Around SB Nation: What Other NFL Blogs Are Discussing

Debby Wong-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)

Prisco: Patriots Signing of Tim Tebow Shows Arrogance - Pats Pulpit
CBS Sports' Pete Prisco had a very strong reaction to the Patriots' signing of Tim Tebow, saying the move put the Patriots' arrogance "on full display."

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

New York Jets: Mike Sims-Walker Among Those Getting a Tryout - Gang Green Nation
The former Jaguar is getting a look from the Jets.

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

Tarvaris Jackson released by Buffalo Bills - Buffalo Rumblings
Buffalo's starting quarterback competition now looks like it'll come down to Kevin Kolb and rookie EJ Manuel.

AFC NORTH:

Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

Who's The Best Raven To Wear #'s 20-29? - Baltimore Beat Down
Rules are the same. Numbers are different. You know the drill. I'm going to add a bit of a twist this time though. After listing who the best player is for each number, tell us all who you think is...

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

Breaking down the Steelers fourth quarter woes in 2012 - Behind the Steel Curtain
Losing five games by three points seems unheard of, particularly in Pittsburgh, but that stat is the glaring black eye on the Steelers' disappointing 2012 season.

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

Bengals center Kyle Cook welcomes the competition - Cincy Jungle
Kyle Cook has been the starting center since 2009, being part of a team that's made the postseason in three of four years. Now Cook is facing his strongest competition to date with Trevor Robinson.

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

Looking at the Impact of Josh Gordon's Suspension on the Cleveland Browns - Dawgs By Nature
On Friday, it was announced that Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon will have to serve a two-game suspension and be docked four game checks for the start of the 2013 NFL season. Here are some of my thoughts on the suspension.

AFC SOUTH:

Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

Ed Reed: "I Will Be There The First Game...Unless [We] Decide To Do Things Differently" - Battle Red Blog
Got it? Good.

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

Is Titans RB Chris Johnson actually underrated? - Music City Miracles
A poor win-loss record and a bad offensive line has hurt Chris Johnson's reputation, but is a new OL going to change that?

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

Jason Babin injury: Jaguars DE optimistic about return - Big Cat Country
Jaguars defensive end Jason Babin had surgery on his groin earlier in the week, but is optimistic about his return to the field.

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

Could Kelvin Sheppard be the Colts Starting Inside Linebacker in 2013? - Stampede Blue
Kelvin Sheppard, acquired recently in a trade with the Bills, could very well end up starting at inside linebacker for the Colts in 2013 if Pat Angerer isn't healthy.

AFC WEST:

Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

Broncos resume contract negotiations with Ryan Clady - Mile High Report
With required minicamps just around the corner, news comes from the pipeline that the Broncos and LT Ryan Clady have resumed contract talks.

San Diego Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

The New NFL: Rookie Quarterbacks and What it Means for Philip Rivers - Bolts From The Blue
Football is evolving, and one of the effects of that has been better rookie QB play. We'll take a shot at explaining why that is, and what it might mean for the Chargers.

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

A look at Raiders defensive penalties - Silver And Black Pride
For years decades, the Raiders have been synonymous with penalties and one of Dennis Allen's first duties was to rectify that situation. While the scoreboard was no friend to the Raiders, the...

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

Jamaal Charles closing in on Kansas City Chiefs rushing yards record - Arrowhead Pride
Charles is just 1,535 yards away from becoming the Chiefs all-time leader in rushing yards.

NFC EAST:

New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

Terrell Thomas will fit as nickel defender -- David Merritt - Big Blue View
New York Giants safeties coach David Merritt think Terrell Thomas "should do well" if his ravaged knee forces him to move from cornerback to safety.

Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

Eagles QB Battle Starting to Simmer - Bleeding Green Nation
The three-day minicamp is over, and if first team reps are an indication, there are just two candidates for the Eagles' starting QB job in 2013: Michael Vick and Nick Foles. The battle will continue through training camp, despite one QB's objections.

Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

Dallas Cowboys News & Notes: Tony Romo Is 6th Highest-Paid NFL Player - Blogging The Boys
Latest Cowboys headlines: Tony Romo makes the latest Forbes list of highest-paid athletes, Ed Werder has yet another opinion on the Cowboys, and the Eagles come to the conclusion that their best chance at a Super Bowl is to host one.

Washington Redskins (via Hogs Haven)

Remembering Sean Taylor; Where Were You? - Hogs Haven
With justice appearing to be served this coming August, where were you when you heard Sean Taylor Passed away?

NFC NORTH:

Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

Brett Favre Takes Some Blame for Packers Split - Acme Packing Company
The legendary QB is making comments that suggest that he's growing to acknowledge the role he played in the split with his former team.

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

Riley Reiff poised for breakout season? - Pride Of Detroit
One Sports Illustrated writer thinks Detroit Lions offensive tackle Riley Reiff is poised to have a breakout season in 2013.

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

Sources: Gabe Carimi Traded to Buccaneers - Windy City Gridiron
The Bears traded Gabe Carimi to the Buccaneers for a sixth-round pick.

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

Gauging Adrian Peterson's Chances At 2,000 - Daily Norseman
What sort of shot does Adrian Peterson have at breaking the 2,000-yard mark for the second consecutive season?

NFC SOUTH:

New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

2012 New Orleans Saints Were Second Fastest Offense in NFL - Canal Street Chronicles
Chase Stuart of Pro Football Perspective offers some interesting data about the speed of NFL offenses in 2012 and also over the past 22 years.

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

Is Mike Johnson the favorite at right tackle? - The Falcoholic
Tyson Clabo's departure left a question mark at his position for the Falcons. Who will they be starting at right tackle in 2013?

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

Smitty cracks NFP's list of Top 10 3rd round picks - Cat Scratch Reader
The National Football Post put together a list of their top 3rd round steals, not of all-time, but those that are currently playing in the league. Smitty is an obvious choice.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

Gabe Carimi passes physical, Buccaneers cut Nick Speller - Bucs Nation
The trade is now official: Carimi is a Buc.

NFC WEST:

San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

Alex Boone to have a black rhino named after him at the San Francisco Zoo - Niners Nation
Alex Boone is having a rhino named after him. I don't think there will be anything more random this offseason.

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

The zone blocking scheme: The basics - Revenge of the Birds
The single most basic rule of zone blocking is that you block the first person to cross your face. To start off, we will set up a basic strong right formation with a single back, BA's favorite. ...

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

What if Russell Wilson sucks in 2013? - Field Gulls
A plausible downside scenario for Russell Wilson and why we should respect that it might happen.

St. Louis Rams (via Turf Show Times)

Awkward: Titus Young didn't know the Rams released him - Turf Show Times
TItus Young found out in jail that he was no longer with the St. Louis Rams.

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