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Clarett sits with Green in meetings and shadows him at practices.

Ahman is a real positive dude,” Clarett said. “I talked to him on the phone before I came here, and he said he would be a resource to me on any level. Every question I have asked him, he’s been real helpful.”

The Nighthawks’ first game is at home in three weeks against the Hartford Colonials. Clarett said at one point that it was premature for him to think about how much playing time he would get.

“I’m just looking forward to getting started on Sept. 24.”