Posts Tagged ‘steve slaton’

NFL Gridiron Gab Week Two Pregame Open Thread

Welcome to week two of the NFL season, and there’s plenty of news and notes around the league to get updated on! With a lot of question marks about players all around the league, we will have the most up-to-date news on player injuries as well as player status leading up to game time. Simply […]

Dolphins at Cowboys Thanksgiving Day Inactives

Miami: RB Steve Slaton, TE Will Yeatman, T Will Barker, G John Jerry, DE Igor Olshansky, LB Ikaika Alama-Francis, K Dan Carpenter
Dallas: QB Jon Kitna, FB Tony Fiammetta, WR Miles Austin, G Daniel Loper, D David Arkin, DE Clifton Geathers, CB Mike Je…

Dolphins Ink Former Texans RB Steve Slaton

The Dolphins on Wednesday claimed former Texans running back Steve Slaton off waivers according to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. The 5-foot-9, 209-pound Slaton was a third-round pick out of West Virginia in 2008. He was the NFL’s top rookie rusher that year with 1,282 yards. Slaton rushed for 437 yards but fumbled seven times in […]

Texans Release Running Back Steve Slaton

The Texans seem to feel that Arian Foster is on the way back, and no longer will the team need the services of Steve Slaton, as John Mclain of the Houston Chronicle reports that he’s been released. After Steve Slaton carried 4 times for 8 yards against the Saints, Texans decided they’d seen enough. He […]

Texans RB Steve Slaton Would Welcome A Trade Says Source

He likely won’t say so publicly, but Len Pasquarelli of The Sports Xchange reports that sources say one veteran runner who probably would welcome a trade once the lockout ends is Houston fourth-year tailback Steve Slaton. The former West Virginia star, a third-round choice in the 2008 draft, rushed for a team-best 1,282 yards and […]

Gridiron Gab Week Two Preview: Houston at Washington

One week removed from the excitement of beating their biggest rivals, the Houston Texans will head to Washington for their next big test: the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field.  The Redskins are coming off a Week 1 win against the Dallas Cowboys in which both teams’ offenses stuttered and the defenses made plays.  In the […]

Texans RB Slaton has turf toe, sure he’ll ready for the opener

According to HoustonTexans.com Steve Slaton’s strained toe has been diagnosed as turf toe.  Turf toe has typically put an unbearable crutch on runners in the NFL, almost always inhibiting them below “100%” on the field.  For Slaton, he remains positive that he’ll be ready Week 1 at Reliant Stadium against the Indianapolis Colts: “It’ll get better.  It’s […]

Running Back Depth Setting Up Nicely in Houston

Training Camp is 21 days away, and the Houston Texans primary two news sites have shed light on the Texans’ running back depth: (1) Arian Foster; (2) Steve Slaton; (3) Ben Tate. The Houston Chronicle’s Richard Justice reported this week that Arian Foster has “made a believer of coaches that were once skeptical he could […]