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Reading the coverage: Monroe's road

Posted by ESPN.com's Paul Kuharsky

Inside dish on all four teams from The Sporting News.

Houston Texans

Indianapolis Colts

  • As we've long suspected, there will be no restrictions on how the Colts can use consultants Tom Moore and Howard Mudd on game days, says Mike Chappell citing an NFL.com report. Why couldn't the league have sent out this memo when this was a huge story and everyone was asking the question?

  • John Oehser considers the roles of Moore and Mudd.

  • Can Peyton Manning get better, asks Oehser.

  • A breakdown of cornerback Dante Hughes, from Oehser.

  • The Colts make Indy a football town, says Oehser.

  • Would Tony Dungy have wanted to work with Michael Vick? Larry Hawley examines the question.

Jacksonville Jaguars

  • Eugene Monroe overcame trying times including the death of his dad en route to becoming a top-10 pick, says Michael Wright.

  • Connect with the Jaguars via text alerts, Facebook and Twitter.

  • Blackouts are unavoidable, says Gene Frenette.

  • Even if coaches have less influence, wins will get some into the Hall of Fame says Vic Ketchman of jaguars.com.

  • The man charged with shooting Jaguars lineman Richard Collier says a secretly recorded conversation that prosecutors call his confession shows his innocence, according to letters mailed last week from the Duval County jail. The report from Paul Pinkham.

  • The Jaguars cannot afford to be average for an extended period of time, says Brendan Sonnone.

Tennessee Titans

  • "If you're going to stick around the league that long at an at-risk position like running back, you must hit the trifecta -- good genes, good luck and good preparation." David Climer looks at Chris Johnson heading into Year 2.

  • Peter King shares his thoughts on the Steve McNair/Hall of Fame "debate" in his return to MMQB.

  • Minus Albert Haynesworth, the Titans will look to a committee at defensive tackle, writes Gary Estwick.

  • The linebackers want to create more turnovers, says Jim Wyatt.

  • Depth is the question in the secondary, writes Eswick.

  • Sen'Derrick Mark's agent says talks are progressing, says Estwick.