AFC South: Kevin Hayden


Posted by ESPN.com’s Paul Kuharsky


In the first half of Mike Silver’s annual owner rankings, he’s got Wayne Weaver 25th and Bud Adams 21st.


Houston Texans


Brian Cushing is out, James Casey is in for the preseason finale, says John McClain.

Battleredblog.com considers Dunta Robinson’s status.

Is Matt Schaub injury prone? Stephanie Stradley considers.

Bob McNair denies being part of any secret meeting, the AP says.


Indianapolis Colts


The back of the roster will take shape in the preseason finale, says Mike Chappell.

The Colts continue to sort out their return situations, writes Chappell.

The Colts were one of eight franchises to lose value, according to Forbes’ analysis.

Clint Session, Kelvin Hayden and Mike Hart are among the players who aren’t with the Colts in Cincinnati, says John Oehser.

Adam Vinatieri has been cleared and is off the PUP list, says Aaron Wilson. Thanks to stampedeblue.com for the link.


Phillip B. Wilson
hits multiple Colts’ topics in a blog entry.


Jacksonville Jaguars


According to bigcatcountry.com, Tony Boselli said this on the radio this morning: Eben Britton will start at right tackle Thursday night and Tony Pashos will shift to right guard. Jason La Canfora of NFL.com wonders if Pashos’ salary puts him in jeopardy.

The Jaguars are guarding against offensive line woes with Pashos, says Gene Frenette.

Some starting positions are still on the line as the Jaguars ready for Thursday night’s preseason finale against Washington, says Michael C. Wright.

Troy Williamson is one of five players around the league whose stock has risen in the preseason, says Clifton Brown.

The defense is looking for sacks, says Vito Stellino.

A look at who’s on the bubble from Vic Ketchman of jaguars.com.


Tennessee Titans


The Titans are looking at Jerry Porter and Samie Parker in addition to Matt Jones, reports Jim Wyatt. My two cents: Porter would be a bad call. The Jags would love to see the Titans make that move.

Is Jeff Fisher a title away from greatness?

Wyatt doesn’t expect Nate Washington to play in the opener at Pittsburgh.

Patrick Ramsey on the possibility of being a third QB. Audio from Titans Radio.
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Right tackle Ryan Diem (ankle) was added to the Colts injury report Thursday and did not practice. The transcript of Tony Dungy's daily press session, held before practice, included no mention of the injury.

Indianapolis has used eight linemen in four different starting combinations this season because of injuries. Diem is the only line member who's started every game at the same spot.

In other injury news, cornerback Kelvin Hayden (hamstring) remained out and Dungy indicated the Colts' starting corners at Pittsburgh could be the same as they were in the win over New England, Tim Jennings and Keiwan Ratliff.

"We're still working it out, but I would think it may be the same as it was last week," Dungy said.

Dante Hughes, out last week with an ankle injury, is not on the injury report and should also be back in the mix.

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