RTC: Columnist says Cushing unbelievable

Good morning from Bristol, Conn., where Friday marks the final day of the bloggers’ annual visit.

By day’s end we’ll know if the scheme I hatched to get promoted worked.

Or if I get fired.

Thanks for your understanding this week, when the posting’s been slow. I promise what I’ve gotten out of my time here will pay off in future posts.

So, before plunging back into meeting mode, a quick edition of "Reading the coverage." The Titans had an open OTA Thursday, so we’re a little heavier there.

Houston Texans

Brian Cushing speaks, and says he didn’t ingest or inject anything illegal, writes John McClain.

Cushing “was angry and defiant and thoroughly lacking credibility. He admitted to nothing and spun a story that requires suspending logic and ignoring science,” says Richard Justice.

Indianapolis Colts

The Colts are one of 17 teams raising ticket prices, says Jarrett Bell.

Reviewing playing time on defense with Stampede Blue.

Jacksonville Jaguars

Jack Del Rio rallied students at a local high school, says Dan Scanian.

Kassim Osgood sat down with Ryan Robinson for this piece at the team’s web site.

Tennessee Titans

Vince Young explains changing agents, from Jim Wyatt.

Ryan Mouton and Jason McCourty are fighting for an open cornerback spot, writes Wyatt.

The Titans miss Chris Johnson, says David Climer.

Thursday’s OTA work was unconventional, says David Boclair.

Kenny Britt responded to his wakeup call, says Jonathan Hutton.

Rod Hood is out after sports hernia surgery, says Hutton.

The Titans were hardly outraged by the Brian Cushing developments, says Sports in the 615.