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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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AFC EAST:

New England Patriots (via Pats Pulpit)

We are the Arbiters of Morality - Pats Pulpit
How dare the Patriots sully the good name and fortune of the football pitch.

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

Percy Harvin Has Low Ankle Sprain - Gang Green Nation
It's good news for the New York Jets as it is revealed Percy Harvin has a low ankle sprain rather than a high ankle sprain.

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

Jerry Hughes benching takes Doug Marrone's unpopularity to new heights - Buffalo Rumblings
The Bills played more than a half of Sunday's loss to Denver with, arguably, their best pass rusher (Jerry Hughes) on the sidelines - and Doug Marrone's explanation for it has helped his unpopularity with fans reach new heights.

AFC NORTH:

Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

John Harbaugh expects full recovery from Dennis Pitta - Baltimore Beatdown
Dennis Pitta could be back on the playing field with the Ravens in 2015.

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

Martavis Bryant blossoming into key playmaker for Steelers - Behind the Steel Curtain
In just seven games, Martavis Bryant has evolved into a dangerous play maker for the Steelers.

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

AJ McCarron activated; Vontaze Burfict placed on I.R. by Bengals - Cincy Jungle
The Bengals have ended the season of linebacker Vontaze Burfict by placing him on the Reserve/Injured list.

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

Reports: Johnny Manziel to Start Sunday - Dawgs By Nature
Jay Glazer now reporting Manziel will start Sunday. Mike Pettine, nor the team, have confirmed though.

AFC SOUTH:

Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

Jaguars Expose Texans' Weakness At Wide Receiver - Battle Red Blog
Texans fans just saw a glimpse of what Bill O'Brien's passing game would look like with only one competent receiving threat on the team, and it wasn't pretty. The Houston brass needs to start looking for more pass catchers...preferably immediately.

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

Titans Place CB Blidi Wreh-Wilson on Injured Reserve - Music City Miracles
And another one bites the dust....

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

Cecil Shorts has third-worst performance of any wide receiver - Big Cat Country
The Jaguars receiving corps is depleted, but according to Pro Football Focus, the team's most veteran wide receiver performed worse than 94 other receivers in Week 14.

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

Boom Herron Provides the Play of the Game in Colts' Win - Stampede Blue
Facing a fourth and inches in a crucial spot at at the end of the game, the Colts turned to Boom Herron to make a play. The result was one of the best looking two yards runs you'll see and the biggest play of the game in the Colts' win.

AFC WEST:

Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

Broncos working out former Dolphins QB Seth Lobato - Mile High Report
The Broncos are reportedly working out QB Seth Lobato, a former Northern Colorado starter and Dolphins' undrafted free agent.

San Diego Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

Which FA Punter Should the Chargers Sign? - Bolts From The Blue
With an all-pro punter rendered inoperable for the rest of the season, the Bolts may want to get another punter to handle this (typically) thankless chore. Is there anybody out there that can and will handle the short - term gig?

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

Raiders prove to be threat to playoff hopefuls in two toughest divisions in NFL - Silver And Black Pride
In the two toughest divisions in football, even the bottom dwelling Raiders prove to be a thorn in the side of those vying for a spot in the playoffs.

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

Will the Kansas City Chiefs make the playoffs? - Arrowhead Pride
Like our wildly popular poll yesterday on the Chiefs biggest problem right now ... I'm just asking.

NFC EAST:

New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

Odell Beckham: Next great Giant, or the NFL's next Robert Griffin III? - Big Blue View
The Giants face the Washington Redskins this week, and Washington quarterback Robert Griffin III provides a reminder that a great rookie season does not always lead to a great career.

Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

Eagles Injury Report: Josh Huff sits out but hopes to play - Bleeding Green Nation
An update on the Eagles Week 15 injury situation.

Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

How Did Josh Brent Look In The Bears Game? - Blogging The Boys
Charting the defensive tackle's return to the active lineup and projecting what we could see this year.

Washington Redskins (via Hogs Haven)

Saving Dan: The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Not Losing Friends and Alienating People - Hogs Haven
The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Not Losing Friends and Alienating People

NFC NORTH:

Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

Packers-Falcons By the Numbers: Green Bay on a Remarkable Turnover-Free Streak - Acme Packing Company
And yes, we realize people think we just jinxed it with that headline.

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

Looking ahead to Lions' next opponent: Minnesota Vikings - Pride Of Detroit
A look at the Minnesota Vikings, which will play at the Detroit Lions in Week 15 of the season.

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

Expect Cutler to finish the season strong - Windy City Gridiron
Cutler has been the king of garbage time this season and history says he will continue to pad his stats over the last three games with his team completely out of contention.

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

Adrian Peterson Appeal: Part Of Vincent's Testimony Released - Daily Norseman
Some of the testimony that Troy Vincent gave at the Adrian Peterson appeal hearing has been released and, quite frankly, it's pretty damning for the National Football League. Or, at least, it should be.

NFC SOUTH:

New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

New Orleans Saints Waive WR Joseph Morgan - Canal Street Chronicles
The Saints parted ways with the oft-troubled receiver today.

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

Julio Jones Sets Single Game, Season Receiving Records For Falcons - The Falcoholic
The electric wide receiver is enjoying the best two-game stretch of his career.

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

Cam Newton suffered back injury in car accident - Cat Scratch Reader
No serious injuries for the QB, but an injury nonetheless.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

Gerald McCoy injury is a "bruised knee" says Lovie Smith - Bucs Nation
Not so fast on McCoy's injury.

NFC WEST:

San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

NaVorro Bowman activated to 53-man roster, place Vance McDonald on injured reserve - Niners Nation
The 49ers surprised us on Tuesday, activating NaVorro Bowman to the 53-man roster. They also placed Vance McDonald on injured reserve. We break down what it means.

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

Arizona Cardinals place Andre Ellington on IR, sign S Chris Clemons - Revenge of the Birds
Arizona adds defensive back depth in the wake of injuries.

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

The fault in our star wide receivers - Field Gulls
The news you hate to hear: Why drafting a #1 WR in the 1st round is essentially dropping a #2 on your playoff hopes.

St. Louis Rams (via Turf Show Times)

Rams Approval Ratings [Poll]: Head Coach Jeff Fisher - Turf Show Times
After a 1-4 start to the 2014 season, St. Louis Rams’ fans weren’t too pleased with head coach Jeff Fisher. They’re a different team now. What’s the pulse on Fisher heading into Week 15, with the Rams on the cusp of a .500 season?