Houston Texans running back Arian Foster will need surgery after suffering a groin injury. The Houston star will be placed on the short term injured reserve with the designation to return before the regular season, according to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. Foster would not be eligible to play for the first eight weeks of the season, which would have him coming back Week 10 at Cincinnati since the Texans have a bye in Week 9.
Foster expected to be placed on short term injured reserve. He can return after Week 8 and miss first 8 games at the least.— John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) August 5, 2015
McClain also reports that Foster will have his surgery on Friday in Philadelphia with Dr. William Meyers performing the surgery.
Foster will undergo surgery to repair torn groin in Philadelphia Friday. Dr. William Meyers will reattach muscle to the bone.— John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) August 5, 2015