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Houston Texans running back Arian Foster is being called "the anti-Tim Tebow" after saying he is an atheist. (Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images)
Houston Texans running back Arian Foster is being called "the anti-Tim Tebow" after saying he is an atheist. (Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images)
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The Houston Texans running back says in a magazine article that he doesn't believe in God, becoming the NFL's only spokesman for atheism.

His brother Abdul called him "the anti-Tim Tebow," a comparison to the quarterback who became famous for his outspoken religious views, often kneeling in prayer on the field.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson asks our sports analyst, Mike Pesca, why this matters and how it's reverberating in the NFL.

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This segment aired on August 13, 2015.

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