Reading the coverage: Mathis meets whale

Houston Texans

To earn his big new contract, DeMeco Ryans “did everything the right way,” says GM Rick Smith, reports John McClain.

Texans faithful are relived and excited about Ryans’ deal, writes Alan Burge.

Indianapolis Colts

Looking at needs in Colts’ context with John Oehser.

Robert Mathis had a meeting with a whale and Stampede Blue has the photographic evidence.

Jacksonville Jaguars

The Jaguars should bring back Reggie Hayward, says Alfie Crow. I agree.

Expect a continued focus on acquiring value, says Vic Ketchman.

Jeremy Mincey’s clinging to his dream, writes Ketchman.

Tennessee Titans

Interest in Chris Simms or Patrick Ramsey could help the Titans gain leverage with Kerry Collins, says Jim Wyatt.

The addition of Tye Hill kept the Titans’ focus on defense.