 7


    Mon, 1 Oct 2012

    Fresno State The Texans ' dynamic offense is still seeking that steady, dependable back who can eat carries. With Steve Slaton coming off an injury and a subpar year, this is a pick that can help take pressure off of Andre Johnson out wide