http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/sports/fb/texansfront/4179777.html Coach Gary Kubiak was asked about the first-game performance of rookie defensive end Mario Williams, the first pick in the draft who was in on three tackles. "He's got a long way to go, just like everybody else," Kubiak said. "(He was) inconsistent. He did some things well early in the game and made a couple of plays early in the second half. But he needs to be consistent, assignment-wise and gap-wise. He's got to get much better, as we all do." Defending blitz pickup Veteran running back Ron Dayne, who was signed last week, was not activated for the Eagles game. Kubiak was asked if Dayne might be able to help with blitz pickup since Wali Lundy and Vernand Morency don't have a lot of experience. "I don't think those two kids did anything wrong in protection," Kubiak said. "They were where they were supposed to be. "I can't sit here and say Ronnie would have made a difference, protection-wise."