RTC: Brandon James ready for his shot

Reading the coverage …

How long are quarterbacks holding onto the ball before they get sacked? J.J. Cooper examines the question. (Hate tip to Nate Dunlevy.)

Houston Texans

Frank Bush knows a defensive turnaround has to start with him, says Jeffery Martin.

Arian Foster is outshining better-known backs, says John McClain.

Matt Schaub took a full load at practice, says McClain.

What’s Jason Allen going to be asked to do, wonders Houston Diehards.

Indianapolis Colts

Phil Richards hands out his Colts midseason assessment.

Bob Kravitz hands out his dopey midseason awards.

Pat McAfee won’t be prosecuted for public intoxication, says Will Higgins.

Brandon James is ready for his shot as the Colts’ return man.

Jerraud Powers has an introductory video blog at his website.

John Oehser’s weekly magnificent seven entry includes discussion of Dwight Freeney and Antoine Bethea.

Jacksonville Jaguars

Line coach Andy Heck heaped praise on Eugene Monroe, says Vito Stellino.

The Texans are seeking consistency as they head to Jacksonville, says Ganguli.

Aaron Kampman hurt a knee and Tyson Alualu is also dealing with an injury, says Stellino.

Stellino and Ganguli preview the game. (Video.)

Tennessee Titans

What sort of influence will Randy Moss have on the Titans? John Glennon looks into the question.

Mike Heimerdinger talked with David Climer about how he’ll use Moss.

Vince Young (ankle) and Kerry Collins split reps at practice, says Jim Wyatt.

Police concluded their investigation of Kenny Britt’s bar fight, says Wyatt.