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  1. Forget balance: Throw to Kendall Wright

    Paul Kuharsky

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Prevailing wisdom on Titans receiver Kendall Wright is that he'll be used more creatively by coach Ken Whisenhunt. Wright will be used outside more, not just in the slot, and he'll get sent deep more and be used near the goal line...

    Blog | August 13, 2014
  2. Titans will get creative with use of Wright

    Paul Kuharsky

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- His position coach said last year that Kendall Wright can revolutionize the slot receiver position for the Tennessee Titans. That stance by Shawn Jefferson is a strong one. But it doesn't mean Wright should be used exclusive...

    Blog | June 17, 2014
  3. Where's Wright rank among No. 1 targets?

    Paul Kuharsky

    Titans receivers coach Shawn Jefferson thinks Kendall Wright can revolutionize the slot position. Wright ranks as the best player on the offense Ken Whisenhunt is inheriting. ESPN.com's resident scout Matt Williamson likes Wright, but in his In...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  4. Still unsigned: Colts WR Austin Collie

    Paul Kuharsky

    A review of the best member of the 2012 Indianapolis Colts who's still unsigned: Austin Collie, wide receiver But for concussion issue, Collie could be a high-quality slot guy serving as a regular and reliable target for a quarterback. Four ...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  5. Colts not dwelling on last season

    Paul Kuharsky

    The Colts' roster is hardly set. Jim Irsay is tweeting about a big trade that could be breaking. (I have it from a good source the target is not Pittsburgh receiver Mike Wallace.) They have the No. 1 slot in waiver claims and massive cuts aroun...

    Blog | August 24, 2012
  6. Timing of Coleman release is puzzling

    Paul Kuharsky

    A year ago, when the Jaguars signed Drew Coleman, his expertise as a nickel corner was his appeal. And even as the Jaguars lost defensive backs, the team kept Coleman in that narrow role. He lined up across from the receiver in the slot. Surpri...

    Blog | May 03, 2012
  7. Scouting chatter: Houston Texans

    Paul Kuharsky

    Thoughts on the Texans' draft from two people involved in evaluating personnel for NFL teams: Guy No. 1: "I know they want [Baylor receiver] Kendall Wright. He's a slot guy who can work underneath and take pressure off Andre Johnson. Wright's a...

    Blog | April 26, 2012
  8. Colts, Manning sorting out No. 3 receiver

    Paul Kuharsky

    Posted by ESPN.com's Paul Kuharsky INDIANAPOLIS -- The offensive and defensive lines need some sorting out, but the most intriguing competition for a prominent role with the 2009 Indianapolis Colts might be for the No. 3 wide receiver slot. ...

    Blog | June 08, 2009
  9. Extra safety playing in Colts nickel

    Paul Kuharsky

    Posted by ESPN.com's Paul Kuharsky INDIANAPOLIS - As expected, the Colts are playing safety-heavy on defense. Free safety Antoine Bethea is stepping up to cover slot receiver Wes Welker in the nickel package, with Melvin Bullitt coming on to play as ...

    Blog | November 02, 2008
  10. Northcutt knows slot role will be best for him, and for Jags

    Paul Kuharsky

    Posted by ESPN.com's Paul Kuharsky Northcutt JACKSONVILLE -- When the Jaguars signed Dennis Northcutt on March 5, 2007, they had a specific role in mind. He'd upgrade their punt return game and be a reliable slot receiver. But for the second year i...

    Blog | August 13, 2008
  11. Titans agree with WR Hawkins

    Paul Kuharsky

    Posted by ESPN.com's Paul Kuharsky The Titans have agreed to terms with fourth-round wide receiver Lavelle Hawkins. Hawkins looked impressive through OTA practices and could earn a spot as the team's primary slot receiver. Offensive coordinator Mike ...

    Blog | July 15, 2008