Selected daily links from around the worldwide web:
With training camp in the books, John McClain of the Houston Chronicle writes about the Texans' quest to make the playoffs.
Chronicle columnist Richard Justice lists "10 unscientific reasons" that the Texans can earn a berth in the playoffs this season.
Justice says that the Texans' talented defensive line needs to step up and assert itself.
Minnesota VikingsJudd Zulgad of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune discusses the reported "schism" in the Vikings' locker room over the recent addition of quarterback Brett Favre.
Zulgad blos that Vikings coach Brad Childress and star running back Adrian Peterson don't see the locker room issues that are all the rage on ESPN and in the blogosphere.
John McClain writes about the impending return of Sage Rosenfels, the former Texans backup quarterback, to Houston.
The Star-Tribune's Chip Scoggins writes about the stiff competition at linebacker for Minnesota.