Reading the coverage:
When the Texans win and start to feel happy about themselves, they’re bad. When they’re ticked off, they are much better, says John McClain.
The Texans are perplexed about not playing well at home, says McClain.
Only two teams in the last 10 years have made the playoffs in a season when they’ve lost a game as badly as the Texans lost to the Giants, says Jerome Solomon.
Negotiations with Peyton Manning are going on in a Cone of Silence, writes Sean Leahy.
For some Colts, NFL life is a day-to-day existence, says Phillip B. Wilson.
Questions about the returner, the first round pick and the Colts’ priorities, with Mike Chappell.
John Oehser looks at the national media’s incessant focus on Colts rushing stats.
Why do the Colts have so many injuries, asks Dan Svirsky.
What the Colts are saying now about Jerry Hughes doesn’t line up with what they said when they drafted him, says Stampede Blue. (A good piece, but I am totally again the use of the word “bust” in anything about a guy this early in his career.)
Derek Cox minded his business and regained his spot, says Tania Ganguli.
The Titans are tough, not dirty, Maurice Jones-Drew said on the Dan Patrick Show.
Aaron Kampman and Tyson Alualu have made a major impact on the Jaguars defense this season, says Vic Ketchman.
A win in front of a sellout on national TV would send the message that pro football is alive and well in Jacksonville, says Ketchman.
How does Don Carey factor in at safety, wonders Adam Stites.
Five things John Glennon knows about the Titans,
The Titans run game is always about the extra defender, says David Boclair.
Three reasons to be happy and three to be concerned, from Terry McCormick.
Jeff Fisher owns the NFC, says Darren McFarland.
Another vote for Kenny Britt over Justin Gage, from Drexel Perry.