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RTC: Securing Peyton Manning long term

5/27/2011

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Houston Texans

New Houston defensive backs coach Vance Joseph has to rely on film to study his players, HoustonTexans.com's Nick Scurfield reports.

Vonta Leach came in at No. 65 on the NFL Network's list of the top 100 players in the game, much to Leach's surprise.

Indianapolis Colts

Colts owner Jim Irsay remains confident the team will be able to sign quarterback Peyton Manning to a long-term deal once the lockout ends.

Director of pro personnel Clyde Powers says he was fired, which is contrary to the initial report that he was retiring.

Jacksonville Jaguars

Jacksonville's running back corps may be the "most competitive position group we have on our team" according to general manager Gene Smith.

Wide receiver Jason Hill makes Pete Prisco's list of players poised for a breakout season in 2011.

Tennessee Titans

Commissioner Roger Goodell defended the lockout in a conference call with Titans season-ticket holders.

Tennessee's Cortland Finnegan said the players are trying to schedule a team-wide practice in June that includes not only veterans but recent draft picks as well.