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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)

Ryan Mallett Back on the Trading Block - Pats Pulpit
This rumor won't go away and the Patriots are back trying to trade Ryan Mallett

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

Dimitri Patterson Suspended Indefinitely - Gang Green Nation
The story carries on.

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

Jordan Palmer to sign with Buffalo Bills, per report - Buffalo Rumblings
Released over the weekend, the 30-year-old veteran comes to Buffalo with a golden opportunity to quickly earn a backup gig.


Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

Ravens tight end Owen Daniels returns to practice - Baltimore Beatdown
Daniels has been out the past two weeks with leg soreness.

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

Steelers want to hold rights to suspend their own, that may not be in the NFL's best interest - Behind the Steel Curtain
It would appear both the NFL and the Steelers want to issue some kind of discipline on Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount. The question is how much and when.

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

Memories of Ryan Whalen - Cincy Jungle
Kudos to Ryan for being able to hang onto the 53-man roster for so long considering his late-round draft status and relatively loaded position group.

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

Rufio's Film Room: Browns Read Option - Dawgs By Nature
How is the Cleveland Browns' offense different under Johnny Manziel vs. starter Brian Hoyer? What role does the read option play in Cleveland? Tune in to our Xs and Os video breakdowns to find out.


Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

Houston Texans Injuries: Updates On Jadeveon Clowney, Johnathan Joseph, And Chris Myers - Battle Red Blog
See what Bill O'Brien had to say about the health of several key Texans starters and whether they're on track to play when Houston starts its regular season on September 7th.

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

Breaking Down Jake Locker's Touchdown Pass to Nate Washington - Music City Miracles
A look at Jake Locker's Touchdown Pass to Nate Washington.

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

Jaguars found a gem in undrafted rookie Allen Hurns - Big Cat Country
The Jaguars might have found one of the best undrafted free agents in wide receiver Allen Hurns.

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

Andrew Luck: "Disappointed in Myself" in Loss to Saints - Stampede Blue
Colts quarterback Andrew Luck, always the first one to take the blame and be accountable, said that he's "disappointed in myself" over his performance against the Saints on Saturday night.


Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

Nate Irving to be used as a 3-down MLB - Mile High Report
This has been a point of endless debate and questioning in Broncos Country. But after looking back at how the Broncos used their defensive personnel against the Texans, I am comfortable penciling...

San Diego Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

San Diego Chargers claim DL Joe Kruger from Eagles - Bolts From The Blue
The San Diego Chargers are in desperate need of defensive linemen, and they may have found themselves a good one on the waiver wire in Joe Kruger.

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

Matt Schaub elbow soreness "not concern", still in line to start season opener - Silver And Black Pride
With Schaub still not practicing, the questions surrounding his status as the starter for the opener have been heating up. With both Dennis Allen and Matt Schaub speaking today, they had the chance...

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

Exploring the possibility that the Kansas City Chiefs will actually be a good team - Arrowhead Pride
Take a deep breath, grab a cold beverage and know that things are alright.


New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

For Giants J.D. Walton it's been a 'long road' back from injury - Big Blue View
The Giants handed Walton a two-year, $6 million contract to be their center. Was that the right move? It better be if the Giants offensive line is ever going to settle down and protect Eli Manning.

Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

Brandon Graham thought he was going to be traded - Bleeding Green Nation
It's truly now or never for Brandon Graham.

Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

Dallas Cowboys Roster News: Henry Melton Is Taking First Team Reps At Practice - Blogging The Boys
The Cowboys welcome back to practice a key cog along the struggling defensive line.

Washington Redskins (via Hogs Haven)

Brandon Meriweather Suspended for Two Games - Hogs Haven
Brandon Meriweather will sit the first two games of the regular season for his hit in Saturday's preseason game against the Ravens.


Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

Packers HC Mike McCarthy Presser 8/25: Josh Sitton can play center - Acme Packing Company
Packers head coach Mike McCarthy met with the media to discuss how his team is responding to JC Tretter's injury.

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

Lions claim Emil Igwenagu, Michael Egnew off waivers - Pride Of Detroit
The Detroit Lions claimed a pair of players off waivers on Monday.

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

Chicago rookie QB David Fales to play the entire game against the Browns - Windy City Gridiron
The Chicago Bears are down to just three quarterbacks on their roster and they have seen enough from two of them. Neither starter Jay Cutler nor backup Jimmy Clausen will play Thursday night against the Cleveland Browns.

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

Report: Vikings Name Matt Cassel Week 1 Starter - Daily Norseman
Jay Glazer of FOX Sports is reporting that Matt Cassel has been named the Minnesota Vikings' week 1 starting quarterback over Teddy Bridgewater.


New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

Ryan Griffin: The Future at Quarterback for the Saints? - Canal Street Chronicles
In less than a week on August 31, the New Orleans Saints will make their final roster cuts, which will likely include either veteran quarterback Luke McCown or second-year quarterback Ryan Griffin. Who should be Drew Brees' backup on September 7?

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

After getting burned on 63 yard touchdown pass, Desmond Trufant takes all the blame - The Falcoholic
Fact: Desmond Trufant doesn't suck at football

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

Why Can't Cam Newton Slide? - Cat Scratch Reader
Most QBs make it look pretty easy. I found sliding to be fun and easy when playing baseball as a kid. So why can't Cam Newton slide instead of lunge forward like he has been doing since his early college days?

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

The Buccaneers Would Be Hypocrites If They Signed Richie Incognito - Bucs Nation
The Buccaneers decision to bring Richie Incognito in for a visit reveals small cracks in the foundation for a front office built on high-character ideals.


San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

Marcus Lattimore expects to start the season on NFI list - Niners Nation
Marcus Lattimore provided an update on his status heading into the 2014 season.

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

2014 NFL countdown: The history of No. 14 (two weeks until the Cardinals open their season) - Revenge of the Birds
Two weeks!!!!

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

Quick Takes on Seahawks' win over Bears: Evaluating Justin Britt - Field Gulls
Rookie RT Justin Britt looked solid, both because he has improved and because Russell Wilson is a Jedi.

St. Louis Rams (via Turf Show Times)

What's next for Sam Bradford and the Rams? - Turf Show Times
How many NFL players have returned successfully after tearing the same ACL twice? And what does it mean for the Rams in 2015?