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"THIS OFFENSE revolves around Arian Foster. His running ability sets up everything. If he stays healthy, which has been a problem, he'll get you points because he'll run the ball and is an excellent receiver out of the backfield. He's definitely on the incline.
The only negative about Foster's backup, Ben Tate, is that he fumbled four times in 180 or so touches last year. He's good running the ball, but you won't see him on the field if Foster is healthy.
Matt Schaub is a good quarterback. Not a great quarterback. The Texans emphasize the ground game so much that he's not going to pass for big numbers consistently.
Even though he has battled hamstring injuries, Andre Johnson still scares us. As long as he avoids injury, he'll be one of the top receivers in the league.... Rookie DeVier Posey is on the bigger side, and I think he challenges Kevin Walter as the No. 2 receiver. Walter's production will continue to fall. That's what happens with a receiver who has played that many years  in the league.
I like Owen Daniels. I think his production will go up. The type of offense Houston runs features the tight end off of play-action passes. Fullback James Casey and tight end Garrett Graham will battle for playing time. The coaches have to decide whether they're better off in two-back or two-tight-end sets. I think they're more dangerous with two backs."
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