Reading the coverage: Grossman's chance
September, 4, 2009
By Paul Kuharsky | ESPN.com
Posted by ESPN.com’s Paul Kuharsky
- Rex Grossman gets his last big chance to sell the Texans on three quarterbacks Friday night, writes John McClain.
- Who McClain will be watching as Houston plays in Tampa.
- Jim Sorgi qualified as the lone bright spot for the Colts in their big loss at Cincinnati.
- Adam Vinatieri was back in action, but missed his lone field goal attempt, says Phil Richards.
- Contemplating the Colts and a third quarterback, with John Oehser.
- The Colts losing a preseason finale is hardly a new development, says Oehser.
- Stampedeblue.com reviews the game and picks a 53-man roster.
- The final preseason game produced the first win and answered a lot of questions for the Jaguars, says Michael C. Wright
- Maurice Jones-Drew should be OK but Jack Del Rio couldn’t say for sure that the running back will practice Wednesday, says Vito Stellino.
- Assume nothing about Jones-Drew’s status, advises Gene Frenette.
- Mike Sims-Walker grabbed a touchdown in his return, says Stellino.
- Tony Pashos was at right guard as the Jaguars pushed forward, says Garry Smits.
- Fans should be able to understand that rebuilding is part of the cyclical life of the NFL, says Vic Ketchman of jaguars.com.
- Jordan Black got an extension. What does that mean for the team’s other tackles who qualify as backups?
- The blackout didn’t drive fans to the stadium, says Frenette.
- The Titans pounded the Packers in their fifth and final preseason game, says Jim Wyatt.
- GM Mike Reinfeldt says nothing is imminent with veteran receivers the team tried out, writes Jim Wyatt. I heard Samie Parker was impressive and Jerry Porter was, to put it lightly, not. Mark Jones heads the list if the Titans go to it.
- Mark Jones may have done enough to secure the job as returner, says Gary Estwick.
- Starters didn’t play much, says Wyatt.
- Vince Young and Dominique Edison were the stars, says Terry McCormick.
- Roger Goodell has broadened the league investigation into tampering possibilities with Albert Haynesworth, blogs Wyatt.