Reading the coverage…
T.J. Yates and Jake Delhomme were in high demand on the Texans’ first day of preparation for the Falcons, says John McClain of the Houston Chronicle.
Andre Johnson is ready for a matchup with old friend Dunta Robinson, says McClain.
Dan Orlovsky wants to avoid 0-16 again, says Phil Richards.
Players were surprised Larry Coyer was fired, but they know jobs are on the line, says Phillip. B. Wilson.
Peyton Manning will have news this week, our Chris Mortensen says.
Mel Tucker shook up the receivers in his first major moves as head coach, says Tania Ganguli.
Fred Taylor does not have a high opinion of Jack Del Rio, writes Eric Adelson of The Post Game.
The Jaguars are making a ticket push for Monday night with the new owner ready to make his first appearance at EverBank Field, says Vito Stellino.
Derrick Morgan has had more injuries than sacks in his career so far, says John Glennon of The Tennessean.
Chris Johnson says the focus isn’t yards, it’s the playoffs, says Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean. Also in this notebook, former punter Craig Hentrich is suing the Titans over benefits under worker’s compensation.
Missed this earlier in the week: Mike Munchak’s daring calls on fourth down has paid off, says David Boclair of the Nashville City Paper.