Reading the coverage: Slaton to start

Houston Texans

Andre Johnson denies he will want out if the Texans don’t make the playoffs, says John McClain.

Steve Slaton will start Monday night, says McClain.

Eric Winston vows to protect teammates, say McClain and Dale Robertson.

Indianapolis Colts

The Ravens offer an unusual challenge for the Colts, says Mike Chappell.

It’s a home game for Matt Stover, writes Chappell.

Gijon Robinson didn’t travel to Baltimore, says John Oehser.

Ravens QB guru Cam Cameron has ties to Terre Haute, says Tom James.

Jacksonville Jaguars

Marcus Stroud won’t play against his old team.

Key matchup: Eugene Monroe vs. Aaron Schobel.

Justin Durant is doubtful for the Buffalo game, says Michael C. Wright.

Terry O’Brien chimes in on several Jaguars issues.

Richard Collier shares his story, says Charlie Patton.

Tennessee Titans

Nick Harper will concentrate on not getting too hyped as he returns to the lineup, says Gary Estwick.

LenDale White wants to start, but is happy for the wins, says Estwick.

Cortland Finnegan and Keith Bulluck drew big fines for actions against Buffalo, writes Jim Wyatt.

The option package is a nice changeup, says Terry McCormick.