Tate said his ribs are fine as he prepares for the beginning of free agency next week, the Houston Chronicle reports. Tate played through a rib injury for several weeks before eventually being placed on injured reserve late in the season.
Brown is bulking up for the 2014 season after playing 12-15 pounds lighter than normal in 2013, the Houston Chronicle reports. "I lost a lot of weight last year and I'm off that. I'm staying pretty big these days," said Brown, who's entering his seventh season with the Texans.
Foster's rehabilitation from back surgery is going well, according to GM Rick Smith and coach Bill O'Brien, ESPN.com reports. "He's working hard, he's in the building, he's in the training room consistently," Smith said. "The reports I'm getting from [head trainer Geoff Kaplan] indicate he's going to be fine."