The Texans will come into LP field with a heavy heart and a worried mind Sunday. This is one of the times when sports will one day help rally Houston together, but with no power or potable water and dwindling relief supplies, now is really the time for these guys to be focusing on taking care of their own. My heart goes out to them for having to leave to play a game.
Hall of Fame Titan/Oiler Bruce Matthews, who famously never missed a game due to injury, tore a tendon in his quadriceps while cleaning up from the damage and devastation caused by Hurricane Ike.
Gary Estwick reminds us that though our WRs stink, there isn't much else out there.
Whether you say it's Collins, Dinger or both, the Titans are a much better team in the red-zone this year. It's also nice to know that as Alge gets more in rhythm with the passing game we could become even better in this area.
Because defense wins championships, but rarely beauty pageants, ESPN guys put us at no. 9 in their composite Power Rankings.
Paul Kuharsky devotes an entire mailbag column to Vince Young and the coverage surrounding the situation. I'm hoping people will read the following exchange and realize that the reports that Vince was 'suicidal' were not as clean or airtight as most media clowns would like them to have us believe:
Unknown from New Rochelle writes: Regarding the Vince Young situation, I am just wondering how something as confidential as a conversation between a therapist and a patient became public information. Surely, somone has breached something and this, in my mind, is shameful...!
Paul Kuharsky: Police reports are public information and according to the report, which we know had at least two factual errors in it, Jeff Fisher relayed information to police that someone had relayed to him.
In the video on the right side of the page, Terry Bradshaw gives Vince Young the best advice I've heard over the past week and a half. Few QBs were hammered and insulted like Terry was and yet went on to win Super Bowls, so I take his comments on this with more weight than just about anyone else around the game.
SI scribe Bucky Brooks picks Crazy Legs as the current leader for rookie of the year. He also gives props to Cortland Finnegan (I'm so happy we got him signed to that extension before he stepped it up even further this year), Albert Haynesworth and Jeff Fisher.
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