Arian Foster Injury Update: Fantasy Value Still Very High Despite Probable Listing

Aug 11, 2012; Charlotte, NC, USA Houston Texans running back Arian Foster (23) runs the ball during the first quarter against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeremy Brevard-US PRESSWIRE

Arian Foster is listed as probable for Sunday's game between the Texans and the Jaguars. We break down the fantasy implications.

Arian Foster is listed as probable heading into Sunday's game between the Houston Texans and the Jacksonville Jaguars. Foster had to leave practice Wednesday after coming down with an illness, but he returned to be a full participant in practice Thursday and Friday. He is not expected to be limited in any way for Week 2.

Fantasy Impact: Fantasy owners can start Foster with confidence this week, just as they would any other week. He is arguably the best player in fantasy football for a very good reason, and this week's game against an iffy Jags run defense is particularly enticing. Unless something happens between now and game time, there is nothing to worry about.

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