Reading the coverage ...
Vonta Leach doesn’t think the Texans appreciated him and was insulted by their offer before he jumped to Baltimore as a free agent, writes Jeffrey Martin of the Houston Chronicle. Fullbacks are only worth so much, I think, and the Texans have run pretty well without Leach.
Any quarterback put in Curtis Painter’s situation behind Peyton Manning would have had a hard time early on, according to Austin Collie. Mike Chappell of the Indianapolis Star has the story.
The Jaguars' last trip to Pittsburgh convinced them they were close to being a real contender and put them on a course that ultimately hurt them badly, writes Vito Stellino of the Times-Union.
With a 3-2 record at the bye, the Titans still qualify as a bit of a mystery, writes John Glennon of The Tennessean.