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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:
Lightning Strikes - Pats Pulpit
The Patriots can't stop the big play. How do they stop the bleeding?
RB Bilal Powell and Joe McKnight Suffer Injuries - Gang Green Nation
In yesterday's blowout game against the Indianapolis Colts, the New York Jets suffered huge losses to their running back corps by way of injury.
Buffalo Bills Sign Shawne Merriman, Release David Snow, Jay Ross - Buffalo Rumblings
In need of defensive end depth with Mark Anderson shelved for the foreseeable future, the Buffalo Bills have re-signed Shawne Merriman, per Jay Glazer of FOXSports.com.
Ray Lewis injury: Ravens LB out for season - Baltimore Beat Down
Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis will miss the rest of the season after an MRI on Monday revealed a complete tear his triceps.
Reality Check: The Steelers and Their Nation in Transition - Behind the Steel Curtain
How will the Steelers and their fans handle adversity? Can attitude make a difference?
Jermaine Gresham Quietly Putting Together A Career Year - Cincy Jungle
Cincinnati Bengals tight end Jermaine Gresham posted his longest career reception in the first quarter against the Cleveland Browns.
Cleveland Browns LB Scott Fujita's Career Could be Over Due to Neck Injury - Dawgs By Nature
A potentially significant neck injury has the Cleveland Browns worried that veteran linebacker Scott Fujita's career is over.
Week 6 G.O.A.T.s: Aaron Rodgers Cancels The Parade - Battle Red Blog
Fans should not get too dismayed at an All-Pro quarterback putting his team on his back, but the Texans could have used a Red Bull or two.
Matt Hasselbeck to Start at Quarterback for Tennessee Titans in Buffalo - Music City Miracles
We had hoped that Jake Locker's injured left shoulder would be well enough for him to play this week when the Titans travel to Buffalo to take on the Bills, but Mike Munchak said at his weekly Monday...
Jaguars pass rush a big key going forward - Big Cat Country
The Jaguars currently have just three sacks through five games, the lowest in the NFL. If the team wants success going forward, the pass rush has to improve.
Devil's Take: Colts Defensive Playcalling Limited, Run Defense Terrible - Stampede Blue
The Colts continue to get gashed when teams run the football on them.
The Article About Nothing: 2012 Denver (Boring) Broncos - Mile High Report
The Denver Broncos have a chance to take the division lead this week with a win over the San Diego Chargers. We might just be the most boring division leaders in football. So be it.
San Diego Chargers Blow 24-0 Haltime Lead, Lose 35-24 - Bolts From The Blue
After having one of the best first halves of football under Norv Turner, the San Diego Chargers had maybe the worst second half of football in franchise history and lost an important game.
Rolando McClain now a part time player for Raiders - Silver And Black Pride
The Raiders had two weeks to think over what they would do to improve the defensive issues on this team. They needed to do something after the disaster in Denver. The answer they came up with was to take Rolando McClain out of the game.
Chiefs coach says Matt Cassel isn't cleared to practice; no decision on Brady Quinn yet - Arrowhead Pride
The Chiefs coach says he hasn't decided who will after the bye.
New York Giants (via Big Blue View)
Analysis: Giants play 'most complete game' in dismantling 49ers - Big Blue View
The Giants' 26-3 victory over the San Francisco 49ers was shocking because of the way the Giants did it -- beating San Francisco at what it does best.
Eagles can't finish, but they can't start either - Bleeding Green Nation
Andy Reid said something after the game yesterday that stuck me. Not because it was particularly brilliant or insightful... it was just a cliche after all. "The offense can't start the way we're...
Cowboys Fear Ligament Damage For DeMarco Murray; Source Says He'll Miss Next Game - Blogging The Boys
DeMarco Murray and the entire Cowboys offense were enjoying a huge day running the ball against Baltimore. All was not well, though, as Murray injured his foot.
What Might Have Been - Hogs Haven
Injuries and suspensions have hurt the Redskins this season, and it begs the question: What would our record be if we had stayed healthy and out of trouble?
D.J. Smith ruled out for the season - Acme Packing Company
The Packers have lost their second inside linebacker of the year. D.J. Smith will join Desmond Bishop on the sidelines for the remainder of the season.
Jahvid Best not cleared to return to action by doctors - Pride Of Detroit
Lions running back Jahvid Best will remain out after not being cleared to return by doctors.
The NFC North at the Bears Bye Week - Windy City Gridiron
The NFC North is looking to be one of the most competitive divisions with the Bears in the drivers seat at their bye week. How will does it look for all the teams?
No Reason To Panic At Quarterback In Minnesota - Daily Norseman
It wouldn't be a football season in Minnesota without calls for the backup quarterback.
Should the Saints Have Signed Randy Moss? - Canal Street Chronicles
The Saints had a chance to sign veteran receiver Randy Moss this past offseason, even bringing him in for a workout, but decided to pass. Are they now regretting that decision?
The Last Time The Falcons Were 6-0 Was Never - The Falcoholic
The Atlanta Falcons have never been 6-0 before. They've never been 5-0, either. This late in the season, they've never even gotten close to being the only undefeated team out there. These be...
Carolina Panthers 2013 draft: Defensive tackle pegged for Panthers - Cat Scratch Reader
The first mock draft from our friends at Mocking the Draft has the Panthers taking a DT early.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers will welcome back Aqib Talib after suspension - Bucs Nation
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers dominated the Kansas City Chiefs today despite missing star cornerback Aqib Talib, but that won't stop them from keeping him on the team after his suspension ends. Talib was...
49ers vs. Giants: What to make of Colin Kaepernick and the Wolfpack package - Niners Nation
We take a look at Colin Kaepernick's work in the 49ers loss to the Giants, and what it means moving forward for the 49ers QB position.
Cardinals Vs. Bills: The bonehead play of the game [poll] - Revenge of the Birds
Read and vote on it!
Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)
Russell Wilson's seam pass to Zach Miller demonstrated excellent ball location - Field Gulls
One of the main things that stood out to me in this game was Russell Wilson's accuracy. He completed six passes of 20 or more yards - and the key to each and every one of those plays was that he placed the ball almost exactly where it needed to be.
The St. Louis Rams Fall Flat against the Miami Dolphins - Turf Show Times
The Rams were all bark and no bite against the Miami Dolphins on Sunday. Jeff Fisher will seek to rejuvenate the team for upcoming games against the Packers and Patriots.