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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)

Resting the Starters: Is 3 Weeks Too Long? - Pats Pulpit
Rust vs. Rest? Is sitting everyone this Sunday at Buffalo really the best way to go?

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

New York Jets: New Head Coach Need Not Be Offensive - Gang Green Nation
The Jets don't have to hire a head coach with an offensive background.

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

Fantasy football Week 17: Buffalo Bills passing game targets - Buffalo Rumblings
Let's take a macro look at the Buffalo Bills' passing attack with the offseason looming, shall we?

AFC NORTH:

Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

John Harbaugh offers encouragement to young fan battling soft tissue sarcoma - Baltimore Beatdown
Harbaugh singled out 14-year-old Jon Dzuray and gave some encouraging words.

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

Steelers win, they clinch third seed, lose, they are fifth and playing Indianapolis - Behind the Steel Curtain
Pittsburgh's opponent for the first round of the AFC Playoffs will be determined prior to their Sunday Night Football game against Cincinnati if they win. If the Bengals win, the Steelers will head to Indianapolis to take on the Colts.

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

Bengals clinch playoff berth with 37-28 win over the Broncos - Cincy Jungle
After facing adversity in primetime, the Bengals beat the Denver Broncos on Monday Night Football, clinching a postseason berth for the fourth straight season.

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

The Manziel Argument - Dawgs By Nature
Every Cleveland media outlet this morning is having the same argument, through printed word, electronic media, or on the air. The gist is essentially the same at every stop.

AFC SOUTH:

Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

2014 NFL Playoff Picture: What Needs To Happen For The Houston Texans To Get The Second Wild Card Berth In The AFC? - Battle Red Blog
It's really quite simple. Check out what needs to happen for the Houston Texans to go from 2-14 in 2013 to a playoff team in 2014.

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

What should the Tennessee Titans do with Derrick Morgan - Music City Miracles
Another interesting decision to make.

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

Does the Jaguars front office show vision? - Big Cat Country
Are the Jaguars on the right path?

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

Chuck Pagano Pretends Like Continuity Matters on the Offensive Line While Not Revealing his Starting Center - Stampede Blue
Chuck Pagano in a conference call today preached the importance of continuity along the offensive line and how it was a reason for their struggles while then minutes later refused to say who would start at center on Sunday. Seriously.

AFC WEST:

Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

Broncos' C.J. Anderson's postgame quotes channel Marshawn Lynch - Mile High Report
Lather, rinse, repeat: "We just played terrible. We've got to get better, watch tape, get better next week."

San Diego Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

San Diego Chargers place RG Johnnie Troutman on injured reserve - Bolts From The Blue
The San Diego Chargers placed starting Right Guard Johnnie Troutman on season-ending Injured-Reserve due to a knee injury sustained in Saturday night's game in Santa Clara.

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

The Morning After: Oakland Raiders vs Buffalo Bills - Silver And Black Pride
The youth of the Raiders were too much for the Buffalo Bills to handle! It's a great sign of the things to come for this Oakland team, even in a lost season the young players are giving us every reason to be excited.

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

Kansas City Chiefs list of things to fix starts with offensive line - Arrowhead Pride
After losing to Pittsburgh, one thing has become painfully obvious. The offensive line needs to go.

NFC EAST:

New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

Tom Coughlin says he is a 'teacher' for Odell Beckham - Big Blue View
Coughlin lauds the "quality of the young man" and says Beckham "wants to be everything he can possibly be."

Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

Calm Down: The Eagles Are Still Rebuilding - Bleeding Green Nation
Patience is a virtue.

Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

Regardless Of The Month, Tony Romo Shows He Can Shoulder The Load - Blogging The Boys
Tony Romo put the Dallas Cowboys on his back once again offensively, but on Sunday afternoon he got more than just a little help from the defense. Romo has shown us his ability to take over when it matters most time and time again in 2014.

Washington Redskins (via Hogs Haven)

Marshall Faulk Searches for Resiliency On the Redskins Roster - Hogs Haven
Sometimes a player with the most heart has the Professional Grade resilience that can will a team to victory, no matter the circumstances. Which player leaves everything on the field?

NFC NORTH:

Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

Packers Playoff Picture: How the Packers can Still Earn Home-Field Advantage - Acme Packing Company
A week ago, the top seed seemed like a dream. Now, it's time to cheer for the Rams in addition to the Packers next Sunday.

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

Dominic Raiola suspended for one game - Pride Of Detroit
Detroit Lions center Dominic Raiola has been suspended for one game for stomping on a Chicago Bears player.

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

Willie Young expected to miss 6-9 months with torn Achilles - Windy City Gridiron
With Willie Young joining Lamarr Houston on the sidelines, the Chicago Bears have now lost two-thirds of their off season haul at defensive end to season ending injuries.

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

Yawning Towards Ecstasy - Daily Norseman
Teddy Bridgewater might not be Mr. Excitement, but he's giving Minnesota Vikings fans more reason to be excited than they've had in a very long time.

NFC SOUTH:

New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

NFL Draft 2015: Todd McShay Mocks T.J. Clemmings to New Orleans - Canal Street Chronicles
Todd McShay has released his first way too early mock draft, and he has the Saints taking an offensive tackle. Who does he think the Saints will draft?

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

Falcons vs. Saints Breakdown: Atlanta Wrecks New Orleans, Stays In Playoff Hunt - The Falcoholic
The Falcons continue their run of NFC South success, beating the Saints 30-14 and crushing their playoff hopes.

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

Panthers Make “Playoffs," Down Browns, 17-13 - Cat Scratch Reader
After squeaking past the Cleveland Browns, the Carolina Panthers have set up a NFC South Championship game next week against the hated dirty birds of the south, the Atlanta Falcons.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

NFL Draft 2015: Buccaneers guaranteed top pick if they lose to the Saints - Bucs Nation
All they have to do is lose to the New Orleans Saints, and the Bucs are guaranteed the top pick in the draft.

NFC WEST:

San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

Trent Baalke confirms Michigan approached 49ers, Adam Schefter says it is likely down to Michigan, Raiders - Niners Nation
Trent Baalke and Adam Schefter each provided a few more details about the Jim Harbaugh drama. We've got Baalke's transcript from his weekly radio interview.

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

There is 'very, very high optimism' Drew Stanton will return for playoffs - Revenge of the Birds
The Cardinals will welcome his return.

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

Seahawks injury update: Jermaine Kearse, Tharold Simon likely to miss time - Field Gulls
The Seahawks didn't escape from their blowout win in Arizona scott-free, suffering a few injuries that could affect depth charts going forward.

St. Louis Rams (via Turf Show Times)

Rams-Giants: Fisher's Monday Press Conference Transcript - Turf Show Times
Coach Fisher opened up to the media yesterday after Sunday's 27-37 loss to New York.