Reading the coverage: Slaton was backed down

Posted by ESPN.com's Paul Kuharsky

Good morning. For your one-stop shopping and reading pleasure, I present my tour of the AFC South.

Houston Texans

  • The Texans' players have Gary Kubiak's back, writes John McClain. Call me crazy, but I think the best way to support a coach is to play well for him, not to talk about your support.

  • Steve Slaton was wearing down, so the Texans lightened his load Sunday against Baltimore, explains McClain.

  • McClain breaks out the F-minus in his report card.

  • Players are focused on moving forward for each other, blogs Megan Manfull.

Indianapolis Colts

Jacksonville Jaguars

Tennessee Titans