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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 Have Used More Players Than Any Other Team in the NFL - Pats Pulpit
The NFL tracks the number of players that each team puts out on the field over the course of the season and no one should be surprised that the New England Patriots are #1. Injuries have forced...

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

Jets Showing Offensive Consistency - Gang Green Nation
If you said before the year that the Jets would have something positive in common offensively with the Patriots, I am not sure many people would have believed you. They do, though, consistency. T...

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

Aaron Williams injury: Buffalo Bills safety won't play again in 2015 - Buffalo Rumblings
The Buffalo Bills won't play Aaron Williams in either of their final two games as the safety continues to battle through what is still considered a career-threatening neck injury.

AFC NORTH:

Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

Baltimore Ravens OLB Za'Darius Smith is this week's Madden Ultimate Team Star by EA Sports - Baltimore Beatdown
Baltimore Ravens rookie outside linebacker Za'Darius Smith is an emerging star and EA Sports is taking notice of it.

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

Chill Out or Freak Out: Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Denver Broncos edition - Behind the Steel Curtain
The Steelers faced the best defense in the league and came a way with a win. Is there anything fans should freak out over?

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

Reminder on sickle cell trait, possessed by Geno Atkins as Bengals prepare for Denver - Cincy Jungle
Bengals defensive tackle Geno Atkins has sickle cell trait, which has significantly, impacted athletes playing in Denver. "I could not breathe after a 10-play series and had to be given oxygen on the sideline," Atkins said of playing in Denver.

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

Browns vs. Seahawks: 7 Talking Points - Dawgs By Nature
Not a great day for Johnny Manziel and the Browns.

AFC SOUTH:

Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

Houston Texans Sign QB/WR B.J. Daniels To Active Roster - Battle Red Blog
In the wake of T.J. Yates' season-ending injury and Brian Hoyer's uncertain status, the Texans made a move to bring another QB to Houston. Learn a little more about who it is and how much the Texans wanted him.

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

Report: Marcus Mariota to miss the rest of the season - Music City Miracles
Boo!

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

Justin Blackmon arrested for DUI, again - Big Cat Country
Jaguars wide receiver Justin Blackmon was arrested for another DUI

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

Andrew Luck will not play this Sunday against the Dolphins - Stampede Blue
Colts head coach Chuck Pagano announced on Monday that quarterback Andrew Luck will not play against the Miami Dolphins this Sunday.

AFC WEST:

Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

What REALLY happens in the Denver Broncos' locker room at halftime? - Mile High Report
Reason why comes straight for the horse's mouth

San Diego Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

San Diego Chargers place rookie RB Melvin Gordon on IR - Bolts From The Blue
The San Diego Chargers' first round draft pick will end his season on injured-reserve after injury his knee in the team's win over the Miami Dolphins.

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

Raiders Charles Woodson announces his retirement from NFL after this season - Silver And Black Pride
As the season has progressed, the questions about whether Charles Woodson's 18th season in the NFL would be his last. Woodson left the possibility open all season long. Until now. "2015 is going...

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

Alex Smith’s growth and the impact of coaching stability - Arrowhead Pride
Alex has the same coach and coordinator for three straight years. How does that compare to others?

NFC EAST:

New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

Odell Beckham suspended for one game by the NFL - Big Blue View
Odell Beckham has been suspended by the NFL for his actions in Sunday's game against the Panthers.

Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

DeMarco Murray reportedly had a locker room meltdown after Eagles-Cardinals game - Bleeding Green Nation
Eagles running back DeMarco Murray does not seem to be handling his demotion well. After only getting two rushing attempts during Philadelphia's loss to the Cardinals on Sunday Night Football,...

Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

What Can Kellen Moore Do For The Cowboys? Maybe A Lot. - Blogging The Boys
If he works out as a backup to Tony Romo, he could have a more important role in the Cowboys' future than you might think.

Washington Redskins (via Hogs Haven)

In Disbelief of the Redskins' Success - Hogs Haven
The Redskins whooped up on the Bills and ended the week with a one-game lead in the division.

NFC NORTH:

Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

Packers activate Andrew Quarless, place Ty Montgomery on IR - Acme Packing Company
The Packers made two significant roster moves on Monday.

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

Matthew Stafford does the Ray Lewis Dance, nails it perfectly - Pride Of Detroit
Perfect quarterback dancing rating.

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

Chicago Bears will consider best fit for Kyle Long after the season - Windy City Gridiron
Is right tackle the best position for Kyle Long? Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Adam Gase says the team will re-evaluate after the season...

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

Deciphering The Minnesota Vikings' Playoff Scenario - Daily Norseman
How is it that the Minnesota Vikings haven't clinched a playoff berth yet? We have the whole explanation for you right here.

NFC SOUTH:

New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

Lions Defeat Saints 35-27, Despite Saints' Second Half Comeback - Canal Street Chronicles
One day following their elimination from playoff contention, the New Orleans Saints fell to the Detroit Lions 35-27, despite a strong second half showing. The loss puts them at 5-9, and the time to start thinking about 2016 is now.

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

Defensive fortitude proves to be Atlanta's way out of their losing streak - The Falcoholic
After getting embarrassed by Jameis Winston and torched by Cam Newton, Atlanta's defense needed to respond against a dangerous Jaguars offense. They did just that with a morale-boosting performance.

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

Little-Big Plays: Carolina Panthers at New York Giants Week 15 - Cat Scratch Reader
Highlighting the little plays that made all the difference between winning and losing in Carolina's 38-35 victory over the New York Giants.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

Mike Evans does something only Randy Moss has managed before - Bucs Nation
The Bucs receiver has had a great start to his career.

NFC WEST:

San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

Lack of 49ers aggression in the first half? Anquan Boldin, Torrey Smith say YES - Niners Nation
Torrey Smith and Anquan Boldin both talked about the lack of aggression by the offense in the first half. They may not be directly throwing OC Geep Chryst under the bus, but they definitely aren't endorsing him either.

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

Tyrann Mathieu injury: How will the defense adjust to the loss of the Honey Badger? - Revenge of the Birds
He is a big loss, but they have secondary depth.

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

Seahawks Replay Booth: Russell Wilson has changed - Field Gulls
There's no arguing now that Russell Wilson has turned a corner in his development as a quarterback, particularly when it comes to his trust in and ability to throw from the pocket.

St. Louis Rams (via Turf Show Times)

2016 NFL Mock Draft: St. Louis Rams - 7 Rounds - Version 3 - Turf Show Times
We're now into the last month of the NFL regular season. There's still plenty of football to play and many teams remain in the playoff hunt. Even with NFL football left to play, it's never too early to take a peek at college football players, assess potential Rams needs and speculate about who the Rams may be interested in drafting come April.