Reading the coverage: Manning on Madden cover?

April, 22, 2009

Posted by's Paul Kuharsky

The Sporting News looks at the top three needs of each team in the division.

Houston Texans

  • John McClain thinks the Texans will draft Brian Cushing or Clay Matthews, and looks at some questions each will have to answer.
  • A Houston perspective on Brian Orakpo, from Megan Manfull.
  • Lance Zierlein's top 10 players by position on defense.
  • Alan Burge finds Steve Slaton on a list of the top 10 rookies from 2008 (with Chris Johnson on top).

Indianapolis Colts

  • Peyton Manning is a candidate for the cover of Madden.
  • An Indianapolis perspective on James Laurinaitis, from Mike Chappell.
  • No. 5 on John Oehser's list of the top 25 picks of the Bill Polian era.
  • The Colts did the right thing by letting Dominic Rhodes move on, writes Oehser.
  • Oehser finds a report that says the Colts have signed center Kyle DeVan.
  • Looks at the Colts' standing at linebacker and safety, from Oehser.
  • Polian tells about how much harder it is to hit on late picks.

Jacksonville Jaguars

  • Torry Holt says he's craftier than he was in his prime, writes Vito Stellino. Holt also says the Titans did not make any sort of substantial offer.
  • Mark Sanchez could be the pivotal guy for the Jaguars at No. 8, says Stellino.
  • A breakdown of the quarterbacks in the draft, from Michael C. Wright.
  • Gene Smith will lean on his scouts and player character, writes Cole Pepper.
  • Vic Ketchman of takes questions.
  • Stay tuned for the unveiling of the Jaguars modified uniforms Wednesday.

Tennessee Titans

  • Chris Johnson has joined the offseason workout program in Nashville and Bo Scaife could be right behind him, reports Jim Wyatt.
  • Wyatt looks at defensive tackles from the Titans' perspective.
  • GM Mike Reinfeldt talks about the possibility of adding a veteran receiver, but it doesn't sound as if it'll be Anquan Boldin, writes Wyatt.
  • Who shouldn't the Titans pick, asks Wyatt.

Paul Kuharsky | email

ESPN Tennessee Titans reporter



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