The Texans welcomed
“I felt like myself,” Foster said. “I felt good on my cuts, but like I said earlier, we’re just going to take it day by day. I’m not going to push it 100 percent so we’ll just go about that.”
For head coach Gary Kubiak, the return of Foster bolsters a running backs corps that’s been thinned out by injury.
“I thought he looked good,” Kubiak said. “We told him to be smart when he came out here today. It looked like he was fine, so hopefully every day’s a progression and we work towards Saturday night.”
At the night practice,
Night Moves: The first night practice of camp was Wednesday, and it came out of necessity. Since the players had the NFL-mandated day off following the Jets game, Kubiak and the coaches spent the bulk of Wednesday correcting mistakes from that contest. They then worked on the Saints game plan in the late afternoon before going to work on it on the practice field.
Despite the long hours, Kubiak said he was impressed by what his team went through Wednesday.
“It’s been a hell of a day for them, but they handled it pretty good,” Kubiak said.
Health Check: Linebacker
Quotable: “62. It’s a science, man. It’s a science.”
--Foster, on how many reps he’ll need in the preseason to be ready for the regular season.
“They like to move quicker, cut down that back side within the zone schemes. They all like to keep it flowing and they’re all smart. They’ve been together. They play with each other, so that’s always a plus when you have an O-line that knows each other.”