Herm Edwards has announced that Trent Green will take back his role as the starting quarterback. Edwards said earlier this week that he would not say who his starter would be until right before Sunday’s game versus the Oakland Raiders. Today, he broke that vow and spilled the beans.
Green took snaps with the Chiefs first-team unit today in practice. The Pro Bowl quarterback has been out since Week 1 when he suffered a concussion against the Bengals. He has been cleared to practice for several weeks, but just received the okay to play earlier this week.
Damon Huard had been filling in for Green, going 5-3, but was inconsistent. The latest 10-point output in a loss to the Dolphins did not help Huard’s cause at all. However, to Huard’s credit, he was the second-rated passer in the NFL going into the Miami game. But it all goes back to the age-old question of whether a player should lose their starting spot because of injury. Apparently in this case, Edwards does not think so.