Running back Ahman Green picks up yardage against the Chicago Bears on Dec. 31 in Chicago, which turned out to be Green's final game with the Packers. He agreed to a free-agent deal with Houston on Sunday. Dan Powers/Gannett Wisconsin Newspapers
The Green Bay Packers will be looking to a thin free-agent crop, a possible trade or more likely the draft to find a lead running back to team with Vernand Morency as a one-two halfback tandem.
Ahman Green on Sunday agreed to a four-year, $23 million contract with the Houston Texans that includes about $8 million in first-year pay and $12.5 million to $13 million in the first two years, according to a source familiar with the deal.
That's above the limit Packers General Manager Ted Thompson was willing to pay Green, and thus the 10th-year pro is headed to the Texans, whose offensive coordinator is ...