Reading the coverage: Polian reviews Colts

Houston Texans

Ben Tate is the likely starter at running back in New Orleans, says John McClain.

Kevin Walter could return against the Saints, says John McClain.

Indianapolis Colts

The Colts are not considering any big changes, writes Mike Chappell.

Special-teams coverage units have been a giant problem so far, says Phil Richards.

Peyton Manning walked laps at practice, says Richards.

Lower your expectations, says Phillip B. Wilson.

Nate Dunlevy considers how the Colts would approach an opportunity at Andrew Luck.

According to Bill Polian, people must be must be “cold-hearted realistic” and that the “stark reality” is no one can operate the Colts' offense like Manning. Major props to Stampede Blue for listening to Polian’s show and writing up details.

Jacksonville Jaguars

Luke McCown and Blaine Gabbert are waiting for word on who will start in Carolina, says Vito Stellino.

Special teams were an issue for the Jaguars against the Jets, says Tania Ganguli.

John Oehser on Jack Del Rio’s timing with the quarterback decision.

A lot of angry readers wrote Oehser.

Tennessee Titans

Matt Hasselbeck has thrown for more yards in the first two weeks since any Oilers/Titans quarterback since Warren Moon in 1992, says Jim Wyatt.

Mike Munchak foresees a bigger role for Javon Ringer, says Wyatt.

The Titans will check out Clinton Portis today, says Wyatt.

Cortland Finnegan’s been restoring his reputation, says David Boclair.