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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)

New England Patriots Clinch AFC East for Record-Tying 7th Consecutive Season - Pats Pulpit
The Patriots have clinched the 2015 AFC East Division Title!

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

Devin Smith Suffers ACL Injury. Out For The Season - Gang Green Nation
A season to forget for the rookie receiver

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

Tyrod Taylor contract: what would a Buffalo Bills extension look like? - Buffalo Rumblings
The playoffs are now an extreme longshot for the Buffalo Bills, whose fans can now start thinking about the big offseason question: what will the team try to do, if anything, with Tyrod Taylor's contract?

AFC NORTH:

Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

Anquan Boldin returning to the Baltimore Ravens in 2016 would create a nice bridge at wide receiver - Baltimore Beatdown
Anquan Boldin proved to be an excellent wide receiver for the Baltimore Ravens from 2010-2012. He still has a lot left in the tank and would be a nice bridge at a position that needs it.

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

Chill out or freak out: Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Cincinnati Bengals edition - Behind the Steel Curtain
The Steelers won. Fans can relax, right? Or, are there things to freak out about.

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

Andy Dalton injury update: Andy Dalton does not need surgery on fractured thumb - Cincy Jungle
The first bit of news today regarding Andy Dalton's fractured thumb is positive.

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

Browns' Week 14 Offensive Snap Counts vs. 49ers - Dawgs By Nature
Looking at the offensive snap counts in the Browns' 24-10 victory over the 49ers.

AFC SOUTH:

Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

Bill O'Brien: Brian Hoyer "Doubtful" To Play Against Colts - Battle Red Blog
Although kickoff is still six days away, it already appears that the Texans will be starting T.J. Yates when they play the Colts in Indianapolis with the AFC South potentially on the line.

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

Derrick Morgan and Dexter McCluster out for the year - Music City Miracles
A tough turn for the Titans.

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

The Jaguars scored 51 points for the first regular season game ever - Big Cat Country
Jacksonville has never scored 50 or more points in a regular season game... before Gus Bradley, that is.

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

Chuck Pagano: "Fully anticipate" Matt Hasselbeck being ready for Sunday's game - Stampede Blue
Colts head coach Chuck Pagano said today that "I fully anticipate" Matt Hasselbeck being ready to play by Sunday despite dealing with a rib injury.

AFC WEST:

Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

Broncos botch their chance to easily wrap-up AFC West in Week 14 - Mile High Report
The Broncos and Chiefs are both possible AFC West champions after a Broncos loss and a Chiefs win in Week 14.

San Diego Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

Why are the San Diego Chargers afraid of experience? - Bolts From The Blue
The San Diego Chargers seem to enamored with trying to build a young front office and coaching staff that they have ignored one of the most important hiring factors: Experience.

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

Derek Carr's reaction to Khalil Mack's sack total Sunday is priceless - Silver And Black Pride
Most of us were in stunned disbelief as Sunday's game progressed and we watched Khalil Mack destroy the Denver offensive line. We watched as he racked up sack after sack. But if you are Derek Carr,...

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

Chargers vs. Chiefs: The Best and Worst - Arrowhead Pride
His Dirkness' offically-now-once-again-weekly KC Masterpiece

NFC EAST:

New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

Giants 31, Dolphins 24: Ten things we learned - Big Blue View
Every week teaches us things about the Giants. Let's see what we learned this week.

Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

Chip Kelly hints at long-term commitment to Sam Bradford - Bleeding Green Nation
Chip Kelly usually has a strict policy about not discussing the contracts of his players. Philadelphia's head coach seemed to drop a hint about the future of Sam Bradford, however, during Kelly's...

Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

A Case Study Of The Cowboys' 2015 Collapse: The Running Back Situation - Blogging The Boys
How one bad decision piled on another to lead to chaos and a fall from one of the best running games to one that came up short time and again this year.

Washington Redskins (via Hogs Haven)

Redskins Lose Another TE - Hogs Haven
The Redskins TE group is clearly cursed.

NFC NORTH:

Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

Packers sign Mike Daniels to four-year contract extension worth $42 million - Acme Packing Company
The engine of the defense's front seven just cashed in with a new deal that will keep him in Green Bay through 2019.

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

Lions injury update: Brandon Pettigrew tears ACL, out for year - Pride Of Detroit
Jim Caldwell announced on Monday that the tight end's season is over.

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

Chicago Bears place Antrel Rolle on injured reserve - Windy City Gridiron
In the last seven days the Chicago Bears have placed three players on season ending injured reserve. Today they decided to cut safety Antrel Rolle's season short with a sprained knee.

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

Giants at Vikings Officially Flexed To Sunday Night Football - Daily Norseman
Thanks to the Giants 31-24 victory on Monday Night Football, the Week 16 contest at TCF Bank Stadium has been moved into the national spotlight.

NFC SOUTH:

New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

NFL Playoff Picture 2015: Saints Can Still Make Playoffs - Canal Street Chronicles
It ain't over 'til it's over...

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

Report: Atlanta Falcons may look to replace GM Thomas Dimitroff with Seattle Seahawks' executive - The Falcoholic
Fact: Thomas Dimitroff does not believe that Reese's peanut butter cups are the perfect combination of chocolate and peanut butter

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

Monday Morning Optimist or: How I learned to stop worrying and love football again - Cat Scratch Reader
Football is fun and it's thanks to the Panthers.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

A failure to run Doug Martin is not causing the Buccaneers to lose games - Bucs Nation
The Bucs aren't losing games because they're not running the ball enough, it's the other way around.

NFC WEST:

San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

Alex Boone expected to miss rest of season with 'slight MCL tear' - Niners Nation
The San Francisco 49ers will at least get to see what their 2016 offensive line might start to look like.

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

PFF grades: Carson Palmer blitzed rarely, David Johnson gets high marks vs Vikings - Revenge of the Birds
PFF grades the offensive side of the ball.

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

Russell Wilson: International Man of History - Field Gulls
It's taken a long time for people to recognize that Wilson is doing it like it's never been done before, but it's still not enough.

St. Louis Rams (via Turf Show Times)

2016 NFL Draft: St. Louis Rams Currently Outside Top 10 - Turf Show Times
The current draft order has the Rams just outside the top-10 pecking order.