Reading the coverage…
The Texans need to keep their big three on offense healthy and on the field, says John McClain of the Houston Chronicle.
Antonio Smith missed a second practice with a sore ankle, says McClain and Dale Robertson.
How Houston will attack Jacksonville, from Nate Dunlevy of Bleacher Report.
Bob Kravitz of the Indianapolis Star is trying to learn the Colts' new roster, and provides a quiz to help you do the same.
As he looks at the idea of better offensive balance, Mike Chappell of the Star finds that Andrew Luck had a zero passer rating on third down in the opener.
The Colts need a faster start to avoid offensive imbalance, says Conrad Brunner of 1070 The Fan.
Houston’s big three on offense typically fare pretty well against the Jaguars, says Vito Stellino of the Florida Times-Union.
The Jaguars allowed more than 100 yards after contact in Minnesota, so better tackling has been a big theme this week, says John Oehser of the team web site.
A new ticket promotion: For $20 each you can buy up to four seats to a Jaguars home game on a Saturday. Sunday an hour before kickoff, you turn in your certificate and get random, non-premium seats, likely singles. It’s a coin toss where you’ll wind up, so the team is calling it the Coin Toss Ticket promotion.
Analysts are wondering about Chris Johnson’s passion, swagger and confidence, writes Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean.
The last time he played against the Chargers, defensive end Kamerion Wimbley had a career day, says John Glennon of The Tennessean.
Johnson understands the scrutiny, says David Boclair of the Nashville City Paper.
A win in San Diego would do a lot to help move Mike Munchak out of Jeff Fisher’s shadow, says Boclair.