Posted by ESPN.com’s Paul Kuharsky
Another .500 season won’t get it done for the Texans, says Dale Robertson.
The Texans get a two-week roster exemption for Dunta Robinson, says John McClain.
Lance Zierlein has no problem with Robinson starting right away and neither do I.
The Jets will be a major challenge for the Texans, writes Alan Burge.
Eric Winston is the line AFC South player on Vinnie Iyer’s All-Breakout Team, and like a lot of the guys on here, I believe Winston has already broken out.
Battleredblog.com thinks DeMeco Ryans needs to be paid.
The Colts' most recent move -- it appears Tyjuan Hagler will start ahead of Phillip Wheeler at strongside linebacker -- is further evidence of this: “When the Colts make decisions on who starts -- and even who makes the team -- where or even if a player was drafted just doesn't matter,” writes John Oehser.
Jerraud Powers could be in line to start the opener with injuries to Kelvin Hayden and Tim Jennings, says Mike Chappell.
Jordan Senn was released to make room for special-teams ace Aaron Francisco. He and the other newcomer, Cody Glenn, are preparing for their first games, says Phil Richards.
Oehser hits on some of what Jim Caldwell is saying as the Colts prepare for Jacksonville.
Marlin Jackson will start out working only in the nickel to allow him to return to full speed at the proper pace, writes Oehser.
The timetable for Bob Sanders is up in the air, says Tim James.
Deshawn Zombie does nice work here explaining why he dislikes the offseason so much, and it’s an opinion I strongly agree with. “There is simply too much talk about players we know nothing about,” he says.
A run through of whether the Colts are better or worse unit by unit, from Zombie.
No news, no ruse on Maurice Jones-Drew’s bruise, says Vito Stellino.
Jones-Drew didn’t like the hit by Fred Smoot that left him with a shin bruise.
The Jags added Richard Bartell to their practice squad, giving them a third quarterback for practice.
Pay the quarterback, the stars and the first-rounders, get everything else on the cheap says Vic Ketchman of jaguars.com.
LenDale White said his talk is for entertainment value and that he’s actually a soft guy, writes Gary Estwick.
Nate Washington returned to practice, but his status for Thursday remains in doubt, says Jim Wyatt.
Wyatt analyzes the decision to keep three quarterbacks. Jeff Fisher can say the decision to keep Patrick Ramsey has nothing to do with Vince Young, but how could it not?
There is a chance Cortland Finnegan returns punts in Pittsburgh, says Wyatt.
Links from Titans Radio to Chris Johnson and Kerry Collins talking about preparations for the Steelers.
Mark Jones failed a physical in Carolina.