Arian Foster out for Sunday, trying to avoid season-ending surgery
There now appears to be a real question if Texans running back Arian Foster's season is over.
That won't be the case Sunday.
He hurt his back almost immediately in Houston's loss to the Colts last Sunday, and that injury will keep him out of this Sunday's game vs. the Cardinals, interim coach Wade Phillips said Friday. Even worse, though, is the news that Foster might have to undergo season-ending surgery on his back, the Houston Chronicle reports.
Arian Foster has a problem with a disc in his back. He's hoping to get treatment from a specialist and avoid season-ending surgery.— John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) November 8, 2013
Foster's disc injury might heal with treatment but also could require surgery. He wants to play.— John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) November 8, 2013
Foster is in the process of seeing other specialists -- locally and otherwise -- to get their opinion on if he can avoid surgery. But it doesn't sound good for the man who led the league in carries with 351 last season and dealt with calf problems in the offseason.
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