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Ben Tate practices Saturday, is questionable for Monday night


As the Texans prepare to attempt to extend their record to 5-0, they may have running back Ben Tate on Monday night in New York.

Then again, they may not.

Tate is officially questionable for the game with a toe injury, and he practiced on Saturday.

“I expect him to go but I am very comfortable with Justin [Forsett] and the practices he’s had if he’s our [backup] in the game,” coach Gary Kubiak said.  “He will do a good job for us. We’ll see.”

Safety Quintin Demps (thumb, forearm) and receiver Lestar Jean (knee) are out for Houston.  A total of 14 Texans are probable, including starting running back Arian Foster (hamstring) and receiver Andre Johnson (groin).

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4 Responses to “Ben Tate practices Saturday, is questionable for Monday night”
  1. xLith says: Oct 6, 2012 10:34 PM

    We’re not going to need Ben Tate to destroy the Jets.

  2. cmdrsmooth says: Oct 6, 2012 11:56 PM

    Why bother risking him on a JV team. Save Tate for a real team.

  3. gonzagylot00 says: Oct 7, 2012 12:33 AM

    Wise to rest Ben Tate, maybe the best back-up in the league, so he can healthy while one of the best running backs in the league will be running wild over the Jets Defense.

    Hey Fantasy Owners; Look for Andre Johnson and Owen Daniels to have big games.

  4. baloneyjohn says: Oct 7, 2012 9:10 AM

    Since I have this guy, its tempting to play him as he had awesome games last year.
    Hard to judge when to play both, Foster and Ben

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