Posted by ESPN.com's Paul Kuharsky
A late-morning look around.
Mario Williams has eased into his role as a leader, writes Dale Robertson.
The Texans have spent months getting ready for the Steelers, writes Megan Manfull. Matt Schaub exaggerates a little when he says eight months, since the schedule didn't come out that long ago.
A look at the running backs by Mike Lutz of Texans.com.
Also at Texans.com, Eric Winston considers running against Pittsburgh: "A one or two-yard run in this game is going to be just fine. It's going to set us up for third-and-five or third-and- four, and eventually we're going to just keep pounding and we'll break one."
The Colts have to run to win, which puts a spotlight on Joseph Addai, writes Phil Richards.
Bob Kravitz asks how about two Super Bowls for Peyton Manning? How about three?
Jeff Saturday is convinced his fill-in will do just fine, according to Mike Chappell.
If you missed it Thursday, Richard Collier is improving, his agent told Gene Frenette. I will write more about Collier this afternoon.
Pierson Prioleau is too familiar with having a teammate shot, writes Vito Stellino.
Titans DT Albert Haynesworth says he didn't want to go to Jacksonville in the 2002 draft anyway, writes Michael C. Wright.
A look at the Mike Heimerdinger-Vince Young relationship by Jim Wyatt. Best slice: "And the yelling doesn't work with Vince," running back LenDale White said. "That may work with certain people, but not Vince. He knows what he needs to do right and wrong, and if he throws an interception, he doesn't need anyone yelling at him. If Dinger gets mad, he'll just yell at somebody else."
Rob Bironas thinks missed time with a groin injury could help him with leg strength late in the season, says Gary Estwick.
The Titans know they've got to boost their point production, according to Teresa Walker.