RTC: Heyward-Bey remains ahead of Hilton

Here's Wednesday's edition of Reading the Coverage:

Stephen Holder of the Indianapolis Star writes about why receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey remains above T.Y. Hilton on the depth chart despite Hilton having the better preseason. Both receivers should have good seasons no matter who is second or third on the depth chart.

USA Today has a story where quarterbacks Peyton Manning, Andrew Luck and Ben Roethlisberger talk about Arizona coach Bruce Arians, who coached all three of them at some point.

Phil Wilson talks to rookie offensive lineman Hugh Thornton, who is looking forward to playing in the preseason finale at Cincinnati on Thursday after missing most of training camp with an injured ankle.

Tom James of the Terre Haute Tribune writes that the defense wants to be as good as the offense this season after finishing in the bottom third of the league in all three major categories last season.