Stuff you should read

Three Insider pieces of note plus one other that you’ll want to be aware of:

  • Bill Polian lists 11 emerging blue chip players.Insider The top two are from the AFC South. Who’s first and who’s second out of Andrew Luck and J.J. Watt? I’ll never tell.

  • Neil Hornsby of Pro Football Focus rates Titans cornerback Alterraun Verner as one of the league’s top 10 underrated players.Insider

  • Herm Edwards sorts through the five best coaching jobsInsider so far this season, with Chuck Pagano/ Bruce Arians ranking No. 1. “Pagano doesn't make this list because of his courage; he makes it because the product on the field has gotten better, and fast. With the help of Arians, Pagano has done a great job with this football team since day one.”

  • Also, Pro Football Weekly’s Midseason All-Pro Team is out: Colts receiver Reggie Wayne, Texans left tackle Duane Brown and Texans defensive end J.J. Watt represent the AFC South, with Watt a unanimous selection.