Houston- With the recent ankle injury to Houston Texans running back to Lamar Miller, questions have started to arise on if this could be the week that running back D’Onta Foreman gets back on the field for his regular season debut. Foreman was placed on the active roster after practicing during a three-week window when he was activated from the Reserve/PUP list.
Head coach Bill O’Brien mentioned that Foreman “could” be back on the field in their week 16 contest against the Philadelphia Eagles.
"D'Onta has had a good two weeks of practice," O'Brien said in his Monday press conference. "He's looked good on the practice field."
Foreman missed half of the 2017 and majority of the 2018 season after tearing his achilles tendon in his left foot against the Arizona Cardinals last season. The second year back has been working diligently to get back on the field but more importantly the Texans training staff has made sure that they did not rush him back to the field, keeping Foreman’s best interest in mind.
"Obviously, good vision," O'Brien said of what he wants to see from Foreman when he returns to game action. "Good knowledge of how the play's being blocked. Decisive running. Continuing to improve in his knowledge of pass protection. Just good, solid play. Take care of the ball, number one."
In his rookie season, Foreman rushed 78 times for 327 yards and two touchdowns. He was a 3rd round selection out of the University of Texas in the 2017 NFL Draft.