HOUSTON (AP) — Houston coach Gary Kubiak has new concerns about the Texans’ usually reliable running game after Sunday’s opening 30-10 win against Miami.
Arian Foster rushed for only 79 yards, and Houston finished with 83 yards rushing overall. The Texans rushed for only 26 yards in the second half after building a 24-3 halftime lead.
Kubiak laid the initial blame on the offensive line, which has two new starters on the right side. But he also said the Texans have to be better “across the board.”
The Texans also had issues on special teams. Trindon Holliday bobbled a kickoff and Marcus Thigpen ran a punt back 72 yards for a touchdown for Miami.
Houston faces division rival Jacksonville this weekend.
Online: http://pro32.ap.org/poll and http://twitter.com/AP_NFL