Around SB Nation: What Other NFL Blogs Are Discussing

Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports

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

AFC EAST:

New England Patriots (via Pats Pulpit)

The Offensive Line's Big Day - Pats Pulpit
Let's give a standing ovation to a broken unit's tremendous performance.

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

Rex Ryan Rumor: Head Coach Thinks Jets Searching for Replacement? - Gang Green Nation
Meaning unclear.

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

Alan Branch re-signs with Buffalo Bills - Buffalo Rumblings
The Buffalo Bills took a step to solidify the front seven of their improving defense heading into 2014, re-signing veteran lineman Alan Branch.

AFC NORTH:

Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

Local media picks Justin Tucker as team MVP, Joe Flacco wins Good Guy Award - Baltimore Beat Down
Justin Tucker's clutch kicking netted him a Most Valuable Player nod from the local media in Baltimore. Joe Flacco's candor and accessibility got him the Good Guy Award.

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

Antonio Brown breaks Steelers single season receiving yards record - Behind the Steel Curtain
Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown broke the Steelers' single season receiving yards record of 1,398, set by Yancey Thigpen in 1997.

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

Cincinnati Bengals should keep the starters in and "play to win the game" - Cincy Jungle
The Cincinnati Bengals will have a decision to make on Sunday. Do they play the starters and risk losing positioning or the opportunity for a spot? Or do they play everyone all game with an effort to make beating Baltimore a priority.

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

Rufio's Film Room: Wildcat Edition - Dawgs By Nature
Rufio breaks down the Cleveland Browns' wildcat plays against the Chicago Bears in week 15 and explains why they were successful.

AFC SOUTH:

Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

Johnathan Joseph is on Injured Reserve - Battle Red Blog
Joseph tore a ligament in his big toe during the game Sunday, and has been placed on Injured Reserve.

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

Mike Munchak could be interested in Penn State job that isn't open, yet - Music City Miracles
There is a report out of Pennsylvania today that Penn State would be interested in hiring Mike Munchak if Bill O'Brien gets an NFL job. That would be a Festivus Miracle!

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

Jaguars sign Kyle Love, place Brandon Deaderick on IR - Big Cat Country
The Jaguars brought back Kyle Love to replace Brandon Deaderick who is done for the season after suffering an injury against the Titans.

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

The Curious Case of Chuck Pagano - Stampede Blue
We've criticized Colts head coach Chuck Pagano quite a bit this year. But he also deserves quite a bit of credit.

AFC WEST:

Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

Von Miller Injury: Miller tears ACL, done for season - Mile High Report
What do you think Broncos Country? Could this derail the Broncos hope for a Lombardi Trophy this season?

San Diego Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

Why Keenan Allen Deserves the Rookie of the Year Award over Eddie Lacy - Bolts From The Blue
San Diego's Keenan Allen and Green Bay's Eddie Lacy are the front runners for Offensive Rookie of the year. Who deserves it more?

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

Terrelle Pryor's agent thinks his client is being set up to fail - Silver And Black Pride
You know how Terrelle Pryor says pretty much all the right things in interviews with the media? Well, wherever he learned such composure, it sure wasn't from his agent. A man who just went on for...

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

Kansas City Chiefs have all the reason for hope on any given Sunday - Arrowhead Pride
Pete Carroll, of all people, has wise words for the frustrated fan.

NFC EAST:

New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

5 offseason questions for New York Giants - Big Blue View
Here is a look at the offseason questions facing the New York Giants.

Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

The Sports Illustrated "Curse" - Bleeding Green Nation
Contrary Indicators 101

Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

With Tony Romo Probably Out, Cowboys Looking At Quarterbacks - Blogging The Boys
Reports are that Dallas has some prospective quarterbacks lined up for visits as the team scrambles to find a new backup should Kyle Orton become the starter, as is widely expected.

Washington Redskins (via Hogs Haven)

Redskins New Head Coach Bracket: (3) Mike Zimmer vs. (14) Dabo Swinney - Hogs Haven
First round of the Washington Redskins Next Head Coach Tournament

NFC NORTH:

Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

Packers Playoff Picture: NFC North Winner-Take-All in Chicago - Acme Packing Company
Somehow, despite a Packers loss to the Steelers, a win next week still earns Green Bay an NFC North title.

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

Fire Jim Schwartz - Pride Of Detroit
The time has come for the Detroit Lions to fire Jim Schwartz.

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

Chicago Bears playoff picture: Need a victory over Packers in Week 17 - Windy City Gridiron
After being embarrassed on Sunday Night football, the Bears need a win in Week 17 to make the playoffs.

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

Leslie Frazier Still Has Some Important Supporters - Daily Norseman
It doesn't look like Leslie Frazier will be getting another season as the Vikings' coach, but at least a couple of front-line players want him to stay around.

NFC SOUTH:

New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

The Saints Are Playing Not to Lose - Canal Street Chronicles
If the Saints want to make any noise in the playoffs, it's time they get back to finishing strong.

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

Reeves: Injuries, Personnel to Blame for the Falcons' Lackluster 2013 - The Falcoholic
Fact: Matt Ryan can eat an entire cheese wheel

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

Time To Give Mike Shula Some Credit For This Playoff Run - Cat Scratch Reader
But here is the deal: early in the season Ron Rivera, Sean McDermott and the players received just as much criticism as Shula did. When the team was 0-2 and 1-3, there were lots of calls to blow the whole thing up and start over.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

Carl Nicks injury: Buccaneers guard's future is in doubt - Bucs Nation
The Buccaneers may be without Nicks for a long time.

NFC WEST:

San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

49ers-Falcons final score: Notable stats and performances - Niners Nation
The 49ers wobbled at times in Week 16, but they took care of business late, defeating the Atlanta Falcons by a final score of 34-24. We've got a rundown of some of the notable performances.

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

Arizona Cardinals add RB to practice squad, like TE Fells - Revenge of the Birds
Arizona adds a player to their practice squad.

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

To lose - Field Gulls
Is it fair to call a loss a good thing for a team, or are we just trying to cope? The feeling itself may be exactly what we needed.

St. Louis Rams (via Turf Show Times)

Jake Long Has Torn ACL & MCL - Turf Show Times
The expected news arrived this afternoon: Jake Long suffered a torn ACL in his right knee. In addition, the MCL is also torn.

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