HOUSTON -- Various injuries have slowed Houston's running game the past three years. Now the Texans have more depth than ever before - that is, if their top two backs can stay healthy.
Ahman Green is the starter and Houston added Chris Brown in the
offseason. Both have had success in the NFL, but have been hampered
by injuries. Green has missed 23 games the last three years and
Brown has sat out 15 the last two.
Brown sat out today's practice with cramps in his back after
missing Friday's practice for personal reasons.
Coach Gary Kubiak hopes he'll return Tuesday.
As for Green, he's looked good in practice after dealing with
knee problems most of last season. Houston is hoping the
31-year-old Green regains his form from two seasons ago.
Notes: LB Chaun Thompson injured his hamstring and could be out
8-10 days. "It's a setback for him I think he knows what he is as
a player and as a pass rusher," Kubiak said. "The time's going to