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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)

Week 13 Patriots vs Eagles: New England's Offensive Line is Broken - Pats Pulpit
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is taking a beating out there and there doesn't seem to be a quick solution.

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

New York Jets Never Believed They Had A Realistic Shot At Getting Marcus Mariota - Gang Green Nation
So far it's worked out just fine.

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

Buffalo Bills not releasing Dan Carpenter, per Rex Ryan - Buffalo Rumblings
Despite missing kicks in four straight games, the Bills aren't looking to move on from their kicker.

AFC NORTH:

Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

Baltimore Ravens tight end Nick Boyle suspended final four games due to PEDs - Baltimore Beatdown
Word came down today that Nick Boyle has been suspended for the final four games of the regular season due to violating the NFL policy on performance enhancing substances. From an NFL spokesperson:

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

Steelers take step closer to the playoffs in 45-10 victory over Colts - Behind the Steel Curtain
The Steelers are still on the outside looking in in the AFC wild card race but they took a big step in a 45-10 victory over the Colts at Heinz Field on Sunday Night Football.

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

Don't look now, but Bengals running back Jeremy Hill is heating up at the right time - Cincy Jungle
The Cincinnati Bengals steamrolled the Cleveland Browns in The Dawg Pound", while running back Jeremy Hill had his best game of 2015. After two quality starts in a row, Cincinnati has to be relieved with his recent reemergence.

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

Mike Pettine Admits to Organizational Tension - Dawgs By Nature
During yesterday's press conference, head coach Mike Pettine admits to tension within the Browns' organization.

AFC SOUTH:

Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

Incompletions: Texans v. Bills (On To New England) - Battle Red Blog
With so much to write and talk about after every game, and not enough time for one man to write about it all, the masthead joins together and reacts to the Houston Texans' loss to the Buffalo Bills.

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

Was the Jaguars game a turning point for Dorial Green-Beckham? - Music City Miracles
Hopefully.

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

Jaguars vs. Colts injury report: Allen Hurns clears concussion protocol - Big Cat Country
Allen Hurns has been cleared to play against the Colts in Week 14 and it is about to get LIT.

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

Matt Hasselbeck suffered neck and rib injuries but expected to play Sunday vs. Jaguars - Stampede Blue
Colts quarterback Matt Hasselbeck suffered a sore/stiff neck and a mild rib separation in Sunday's loss to the Steelers, but he is expected to practice this week and play on Sunday.

AFC WEST:

Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

Brock Osweiler to start against the Oakland Raiders - Mile High Report
According to Denver Broncos Head Coach Gary Kubiak, quarterback Brock Osweiler will get another start this weekend against the division rival Oakland Raiders.

San Diego Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

REPORT: San Diego Chargers considering keeping Mike McCoy, with new staff - Bolts From The Blue
The team is considering keeping Mike McCoy as head coach, but giving him a new staff to "try again" next year.

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

Jack Del Rio literally references Dumb & Dumber on Raiders playoff chances - Silver And Black Pride
With the Raiders loss Sunday to the Chiefs, they fell to 5-7 on the season and are all but mathematically out of the playoff race. Jack Del Rio understands this as much as anyone. And to convey...

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

Here's how Alex Smith's rushing affects the Kansas City Chiefs - Arrowhead Pride
Here are the stats to prove it.

NFC EAST:

New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

New York Giants coaching candidates: Potential replacements for Tom Coughlin - Big Blue View
Speculation is running rampant about the future of Tom Coughlin, so why not? Here are some names to keep in mind.

Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

NFC Playoff Picture: Eagles tied for first in NFC East with four games to go - Bleeding Green Nation
The Birds are still in it!

Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

Cowboys Win 19-16 Over Washington, But Do Not Look Like Champions Doing It - Blogging The Boys
Was it a sign of hope, or just prolonging the agony of this season?

Washington Redskins (via Hogs Haven)

Alright People...Nobody FREEEEAAAK OOOOUUUUT!!! - Hogs Haven
It doesn't feel like first place in Washington, D.C. today. Yet, that is where the Redskins sit in the NFC East.

NFC NORTH:

Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

NFL Playoff Picture, Week 14: Packers retake NFC North lead - Acme Packing Company
Green Bay got a little help from last year's nemesis to help them retake the lead in their division this week.

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

Jim Caldwell refuses to give details on Hail Mary errors - Pride Of Detroit
In Monday's weekly press conference, Jim Caldwell dodged questions regarding the Lions' final play against the Packers.

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

What Robbie Gould teaches us about the NFL - Windy City Gridiron
Instead of worrying about a missed filed goal or three, the fans of the Chicago Bears should be worried about the entire picture painted by Robbie's decline.

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

All Your Injuries Are Belong To The Vikings - Daily Norseman
There were a lot of players that missed Monday's practice session for the purple, including one position that was totally wiped out.

NFC SOUTH:

New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

Saints News: 12/7/15: Sean Payton Unhappy with Officiating After Latest Saints Loss - Canal Street Chronicles
Your daily collection of New Orleans Saints news and opinion.

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

Tell the Truth Monday: Dan Quinn's not happy - The Falcoholic
It was evident from Dan Quinn's responses and tone during his weekly Tell the Truth Monday press conference that he's not happy with where things stand for the Falcons.

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

This Cam Newton MVP hype video will have you dabbing all over the office - Cat Scratch Reader
Cam Newton deserves to be atop the NFL MVP discussion list.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

Kwon Alexander will miss Buccaneers' final four games with suspension - Bucs Nation
The Bucs will have to finish the season without their rookie star.

NFC WEST:

San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

Wrapping up the weekend that was for Blaine Gabbert, Colin Kaepernick - Niners Nation
The San Francisco 49ers ended their weekend on a positive note Sunday, defeating the Chicago Bears 26-20, and it was quite the weekend for two of the team's quarterbacks. Blaine Gabbert had a...

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

Cardinals vs. Rams results: Larry Fitzgerald, others with milestones in win - Revenge of the Birds
Arizona almost met all the milestones possible.

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

Seahawks release Cary Williams - Field Gulls
The Seahawks will release cornerback Cary Williams, reports Ian Rapoport. Curtis Crabtree confirmed that report.

St. Louis Rams (via Turf Show Times)

Jeff Fisher Thinks Rams’ Players Need To Take Responsibility For Frank Cignetti Firing - Turf Show Times
Jeff Fisher let it be known that the firing of Rams’ offensive coordinator Frank Cignetti was their responsibility.