Blue carried 16 times for 77 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's win over the Saints. He also turned his only target into a four-yard gain. The second-year back averaged a season-high 4.8 yards per carry and scored for just the second time Sunday. Blue continues to see plenty of action on a weekly basis, and while he is often inefficient with his touches, he has solidified his position as the Texans' first choice out of the backfield. Blue and company will travel to take on the Bills in Week 13.
Blue (back) is listed as active for Sunday's game against the Saints. Blue is out there if you need him Sunday, and while the rushing yards have been tough to come by for him of late, in his role atop the Texans' backfield depth chart, he looks to be in a decent spot Sunday, against a porous Saints' defense.
Blue (back) is listed as probable for Sunday's game against the Saints after being limited in practice Friday. All 16 players the Texans listed on their Week 12 injury report drew probable designations, but given that Blue was one of just three limited at Friday's practice his status is still worth confirming in advance of Sunday's 1:00 ET kickoff.
Blue rushed 21 times for 58 yards and caught all three of his targets for 34 yards and a touchdown, which came on a pass from wideout Cecil Shorts, during Sunday's 24-17 win over the Jets. Blue continues to get a healthy chunk of the backfield touches, as Jonathan Grimes rushed six times for 37 yards and Akeem Hunt rushed twice for four. Blue has always been more of a volume accumulator than a back averaging 5.0 YPC, though he has a great chance to improve in Week 12 against a porous Saints defense.
Blue rushed 12 times for 22 yards and caught one pass for nine yards in Monday's win over the Bengals. Blue was given double-digit carries for the second straight week, but once again averaged under three yards per rush. In fact, teammate Jonathan Grimes finished as the Texans' leading rusher Monday with 33 yards on only six carries. While Blue could continue to see a healthy amount of touches going forward, he'll have to find more running room to stave off conceding snaps to others in Houston's backfield.
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