AFC South links: Colts, Luck 'close'

Houston Texans

Houston came to terms with Alan Ball, who in five seasons with Dallas played mostly cornerback but also some safety, and running back Justin Forsett, the Houston Chronicle reports.

Indianapolis Colts

Team owner Jim Irsay tweeted that contract talks with quarterback Andrew Luck, the team's top draft pick, have been "productive" and that negotiators are "getting close."

Indy Star columnist Bob Kravitz writes Colts fans will "regret" bailing on their season tickets.

Jacksonville Jaguars

The Jaguars Caravan, the team's new effort to strengthen fan support in northern Florida and neighboring Georgia, hit Brunswick, Ga., with players including Laurent Robinson and Brad Meester and former star Tony Boselli aboard, the Florida Times-Union reports.

Tennessee Titans

Coach Mike Munchak is planning to give Matt Hasselbeck and Jake Locker equal time with the first-team offense, he told the Tennessean.

The Tennessean also reported that a notice that his house will go up for auction was news to former Titans running back Eddie George, according to the accountant who's trying to work out a loan modification for George and his wife.