Ben Tate Injury: Updates on Texans RB's Ribs and Recovery

Tim KeeneyContributor IOctober 21, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 06:  Running back  Ben Tate
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Updates from Wednesday, Dec. 18

ESPN's Josina Anderson provides an update on Ben Tate's status:

Source: Texans RB Ben Tate (Ribs) to be placed on IR today.

— Josina Anderson (@JosinaAnderson) December 18, 2013

Deepi Sidhu of HoustonTexans.com provides confirmation from Wade Phillips:

Ben Tate is done for the season and has been placed on IR for a 5th cracked rib, as per Wade Phillips. #Texans

— Deepi Sidhu (@DeepSlant) December 18, 2013