RTC: On sophomores and free agents

Reading the coverage…

Derrick Morgan, Kareem Jackson and Jerry Hughes appear on Bucky Brooks’ list of guys who are being looked to for sophomore year breakouts.

Stephen Tulloch, Jason Babin and Clint Session make Pete Prisco’s list of the top 50 likely free agents to be.

Houston Texans

Combine the numbers of Kevin Walter and Jacoby Jones and you have the best No. 2 receiver in the league, Gary Kubiak told Nick Scurfield. Sure, but if you use that formula what does it leave you production-wise at No. 3?

Indianapolis Colts

Ravens receiver Derrick Mason thinks Peyton Manning is the best player in football by a wide margin.

Philip B. Wilson examines the current plight of undrafted free agents like DeMarcus Ganaway.

Agents are being cautious as the lockout plays out, says Wilson.

Considering free-agent defensive tackles possibilities like Brandon Mebane and Barry Cofield for the Colts with Brett Mock.

Jacksonville Jaguars

Austen Lane makes Tania Ganguli’s list of the 11 best athletes to follow on Twitter. And a companion piece that’s just NFL guys.

Rashean Mathis helps out his brother’s AAU team, says Chad Cushnir.

Tennessee Titans

The Titans linebackers are getting a makeover, says David Climer.

The lockout is hurting those who sell Titans merchandise, says Bryan Mullen.

Chris Johnson deserves his big pay day, says Bucky Brooks.