Posted by ESPN.com's Paul Kuharsky
Antonio Smith thinks the Texans are playoff bound, writes Brian McTaggart.
Complaints from Houston about a lack of national coverage pause briefly as people read this Jeff Chadiha piece on Steve Slaton.
Marlin Jackson and Mike Hart are working their way back from knee injuries, says Mike Chappell.
Jackson talks about defensive changes under new coordinator Larry Coyer, says John Oehser.
Bill Polian says lawyers are still sorting through the possibilities for Tom Moore and Howard Mudd as consultants, writes Oehser.
Who's set up for a better 2009: Peyton Manning or Tom Brady? Don Banks considers the question.
Are things finally over for Mike Vanderjagt?
Jaguars.com looks at undrafted rookie defensive end Julius Williams.