Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Links: Laurent Robinson looking for a team
By ESPN.com staff
Gregg Rosenthal of NFL.com sat down with Texans GM Rick Smith on Wednesday for an interview that included an update on safety Ed Reed.
Stephanie Stradley of the Houston Chronicle takes a detailed look at the Texans' third-and-long running plays last season.
CBSSports.com columnist Pete Prisco ranks the NFL head coaches, and Houston's Gary Kubiak is the highest-rated AFC South coach, coming in at No. 16.
The team's website, doing a series featuring interviews with Texans position coaches to get their thoughts on the projected starters, continues with tight ends coach Brian Pariani discussing starter Owen Daniels.
Kevin Bowen continues the team website's series profiling the burning questions at each position with a look at running back and receiver.
It has been four months since the Jaguars released him and eight months since he suffered the last of four concussions in 2012, but free-agent receiver Laurent Robinson says he is symptom free and ready to give the NFL one more shot, writes Tom Pelissero of USA Today sports.
As training camp nears, the Florida Times-Union’s Ryan O’Halloran breaks down the Jaguars’ depth at every position. Up next is linebacker, where depth could be an issue.
John Glennon of The Tennessean analyzes the Titans' running backs entering training camp.
Titans running back Chris Johnson will appear as a guest judge on next week’s episode of Spike TV’s reality-competition series “Ink Master,” writes Glennon. The episode premieres Tuesday. Johnson, who got his first tattoo in seventh grade, will join series host Dave Navarro (Jane’s Addiction) and renowned tattoo artists Chris Nunez (“Miami Ink”) and Oliver Peck (Elm Street Tattoo) as a judge for the episode entitled “Thrills For Grills.”