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Thursday, February 7, 2013
RTC: More power for Schaub?

By Paul Kuharsky

Houston Texans

Five moves Jerome Solomon of the Houston Chronicle would make to ensure a Super Bowl for the Texans. Giving Matt Schaub the power to change plays at the line of scrimmage is a big one.

To which I say: That would be a big change, and I don’t know that it’s one that Gary Kubiak will be willing to make. But it sure leads the Texans to run a lot of plays that go short of a first down or the end zone.

Indianapolis Colts

The difference between Vick Ballard and Donald Brown was just a handful of runs. But neither is the long-term answer for the Colts at running back, says Nate Dunlevy of Bleacher Report.

To which I’d say: I like Ballard and think he can be a productive piece. But keep adding to the backfield, sure. Pep Hamilton will be more run-reliant than Bruce Arians was.

Jacksonville Jaguars

The Jaguars aren’t planning to go into free agency looking to make a big splash, says Ryan O’Halloran of the Florida Times-Union.

To which I say: Fans will be disappointed, because nothing gets people more excited about the offseason than a big-name free agent. But they should look back and see that for every Paul Posluszny or Dawan Landry, there is an Aaron Kampman or Clint Session.

Tennessee Titans

Matt Hasselbeck is open to the idea of renegotiating his contract with the Titans, says John Glennon of The Tennessean.

To which I say: If the Titans can get it down, of course they should get it done. Odds are, that would come with an extension that takes it past 2013. Combine the current salaries of Hasselbeck and starter Jake Locker, and the Titans are hardly spending unreasonably on their top two quarterbacks.

After a New Jersey arrest for the stabbing of a friend of Kenny Britt, Police want to talk with the Titans receiver again, says Glennon.