Coach Gary Kubiak told reporters Thursday he expects Foster to resume practicing Monday, the Houston Chronicle reported. The Texans want their workhorse back to take a handful of carries in the team's third preseason game Aug. 25 against the New Orleans Saints.
The Texans have proceeded cautiously with their prized jewel all offseason. Foster -- coming off a 1,424-yard, 15-touchdown ground campaign -- remains tucked away on the active/physically unable to perform list, but his calf is fine, Kubiak said this week. Assuming the back issues melt away, we'll get our first taste of Foster in live action against the Saints -- and he looms as a lock to start Week 1.The Around The League Podcast is now available on iTunes! Click here to listen and subscribe.