Monday, September 21, 2009
Reading the coverage: Texans' biggest win?
By Paul Kuharsky
Posted by ESPN.com’s Paul Kuharsky
Matt Schaub, Andre Johnson and Chris Johnson make appearances in Don Banks’ Snap Judgments.
- Houston made a statement and escaped Nashville with a win, writes John McClain.
- The Texans were a determined team, says Jerome Solomon.
- Bob McNair called it the franchise’s biggest win, say Solomon and McClain.
- Thomas George thinks the Texans get it.
- Big plays hurt the defense, but Brian Cushing helped keep the intensity up, says McClain.
- Chester Pitts has a knee injury and is going to miss three to four weeks, ending his consecutive games streak at 114, writes McClain.
- When they show up, the Texans can beat anybody, says Richard Justice.
- McClain can’t believe what he saw.
- Among Lance Zierlein’s observations: Mario Williams was as good as he’s been.
- It was an exhausting game just to watch, says Stephanie Stradley.
- The Colts begin their prime-time grind, says Mike Chappell.
- The Colts are prepared to see Miami’s Wildcat, says Phil Richards.
- A game preview from John Oehser as he gathers some links.
- Eighteen things to watch in Colts-Dolphins from 18to88.com.
- Guard Jamey Richard (shoulder) didn’t make the trip with the Colts.
- The Jaguars had no answers for Kurt Warner, says Michael C. Wright.
- Was the blackout a blessing, asks Gene Frenette.
- The Jaguars’ pass rush failed to pressure Warner, says Vito Stellino.
- Not only was the blocked field goal for a TD painful, but was there may have been a missed pass interference the play before, says Stellino.
- Frenette’s report card includes three Fs.
- How the game was lost, by Garry Smits.
- Rashean Mathis got his franchise-record 28th takeaway, says Michael Wright.
- David Garrard said he had enough time to throw on a bad day, but Vic Ketchman hasn’t seen a quarterback who could win in this context.
- It was a failure in all phases, says Jay Gray.
- Mike Sims-Walker was a bright spot, but Garrard’s best work came against the prevent, says bigcatcountry.com.
- A defensive disaster leads the Titans to 0-2, says Jim Wyatt.
- The loss leads Tennessee to reassessment mode, writes Terry McCormick.
- Andre Johnson lived up to his big reputation, says Bryan Mullen.
- Nick Harper says the Titans' secondary didn’t make corrections, blogs Wyatt.
- Troubling signs for the Titans, writes David Climer.
- Titans' mistakes were everywhere, says Joe Biddle.
- The Titans wasted Chris Johnson’s great day, says Gary Estwick.
- Wyatt’s report card.
- The Titans are finding ways to lose close ones, says Wyatt.
- Jeff Fisher said the fair catch controversy was sorted out correctly, according to The Tennessean’s notebook.
- Fisher says the Titans have work to do, from Titans Radio. (Audio.)
- Johnson couldn’t save the Titans, says Clay Travis.