Posted by ESPN.com's Paul Kuharsky
Heading to San Diego this morning, but you might still find some posts trickling out while I travel.
Some morning headlines for you:
Gary Kubiak wants offensive improvements to start with a better turnover margin at quarterback, writes John McClain.
Steve Slaton had 508 yards rushing in December, which got him the NFL's offensive rookie of the month, says McClain.
John Finkel writes about Mario Williams for Muscle & Fitness magazine.
A look back at a crazy season for the Colts, by Phil Richards who counted 19 knee surgeries.
Feisty Philip Rivers is ready to take on the Colts again, writes Phillip B. Wilson.
Peyton Manning learns if he's MVP today, as Wilson looks at his competition.
Dan Federkeil is expected to start at right guard in San Diego, says Richards.
San Diego has done things the hard way, writes Richards.
Dominic Rhodes is wearing a winning-streak beard, writes Mike Chappell.
Pressure on Rivers is crucial for the Colts, says Tom James.
It's hard to gauge momentum as the playoffs start, writes James.
Dallas Clark ranks as one of the biggest unsung heroes in the league, according to Adam Schein.
All is quiet with those who cover the Jags.