"Slate & Tate": A nickname born on Twitter

You've heard of "Smash & Dash," but new Texans running back Ben Tate might have coined a nickname for the Texans' backfield in a Twitter exchange tonight with running back Steve Slaton.

Slaton: everyone give @BenTateRB a big welcome

Tate: @Steve20Slaton thx man slate & tate all day!!!

So there you have it: "Slate & Tate." I like it, and I think it just might stick.

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