RTC: Titans' D seeking respect

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Houston Texans

The Texans have to find a way to finish the deal against the Colts, says Dale Robertson.

Faith and Bible study are important elements in Rick Smith’s life, says Richard Justice.

The Texans and Colts want to mimic the show of player solidarity from Thursday night’s opener, says John McClain.

For Owen Daniels, the issue is conditioning, says McClain.

The Texans need to keep Neil Rackers off the field.

Houston’s gotten a lot closer in games against the Colts, says Richard Justice.

It’s put up or shut up time for the Texans, says Barry Wilner.

Charles Robinson doesn’t think the Texans will be ready.

Fans are not standing as one with the players, says Alan Burge.

Indianapolis Colts

Peyton Manning and Reggie Wayne almost have telepathy, says Mike Chappell.

Can the Colts win it all? The “yes” side of the debate.

Can the Colts win it all? The “no” side of the debate.

The Colts will not be hung-over, says Bob Kravitz.

Wayne won’t let his issues with his contract affect his play, says Chappell.

Eighteen things to watch for in Colts-Texans, from Nate Dunlevy.

Jacksonville Jaguars

The Times-Union’s game breakdown from Tania Ganguli.

Jarett Dillard is on IR, John Matthews is on the roster, says Tania Ganguli.

Tim Tebow expects to have some supporters in Jacksonville, says Ganguli.

There are ticket-sale issues in Southern California, says Gene Frenette.

Insightful Player looks at Aaron Kampman. (Hat tip to Matt Loede.)

Tennessee Titans

The Titans are expecting a lot from Derrick Morgan, says John Glennon.

Tennessee’s defense is looking to earn respect, says Jim Wyatt.

Donnie Nickey’s versatility is the key to his long career, says Wyatt.

Wyatt looks at Raiders-Titans matchups.

Wyatt asks two voters if Kevin Mawae is a Hall of Famer.

If you missed this, Jim Trotter broke down the Titans’ game-winning drive against Arizona last season.