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Houston Texans

Houston added two veteran defensive ends in Adewale Ogunleye and Ryan Denney, says John McClain.

The trip to Washington will test the Texans’ maturity, says John McClain.

Vonta Leach is a hefty hole puncher, says Jeffrey Martin.

LaVar Arrington looks at Arian Foster against the Redskins' run defense. (Hat tip to Alan Burge.)

Players have the high moral ground in the labor debate, says Richard Justice.

The Texans also worked out some offensive linemen, says Adam Kaplan. (Hat tip to Toro Times.)

David Anderson appreciated the fans.

Indianapolis Colts

Poor protection meant the Colts’ offense was too hurried, says Phillip B. Wilson.

Bob Sanders visits Dr. James Andrews Wednesday.

Has Sanders reached the end, asks Bob Kravitz.

The Colts are very good in national television games, says Rick Gosselin.

John Oehser wonders about the venomous reaction to Sanders’ injury.

Brett Mock’s breakdown looks closely at the roles of Fili Moala and Philip Wheeler, among others, in the loss at Houston.

Jacksonville Jaguars

Kirk Morrison, Kassim Osgood, Russell Allen and John Matthews all have San Diego connections, says Tania Ganguli.

Daryl Smith was named defensive player of the week, says Rich Jones.

Simon Evans with a thoughtful look at the Jaguars’ situation. (Hat tip to Alfie Crow.)

Greg Jones should have played in the 1970s, says Vic Ketchman of the team’s website.

Three things to look for as the Jaguars prepare for San Diego, from Mike Corrao.

Tennessee Titans

Five things John Glennon knows about the Titans.

Vince Young is back in the Heisman Trophy talk.

The Titans worked out four players Tuesday, says Jim Wyatt.

Limited passing meant limited pain for Justin Gage and Nate Washington, who are dealing with injuries, says David Boclair.

The Titans will face Dennis Dixon at quarterback, says Jonathan Hutton.