Reading the coverage: Mathis to miss game

Houston Texans

The spotlight beckons Mario Williams again, says Richard Justice.

Matt Schaub sees Monday night as a chance to showcase the Texans, writes John McClain.

Vince Young is a double threat for the Texans, says McClain.

A replay of McClain’s chat.

Indianapolis Colts

Surpassing John Mackey humbles Dallas Clark, says Mike Chappell.

Gary Brackett is quite familiar with Ray Rice, says Phil Richards.

A knee injury means Terrell Suggs won’t play against the Colts on Sunday.

The Colts are missing Anthony Gonzalez, are watching Jerraud Powers gain confidence and are relentless on defense, says John Oehser.

The standard is high for Clark, there’s accountability on the offensive line and Reggie Wayne is as good as there is, says Oehser.

Thirteen players missed practice Wednesday, writes Oehser.

The league is looking into a postgame incident where Bill Belichick’s security guy and a cameraman came into contact, says Tom Spalding.

Yes, the failures of Tony Ugoh and Mike Pollak are bad, but the Colts have been able to replace them, says Stampede Blue.

The Colts and Saints are the league’s two best teams, but one of them probably won’t make the Super Bowl, says Clark Judge.

Jacksonville Jaguars

Perry Fewell will make his head coaching debut against the Jags, a team he used to work for, says Vito Stellino.

Rashean Mathis is out of the Buffalo game with a groin injury, says Michael C. Wright.

Is there a segment of Jaguars fans that spend time searching for signs of disrespect? Vic Ketchman wonders,

Clint Ingram is not what he should be, says big Cat Country.

Jimmy Smith got probation after a guilty plea to a drug possession charge.

Tennessee Titans

With Chris Johnson and Young, the Titans are double trouble running the ball, says Jim Wyatt.

David Letterman saluted Bud Adams, says Jim Wyatt.

Adams is making the weekend a reunion of the original Oilers, says Terry McCormick.

Chase Stuart looks at Johnson’s numbers.