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Lockout or not, Gary Kubiak is hardly on break, says Richard Justice. Best nugget here: Wade Phillips trimmed his want list in the draft to 15 or 20 and the Texans drafted five from that group.
Vonta Leach was 65th on the list of the NFL’s top 100 players in 2010. Kirk Morrison offers commentary. (Video.)
A look at Phillips and nose tackles from Chris Watkins and Nick Scurfield, with a link to a Phillips dinner talk.
Peyton Manning’s silence is about cash, says Mike Freeman. This is a bit harsh and far-reaching, but the theme could be part of why the quarterback is laying so low.
The father-son Colts front office of Bill Polian and Chris Polian gives the Colts the same old outlook, says Clark Judge.
How St. Vincent’s Sport Performance is helping the Colts, from 18 to 88.
Tania Ganguli got an exclusive look at a Jaguars’ workout and provides a rundown of how the players are operating.
David Garrard talked quarterback competition with Ganguli at his charity finishing tournament. “If it's not me, then it's just not me. If Blaine [Gabbert] comes in and he is above and beyond just better than me, then best of luck to him. Because the best person is going to give this team a chance to win should be out there.”
Aaron Kampman talks about his knee and the Jaguars’ workouts, says Ganguli.
A weak second round helped make the decision to trade a second-round pick to move up for Gabbert even easier for Gene Smith, writes John Oehser.
An interview with rookie corner Rod Issac from Brandon Clark.
Mike Munchak and his staff are bonding during the lockout, says John Glennon.
Rookie running back Jamie Harper is featured in Sam Farmer’s piece about the status of locked out rookies in need of playbooks.
Kerry Collins is the right guy to start while Jake Locker develops, says David Climer.
Is Eddie George a Pro Football Hall of Famer, asks David Boclair. No, I answer.
Veteran options at middle linebacker, from Andrew Strickert.