In a season filled with plenty of obstacles, it's a safe bet Houston Texans running back Arian Foster wasn't expecting he'd have to contend with one of his own offensive linemen stripping the ball from him.

Foster, who made his season debut in Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons after having groin surgery in early Aug. 7, was on the wrong end of an odd play in the second quarter.

With the Texans trailing 14-0, the Pro Bowl running back took the handoff from quarterback Ryan Mallett, only to have right right tackle Derek Newton inexplicably reach in and jar the ball loose.

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Atlanta cornerback Desmond Trufant scooped the ball up and ran it in for a 24-yard touchdown.

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