Reading the coverage …
The Texans are undefeated in the AFC South and have beaten their three rivals. They’ve topped Indianapolis, Tennessee and Jacksonville by a combined score of 99-28. John McClain of the Houston Chronicle looks ahead at the rematches and remaining schedule.
There have been other drop-offs when a key quarterback’s been taken out of the equation the way Peyton Manning has in Indianapolis, writes Mike Wells of the Indianapolis Star.
Will Middleton put medical school on hold when he got his NFL shot, and now he’s going to be the Jaguars’ starting right cornerback for the rest for the season, says Tania Ganguli of the Times-Union.
Being a good blitzer doesn’t ensure you of results, writes Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean. But six of the Titans' 19 sacks have come from non-defensive linemen.