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Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien speaks on Arian Foster's groin injury
Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien addressed the media Wednesday after running back Arian Foster suffered a groin injury in Monday night's practice and may need surgery.
Foster was injured during the team's first full practice in pads. Foster could miss the start of the season, according to reports.
"He's still being evaluated. Look, he's going to miss some time, there's no doubt about that. We have no idea how much time he's going to miss. There's medical opinions that still need to take place," O'Brien said.
Alfred Blue is Foster's primary backup.
"He's a big back. He's a smart guy. He's a leader. He's tough kid and we really enjoy coaching him," O'Brien said of Blue. "He can play on third-down situations."
The team also has running backs Jonathan Grimes and Kenny Hilliard on the roster.
"One thing I want to say about Arian is I feel bad for him personally. I think he came into this offseason and he really worked extremely hard," said O'Brien. "But as a football team, it's next man up."
Foster missed three games in 2014 due to injury, and played in only eight games in 2013. He still finished with 1,246 yards rushing and eight touchdowns last season.
Groin injuries, like hamstring issues, can linger. Players need to return at 100 percent and nothing less.
Trainer and owner of Plex Performance Danny Arnold said surgery or not, caution is required with this kind of setback.
"If he has surgery, you won't know until you go in there and look and see the severity of the injury he has," Arnold said. "Whether it's going to be six weeks minimum or it could be something that could be even longer, as long as the whole season. Unfortunately for our running backs, this is one of the most important muscles. It's going to allow him to keep his legs together...this type of injury is a devastating for a running back."
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