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Wednesday, December 2, 2009
Reading the coverage: Garcon playing well

By Paul Kuharsky
ESPN.com

Houston Texans

Bob McNair wants to see how Gary Kubiak handles this critical time, writes John McClain.

McNair backs Kubiak, says Mark Berman.

“They commit penalties at the worst time. They can't make a big play when it's needed the most. They have this false bravado that turns to falsetto when the pressure's on.” McClain says the Texans’ finish is crucial for Kubiak.

Dunta Robinson hasn’t played like a top-five corner, says Alan Burge. Robinson plays a prominent role in this play I detailed.

Indianapolis Colts

The revolving door continues for Josh Thomas, says Phillip B. Wilson.

Let’s appreciate what the Colts have done so far, says John Oehser.

Pierre Garcon is on the rise, says Deshawn Zombie.

Jacksonville Jaguars

Rashean Mathis won’t play against the Texans, says Jay Gray.

The Jaguars have one of the toughest remaining schedules for wild-card contenders, says Michael C. Wright.

A Q&A with Marcedes Lewis, from Wright.

All teams go through cycles, says Vic Ketchman.

Tennessee Titans

Chris Chase says the Music City Miracle was the play of the decade. Thanks to the Music City Miracles blog for the link.

A look at Chris Johnson’s pace.

Merril Hoge’s opinion on Vince Young is evolving, says Jim Wyatt.

An improved defense has helped key the turnaround, says Terry McCormick.

Five things Wyatt knows about the Titans, including Kenny Britt being the best option at kick returner.

Young is AFC offensive player of the week, says McCormick.

Stampede Blue is not sold on Young, yet.

Joe Biddle is unimpressed with special teams.