AFC South: James Baker

RTC: Mularkey talks Gabbert

April, 16, 2013
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Houston Texans

The upgrades of Reliant Stadium’s video boards are on track, writes John McClain of the Houston Chronicle.

James Baker, the former secretary of state who’s the honorary chairman of Houston’s Super Bowl bid committee, won’t be allowed to be part of the presentation because he’s a celebrity, says McClain.

What non-receivers make the most sense for the Texans at No. 27? Brett Kollmann of Battle Red Blog considers.

Indianapolis Colts

Four areas of interest as the Colts begin their nine-week offseason program, from Mike Chappell of the Indianapolis Star. “We have a bull’s-eye on our chest now,” coach Chuck Pagano said. “We aren’t going to sneak up on anybody. You have to prove yourself because nobody really cares about last year.”

Sizing up the Colts' status at running back as they head toward the draft, with Chappell.

Jacksonville Jaguars

The Jaguars will begin to get a sense of Gus Bradley’s tempo as a voluntary minicamp opens today in Jacksonville, says Ryan O’Halloran of the Florida Times-Union. Four core principals will be emphasized.

A look at the history of the No. 2 pick in the NFL draft, a list the Jaguars will be adding to soon, from Vito Stellino of the Times-Union.

Former Jaguars coach Mike Mularkey said he can’t forecast whether Blaine Gabbert will be a franchise quarterback. Alfie Crow of Big Cat Country reviews what Mularkey told PFT.

Tennessee Titans

Safety Bernard Pollard is putting his past behind him and not going to talk any more about the mutiny storyline from Baltimore, says John Glennon of The Tennessean.

Touring mock drafts to see who people have the Titans taking at No. 10, with Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean.

Considering Chance Warmack, Johnathan Cooper and Larry Warford as potential Titans draft picks with Tom Gower of Total Titans.

RTC: Are Colts eyeing Louis Vasquez?

February, 26, 2013
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Houston Texans

Former Secretary of State James Baker adds heft to Houston’s bid for Super Bowl LI in 2017, says Dale Robertson of the Houston Chronicle. Baker pledged that the bid will be first class, says Robertson.

How what happened at the combine will affect the Texans, from Nate Dunlevy of Bleacher Report.

Indianapolis Colts

The Indianapolis Colts, whose new personnel director is the Chargers’ former personnel director, will make a run at guard Louis Vasquez, says Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Five big takeaways from the NFL scouting combine, courtesy of Mike Chappell of the Indianapolis Star.

The Colts’ drop rate in 2012 was the highest it’s been in five years, says Kyle Rodriguez of Colts Authority.

Jacksonville Jaguars

Right tackle is a big question mark for the Jaguars, says Ryan O’Halloran of the Florida Times-Union.

A thorough look at the combine takeaways from John Oehser of

Tennessee Titans

David Boclair of the Nashville City Paper on Chris Johnson: “It is not too much to ask a three-time Pro Bowler (and one of the highest-paid players at his position) to consistently gain useful yardage on first down, convert in short-yardage situations, and generally just keep the offense moving. In fact, given the team’s commitment to a young, evolving quarterback, it is imperative.”

The Titans can get better at cornerback just from internal growth, says Tom Gower of Total Titans.