Arian Foster will be here in a couple of minutes to take your questions!
Arian, have you kept the Texans haircut after the playoff loss? If not, will you bring it back?
I let it grow out and then I cut it after that. I might bring it back next season.
Hi Arian, First off i wanted to say Congratulations on your success and the new contract!! What was your favorite thing about playing for the Vols? Do you ever get a chance to watch games at Neyland? GBO!!!VFL!!!
I haven't gotten a chance to get back yet, but I plan on it. But my favorite part was the gameday experience.
Your twitter war with Colin really over?
No, we squashed it. He's a good guy. We both understand where each other is coming from. I enjoy him.
What is your favorite ever feature in Madden?
It's the online part. You can play against someone you don't even know. That's really cool.
Its curse so would a player want to be on the cover? I'm sure hillis wishes he wasnt
I don't believe in the Madden curse, because there have been three people that haven't gotten hurt the year they were on it. I'm not superstitious.
whose duck was that?
It was my little nephew's stuffed animal. I was visiting my mom and they asked me to submit a video.
Do you guys believe in the madden curse? Are you at all afraid to get injured?
No, I think when you're afraid and you start thinking about it, that's when you get injured. They're a part of sports. It's how you deal with them.
How do you feel about your opponent Tim Tebow now being a jet?
Maybe, because New York has a big fan base. I think they set me up for a loss anyway.
Can you beat lesean in madden?
Yes! I can beat anybody!
Who can we replace for demeco Ryan's
It will be tough to replace a guy like that. I think you just move on. He was a leader and I wish him the best.
Did you fill out a bracket and who do you think wins the tournament?
I did. I got Michigan State, Kentucky, UNC and Syracuse in the Final Four. That's who I had.
Next year is set up to be a great year for you guys. What do you think your biggest obstacle will be to advance deep into the playoffs?
I think for us it's just about staying healthy and not worrying about outside forces.
how comfortable are you with the new deal?
It definitely helps. It's a business and the business side always comes into play. You can just go out and play like you know how.
arian why is lesean so much better than you?
Because your opinion is very strong.
Best NFL moment so far?
Becoming close friends with Ray Lewis.
No more Peyton Manning in the AFC South...which team do you think will give you the biggest challenge at the division title?
The Houston Texans.
How much do you play madden?
A lot. As much as I can. I'm not a video game junkie, but I do what I can.
Arian, if you dont win the cover who do you wanna see on it?
I would like to see Roger Goodell on it.
Who's your all-time favorite running back, someone you've modeled your style after?
It's hard to pick a favorite, but I'll go Walter Payton, Jim Brown, Barry Sanders, Eric Dickerson.
What team do you hate to face in Madden?
The Patriots, because everybody that plays with them just runs 5 wides all game and throws the ball and does no huddle.
Do you use Madden at all to scout other teams and their tendencies?
I wish it was that easy.
what is the key to becoming a great running back. I'm training hard to be the best running back in my league.
Being willing to do the things that nobody else is willing to do. That's also about being a good person.
What was your welcome to the NFL moment?
When I didn't get drafted.
Do you like to watch or play any other sports?
I love watching basketball. I love playing golf and watching the Majors.
What running backs around the league are you good friends with?
It's like a fraternity. It's mutual respect because we go through the same thing.
Arian, whats your take on Andre Johnson?
I think he's one of the greatest to ever play. I am very fortunate. It's a privilege to play with that greatness. I've modeled myself after him.
What's your opinion on the Saints' punishment?
We try to be a league of violent but fair. Sometimes people try to bend the rules and they have to live with their decisions.
How many yards are you gonna rush for this year? and should i draft you in my fantasy league?
I guarantee you that however many rushing yards I will have is the number of yards I have.
You think the Texans can go all the way this year
You never know. We have to take care of things at home and everything will take care of itself in the AFC. It's a competitive league.
If you could choose one person to play you in a movie who would it be?
Me! I have a secret passion for acting.
I appreciate you all for your questions. It's because of you guys that we're able to live out our dreams. I appreciate you.
Next up we'll have Victor Cruz and LeSean McCoy stopping by to chat!
Thanks for taking the time Arian! Best of luck this season!
Stay healthy Arian and good luck!!
Just a couple more minutes until we get the chat rolling!
Let's get going!
Victor what was it like to lift the Lombardi Trophy?
It was aswesome. As a kid you dream about it, and you see different players go hold the trophy up, I had chills running through my body.
Lesean, how many touchdowns are you gonna score when the eagles beat the giants next year?
I do average 2 TDs against the Giants, so 2.
Victor, what sets Tom Coughlin apart from other coaches?
Just his sterness and how he keeps it real straight forward. He tells you exactly what he expects from you. His dedication. He'll be there every day.
Hey Lesean, the eagles are being smart this offseason with signing their own guys and getting who they ACTUALLY need in FA. Do you think the eagles are a bigger threat for next season than last?
I think so. Having a full offseason to prepare with the good players we have on the team and adding some guys and signing the guys we already had, we'll have a good team.
To Vctor Cruz: Do you think next year you'll do the flamingo instead of the salsa as your touchdown dance?
No, man. I have to keep the salsa. It will be my staple this year. I think I will just keep it.
why do you think you should be on the cover of the best game?
You should vote for me. I bring excitement to the game. When you see me on the game, you know it will be exciting. I bring some excitement to it.
I've been a huge fan of Madden since it came out and I'm even better now. I'll represent the right way.
LeSean, arent you afraid of the dreaded "Madden Curse"?
Honestly, a little bit. You have no choice to think about it, but I believe in God and if he has his destiny for you, if it's going to happen. If God doesn't want you to get hurt, you'll be all right.
Not at all. I'm not a believer in that.
My question is for Victor Cruz, do you think that your stardom will motivate the Hispanic community to be more active in American football?
Definitely. That's one of my main goals this offseason and in my career, getting the Latin-Americans involved in football and playing more football. There's not too much American football going on, so getting them more involved.
LeSean, how did playing at Pitt help you prepare for the NFL?
We had an NFL coach in Dave Wannstedt. It prepared me right away. Running a college schedule as an NFL schedule.
Victor how did you come up with your touchdown dance
My grandmother taught me the dance. Growing up, I saw guys with the cool dances in the end zone. I wanted to make it my own and the salsa was a way to represent my culture.
What's the best thing about your game, and what would you like to improve on?
I guess it's my moves that are the best. Being elusive. The thing I can get better at is more break away runs. Taking it to the crib, you know?
To Lesean McCoy: Could you beat Arian in Madden?
It's not even a real question. I'll blow him out.
Victor - You practically came out of no where last year and are now consider one of the best at your position. How do you not only sustain your success, but add to it?
Continue being myself. Continue to have the work ethic. Not lose the things that got me to this point.
How would it feel to be on the cover of Madden 13?
I feel amazing. Growing up and seeing the guys on the cover and being honored to be a guy to be in contention for the cover is amazing. I'd be humbled.
Hail to Pitt,LeSean! How do you feel about the Panthers going to the ACC?
I feel confident about it. I want everybody to see how good the Big East can be in the ACC.
Thank you. Keep the faith alive, we're winning a championship one of these years!
Keep voting for guys like myself. Stay motivated to keep following Giants football. We're looking to repeat.