Reading the coverage: Big night for Jags

Houston Texans

Donnie Avery gets to play in a game against his favorite player, Andre Johnson, says John McClain.

Bryan Pittman’s return could help Kris Brown, says John McClain.

David Barron looks back at the Shamrock Bowl.

Five key matchups in Rams-Texans from Battle Red Blog.

Gary Kubiak is in critical condition, says Clark Judge as he assesses coaches in trouble.

Indianapolis Colts

Individual goals remain for the Colts, says Mike Chappell.

Should they go for 16-0? More from Chappell.

We’ll all find out who plays and how much together, writes Bob Kravitz.

Handicapping the MVP race with Alex Marvez.

Bob Lamey calls games with passion, says Curt Cavin.

Eyes will be on Maurice Jones-Drew, says Phillip B. Wilson.

Considering playoff possibilities in the AFC, with Wilson.

John Oehser’s game preview.

Jacksonville Jaguars

The Jaguars hope Thursday night is the beginning of the end of their ticket woes, says Gene Frenette.

It’s a prime-time challenge for Jacksonville, says Vito Stellino.

Young talent could get Jacksonville some notice, says Pete Prisco.

Greg Jones is going on injured reserve, reports Michael C, Wright.

The Fox affiliate got the simulcast of the NFL Network broadcast by being the highest bidder, says Jeff Elliott.

John Henderson and Mike Sims-Walker are expected to play and Rashean Mathis is doing better, says Wright.

The Jags will enjoy a break after a quick turnaround, writes Wright.

Thursday’s mailbag from Vic Ketchman.

Breaking down the Jaguars offensive line with Jonathan Loesche.

Tennessee Titans

Chris Johnson mic’d up.

Vince Young is likely to play, says Jim Wyatt.

Johnson says Ted Ginn backed out of a race, say Wyatt and Gary Estwick.

Nate Washington on hamstring injuries, from Wyatt.

Who the Titans need to win, from Music City Miracles.