Reading the coverage…
The week after a loss tends to drag, so the Texans are happy theirs is a short one, says Tania Ganguli of the Houston Chronicle.
Among the Texans’ new injuries; A banged up plant leg for punter Donnie Jones, says Ganguli.
A plan for new digital scoreboards at Reliant Stadium is heading for a vote, says John McClain.
The NFL admitted it missed the call on Andrew Luck’s interception against Tennessee and that his knee was down. The replay official failed to get the definitive picture to the referee, says Mike Chappell of the Indianapolis Star.
To which I say: Why does stuff like this still happen? We all said in the press box that there was no way the ref could have seen the shot we were seeing, and he didn’t. Ridiculous. At least they admit their mistake.
Andrew Luck regards his trip home to Houston Sunday as a business trip, says Chappell.
Vick Ballard is in line for the bulk of the running back work, says Phil Richards of the Star.
Chad Henne’s returning to Miami with the same determination to win as a starter, says Vito Stellino of the Florida Times-Union.
Mike Mularkey returned from a sick day at full speed, says Ryan O’Halloran of the Times-Union.
As Cecil Shorts returns from a concussion, he’s talked to Laurent Robinson, a Jaguars receiver whose season ended with multiple concussions, says John Oehser of Jaguars.com.
Mel Kiper thinks the strength of the upcoming draft at defensive end lines up with a Titans’ need, says John Glennon of The Tennessean.
Jason McCourty was wired for sound in the Titans recent loss to Houston. (Video.)