“He looks fine,” Kubiak said. “He should be able to take his reps that we want him to take. It won’t be many, but I’d like to see him with the first group.”
Kubiak said Dennis Johnson, the undrafted rookie from Arkansas, will play after Tate. Arian Foster remains on the PUP list.
Coming off a three-touchdown, 102-yard effort against New England in Week 13,
The Colts rank 29th against the run, allowing 130.6 yards per game. They gave up 147 yards and two touchdowns on a combined 29 carries to the Bengals' Giovani Bernard and BenJarvus Green-Ellis last week. Tate didn't score a touchdown against them in Week 9, but he was at least a consistent part of the offense, picking up 81 yards on 22 carries.
Of the CBSSports.com Fantasy Football analysts, Jamey Eisenberg and Dave Richard both like Tate's chances for a rebound this week, ranking him in their top 15 at running back. Nathan Zegura is a little more cautious, ranking him 21st.
Tate finished the first half with a solid 41 yards on the ground, with 10 carries in that span. He touched the ball just four times in the second half, however, and finished the game with 53 yards on 14 carries. He added two receptions for 3 yards.
Tate underwhelmed Thursday, coming off his three-touchdown, 100-yard performance just a few days earlier. He will try to get back on track in Week 15, when the Texans head to Indianapolis to face the Colts.
Despite having 17 players on their injured list, the
The other offensive probables are offensive linemen
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