Around SB Nation: What Other NFL Blogs Are Discussing

Denny Medley-US PRESSWIRE - Presswire

Weekly, we take a look around the SB Nation family of NFL blogs. Here are the news stories and analysis they are discussing.

Here's the rundown:

AFC EAST:

New England Patriots (via Pats Pulpit)

Sportfolio Management: Playing with Currency - Pats Pulpit
Let's lay down the basics for Football Financial Analysis by defining the currency upon which the NFL's internal economy is run.

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

Are the New York Jets Facing Blackouts? - Gang Green Nation
Reports of unsold tickets have surfaced, leading to questions of if the team is facing a blackout.

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

Buffalo Bills Could Promote Nigel Bradham To Rookie Starter - Buffalo Rumblings
The Buffalo Bills, who have been positively atrocious defensively in the last two games, appear set to promote a rookie fourth-round pick (linebacker Nigel Bradham) into the starting lineup.

AFC NORTH:

Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

This Week: the U3- The Ugly, The Ugly and The Ugly - Baltimore Beat Down
We won, but it does not feel like we won. Ravens do their best to play to the level of their competition up and down. A couple of bounces the other way and the Chiefs win by 4? 11?

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

Rashard Mendenhall Demonstrated the Value of a High-end Talent in the Steelers' Victory Over the Eagles - Behind the Steel Curtain
The Steelers have many capable back-up running backs, but none of them possess the unique skill set of starting running back Rashard Mendenhall. His return to the lin-up paid dividends in the Steelers' victory over the Eagles on Sunday afternoon.

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

Options For The Cincinnati Bengals RB Roster Includes Status Quo - Cincy Jungle
What are the options for the Cincinnati Bengals, who are heading into week six with only three running backs?

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

Analyzing the Snap Counts in Browns vs. Giants (Offense) - Dawgs By Nature
Before you look at the snap count distributions in the Browns' 41-27 loss to the Giants, ask yourself the following two questions: Did Chris Ogbonnaya play more often than he has the past few weeks? Who played more: Josh Gordon or Jordan Norwood?

AFC SOUTH:

Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

Texans Swatt Away Jets 23-17, Move To 5-0 For First Time In Franchise History - Battle Red Blog
Houston moves to 5-0 for the first time in franchise history as they beat the Jets, also for the first time in franchise history, on ESPN's Monday Night Football.

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

Reason to Celebrate: Brett Kern Leads NFL in Net Punt Average - Music City Miracles
There are not many things going right with this year's Titans, but the special teams have been solid.

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

Jaguars Blaine Gabbert 'needs more help,' says Mike Mularkey - Big Cat Country
The Jacksonville Jaguars offense has been abysmal through five weeks of the season and a lot of the blame falls on Blaine Gabbert's shoulders, but head coach Mike Mularkey says he needs more help from his teammates.

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

Colts Defeat Packers, But It's More Than Just One Win - Stampede Blue
This is officially the day the new era began - Years from now we will look back and say this was the game that changed it all.

AFC WEST:

Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

Horse Whisperings - Road Apples From Week 5 - Mile High Report
This week, the Kaptain discusses whether it was reasonable to expect the Broncos to go into Foxborough and pummel the Patriots.

San Diego Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

Chargers Silver Lining: Ryan Mathews Presents A New Offensive Focus - Bolts From The Blue
The San Diego Chargers are 3-2 and in first place of the division, but it may be time to change the offensive philosophy.

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

Aaron Curry to return to practice next week - Silver And Black Pride
Aaron Curry was out the entire preseason with injuries to both his knees. He never recovered the way he or the team had hoped and eventually was placed on the PUP list which meant he would be out the...

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

Eric Winston: Fans cheering Matt Cassel's injury are 'sickening' - Arrowhead Pride
The Chiefs OT was pissed that some fans booed Chiefs QB Matt Cassel when he was hurt.

NFC EAST:

New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

Will Hill suspended by NFL for PEDs: Tyler Sash activated by New York Giants - Big Blue View
The Giants activated safety Tyler Sash on Monday. He takes the roster spot of Will Hill, suspended by the NFL for unauthorized use of Adderall.

Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

Steelers Call Eagles "Cheap Shot Artists" - Bleeding Green Nation
This Eagles defense is starting to get a reputation. First, Vonta Leach of the Baltimore Ravens accused the Eagles defenders of "playing dirty" following the teams Week 2 game. Now Willie Colon of...

Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

Slow Starts Putting Dallas Cowboys In Early Hole - Blogging The Boys
The Cowboys are having a problem scoring this season, and it is particularly bad in the first quarter. The slow start to games so far is literally the beginning of the problems plaguing Dallas this season.

Washington Redskins (via Hogs Haven)

Recapping Redskins Loss to Falcons with "Breaking Bad" Animated Gifs - Hogs Haven
The Redskins loss to the Falcons was an emotional roller-coaster that can best be relived through animated gifs from the hit show, Breaking Bad.

NFC NORTH:

Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

Packers vs. Colts: MVP Of The Week - Acme Packing Company
Things may look bleak at the moment, but there were some strong performances in Sunday's loss against the Colts. This week's MVP of the week.

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

Jahvid Best set to undergo 'battery of tests,' according to report - Pride Of Detroit
Lions running back Jahvid Best will take tests in the next week to see if he will finally be able to return to action.

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

Alshon Jeffery Could Miss 4-6 Weeks With Fracture In Hand - Windy City Gridiron
Alshon Jeffery will miss significant time with a fracture in his right hand.

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

Adrian Peterson injury: Vikings star has mild ankle sprain - Daily Norseman
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson suffered a mild ankle sprain in Sunday's victory over the Tennessee Titans, but shouldn't be in danger of missing any time, according to 1500 ESPN's Tom...

NFC SOUTH:

New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

Jimmy Graham Suffers Ankle Injury in Saints Win Over Chargers - Canal Street Chronicles
Graham left the lock room last night wearing a walking boot on his right foot. How serious is his injury?

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

Celebrating Tony Gonzalez, Ageless Wonder - The Falcoholic
Why Tony Gonzalez's success in 2012 is worth celebrating.

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

So Is Cam Newton in a Sophomore Slump Now? - Cat Scratch Reader
Have we been blind to what was unfolding in front of our eyes in 2012 Panther fans? Is Cam Newton suddenly in a full blown sophomore slump? Some have been saying he's been in it since late last season. I can't imagine something as abstract as a 'slum

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Preview: Predicting The Final 12 Games - Bucs Nation
We take a look at the remaining games on the Tampa Bay schedule as they are on their bye week. Will they make it to the playoffs this season?

NFC WEST:

San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

The Unsung Heroes in the San Francisco 49ers New-Look Offense - Niners Nation
With all the attention on the San Francisco 49ers playmakers after Week 5, we focus some of that admiration toward the offensive line.

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

Ryan Williams injury: Cardinals RB out for the season - Revenge of the Birds
Arizona Cardinals running back Ryan Williams is out for the rest of the year and plans on undergoing shoulder surgery.

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

Seahawks defense: NFL's top-ranked unit by the numbers - Field Gulls
Seattle currently ranks as the top total defense in the NFL. When you go even deeper into the numbers though you'll have to re-enforce those Dockers.

St. Louis Rams (via Turf Show Times)

NFL Power Rankings, Week 6: St. Louis Rams getting a little more respect, but not enough - Turf Show Times
The St. Louis Rams are climbing up the NFL power rankings this week.

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