Texans place Ben Tate on IR

Season ends with ribs injury. Aaron Wilson

Print This December 18, 2013, 01:58 PM EST

The Texans announced that they've placed running back Ben Tate on the season-ending injured reserve list on Wednesday.

Tate has been battling injured ribs, which is what he's listed with on the IR designation. He broke four ribs in a Week 8 game against Kansas City but has played through the pain since. He also has a cracked fifth rib.

Tate will end the season with 771 rushing yards and four touchdowns. With he and Arian Foster having high expectations entering the season, both will end a disappointing 2013 season with Houston shelved on the IR.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.

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