Arian Foster Changes Profile Pic on Twitter to Piece of Scathing Boston Globe Column

Keep Houston Press Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Houston and help keep the future of Houston Press free.

In case you hadn't seen the column by Dan Shaughnessy in Sunday's Boston Globe ripping the Houston Texans -- our own Sean Pendergast wrote about it this morning -- you can get a glimpse of at least a couple paragraphs of it in an interesting place: Arian Foster's Twitter feed.

The Texans Pro Bowl running back changed his Twitter profile photo into a snapshot of a particularly nasty section of Shaughnessy's rant about how the "fraudulent" Texans present an easy route to the AFC Championship Game for the Patriots. Foster, who has not mentioned it in any of his tweets thus far, clearly took notice and I can't imagine the Patriots organization is thrilled with the chalkboard material Shaughnessy just handed the Texans.

It certainly is far from a guarantee the Texans will win and it will take a lot more than motivation from a sports columnist to make that happen, but it sure won't hurt.

Keep the Houston Press Free... Since we started the Houston Press, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Houston, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Houston with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


Join the Press community and help support independent local journalism in Houston.


Join the Press community and help support independent local journalism in Houston.