Houston's running back Foster out for second straight week on Sunday against Bengals

Houston running back Arian Foster was inactive on Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals with a groin injury.

It's the second straight week that Foster has been out with the injury. Foster is third in the NFL with 822 yards rushing this season.

Rookie Alfred Blue will start in his place after rushing a franchise-record 36 times for 156 yards in his place last week.

Also out for the Texans was cornerback Kareem Jackson, who has a knee injury. A.J. Bouye will start for him.

Inactive for the Bengals was linebacker Vontaze Burfict, who was out for the fourth straight game after knee surgery. Vincent Ray will start in his place.

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