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Texans ink Ron Dayne

The Texans added depth and expierience Sunday to a

Houston inked six-year veteran Ron Dayne to compliment rookie Wali Lundy and second-year veteran Vernand Morency. Dayne spent last season with the Denver Broncos after five seasons with the New York Giants.

Neither Lundy nor Morency have been a starting running back in the NFL and the addition of Dayne brings stability to a position that took a hit Saturday when it was announced that Texans all-time leading rusher, Domanick Davis, would miss the entire 2006 season after being placed on injured reserve.

The availability of Dayne is somewhat surprising. The former Heisman Trophy winner out of the

Denver with the emergence of rookies Mike Bell and Cedric Cobbs during training camp.

Dayne, 28, brings over 2,300 rushing yards to

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