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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)

Patriots Need to Start RB Jonas Gray. Just Give Him the Ball - Pats Pulpit
Jonas Gray is the best running back on the roster. He needs to be the starter.

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

Deep Ball Problems For Geno Smith - Gang Green Nation
Geno Smith will be with the New York Jets next year.If he wants to impress, he'll need to improve his deep ball accuracy considerably.

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

C.J. Spiller injury: Buffalo Bills clear runner for potential Week 16 return - Buffalo Rumblings
In need of much more from their offense during their late-season playoff push, the Buffalo Bills might have one of their biggest playmakers back in the fold for their final two games.

AFC NORTH:

Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

Asa Jackson out for the season with a PCL injury - Baltimore Beatdown
Another cornerback is heading to injured reserve in Baltimore.

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

Steelers Antonio Brown eyes NFL's all-time receiving list - Behind the Steel Curtain
He's on pace for 130 catches this year, which would put him second all-time behind Marvin Harrison's 143 from 2002. He's also just two yards shy of his own franchise yardage record.

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

Marvin Lewis on Jermaine Gresham: Doesn't have anything debilitating - Cincy Jungle
The Jermaine Gresham storyline is over and everyone is dropping it, save for the specifics about his toe injury. One last point on that and we'll move on with everyone else.

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

Instant Recap: Johnny Manziel's Debut Sparks Nothing as Bengals Defeat Browns 30-0 - Dawgs By Nature
The Cincinnati Bengals defeated the Browns by a final score of 30-0, ending Cleveland's slim hopes of making the postseason in 2014.

AFC SOUTH:

Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

Houston Texans Sign Case Keenum - Battle Red Blog
Down two QBs already and quite possibly down three, the Houston Texans have re-signed fan favorite Case Keenum off the Rams' practice squad. Texans fans process the news on Battle Red Blog.

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

Titans place QB Jake Locker on Injured Reserve - Music City Miracles
Jake Locker has taken his last snap for the Tennessee Titans.

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

Blake Bortles injury: Jaguars QB says he'll be ready - Big Cat Country
Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles has a foot injury, but he says he's going to play on Thursday.

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

T.Y. Hilton's MRI was Negative, Expected Back at Practice this Week - Stampede Blue
Good news, Colts fans: the MRI on T.Y. Hilton's injured hamstring came back negative and head coach Chuck Pagano expects to have him back at practice this week.

AFC WEST:

Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

Terrance Knighton, Super Bowl guarantees, and not giving 'a f**k' - Horse Tracks - Mile High Report
Good morning, Broncos Country! Yesterday, Terrance Knighton 'guaranteed' a Super Bowl victory for the Broncos, and everyone reacted.

San Diego Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

San Diego Chargers place ILB Donald Butler on IR, sign QB Brad Sorensen - Bolts From The Blue
The San Diego Chargers announced today that they've placed ILB Donald Butler on IR with a dislocated shoulder and made two other corresponding roster moves.

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

Rod Streater's season is officially over - Silver And Black Pride
Last week Tony Sparano said there was some concern that Rod Streater may not return from partial season injured reserve this season. The starting receiver had been practicing for a couple weeks and...

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

Three odd Kansas City Chiefs stats on the line in Week 16 - Arrowhead Pride
The Kansas City Chiefs have three odd stats still in play this weekend against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

NFC EAST:

New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

Tom Coughlin: Future 'will be dealt with at the right time' - Big Blue View
Coach says that "will be dealt with at the right time." Obviously for him that time is not now.

Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

Nick Foles won't play in Week 17 against the New York Giants, either - Bleeding Green Nation
The Eagles probably won't see Nick Foles on the field again this season.

Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

DeMarco Murray's Injury Impact: Will Broken Bone In Hand Keep Him From Playing Sunday? - Blogging The Boys
DeMarco Murray suffered a worse injury than originally thought, he has a broken bone in his left hand. He'll undergo surgery but he hasn't been ruled out of Sunday's game yet.

Washington Redskins (via Hogs Haven)

Robert Griffin III Set To Start vs Philly; Colt McCoy to IR? - Hogs Haven
Jay Gruden confirms today that Robert Griffin III will start this week vs the Eagles, and the Redskins are waiting for more information on Colt McCoy's injury, but leaning towards IR according to one source.

NFC NORTH:

Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

By the Numbers: Drops and Run/Pass Ratio Doomed Packers' Offense in Buffalo - Acme Packing Company
We take a close look at the stat sheet to find out what numbers can explain the Packers' poor performance on Sunday.

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

LaAdrian Waddle injury: Lions RT out for season - Pride Of Detroit
Detroit Lions right tackle LaAdrian Waddle is reportedly out for the season because of a partially torn ACL.

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

Chicago Bears vs New Orleans Saints Final Score: Bears lose 31-15 - Windy City Gridiron
Another game at Soldier Field, and another embarrassing loss. Something's got to give...

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

The Difference Between Teddy Bridgewater And (Insert Vikings QB Name Here Except Brett Favre in 2009) - Daily Norseman
The Vikings signal caller has gone from untested rookie to long term answer...and most of us didn't even notice

NFC SOUTH:

New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

Saints vs. Bears Monday Night Football Final Score: Drew Brees and Dominant Defensive Performance Knock off Bears 31-15 - Canal Street Chronicles
In a dominant defensive performance, The Saints controlled the Bears from start to finish to win 31-15 and improve to 6-8 on the season.

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

Falcons Injuries: Alford to IR, "Confident" Julio Jones will play Sunday - The Falcoholic
Head coach Mike Smith provided some injury updates during Monday's press conference.

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

Rivera: Panthers Will Not Rush Newton Back - Cat Scratch Reader
Well of course that is what he is going to say right? But will he play?

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

Buccaneers place Gerald McCoy, Austin Seferian-Jenkins and Louis Murphy on injured reserve - Bucs Nation
The Bucs are placing three players on injured reserve, though none of them are particularly seriously injured.

NFC WEST:

San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

Spreading the blame for the 49ers' offensive problems - Niners Nation
The 49ers offense has been wildly disappointing this season, and there's no single person to blame. Their problems run much deeper than that.

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

Ryan Lindley officially named starter vs Seattle Seahawks - Revenge of the Birds
Logan Thomas not ready yet.

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

Fantasy Football, Week 16: Roll Marshawn Lynch, Russell Wilson out with confidence this week - Field Gulls
Breaking down the Seahawks' fantasy football factors.

St. Louis Rams (via Turf Show Times)

St. Louis Rams: TST Has Your Back; ESPN? Not So Much... - Turf Show Times
NFL fans sites are great things. They're a place for like-minded, rabid lovers of favorite teams to gather. We pontificate, arm-chair quarterback, and moan a bit, but that's just a small part of...