Around SB Nation: What Other NFL Blogs Are Discussing

Phil Sears-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 Heist: The Greatest Con in Football - Pats Pulpit
And, once again, Tom Brady and George Clooney win the hearts of the masses.

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

The Heist: The Greatest Con in Football - Pats Pulpit
And, once again, Tom Brady and George Clooney win the hearts of the masses.

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

Jim Schwartz defense: Wide 9 won't define Buffalo Bills system - Buffalo Rumblings
Buffalo Bills defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz spoke with Bills beat reporters for the first time on Monday, and used the opportunity to dispel some notions about the system he's bringing to his new job.

AFC NORTH:

Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

It's official: Gary Kubiak is the Ravens' offensive coordinator. - Baltimore Beat Down
Rick Dennison will coach quarterbacks.

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

Two linebackers diverged in a snowy wood, Timmons is taking the path less heralded - Behind the Steel Curtain
Both Lawrence Timmons (first round, 2007) and LaMarr Woodley (second round, 2007) got big contract extensions. One went one way, the other went the other.

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

Most Bengals polled don't think the NFL is committed to player safety - Cincy Jungle
A handful of player polls are being released on Monday, ranging from the risk of concussions, to a far greater concern with knee injury.

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

Ray Farmer Stays With the Browns as Assistant GM - Dawgs By Nature
Fortunately, we won't have to worry about Farmer leaving any more. Shortly after the Browns announced the hiring of Mike Pettine on Thursday, the news broke that Farmer actually turned down a second interview with the Dolphins.

AFC SOUTH:

Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

2014 Houston Texans Salary Cap Analysis: Matt Schaub Will Count For $14.5 Million In 2014, Other Texans Aren't Cheap Either - Battle Red Blog
Battle Red Blog takes a look at the Texans' salary cap situation heading into 2014. How much will Bill O'Brien and Rick Smith have to work with by the time Free Agency starts?

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

Jake Locker > Chris Johnson. The End. - Music City Miracles
Jake Locker > Chris Johnson. The End.

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

2014 NFL Draft: Jaguars open to trading No. 3 pick - Big Cat Country
Stop me if you've heard this before, but the Jacksonville Jaguars are open to trading the No. 3 overall pick.

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

Did Colts WR Da'Rick Rogers Prove His Worth In 2013? - Stampede Blue
In seven games, Rogers had 15 receptions for 238 yards and 2 TDs in 2013.

AFC WEST:

Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

Super Bowl Weather Update: A Week Until The Big Game - Mile High Report
Since there's some controversy about whether or not a Super Bowl should be held outside in a cold weather environment, the forecast for this game will be closely watched. Right now the weather forecast looks to be storm free, but a lot can change.

San Diego Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

Should Chargers fans be happy with SB Nation's Mock Draft? - Bolts From The Blue
Kyle Posey breaks down the players Matthew Fairburn has the Chargers taking in the first two rounds of the upcoming NFL Draft.

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

Charles Woodson is RoboCop - Silver And Black Pride
He has to be. There is simply no other way to explain it. And in this article, I will go about showing you the proof of this discovery. Four seasons ago, Charles Woodson stood atop the mountain...

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

5 long-term needs for the Kansas City Chiefs - Arrowhead Pride
Nick Jacobs looks at five needs the Chiefs will have down the road.

NFC EAST:

New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

Giants make Danny Langsdorf hiring official, completing offensive coaching staff - Big Blue View
The Giants' offensive staff has received a full makeover, and it sounds like their entire offensive scheme is going to undergo a similar transformation.

Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

Eagles Officially Hire Bill Musgrave as QB Coach, Make Coaching Staff Changes - Bleeding Green Nation
The Eagles officially announced some changes to the coaching staff. Bill Musgrave (QB Coach) and Michael Clay (Defensive Quality Control) have been added to the staff. Mike Dawson received a promotion to Assistant Defensive Line coach.

Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

Jimmy Johnson: The Coach That Almost Wasn't - Blogging The Boys
The first coach hired by Jerry Jones was one of the great success stories in the history of the Dallas Cowboys. In a recent interview, he talks about how his time as a coach at any level could well have never happened.

Washington Redskins (via Hogs Haven)

Randy Jordan Hired as Running Backs Coach - Hogs Haven
One more piece in the Jay Gruden coaching puzzle has been named.

NFC NORTH:

Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

Packers 2014 Offseason Review: Grading the Offensive Guards - Acme Packing Company
The Packers' guards led the way for the offense as a whole in the trenches.

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

A look at Calvin Johnson's career numbers - Pride Of Detroit
Calvin Johnson has been in the NFL for seven seasons. Let's take a look at where his career numbers stand following the 2013 campaign.

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

A look at Calvin Johnson's career numbers - Pride Of Detroit
Calvin Johnson has been in the NFL for seven seasons. Let's take a look at where his career numbers stand following the 2013 campaign.

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

Norv Turner, the Chinese Room and Israeli Prisons - Daily Norseman
What effect do coaches, computer science and cognitive theory have on player performance? About as much as you would think (which is to say a lot). Needless to say, this is a long one. Grab a snack.

NFC SOUTH:

New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

Keenan Lewis was the Saints' Most Valuable Defensive Player in 2013 - Canal Street Chronicles
Keenan Lewis may not be the Saints' best defensive player, but he just might be their most valuable.

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

Falcons Extend Contracts For Dimitroff, Smith and McKay - The Falcoholic
The Falcons have signed President/CEO Rich McKay, General Manager Thomas Dimitroff and Head Coach Mike Smith to contract extensions.

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

Ron Rivera working on contract extension with Panthers - Cat Scratch Reader
The Panthers are looking to lock up their head coach with a new deal.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

Dennis Hickey hired as Dolphins general manager - Bucs Nation
The Miami Dolphins have hired

NFC WEST:

San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

49ers salary cap implications of NaVorro Bowman injury - Niners Nation
The 49ers could potentially be without NaVorro Bowman at the start of the 2014 season. We break down the salary cap implications of his potential absence, and what it means for Michael Wilhoite.

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

Kurt Warner forever! - Revenge of the Birds
How does that sound?

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

Super Bowl XLVIII: Percy Harvin ready to go - Field Gulls
"We're in a phase of Super Bowl right now," said Pete Carroll, when asked about the status of Percy Harvin.

St. Louis Rams (via Turf Show Times)

The Rams can keep Robert Quinn for a very long time for very little cost - Turf Show Times
This is the last year of Robert Quinn's rookie deal, except for a fifth-year option ... and maybe a franchise tag after that.

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