Reading the coverage:
J.J. Watt is reaching new altitude with his superb season, says John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. His competition for defensive player of the year isn’t having a season for the ages the way he is.
A scouting report on the Patriots from Lance Zierlein of the Chronicle blogs. He says the Texans need to control the tempo and impose their will.
Bruce Arians is getting the chance he always wanted, just not the way he wanted, says Mike Chappell of the Indianapolis Star. (Still, the Colts interim coach finds time for Thursday date nights with his wife.)
Jerry Brown, the Cowboys practice squad linebacker who was killed as a passenger in a one-car crash, was once with the Colts. The AP’s story from the Star.
The game-day breakdown of the Jaguars and Jets from Ryan O’Halloran of the Florida Times-Union.
What’s the NFL future of Jets backup quarterback Tim Tebow, one of Jacksonville’s favorite sons? O’Halloran explores.
Tom Moore is a somewhat mysterious presence with the Titans. But the new presence has a big-time history in the league, writes John Glennon of the Tennessean. One of the two coach's pictures hanging on Arians' wall is of Moore.
Kenny Britt had to work through some frustration over being part of an eight=drop effort last week, says Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean.