Who do the Falcons need to slow down on the Texans?

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3) Arian Foster

Dec 28, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Texans running back Arian Foster (23) scores a touchdown during the first quarter against the Jacksonville Jaguars at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

Arian Foster is going to be a game time decision on whether or not he will be able to play. Foster is a game changer without a doubt. If he is able to play, Foster will make a huge impact for an offense that is struggling to score points. The Texans’ offense lacks an identity without Foster in the lineup and will need to be stopped if the Falcons want to win.

The Texans are not stable at the quarterback position without a doubt. The team has used Ryan Mallet and Brian Hoyer in 2015 and without a good run game, neither quarterback has done good. If the Texan are able to get a productive run game from Foster, the passing game will open up and could pose issues for the Atlanta Falcons’ defense.