Around SB Nation: What Other NFL Blogs Are Discussing

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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.

AFC EAST:

New England Patriots (via Pats Pulpit)

Moe Clears Waivers, to IR - Pats Pulpit
After being released by the Patriots on Friday because of a torn Achilles tendon, receiver T.J. Moe cleared waivers this afternoon and has been moved to injured reserve. He will not count towards...

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

A Tale Of Two Cumbies - Gang Green Nation
Is Jeff Cumberland better than he's given credit for?

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

Buffalo Bills legend Jim Kelly has cancer - Buffalo Rumblings
Kelly, 53, announced his condition in a press release through the Buffalo Bills on Monday.

AFC NORTH:

Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

TE Dickson Looking For Bigger Role In Offense - Baltimore Beat Down
The Ravens tight end is hoping for a breakout season in 2013.

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

Police report filed in Adams' stabbing incident suggests huge level of danger - Behind the Steel Curtain
Adams was punched from behind and stabbed while a gun was in his face. He also challenged the would-be robbers, telling them they wouldn't shoot him in front of a crowd.

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

Andre Smith remains absent during voluntary practices - Cincy Jungle
Bengals left tackle Andre Smith, who signed a three-year deal worth $18 million more than a month ago, continues missing voluntary practices to deal with personal issues.

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

Trent Richardson Reportedly Out Until August - Dawgs By Nature
According to ESPNCleveland's Will Burge, the Cleveland Browns will reportedly shelve Trent Richardson until August. The fear is that Richardson's current leg injury could develop into a stress...

AFC SOUTH:

Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

Johnathan Joseph Had Two Sports Hernias, Had Surgery, And We're Just Now Hearing About It - Battle Red Blog
I didn't. How did the Texans manage to keep this a secret?

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

The Titans are finally using Jake Locker's legs - Music City Miracles
A series of tweets and stories imply that the Titans really have made an offense shift.

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

Jedd Fisch likes Blaine Gabbert's ability, potential on the field - Big Cat Country
Blaine Gabbert is going to have to earn the starting job for the Jaguars in 2013, but offensive coordinator Jedd Fisch likes his ability.

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

Expectations for T.Y. Hilton In Second Season - Stampede Blue
The Colts have one of the most dynamic young receiving talents in the NFL in T.Y. Hilton. How much better can he become?

AFC WEST:

Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

Will McGahee show up for last week of OTAs? - Mile High Report
Let's debunk some myths regarding Denver Broncos running back Willis McGahee, then discuss how his absence is affecting himself and his team.

San Diego Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

Ken Whisenhunt is a fan of Philip Rivers - Bolts From The Blue
Ken Whistenhunt knows how to get a Quarterback to play hard for him. Flattery. Lots and lots of flattery. I'm sure Philip Rivers doesn't mind.

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

Dennis Allen: Terrelle Pryor "not there yet" - Silver And Black Pride
Dennis Allen says Terrelle Pryor is still not where he needs to be.

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

Jamaal Charles is an all-purpose weapon - Arrowhead Pride
The Chiefs best player is going to be used in a variety of ways in Andy Reid's offensive system.

NFC EAST:

New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

New York Giants sign WR Keith Carlos - Big Blue View
Wide receiver joins team to fill final spot on current 90-man roster. Anyone surprised the Giants did not add a running back or fullback?

Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

Philadelphia Eagles are so perfect for Hard Knocks it won't happen - Bleeding Green Nation
Every year, HBO produces a docu-series called Hard Knocks where they follow the trials and tribulations of an NFL training camp. We do not yet know who they will be following this year, but it's pretty obvious who their #1 choice has to be.

Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

Cowboys Sign FA TE Dante Rosario - Blogging The Boys
Finding a tight end who can block and catch seems to be a priority for the Cowboys, as they picked up a free agent with who may have that combination of skills.

Washington Redskins (via Hogs Haven)

Attributes of a Good Offensive Tackle - Hogs Haven
The offensive tackle position is one of the toughest to play in the NFL. It takes a rare breed of size, strength, technique, quickness and athleticism to succeed. Unlike their counterparts to the...

NFC NORTH:

Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

Report: Packers Will Wait to Extend B.J. Raji's Contract Until Next Off-Season - Acme Packing Company
The Packers are apparently prepared to let one of their biggest names play out the final year of his contract.

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

Lions to host DT Sedrick Ellis for visit, according to report - Pride Of Detroit
The Detroit Lions are planning to bring in free-agent defensive tackle Sedrick Ellis for a visit, according to a report.

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

Bears new strength coach focusing on "power and explosion" - Windy City Gridiron
New strength and conditioning coordinator Mike Clark is changing up how the Bears train, with an emphasis on creating explosive players.

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

Ponder Facing Referendum, Per ESPN - Daily Norseman
Christian Ponder is really going to be under the microscope in 2012. But we knew that already.

NFC SOUTH:

New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

Mark Ingram 'Bust' Talk Rears Its Head Again - Canal Street Chronicles
We've had our share of discussion of this topic already this year, and this week it popped up in Pat Y's NFC South Blog on ESPN.com. Read how it goes down, gossip-style!

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

Osi Umenyiora Bringing More Than Just Rings To Atlanta - The Falcoholic
Osi was one of Atlanta's key offseason additions, and he's already making an impact in more than just his pass rushing prowess.

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

Could Ted Ginn Jr. Revive His Career with the Carolina Panthers? - Cat Scratch Reader
Could Ted Ginn Jr. revive his career with the Carolina Panthers?

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

Firing Tony Dungy was an awful decision, says Pat Kirwan - Bucs Nation
Winning a Super Bowl was apparently a bad thing.

NFC WEST:

San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

49ers sign S Raymond Ventrone, waive FB Jason Schepler - Niners Nation
The 49ers added another potential "special teams ace" as they look to improve a unit that struggled in 2012.

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

Arizona Cardinals offseason: Some stats for Todd Bowles' previous defenses - Revenge of the Birds
Todd Bowles has had mixed results in two and a half years as a defensive coordinator, but will coming to the Desert change his misfortunes?

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

Percy Harvin: Creating mismatches at running back - Field Gulls
Percy Harvin, the read option, the wheel route and killing the 49ers.

St. Louis Rams (via Turf Show Times)

St. Louis Rams: A 1,000-yard rusher on the roster? - Turf Show Times
Former Rams’ RB Steven Jackson produced eight straight 1,000 yard seasons for the team prior to heading to Atlanta. Is there a running back on the roster who can make it nine straight? Pete Prisco thinks so!

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