Reading the coverage: Brackett, Dawson to miss time
Good morning from Houston, where I have sifted through the headlines to give you an easy click-and-read opportunity to see what's been written.
The AFC South blog will soon be on the way back to Nashville and I'll bring you more from the division when I get back.
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- The Texans dominated the first "Monday Night Football" game in Houston since 1994, writes John McClain.
- Richard Justice says the Texans did well to make a good first impression on "Monday Night Football."
- Mario Williams tormented David Garrard and got three sacks and a forced fumble, says Dale Robertson.
- Steve Slaton is closing in on 1,000 yards, writes Megan Manfull.
- All of a sudden, the Texans are forcing turnovers, says Manfull.
- Injuries continue to pile up for the Colts. Linebacker Gary Brackett looks to be out at least a week and defensive tackle Keyunta Dawson will be gone longer than that, writes Phil Richards.
- Just a couple of plays have made a huge difference for the Colts this season. Mike Chappell breaks them down.
- The Colts rank fifth in brand strength among 122 major pro sports franchises, according to the second annual Turnkey Team Brand Index, published in Street & Smith's Sports Business Journal.
- Indy is hopeful Bob Sanders will play Sunday against Cincinnati, according to Tom James.
- Gene Frenette says David Garrard was unable to lift a listless offense.
- There is no sign things will get better soon for the Jaguars, says Frenette.
- Rashean Mathis didn't finish the game in Houston because of a knee injury, writes Vito Stellino.
- The Jaguars are now at the bottom of the AFC South. Michael C. Wright wonders if they've quit.
- Bad starts are killing the Jags, writes Stellino.
- The man accused of shooting Richard Collier appears in court.