Reading the coverage: Apology Monday in Jax
October, 13, 2009
By Paul Kuharsky | ESPN.com
Posted by ESPN.com’s Paul Kuharsky
- The Texans have lost their second starting guard for the season. Mike Brisiel is out with a foot injury and Antoine Caldwell or Chris White will replace him, says John McClain.
- Andre Johnson was on the bench while the Texans ran the goal line offense, says McClain.
- Why can’t the Texans run? Lance Zierlein considers.
- Reviewing Gary Kubiak’s day-after assessment, with Alan Burge.
- A look at the team’s short-yardage woes, from Nick Scurfield at houstontexans.com.
- Peyton Manning’s torrid start is great even by his standards, says Phil Richards.
- Several injured players should be ready to go after the bye, writes Richards.
- Bob Kravitz’s report card.
- John Oehser’s breakdown of Bill Polian’s radio show: The part where he says Tony Ugoh is a work in progress; The part where he talks about the workload split at running back.
- All eyes are on Manning’s left knee during the break, says Tom James.
- Reasons to be pleased and a couple of concerns, from Deshawn Zombie.
- How will the defense look when everyone is back? It’s one of several questions Chappell addresses.
- Show up, or say goodbye, says Ron Littlepage.
- Jack Del Rio has to steady a rocking ship, writes Gene Frenette.
- Questions linger about the airport traffic incident involving Quentin Groves, reports Dana Treen.
- Mike Sims-Walker and Groves made for Apology Monday, says Vito Stellino.
- It’ll take more than apologies, says Cole Pepper.
- The Seahawks looked faster, says Vic Ketchman.
- Another Monday story on Jeff Fisher sticking with Kerry Collins, from Jim Wyatt.
- Nick Harper is out four to six weeks, says Gary Estwick.
- Jeff Fisher didn’t have a huge problem with Jevon Kearse leaving LP Field after learning he was inactive Sunday, says Terry McCormick. Why not? Doesn’t this set a terrible precedent?
- Fisher believes fans have every reason to be disappointed, says Wyatt.
- LenDale White is being misused, says Music City Miracles.