Arian Foster back on the practice field

Arian Foster was back on the field, going through team drills during Texans practice on Thursday.

This was his first time doing so since undergoing groin surgery in August.

Foster rushed for 1246 yards and eight touchdowns last season for the Texans.

"He was out there today and we're just slowly incorporating him back into practice," head coach Bill O'Brien said. "I wouldn't expect him this week (against Carolina), but you never know."