Reading the coverage: Adams backs Fisher

Rick Gosselin’s always interesting season-ending stats column.

Cardinals-Titans and Patriots-Colts make Shutdown Corner’s list of the top games of the season.

Houston Texans

The Texans know it’s their fault they failed to make the playoffs, says John McClain.

Defensive rookie of the year Brian Cushing brought the Texans the intensity and physicality they were seeking, says McClain.

Houston was denied permission by Tennessee to talk to Mike Munchak about becoming the Texans offensive coordinator, says McClain.

Battle Red Blog’s final look at Patriots-Texans.

Indianapolis Colts

“The Colts didn’t not listen to fans in recent weeks. They just opted to not do what the fans wanted,” says John Oehser.

Jeff George’s mom is battling breast cancer, says Phillip B. Wilson.

Jacksonville Jaguars

Defensive line in the draft looks deep, which bodes well for Gene Smith, says Vic Ketchman.

David Garrard's inconsistencies have gone on too long in Jacksonville and a young replacement needs to be found as soon as possible, says Adam Stites.

The company trying to bring the NFL back to Los Angeles will target the Jaguars and Bills first. This is no surprise, and indicates nothing about Wayne Weaver being interested in selling.

Tennessee Titans

Bud Adams backs Jeff Fisher, says Jim Wyatt.

The Titans are holding on to Munchak.

A look at pending free agents, from Terry McCormick.

The Titans signed six to futures contracts, says McCormick. Remarkably, Paul Williams lives on.

The gap between Chris Johnson and the next most productive running back in the NFL was the second biggest in history, says Andy Benoit.

A profile of Kevin Mawae from a business perspective, from Drew Ruble. (Thanks to Music City Miracle for the link.)