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Thursday, January 7, 2010
Reading the coverage: Del Rio's fate

By Paul Kuharsky
ESPN.com

Fewer players were on IR this season than last.

Houston Texans

The Texans didn’t take kindly to Bill Belichick’s review of the Reliant Stadium turf and its role in Wes Welker’s injury, says Dale Robertson.

Matt Schaub’s durability was big for the Texans’ progress, says John McClain.

Andre Johnson has been voted as the NFL Alumni Wide Receiver of the Year for the third time, says McClain.

Considering Bill Musgrave as an offensive coordinator candidate, with Alan Burge.

Indianapolis Colts

What happens if there is no new labor agreement? Mike Chappell considers.

The worst-case scenario of the labor issues could result in the cancellation of Indianapolis’ Super Bowl, says Chappell.

Charlie Johnson and Antonio Johnson were the only two starters who didn’t practice, says Phil Richards.

John Oehser considers the tone Reggie Wayne set with his arrival at training camp in a dump truck, as well as looking at six other issues/ themes.

The bye-week focus is on the fundamentals, says Oehser.

The case for Peyton Manning as MVP, from Deshawn Zombie.

Curtis Painter questions abound in this Chappell mailbag.

Jacksonville Jaguars

Jack Del Rio’s fate is a tough call for Wayne Weaver, says Gene Frenette.

“It’s a shame what’s happening to football fans. They’ve lost control of their emotions and have completely given way to frustration. The daily rants and raves I receive in my inbox are embarrassing.” Great entry in Vic Ketchman’s Ask Vic. I share the sentiment, and the struggle with the inbox.

Tennessee Titans

With so many guys heading for free agency, the Titans could gut the roster, says Jim Wyatt.

Vince Young finished third in the comeback player of the year voting, says Terry McCormick.