Arian Foster will likely be sidelined for the Houston Texans for the second time in three weeks by an injured hamstring, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.
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The Texans don't expect Foster to dress for Sunday's matchup against the New Orleans Saints, but could take a look at him in warmups and change that determination.
Regardless, Ben Tate is in line to shoulder the load at running back in a game plan designed to test the Saints on the ground.
Foster -- the NFL's 2010 rushing champ -- was limited by the injury in Week 2, carrying the ball just 10 times for 33 yards before sitting out the second half.