Reading the coverage: Epic QB battle on tap

Posted by ESPN.com’s Paul Kuharsky

Houston Texans

Matt Schaub’s performance in Tennessee illustrated what he can do when healthy, says Dale Robertson.

Steve Slaton is due to pop a long one, says Jerome Solomon.

John McClain’s game break down.

Battleredblog.com looks at key matchups.

Indianapolis Colts

Colts-Cardinals stands to be an epic quarterback battle, says Mike Chappell.

Some interesting color on Peyton Manning and Kurt Warner from Thomas George.

Gary Brackett and Kelvin Hayden won’t play.

The run game could determine which quarterback wins it, says Clark Judge.

Reggie Wayne will make his 100th consecutive start, says Chappell.

Jerraud Powers qualifies as an old rookie, says Phil Richards.

A game preview from John Oehser.

Brackett got fined $5,000 for spearing Ronnie Brown, says Tom Curran. (Thanks to Oehser for pointing us to it.)

Jim Caldwell needs less bend from the defense, says Tom James.

The always thorough 18 things to watch from 18to88.com.

Jacksonville Jaguars

Leaders need to step up for the Jaguars, says Vito Stellino.

The Jaguars face an identity crisis and a steep learning curve, writes Gene Frenette.

The Times-Union asks, “What if we lose the Jaguars?”

Jack Del Rio tried to clarify his statements, says Michael C. Wright.

Tennessee Titans

Mark Sanchez seeks a historic start, says Jim Wyatt.

The Tennessean’s matchup page.

Rex Ryan weighed in on Bart Scott versus Ahmard Hall.

Jeff Fisher’s not scared of 0-2, says Dan Graziano.

Others have gone from 0-2 to the Super Bowl, writes Wyatt.

What to watch in Titans-Jets from Greg Bishop.

Craig Hentrich is frustrated and in the dark, says Wyatt.

Steve McNair’s two oldest sons are seeking their share of his estate.