Texans Agree to Terms With Green Bay RB Green

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

HOUSTON (AP) -- Ahman Green's seven-year career as a Green Bay Packer has come to an end.

The 30-year-old running back has signed with the Houston Texans.

The move reunites Green with former Packers head coach Mike Sherman, who is the Texans' offensive coordinator and assistant head coach.

Green will likely become the starter for a team that struggled at the position last season after Domanick Williams - formerly Davis - missed the year with knee problems.

Green had 266 carries for 1059 yards last season after returning from a torn right quadriceps in 2005.

With Green out, the Packers are left with Vernand Morency, an inexperienced but quick back who was obtained for Samkon Gado in a trade with the Texans last season.

Morency gained 434 yards on 96 carries last year.

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