4

Arian Foster Vs. Fantasy Football Fans

The Texans' Arian Foster has ignited a war with an obsessive foe: Fantasy football players.

We agree with him, but people who play fantasy football love nothing more than talking about fantasy football as if it's the most important thing since the invention of the Internet.

Foster, of course, was injured in the Texans' game this weekend against the 49ers, setting off an absolute frenzy in fantasy land.

Which got taken up a notch when Foster tweeted this:

Which led to responses like this:

Foster replied:

And then he hit the exact problem we have with fantasy football -- the obsession with individual stats, and spending your energy worrying about or rooting for some player to get a certain number of yards instead of your team winning:

Since Foster led the league in rushing last year, we doubt any fantasy players will drop him just because he called them out. We also doubt, though, that his tweets will make any of them have second thoughts about their geeky hobby.

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.

Newsletters

All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories
    Send: