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Who's going to lead the Cardinals offense.  Kevin Kolb or John Skelton?
Who's going to lead the Cardinals offense. Kevin Kolb or John Skelton?

After an epic episode of Hard Knocks last night, why don't we take a look around SB Nation at what the other blogs are discussing.

Here's the rundown:


New England Patriots (via Pats Pulpit)

Patriots Work Out Wide Receiver Plaxico Burress - Pats Pulpit
In what could turn out to be nothing more than Belichickian due diligence, the Patriots caused a few waves when they were reported to have hosted veritable lightning rod wide receiver Plaxico Burress for a work out on Sunday.

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

Dustin Keller Expects Great Things For Himself In 2012 - Gang Green Nation
Dustin Keller has come out an said that he expects 2012 to be his best year yet and that he'll end up getting recognition in the form of a pro bowl position.

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

Opening Exhibition Was A "Wake Up Call" For Buffalo Bills Offense - Buffalo Rumblings
The Buffalo Bills offense was not good on Thursday. That is and is not a problem according to the leaders of the unit.


Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

Bernard Pierce Returns To Baltimore Ravens - Baltimore Beat Down
After missing eight days of practice, Bernard Pierce returned to the practice field on Saturday. Bernard Pierce finds himself in the midst of a battle for the back-up running back position. Once considered to be a lock for this role, Pierce is going to have to prove his worth with the outstanding performance of Bobby Rainey Thursday night, and still imminent threats of Anthony Allen and Damien Berry.

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

CB Ike Taylor, WR Antonio Brown Have Three-Round Brawl After Sunday Practice - Behind the Steel Curtain
Steelers WR Antonio Brown and CB Ike Taylor get into three-round fight during and right after practice Sunday.

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

Mike Zimmer Impressed With Terence Newman So Far - Cincy Jungle
Bengals defensive coordinator likes what he has seen from Terence Newman so far.

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

Game Review: Browns Will Look to Clean Up Mistakes After 19-17 Win Over Lions - Dawgs By Nature
The Cleveland Browns 19-17 victory over the Detroit Lions was not the most ideal preseason game you could ask for, and it feels good that the team was able to get a win under their belt. Who got game balls, and which players were goats?


Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

Things That Scare Me: Arian Foster Edition - Battle Red Blog
Things that scare me: After Sundays performance and with the way he finished off last season, officially a bit concerned about Arian Fosters fumbling issues.

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

Jake Locker to Start for the Titans on Friday - Music City Miracles
Mike Munchak announced today after practice that Jake Locker will start the Titans second preseason game.

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

Jaguars Likely To Volunteer To Play In London - Big Cat Country
With the St. Louis Rams pulling out of their commitment to play in London in 2013 and 2014, the Jacksonville Jaguars are likely to volunteer to replace them.

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

Colts Lose Pat Angerer For Six Weeks, Scott Lutrus For The Season - Stampede Blue
Colts inside linebacker position getting decimated by injuries.


Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

Potential Denver Broncos Fantasy Football Sleepers After Preseason Week One - Mile High Report
Denver Broncos fantasy football sleepers after the first pre-season game against Chicago.

San Diego Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

San Diego Chargers Fantasy Football Sleeper: Le'Ron McClain - Bolts From The Blue
Look for McClain to be going high in your fantasy football draft, as he'll be getting most of the goal line carries.

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

Raiders scoreless in preseason opener but first teams show promise - Silver And Black Pride
Raiders lose their preseason opener in ugly fashion. But there were some positives amid the negative.

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

Terrance Copper Should Be Glad To Be Walking Right - Arrowhead Pride
Kansas City Chiefs Terrance Copper was laid out by Arizona Cardinals Adrian Wilson last Friday.


New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

Injuries Pile Up On Giants Defensive Line - Big Blue View
The New York Giants got lots of bad news on the injury front Tuesday, all of it coming on the defensive line. Martin Parker will undergo surgery for a herniated disc in his back and is done for the season. Shaun Rogers has a blood clot in his leg, the severity of which is uncertain. Marvin Austin is suffering from a bad back.

Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

Nnamdi Asomugha & Nate Allen Collide At Lehigh - Bleeding Green Nation
Eagles corner Nnamdi Asomugha left the field Monday after a collision with safety Nate Allen

Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

Cowboys Roster Bubble Watch (Post-Raiders Preseason Game 1) - Blogging The Boys
Examine the players currently on the bubble after the Dallas Cowboys' first preseason game against the Oakland Raiders.

Washington Redskins (via Hogs Haven)

Redskins Sign Chris Campbell, Cut Hanks - Hogs Haven
The Redskins have signed free agent tackle Chris Campbell and cut rookie receiver Darius Hanks.


Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

Who Should The Packers Give The Next Extension To? - Acme Packing Company
The Packers were able to reach an agreement with T.J. Lang to keep him in Green Bay for the foreseeable future. Now that this contract is done, who is the next in line to get the big contract from the Packers?

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

Madden 13 Ratings: Calvin Johnson Given 99 Overall Rating - Pride Of Detroit
Lions WR Calvin Johnson is rated 99 overall in Madden NFL 13.

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

Brian Urlacher Has Arthroscopic Knee Surgery - Windy City Gridiron
Brian Urlacher had Arthroscopic Knee Surgery after we were told he's just chilling out and letting it heal.

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

Report: Vikings Might Start Rookie S Harrison Smith Friday Against Bills - Daily Norseman
From the "No one should be surprised by this at all" files, ESPN 1500's Tom Pelissero reports that the Vikings are seriously considering Harrison Smith as one of the starting safeties on Friday against the Bills in the Vikes pre-season home opener.


New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

Does John Kasay Prefer to Kick with Laces In? - Canal Street Chronicles
I watched ESPNs 2011 Yearbook: New Orleans Saints yesterday and noticed something interesting about Kasay's kicking.

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

Should the Falcons Rest Matt Ryan? - The Falcoholic
Apparently the Falcons brass think occasional rest for Matt Ryan during practice is beneficial. Ryan likes the idea, noting that it helps.

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

Pressure Free: The Biggest Issue for the 2012 Carolina Panthers - Cat Scratch Reader
At this point there should be little mystery that Ron Rivera is concerned about the Carolina Panthers pass rush this year.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

Top 5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Fantasy Players - Bucs Nation
Reviewing the players you need to have on your fantasy team.


San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

Will Cornerback Carlos Rogers Expand His Role In Vic Fangio's Defense? - Niners Nation
We talk about the possibility of cornerback Carlos Rogers expanding his role in the 49ers defense under coordinator Vic Fangio.

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

Arizona Cardinals QB Competition: The Worst Thing That Could Happen - Revenge of the Birds
I think we can agree that the quarterback situation this preseason has gone about as badly as it could. Neither John Skelton nor Kevin Kolb have stood out as a guy that the coaching staff feels comfortable moving forward to name as starting quarterback. Ideally, one will step up and be clearly better.

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

Charting Russell Wilson's Pass Plays vs. the Titans - Field Gulls
I charted Russell Wilson's nineteen passing snaps and the results are attached below.

St. Louis Rams (via Turf Show Times)

Rams' Third Down Struggles Top Jeff Fisher's List Of Things To Improve - Turf Show Times
St. Louis Rams head coach Jeff Fisher talked about the ups and downs of the teams Sunday loss.