Ben Tate: It's "not my dream" to back up Arian Foster

Ben Tate of the Houston Texans rushes past the block of Duane Brown of the Houston Texans on December 23, 2012
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Houston Texans running back Ben Tate admits that it was not his dream to be a backup running back in the NFL.

Houston Texans running back Ben Tate has revealed that he does not like playing second fiddle to Arian Foster in his side's offense.

The 25-year-old has been the backup running back in the Texans' offense since he was drafted by the club in the second round of the 2010 Draft.

Tate told "That's not why I wanted to be in the NFL. That's not my dream to complement someone else.

"That's not what my attitude or why I work out is to complement someone else."

Houston face the Tennessee Titans on Sunday.

Arian Foster #23 of the Houston Texans looks on against the New England Patriots during the 2013 AFC Divisional Playoffs game at Gillette Stadium on January 13, 2013
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