Selected daily links from around the worldwide web:
Texans offensive linemen vividly remember what Jared Allen did against them last year, illegal hits that injured quarterback Matt Schaub's left knee, per the Houston Chronicle's Dale Robertson.
John McClain of the* Chronicle* talks about more playing time for defensive tackle Shaun Cody and gives a Texans injury update.
AP writer Kristie Rieken discusses the Texans' shot at redemption against quarterback Brett Favre and the Vikings after their humbling preseason loss to New Orleans last week.
"Schism, shmism," writes Judd Zulgad of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, saying that talk of a locker room rift is getting under Favre's skin.
Chip Scoggins of the *Star-Tribune *says that Favre is more worried about getting his 39-year-old legs game-ready than his surgically-repaired right arm.
*Star-Tribune *columnist Sid Hartman writes that Vikes offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell, Favre's former position coach in Green Bay, has been impressed with Favre two weeks into his Vikings tenure.