Posted February 03, 2012

Texans’ Arian Foster Hopes To Remain In Houston

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Arian Foster is heading for restricted free agency, but in an interview on Radio Row in Indianapolis today, he said he’d like to remain with the Houston Texans.

“It’s out of my hands,” Foster said. “It’s not under my control. The Texans are going to make the best move for their organization and their team, and if I happen to be a part of that, that’s a wonderful thing because I want to be a part of it. But if not, I have to continue living my life and they’ll do that with theirs. But I want to — they’ve expressed interest that they want to, and they already know that I want to stay in Houston.”

Foster, an undrafted free agent in 2009, was the NFL’s leading rusher in 2010 and has made the Pro Bowl in back-to-back seasons. Entering his fourth season, he will be restricted, meaning he can sign an offer sheet with another team but the Texans can retain him by matching the offer.

Foster finished fifth in the NFL with 1,224 rushing yards this season despite missing three games.