Reading the coverage ...
“While much has been made of the team’s almost-worst-to-first defensive renaissance, the offense’s about-face capacity to take quick control has been equally helpful,” says Dale Robertson of the Houston Chronicle. Better starts have been a big ingredient to the Texans’ success.
Andre Johnson is on schedule but was held out of practice on Wednesday, says John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. Gary Kubiak just says the same things over and over on this. I’d sit Johnson this week, get him the bye, too, and go forward from there.
The Colts will recognize Tom Moore on Sunday in a pregame ceremony at Lucas Oil Stadium, says Mike Chappell of the Indianapolis Star. Now a consultant for the Jets, Moore said he’s still got an emotional stake in the Colts.
Poor starts are killing the Colts. I can hear you saying, “What isn’t killing the Colts?” Point taken, but Phil Richards wrote about poor starts and I am sharing.
Sunday’s Jaguars-Colts matchup will pit No. 32 on offense against No. 31, points out Vito Stellino of the Times-Union. Important note: Only one team has a good defense.
Offensive lineman Eben Britton will miss his fourth consecutive game Sunday, says Tania Ganguli of the T-U.
Chris Johnson and DeAngelo Williams got their contracts, now they are looking to prove their worth, says Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean.