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Around SB Nation: What Other NFL Blogs Are Discussing

Weekly, we take a look around the SB Nation family of NFL blogs. Here are the news stories and analysis they are discussing.

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New England Patriots (via Pats Pulpit)

Patriots Activate Brandon Browner, Brian Tyms; Release Joe Vellano; IR Michael Buchanan; Raiders Claim Kenbrell Thompkins - Pats Pulpit
The Patriots have announced their roster moves to elevate cornerback Brandon Browner and Brian Tyms to the active roster.

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

Geno Smith and Others Miss Team Meeting - Gang Green Nation
On Saturday night, Geno Smith and others missed a team meeting. It's reported that Walt Powell was one of the other offenders, but it isn't clear if there were others. Apparently, Smith arrived a...

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

Ron Brooks injury: Buffalo Bills CB discharged from hospital - Buffalo Rumblings
It's looking like Bills cornerback Ron Brooks, who suffered a scary head/neck injury on Sunday, has avoided disaster: he has been discharged from a Detroit hospital and is on his way back to Orchard Park.


Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

Jacoby Jones is a liability for the Ravens at the moment - Baltimore Beatdown
The veteran receiver has been detrimental to the team during the first five games of the season.

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

Antonio Brown makes The Reception Heard Around the World - Behind the Steel Curtain
Seldom has a successful play generated so much angst, even among Steeler fans.

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

Cincinnati Bengals moving onto the Carolina Panthers - Cincy Jungle
The Cincinnati Bengals suffered a discouraging loss to the New England Patriots on Sunday Night Football. It was discouraging, but it was only a loss. At this point, how Cincinnati responds is everything.

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

Browns vs. Titans: Analyzing the Snap Counts (Offense) - Dawgs By Nature
After being down 28-3, the Browns' offense rallied with four scoring drives (three touchdowns & one field goal) to assist in the team's remarkable come-from-behind win over the Titans. Check out the snap distributions below for the offense.


Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

Hair of the Dog: I Didn't Want That Stupid Cup Anyway - Battle Red Blog
Texans fans were treated to some free football as the Texans and Cowboys went to overtime. Which, I think means no refunds.

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

Bernard Pollard has ruptured Achilles tendon - Music City Miracles
The Titans veteran safety will miss the rest of the season.

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

Should Storm Johnson be more involved in Jaguars offense? - Big Cat Country
Jaguars rookie running back Storm Johnson provided a spark on Sunday for the offense. Should he play more?

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

Colts Monday Injury Report: Bjoern Werner, Darius Butler Miss Practice - Stampede Blue
Here's your Colts Monday injury report.


Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

Report: Montee Ball to miss up too 3 weeks with a groin strain - Mile High Report
According to ESPN's Jeff Legwold, Denver Broncos starting running back Montee Ball is not expected to practice this week and is expected to miss up too 3 weeks with a strained groin.

San Diego Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

Doug Legursky to IR, Chargers down to fourth center - Bolts From The Blue
More injuries on the offensive line for the Chargers.

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

Raiders claim LB Ray Ray Armstrong off waivers from Rams - Silver And Black Pride
The Raiders have officially announced they have claimed linebacker Ray Ray Armstrong who was waived by the Rams. The third-year linebacker was waived by the Rams on Monday. The second-year...

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

Chiefs' Dee Ford responds to that play where he ran away from the ball - Arrowhead Pride
About that play of Dee Ford running the wrong way ...


New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

New York Giants news, 10/7: Andre Williams ready to carry the load - Big Blue View
Williams will have to shoulder a heavy load with Rashad Jennings sidelined. The rookie sounds ready for the opportunity.

Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

Eagles practice squad: Philadelphia signs Jordan Kovacs, releases Cobi Hamilton - Bleeding Green Nation
The Eagles continue to shuffle their practice squad.

Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

Cowboys Defense Saves The Day In Win Over Texans - Blogging The Boys
The good play of Tony Romo, DeMarco Murray and Dez Bryant are all getting attention, but the Cowboys defense came up huge on Sunday as it starts to prove it can be counted upon.

Washington Redskins (via Hogs Haven)

Redskins Fall to Seattle 27-17 on Monday Night Football - Hogs Haven
The Redskins preformed better on Monday night than anyone expected them to, but it still wasn't enough to take down the defending Super Bowl champs.


Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

Eddie Lacy "Felt Great" During His Big Thursday Night Performance - Acme Packing Company
The Packers' leading rusher discusses his first big game of the 2014 season and what helped him turn it around on Thursday.

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

Calvin Johnson injury: Lions WR could miss Sunday's game - Pride Of Detroit
The Detroit Lions could be without Calvin Johnson this week.

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

Here are the two "Blindside Blocks" flagged against the Chicago Bears - Windy City Gridiron
What is the NFL turning into when these are called illegal blocks?

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

Minnesota Vikings Could Catch A Mega-Break This Week - Daily Norseman
The Minnesota Vikings will host the Detroit Lions on Sunday, and the Lions might be without two of their biggest offensive threats.


New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

Drew Brees: What to Expect When You're Expecting Decline - Canal Street Chronicles
Now that we know his stats don't prove he's declining, what does history tell us we can expect from Drew Brees for the rest of the 2014 season?

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

Personnel Changes Are Slowly Coming To The Atlanta Falcons - The Falcoholic
Not the changes we want, but changes.

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

What I Learned about Marriage while Watching the Panthers - Cat Scratch Reader
As a man about to get married, I have heard advice from a lot of people, and am trying to make sense of it all. I found some great lessons in a very unlikely place.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

Lovie Smith: "Odds are" Mike Glennon starts at quarterback this week, still won't commit long-term to Glennon - Bucs Nation
It's not quite "Josh is our quarterback," but Lovie Smith is being very particular with how he talks about his quarterback situation.


San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

Jed York denies Jay Glazer report regarding Jim Harbaugh - Niners Nation
Jed York made an appearance on Rich Eisen's new show. York refuted Jay Glazer's report and provided a few comments about his head coach.

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

Calais Campbell injury: DE out 3-4 weeks; Bruce Arians, Larry Fitzgerald, others react to 'dirty' play - Revenge of the Birds
Team upset with the illegal block

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

Cigar Thoughts, Week 5: Seahawks win ugly, beat Redskins 27-17 to regain share of NFC West lead - Field Gulls
The Seattle Seahawks overcame terrible O-line play and a thousand penalties to beat the Washington Redskins, improving to 3-1 in the process.

St. Louis Rams (via Turf Show Times)

Rams Release Ray Ray Armstrong - Turf Show Times
Jeff Fisher is making a statement, folks.