Reading the coverage…
Randy Harvey’s column from the Houston Chronicle: “Television viewers from across the nation Saturday night can see the NFL’s most fearsome team, one that creates more overtime for trainers in opposing locker rooms than any other. It’s an intimidating team fantasy players love to hate because they never know when one of their stars is going to leave the field prematurely. We’re not talking about the New Orleans Saints. We’re talking about the Texans.”
If undrafted safety Matt Merletti doesn’t make it in football, he may head into the family business: The U.S. Secret Service, says Mike Chappell of the Indianapolis Star.
Maurice Jones-Drew needs to convince Maurice Jones-Diva to give in and report to the Jaguars, says Gene Frenette of the Florida Times-Union.
Details on Marc Marian’s injury and surgery and reaction from Joe Theismann on another gruesome broken leg, from Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean.