The post-season awards keep rolling in for Texans running back Arian Foster. The NFL’s leading rusher has been named to the All-NFL team by the Professional Football Writers Association. Andre Johnson and Vonta Leach, the Texans other representatives on the Pro Bowl team, lost out on this ballot to Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles and Colts WR Reggie Wayne.
Foster also took home the award for Most Improved Player, which really makes one wonder how much attention these writers paid to Foster last year. He had two pretty good games when he was able to get the lion’s share of the carries, but that wasn’t until the Texans placed Steve Slaton on IR and every other running back on the roster was found wanting. But voila, he improved! By playing in more games! Silly.
The Texans did not land one player on the all-rookie team. Don’t worry though, Kareem Jackson is still much more NFL ready than Devin McCourty.