Houston running back
Foster missed practice this week with the injury and was listed as questionable on Friday before the
Foster, who is second in the
With Foster out, rookie Alfred Blue will start in what will be quarterback
Blue, a sixth-round draft pick, has appeared in each game this season and has 234 yards rushing.
Peterson case becomes more contentious
Potential discipline for
The league said that Peterson declined to meet about his case Friday, so on Saturday it proceeded with a review without him. The NFL also said it was unwilling to postpone the hearing beyond this week, citing the
Peterson has been on paid leave for two months. He pleaded no contest Nov. 4 to misdemeanor reckless assault in Texas for hitting his 4-year-old son with a wooden switch.