Reading the coverage: Thomas sparks Jaguars
October, 5, 2009
By Paul Kuharsky | ESPN.com
Posted by ESPN.com’s Paul Kuharsky
Before heading back to Nashville from Indianapolis, here's everything you need to read on the AFC South Monday morning:
- The Texans kept it a business-like atmosphere after beating the woeful Raiders, writes John McClain.
- Anthony Smith and the Texans’ defense got it together, says Jerome Solomon.
- A stout run defense stifled the Raiders, says Dale Robertson.
- It was an uplifting game for Steve Slaton and Ryan Moats, according to David Barron.
- Gary Kubiak was proud of how Frank Bush rallied the troops, says Robertson.
- Swine flu is a fear for Xavier Adibi, Chris Brown and Eugene Wilson, said Kubiak. The story from McClain.
- A win is a win, says Richard Justice.
- The Texans' D gets an A, says Alan Burge.
- The efficient Colts rolled over the Seahawks to get to 4-0, says Phil Richards.
- Despite a quad injury, Dwight Freeney was an efficient force, says Mike Chappell.
- The Colts stopped the run and turned Seattle one-dimensional, says Chappell.
- Peyton Manning is on his way to his fourth MVP already, says Alex Marvez.
- If you are looking for premium quarterback play, look to Manning, says Clark Judge.
- Edgerrin James enjoyed his homecoming trip, said Phillip B. Wilson.
- Bob Kravitz’s report card.
- Kravitz did an NFL-WNBA doubleheader.
- John Oehser’s morning after starts with a look at the run defense over the past two weeks.
- Manning found Freeney’s return inspirational, according to Oehser.
- Manning thinks 4-0 is a good start, writes Oehser.
- Ten things Demond Sanders saw in Seahawks-Colts. He points out the Colts' next two opponents are 0-8.
- The Jaguars are hardly dead after beating the Titans, writes Michael C. Wright.
- The Jaguars put on a good show beating the Titans, says Gene Frenette.
- Since Mike Thomas has been playing, the Jaguars are 2-0, writes Vito Stellino.
- Frenette’s report card.
- A kind schedule gives the Jaguars a playoff chance, says Frenette.
- How the game was won, according to Garry Smits.
- The offensive line showed off its improved depth, says Stellino.
- David Garrard focused on football, not on radio, says Wright.
- Josh Scobee had a big impact, writes Jeff Elliott.
- Be happy with this start, says Vic Ketchman.
- Where do they go from here, asks Cole Pepper.
- There are reasons for hope in Jacksonville, says Jay Gray.
- The Jaguars were dominating, says John Baker.
- Their winless mark embarrasses the Titans, writes Jim Wyatt.
- David Climer says this one goes on the short stack of worst performances since the team moved to Tennessee.
- Garrard picked apart the slumping Titans’ defense, says David Climer.
- Jeff Fisher never thought about turning to Vince Young, writes Wyatt.
- The Jaguars exposed holes in the Titans’ secondary, says Climer.
- The Titans' window is closing, says Climer.
- Nick Harper’s rib injury further diluted the secondary, say Wyatt and Climer.
- The Titans continue to flounder, says Terry McCormick.
- Keith Bulluck says the Titans are struggling to find their identity, writes McCormick.