AFC South links: Brooks Reed at inside LB?

May, 21, 2013
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Houston Texans

Brooks Reed lined up at inside linebacker as the Texans started OTAs, writes Nick Scurfield of the team's website. For now, the Texans are giving him as many reps as possible at the new position while they look at Bryan Braman and rookies Sam Montgomery and Trevardo Williams in Reed’s usual outside linebacker position on the strong side.

Quarterback Matt Schaub and receiver Andre Johnson missed OTAs because of injuries in 2012, but are off to healthy starts in 2013, writes Scurfield.

After listening to 20-minute presentations today from the three competing cities -- Houston, San Francisco and South Florida -- NFL owners will vote on Super Bowl L and Super Bowl LI. South Florida and San Francisco are competing for the coveted Super Bowl 50 in 2016. The city that doesn’t win that vote competes with Houston for Super Bowl 51 in 2017.

Indianapolis Colts

The Colts are enjoying the benefits of having franchise quarterback Andrew Luck signed to a team-friendly rookie contract, writes Mike Chappell of the Indianapolis Star.

Bob Lamey, the voice of the Colts, catches up with GM Ryan Grigson to recap the rookie mini-camp and preview OTAs this week.

Jacksonville Jaguars

Defensive lineman Kyle Love, claimed off waivers last week, talked to the media following his first workout with his new team. Love was released by New England after a routine blood test and follow-up exam revealed he had Type 2 diabetes. “That’s how they run their business up there; veteran guys who have been there for years and put in a lot of work get treated like rookies,” Love said of the Patriots.

Continuing his rehab from December surgery for a Lisfranc injury, running back Maurice Jones-Drew will spend the next two weeks training in Miami, writes Vito Stellino of the Florida Times-Union.

Senior writer John Oehser of the team's website takes a look at four issues facing the Jaguars after the first week of OTAs.

Tennessee Titans

John Glennon of the Tennessean analyzes the Titans' schedule, including an opponent-by-opponent breakdown.

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