Reading the coverage ...
John McClain of the Houston Chronicle looks at all the people involved in building the Texans’ roster depth. GM Rick Smith and the front office have done some very good work, but we shouldn’t forget the influence they’ve given Wade Phillips.
Quintin Demps had a pick in his first game back with the Texans in another chance, says Jeffrey Martin of the Chronicle.
How the mighty have fallen. Colts-Patriots has long been the league’s premier matchup. Now it’s been flexed out of prime time to save us. Phillip B. Wilson of the Indianapolis Star has this story.
Mike Chappell of the Star on the issues the team has with the local media.
Jimmy Johnson says the Colts should take Andrew Luck and deal Peyton Manning, says Mike Berardino of the Sun-Sentinel. Hat tip to Mark Alesia.
“Somehow I think Bill Polian is so smart, so shrewd, that he figured out how to leave the Colts in good shape for the next 10-15 years … and this is his plan,” says Clark Judge of CBSSports.com.
The Jaguars rebuilt linebacking group is living up to the billing, says Tania Ganguli of the Times-Union. It’s not easy to find a better trip than Paul Posluszny, Daryl Smith and Clint Session.
Linebacker Mike Lockley was promoted from the practice squad says Ganguli.
Despite his ties to Nashville and the Titans, Albert Haynesworth is unlikely to be heading back to Tennessee, says John Glennon of The Tennessean.
If the concept of “Dreads on a Stick” is of interest to you, here’s you link. Chris Johnson’s apparently fighting with former business associates over the promotional concept, says Glennon.
Resist the urge to call for Jake Locker, urges Music City Miracles.