Reading the coverage: Win streak for Colts
November, 17, 2008
By Paul Kuharsky | ESPN.com
Posted by ESPN.com's Paul Kuharsky
- With no excuses, the Texans lack improvements, says Richard Justice.
- The Houston Chronicle's report card.
- This one is on the defense, writes John McClain.
- An interception killed the Texans' chances at a comeback, according to McClain.
- The Texans couldn't stop the run in the second half, says McClain.
- Dunta Robinson missed the team flight, got fined and didn't start off as the team's nickelback, writes Manfull.
- Peyton Manning topped 300 passing yards, Joseph Addai ran for over 100 and the Colts have a three-game winning streak, says Phil Richards.
- Bob Kravitz's report card includes a couple As.
- For the first time in 18 regular-season games, a Colt cracked 100 yards rushing, writes Mike Chappell.
- Dwight Freeney's two sacks were big plays, according to Richards.
- Melvin Bullitt atoned for two key missed tackles with a game-ending interception, says Phillip B. Wilson.
- Wide receiver Marvin Harrison scored his 127th career touchdown, passing Jim Brown (126) for ninth place in league history, says Tom James.
- The forecast for the Jaguars is dismal after they lost an 11-point lead and lost to Tennessee, writes Michael C. Wright.
- The Jaguars have essentially checked out, says Gene Frenette.
- Frenette's report card includes two Fs.
- The Jaguars need more leadership out of David Garrard, says Hays Carlyon.
- Titans reserve defensive back Chris Carr was called into action and stung the Jaguars, says Garry Smits.
- Cornerbacks Drayton Florence and Brian Williams stand up and take the blame for big mistakes, according to Vito Stellino.
- Mike Peterson played in the second half and was productive, says Stellino.
- With Matt Jones out, the receivers didn't do enough, according to Carlyon.
- The Titans staggered through a bad first half, then recovered to get to 10-0, writes Jim Wyatt.
- David Climer says the Titans made believers out of the Jaguars.
- The Titans' defense locked things down in the second half, says Gary Estwick.
- Justin Gage stretched the field for Tennessee.
- Third-string cornerback Chris Carr played big, according to Estwick.
- Wyatt's report card.
- Once again, the Titans find a way, writes Terry McCormick.
- The Titans are an unassuming group who pride themselves on outworking people, says Vic Carucci of NFL.com.
- Everyone's got his role on the Titans, says Rick Gosselin.
- Justin Gage led the way for the Titans, writes Jarrett Bell.
- Albert Haynesworth says the Titans put the nail in Jacksonville's coffin, writes Karen Crouse.