Reading the coverage: MJD pushing beards

Posted by ESPN.com's Paul Kuharsky

Peter King hits Matt Schaub and Steve Slaton a bit in MMQB and also shares this nugget: The 2008 Colts were the only team of the last decade with no sacks by linebackers or defensive backs.

Houston Texans

Richard Justice believes Brian Cushing can be a quick impact player.

Tim Bulman continues to work hard and search for the right role, says John McClain.

Jordan Godwin considers Mario Williams' work ethic.

Antonio Smith apologized for a heated exchange with Bill Kollar that fans overheard, reports Anna-Meghan Riley. It seems like it took a little longer than it should have, but from a distance it's hard to know what factored into the timing.

James Casey's already filling in at fullback as well as tight end, writes McClain.

Day 3 observations from Alan Burge.

Indianapolis Colts

As he drove to Terre Haute for his first training camp, Jim Caldwell got an encouraging text from Tony Dungy, writes Mike Chappell. From the story on the new head coach: "The inspection of Caldwell -- how he runs practice and interacts with the players, how he commands the sideline during games -- undoubtedly will be an on-going process."

Donald Brown signed in time to be on time, says Chappell.

Reggie Wayne's arrival signals the hard work ahead, writes Chappell.

As he drove to camp, Peyton Manning contemplated Dungy and Marvin Harrison, says John Oehser.

Adam Vinatieri says after hip and knee surgery he'll be ready for opening day, writes Oehser.

Charlie Johnson expects to return from pectoral surgery near the end of camp, according to Oehser. Johnson's key depth they need to have ready.

Jacksonville Jaguars

Maurice Jones-Drew is spearheading a beard-growing drive in the locker room. Great headline here on Vito Stellino's piece.

Looking to freshen things up, Jack Del Rio is moving his team into the visitors' locker room at Jacksonville Municipal Stadium for the first two weeks, says Michael C. Wright.

A look at Mike Walker from Jon Loesche.

Tennessee Titans

Jonathan Hutton puts forth a smart proposal for how to give Vince Young a true preseason test. I like it, but don't expect the Titans to do it.

Kenny Britt starts out on the PUP list, says Jim Wyatt.

Javon Ringer makes the battle for third running back much more interesting,

Jacob Ford's having an MRI on his hamstring, says Terry McCormick.

Titans Radio looks at the offensive line.