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Jeff Garcia and Jake Delhomme are the primary candidates to be the quarterback the Texans add, writes John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. But the newcomer will compete to be the backup to T.J. Yates at the start.
Andre Johnson might not be as big a factor going forward as many of us think, says Lance Zierlein of the Chronicle’s blogs.
Will the Patriots' general dislike of the Colts prompt them to run up the score on Sunday if they have the chance? Mike Chappell examines the idea while discussing the opening 21-point spread.
Bill Polian disputed a report that Peyton Manning’s future is grim, says Phil Richards of the Star. Talking about Marvin Harrison Sunday, Manning indicated he’d have a checkup and an update this week.
Wayne Weaver showed how patient he can be again on Monday, when a coaching change some expected did not materialize, writes Vito Stellino of the Times-Union. “(Jack Del Rio) is the only coach in NFL history to fail to win a division title in his first nine seasons.”
The entire passing offense needs to be addressed; it’s not going to be solved by adding one receiver, says John Oehser of jaguars.com.
Mike Munchak isn’t ready to declare the run game fixed, but he likes the direction it’s heading, writes Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean. The Titans’ next three opponents don’t defend the run well.
The Titans have to worry about winning their games, not the Texans’ quarterback issues, Munchak said. Wyatt's story.