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J.J. Watt lobbies to play on offense and Gary Kubiak left the door open that he could get in on a goal line play at some point, says Brian T. Smith of the Houston Chronicle.
The Texans currently have second-year players manning both guard slots with Brandon Brooks and Ben Jones, say John McClain and Dale Robertson of the Houston Chronicle.
Undrafted rookie cornerback A.J. Bouye is making a big push to be part of the roster, says Smith.
A look at the Texans new scoreboard and what the franchise is doing with new technology, from Taylor Bloom of SportTechie.
The Colts are taking it slow with running back Ahmad Bradshaw as he returns from a foot injury, but they expect to see him running angry once he’s all the way back, says Mike Chappell.
Tight end Coby Fleener suffered a concussion in the preseason game against Buffalo and will not go through the recovery protocol, says Chappell.
A look at the work of the first-team offensive line in the loss to the Bills, from Kyle Rodriguez of Colts Authority.
Paul Posluszny doesn’t consider himself elite. “I need to find a way to make game changing plays, to make more impact plays, whether it’s interceptions, whether it’s when there’s an opportunity to rush the passer, I have to make plays there. Forced fumbles. They’ve got to be plays that help the team win,” he told Vito Stellino of the Florida Times-Union.
After a lackluster practice by the Jaguars, Marcedes Lewis gathered the teams and offered a measured message about how it wasn’t acceptable, says Ryan O’Halloran of the Times-Union.
With Russell Allen out with an ankle injury, undrafted LaRoy Reynolds is working as the strongside linebacker with the first team, says John Oehser of the team’s website.
Damian Williams is faster than he’s ever been after summer work with Olympic sprinters, says Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean.
Shawn Jefferson "might be the best thing to happen to Kenny Britt since the Titans drafted the wide receiver in 2009, and he could be the reason rookie Justin Hunter turns into a star some day. That’s the best-case scenario, of course,” says Wyatt.
Receivers have a focus on blocking as they know they are a big piece of springing Chris Johnson, says Craig Peters of the team’s website.