Texans try to address red-zone issues

Associated Press  |  Last updated September 30, 2011
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(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By CHRIS DUNCAN AP Sports Writer Houston coach Gary Kubiak started the week by meeting with his offense and reviewing all the Texans' plays inside the 20-yard line over the first three games. No one liked much of what they saw. The Texans (2-1) are tied with New England for the most trips inside the red zones with 16, but they have only five touchdowns to show for it. The inefficiency cost them in a 40-33 loss to New Orleans last week, and correcting the problem has been the focus heading into Sunday's game against Pittsburgh (2-1). Houston should get a boost this week, with 2010 NFL leading rusher Arian Foster expected to start after nursing a sore left hamstring for several weeks. Foster led the league in rushing touchdowns (16) last season.
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