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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.

Tom Szczerbowski

AFC EAST:

New England Patriots (via Pats Pulpit)

Why the Patriots Struggled Against the Jets Running Game - Pats Pulpit
The Patriots struggled against the Jets rushing attack. Let's pinpoint the reason why.

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

John Idzik on Percy Harvin Trade - Gang Green Nation
John Idzik addressed the media today on the Percy Harvin trade. Here are some of the key points. Idzik said #Jets did "a ton of background" on Percy Harvin. "I thought it was prudent to move...

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

Reports: C.J. Spiller out for season; Fred Jackson out up to four weeks - Buffalo Rumblings
The Buffalo Bills' offensive backfield was decimated by injury on Sunday. C.J. Spiller is reportedly done for the year, and with Fred Jackson also out at least one game, Boobie Dixon and Bryce Brown will take over the Bills' running game workload.

AFC NORTH:

Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

Time to pull the plug on Jacoby Jones - Baltimore Beatdown
Jacoby Jones' time as a starter in any form should be done for the Ravens going forward. After another muffed punt and apparently more concentration issues, the Ravens need to bench Jones in favor of his eventual permanent replacement.

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

Texans vs. Steelers final score: Pittsburgh explodes in second quarter to breeze past Houston 30-23 - Behind the Steel Curtain
Rookie WR Martavis Bryant scored a 35-yard touchdown on his first NFL catch, sparking a furious Steelers rally in the second quarter. They never looked back in a decisive 30-23 win.

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

A.J. Green has made "tremendous progress"; Vontaze Burfict is "fine" - Cincy Jungle
Will Week 8 bring the end to a month without a win? A.J. Green and Burfict hope to be on the field to help make a win possible.

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

Browns Waive Agnew, Promote Small - Dawgs By Nature
The Browns waived one rookie fullback and promoted another on Monday.

AFC SOUTH:

Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

Texans-Steelers Final Score: 24-Point Second Quarter Meltdown Dooms Texans On Monday Night Football - Battle Red Blog
Your Houston Texans have dropped to 3-4 following a 30-23 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers. Get the recap here on Battle Red Blog.

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

Where do the Titans go from here? - Music City Miracles
The only thing the Titans have left at this point is the hope that a 6th round draft pick can be the future savior.

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

Jaguars lose Paul Posluszny for the year with torn pectoral muscle - Big Cat Country
The Jaguars will be without their Pro Bowl middle linebacker for the rest of the 2014 season.

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

Report: Reggie Wayne Might Miss "A Game or Two" - Stampede Blue
According to a report from RTV6's Mike Chappell, Reggie Wayne's elbow injury isn't considered serious but he might still miss a game or two.

AFC WEST:

Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

Broncos 3rd & Long - A complete team win vs. the 49ers - Mile High Report
The Broncos beat the 49ers in all three facets of the game last night - offense, defense and special teams. The run defense has reached Orange Crush level.

San Diego Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

Are the San Diego Chargers contenders or pretenders? - Bolts From The Blue
The San Diego Chargers are 5-2 and would be in the NFL playoffs if it started today, but will they make it there?

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

Report: Raiders down another safety, lose Usama Young for season - Silver And Black Pride
More bad news at the safety position for the Raiders as Usama Young is lost for the season with a torn ACL and MCL according to sources close to ESPN's Bill Williamson. Young went down on Sunday...

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

Chiefs' Phillip Gaines did a nice job replacing Chris Owens, gives Bob Sutton another option - Arrowhead Pride
The Kansas City Chiefs rookie CB looked sharp in his first extended action.

NFC EAST:

New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

Jon Beason Injury: Time to shut middle linebacker down? - Big Blue View
Here is one opinion that they should. How do you feel about it?

Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

Evan Mathis injury: Eagles offensive lineman cleared to return to practice - Bleeding Green Nation
Evan Mathis has been cleared to practice, but he won't return to the active roster until early November.

Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

Game-Changing Moments: Cowboys Stand Tall Against Giant Challenges - Blogging The Boys
Teams must overcome a lot of challenges to win games in the NFL, but if the Dallas Cowboys continue to overcome long third-downs this routinely they will continue to win a lot of games.

Washington Redskins (via Hogs Haven)

Brian Orakpo Out for the Season - Hogs Haven
Multiple reports indicate that the Redskins' Brian Orakpo is done for the year with a pectoral injury.

NFC NORTH:

Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

Debunking the Continued Criticism of Aaron Rodgers' "Clutch-Ness" - Acme Packing Company
The narrative about Aaron Rodgers being unable to lead a big comeback victory is alive and well, despite his heroics last Sunday. We explain why the latest analysis is on faulty grounds.

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

Breaking down the call: Were the Lions bailed out by the refs? - Pride Of Detroit
A breakdown of two controversial plays that ended up in the Detroit Lions' favor on Sunday.

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

Bears falling apart at the seams, Trestman at fault? - Windy City Gridiron
The Bears fell to 3-4 on the season and the frustration came to blows with reports of a locker room blow up. Is the Bears head coach and offensive genius the best guy for the job?

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

Defensive Timeouts May Not Be As Absurd As We Think - Daily Norseman
Zimmer may regret not bucking tradition yesterday... ironically, a lesson learned by his predecessor last season.

NFC SOUTH:

New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

DE Glenn Foster Goes to IR - Canal Street Chronicles
Saints DE Glenn Foster was injured in Sunday's game in Detroit and was placed on injured reserve today.

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

NFL.com's Adam Schein: Atlanta Falcons Coach Mike Smith Should Be Fired - The Falcoholic
After another week of the Falcons coaching staff stubborn refusal to adjust their game plan, starters or snaps, more members of the media are calling for Mike Smith to be fired.

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

Ron Rivera speaks about Luke Kuechly ejection - Cat Scratch Reader
The Panthers head coach still disagrees with the terrible call.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

Josh McCown returns to practice for Buccaneers - Bucs Nation
But will Josh McCown also take over as the starter for Mike Glennon?

NFC WEST:

San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

Aldon Smith suspension: 49ers OLB return before 9 games is 'a possibility' - Niners Nation
The 49ers could get Aldon Smith back sooner rather than later from his 9-game suspension. We take a look at the latest news on this, and what it could mean for the depth chart.

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

Cardinals vs. Raiders results: The good and the bad from Arizona win - Revenge of the Birds
A look back at the win with a critical and a praising eye.

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

Fantasy Football 2014: Russell Wilson, Doug Baldwin shine in Percy Harvin's absence - Field Gulls
The real life outcome of this game was a lot less sweet than the fantasy fruits it produced appeared to be.

St. Louis Rams (via Turf Show Times)

Rams Waive Austin Pettis, Release Emory Blake - Turf Show Times
Known for his clutch hands (until this year) the Rams waived WR Austin Pettis this afternoon