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:
Why Isn't Brandon Lloyd Being More Involved in the Offense? - Pats Pulpit
Looking at why Patriots wide receiver Brandon Lloyd isn't being more involved in the Patriots' offense.
Who Should Start at Quarterback for the New York Jets Against the Jacksonville Jaguars? - Gang Green Nation
There is no point in delaying the discussion. The Jets have another game in six days, and we do not know who the starting quarterback will be. Mark Sanchez was benched yesterday, and Greg McElroy...
Marv Levy On Buffalo Bills: "They've Got The Right Quarterback" - Buffalo Rumblings
Hall of Fame head coach Marv Levy believes that the Buffalo Bills are headed in the right direction with Ryan Fitzpatrick at quarterback.
All Is Not Lost, Ravens Fans - Baltimore Beat Down
The Ravens loss is not reason to panic, Ravens fans.
Steelers prove to Ravens and NFL the risk of misjudging them - Behind the Steel Curtain
Third string Steelers QB out performs Ravens' Flacco as Steelers show Ravens and NFL the risks of misjudging them.
No Timetable For Cedric Peerman's Sprained Ankle: Bengals Have Options - Cincy Jungle
The Cincinnati Bengals may have lost Cedric Peerman for awhile after the team's 20-13 win over the San Diego Chargers. What are their options?
Instant Recap: Browns Defeat Raiders 20-17 - Dawgs By Nature
The Cleveland Browns won their second game in a row Sunday afternoon, defeating the Oakland Raiders by a final score of 20-17. The victory snaps a 12-game road losing streak for the Browns, who host the Chiefs next week.
Houston Texans Playoff Scenarios: Texans Clinch Second Playoff Berth In Franchise History, Eye More - Battle Red Blog
The Texans clinched a playoff berth on Sunday by beating Tennessee, but how could they celebrate an AFC South division championship and home-field advantage on Monday night?
Jake Locker Has Fernando Velasco's Back - Music City Miracles
Jake Locker confronted Antonio Smith about his dirty hit on Fernando Velasco after the game.
Jagurs QB Chad Henne comes back to Earth - Big Cat Country
The Jacksonville Jaguars traveled to Buffalo to try to pick up back to back wins, but quarterback Chad Henne's play left a lot to be desired.
Luck Leads Colts to Stunning Victory over Lions - Stampede Blue
With no time on the clock, the Colts scored the winning touchdown to beat the Lions in Detriot, 35-33. It capped off a spectacular final four minutes for quarterback Andrew Luck, who was unbelievable.
Broncos Win 7 in a Row, Clinch AFC West - Mile High Report
The Denver Broncos are going to the playoffs for the second year in a row
It's Time for the San Diego Chargers to Bench Philip Rivers - Bolts From The Blue
With 4 games left and the playoffs out of reach, it's time for the Chargers to start planning for 2013. Step one in that process is protecting their franchise QB.
Raiders lose three defensive backs to concussions - Silver And Black Pride
The Raiders issues in the secondary began on the first game of the season and they have continued through the season. On Sunday against the Browns, they saw three members of that secondary leave with concussions.
The Kansas City Chiefs needed that - Arrowhead Pride
Winning on Sunday meant more than just a game.
New York Giants (via Big Blue View)
Giants can't hold off Redskins, NFC East race tightens - Big Blue View
The Giants could not hold off the Washington Redskins Monday night, losing 17-16. The Giants (7-5) lead the Redskins and Cowboys, both 6-6, in the NFC East. There are four games remaining.
Michael Vick Benched, Nick Foles Named Starter - Bleeding Green Nation
Nick Foles is going to get every chance to win the starting quarterback job next year. Andy Reid announced today that Michael Vick will not be the starter when he passes his concussion test,...
The Importance Of DeMarco Murray For The Cowboys - Blogging The Boys
How big was having DeMarco Murray back for the Dallas Cowboys? He was helping them score even when he was not on the field.
Recap Redskins Giants Game with Married with Children Gifs - Hogs Haven
Summing up the highs and lows of the Redskins Monday Night Football win over the Giants.
Jordy Nelson injury: Packers WR unlikely to play Week 14 - Acme Packing Company
The Packers will most likely be without one of Aaron Rodgers' favorite targets on Sunday.
Titus Young's time with Detroit Lions likely just about over - Pride Of Detroit
It sounds like the Detroit Lions are about to be done with wide receiver Titus Young for good.
Jay Cutler and Brandon Marshall are the Bears MVP - Windy City Gridiron
Jay Cutler and Brandon Marshall are one of the most dynamic WR-QB tandems in the league. It was on display again Sunday but the two didn't get a chance to finish it.
Christian! Christian! At Last, You're On Your Own! - Daily Norseman
After another woeful performance, the last Christian Ponder supporter on the planet throws in the towel.
Motivation, Thy Name Is...? - Canal Street Chronicles
With the New Orleans Saints in need of help to snap their two-game losing streak, the author reviews some of the motivational ploys used by Sean Payton in his tenure and poses some ideas for Coach Vitt to use to inspire his players and assistants.
Falcons Can Clinch 1st Round Bye This Weekend - The Falcoholic
It's always nice to sweep the Panthers, but this weekend is fairly important in the grand scheme of things. Win and the Falcons can clinch a 1st round bye in the playoffs. Now, to be fair, the...
Breaking down the data: Panthers vs. Chiefs - Cat Scratch Reader
The Panthers rode into Kansas City with momentum on their side after defeating Philadelphia on Monday Night Football. However, a loss suffered in the Eagles game, veteran NT Ron Edwards, would help...
Conservative decision-making is killing the Buccaneers' playoff hopes - Bucs Nation
Greg Schiano is a conservative coach. This shouldn't be a surprise to anyone, as he is a coach from the defensive side of the ball. Coaches from that side of the ball like offenses that protect the...
NFL playoff picture: 49ers lose, Seahawks gain ground - Niners Nation
We break down the NFC playoff picture following the close of Week 13.
NFL coaching changes: Arizona Cardinals could be considering Ray Horton - Revenge of the Birds
The organization has reportedly begun discussing something about Horton.
Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)
Seahawks: Russell Wilson's staggering improvement, late-game dramatics, and fun facts - Field Gulls
There's little reason to believe anymore that Seattle doesn't have their quarterback of the future and present.
If the Rams Don't Make The Playoffs They Can Only Blame Themselves - Turf Show Times
The Rams have won 5 games, but they have shot themselves in the foot many times this season. The Rams could make it to the playoffs, but they could be in a better position. Let's recap the journey so far.