Reading the coverage: Ellison emerging

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Houston Texans

Tight end James Casey will work at fullback too, now that Boomer Grigsby is out up to six weeks with a badly sprained ankle, says John McClain.

Frank Okam and DelJuan Robinson are getting the right number of snaps to be effective, say McClain and Anna-Megan Raley.

Rex Grossman could miss more than a month with a hamstring injury and the Texans may bring back Alex Brink.

Matt Schaub's health will key the Texans' season, writes Alex Marvez.

Battledredblog.com assesses Texans' injuries.

Via @RosenhausSports on Twitter, Drew Rosenhaus said Dominique Barber is a first team safety now: "Congrats to Texans safety Dom Barber who was recently promoted to the 1st team. Dom is the proto-type NFL strong safety."

Indianapolis Colts

A look at the Colts' lingering issues from Mike Chappell.

It's too early to write off Tony Ugoh, says John Oehser. I agree, and it's not like the team has a ton of alternatives.

Jacksonville Jaguars

Just how explosive is Maurice Jones-Drew?

Five Jaguars to watch Monday night against Miami.

Atiyyah Ellison is emerging on the interior defensive line, writes Michael C. Wright.

Five things to know about the Jaguars, from Pete Prisco.

Five Jags won't play Monday night.

Torry Holt's been working with young receivers in the background, says Prisco.

Bigcatcountry.com predicts the final 53.

Tennessee Titans

Vince Young won't start in Dallas but could play more with the first team, says Jim Wyatt.

Bud Adams is more visible, but Jeff Fisher is in control, says David Climer.

The Titans are about to see some 3-4 defenses, say Jim Wyatt and Gary Estwick.

Ken Amato's an important specialist, says Terry McCormick.