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Kubiak's rethinking his backfield for Texans
By MEGAN MANFULL Copyright 2008 Houston Chronicle
Aug. 30, 2008, 10:53PM
Ahman Green laughed at the mere notion of carrying the ball 25 times in the Texans’ season opener Sept. 7.
He’ll get to that, he said, but it won’t be this week.
“Twenty-five carries, first game, whoo!” Green said. “That’s a little tough.”
Coach Gary Kubiak doesn’t plan to push his luck. When he finally sees Green back on the field, he has no intention of pushing the veteran starter so hard that Green lands right back on the sidelines. So Kubiak is leaving his options open, saying Green, Chris Taylor and Steve Slaton all might get carries against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
With Chris Brown being placed on injured reserve with a sore back Saturday, Kubiak wants to take care of his healthy backs.
“You have to remember that Ahman hasn’t played a lot,” Kubiak said. “To all of a sudden go out there and start and think he is going to carry the ball 25 times this weekend, I think would be a mistake. We could very well play three guys in the game.”
In 2006, Kubiak frequently split the carries among three backs. But that was less common last year, when the team did it only once.
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