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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 Staffers Top Lions, Browns, Dolphins List for Coaching and Personnel Jobs - Pats Pulpit
The Lions try to lure Bob Quinn to Detroit to become their next general manager.

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

Fitzpatrick Will Be The Starter If He Returns - Gang Green Nation
Todd Bowles offered up a few quotes today.

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

Buffalo Bills' Rex Ryan won't commit to retaining Dennis Thurman - Buffalo Rumblings
The Bills need to improve defensively next season - that much is obvious - but will swapping out defensive coordinators be one way that Rex Ryan tries to fix that side of the ball? Ryan left that door open on Monday.

AFC NORTH:

Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

The case for Dean Pees to stay as defensive coordinator in 2016 - Baltimore Beatdown
The Baltimore Ravens have given no indication thus far that they will be letting Dean Pees go. While coach contracts are not disclosed and we have no idea if his contract is even up at this time,...

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

Odds of the Pittsburgh Steelers to win the AFC and Super Bowl 50 - Behind the Steel Curtain
The Pittsburgh Steelers barely claimed the No. 6 seed in the AFC Playoffs, but the odds of them winning the AFC, and Super Bowl 50, are pretty good.

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

Bengals running game steps up in final week of season during 24-16 win over Ravens - Cincy Jungle
Cincinnati's running game has been struggling the past few weeks, but a concerted effort to boost it on Sunday worked against the Ravens. Both Jeremy Hill and Giovani Bernard had some nice runs on the afternoon leading to the win.

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

Report: Johnny Manziel Wore Wig, Went by "Billy" At Vegas Club on Saturday - Dawgs By Nature
Johnny Manziel wore a convincing costume to a Las Vegas club during his night out on Saturday, according to ESPN Las Vegas.

AFC SOUTH:

Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

2015 NFL Playoff Picture: Who Will The Winner Of Texans-Chiefs Play In The AFC Divisional Round? - Battle Red Blog
The answer depends entirely on the outcome of the other AFC Wild Card Game between the Steelers and Bengals. Learn all the possible permutations on Battle Red Blog.

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

Ruston Webster out as Titans General Manager - Music City Miracles
In what has been a long awaited move, the Tennessee Titans announced that they will move on from general manager Ruston Webster. Webster wasn't fired because his contract was up at the end of the...

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

Gus Bradley says he will be more involved with the defense going forward - Big Cat Country
Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley said he'll be more involved with the defense going into the offseason and possibly the regular season.

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

Colts sign head coach Chuck Pagano to contract extension - Stampede Blue
The Indianapolis Colts have signed head coach Chuck Pagano to a contract extension.

AFC WEST:

Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

Pritchard: Brock Osweiler was a little too passive for this time of year - Mile High Report
Mike Pritchard might have had the best breakdown of why Gary Kubiak decided to go with Peyton Manning early in the third quarter of the game against the San Diego Chargers.

San Diego Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

San Diego Chargers will bring back Mike McCoy for 2016 - Bolts From The Blue
Well, even this miserable season wasn't enough to get rid of Mike McCoy.

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

Raiders possibly playing game in Mexico City in 2016 - Silver And Black Pride
Rumors are circling of a Raiders vs. Texans game at Azteca Stadium in Mexico City in 2016.

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

Sounds like Justin Houston will play vs. Texans: 'We're going to Houston and taking Houston with us' - Arrowhead Pride
Good sign.

NFC EAST:

New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

Tom Coughlin decides to step aside as coach of New York Giants - Big Blue View
After three straight losing seasons the two-time Super Bowl-winning coach is out, per a report from ESPN.

Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

Philadelphia Eagles will interview Dirk Koetter for head coaching job, per report - Bleeding Green Nation
Add another name to the list.

Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

No Black Monday In Dallas: Cowboys Opting For Coaching Stability - Blogging The Boys
The Cowboys' owner chooses stability when so many others opt for tumult.

Washington Redskins (via Hogs Haven)

NFL Playoff Schedule 2015: The Washington Redskins Will Host The Green Bay Packers on Sunday - Hogs Haven
The Redskins hos Aaron Rodgers and the Packers in their first playoff game since 2012.

NFC NORTH:

Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

Quick Outs, Week 17: Packers will likely have to answer for an early playoff exit this year - Acme Packing Company
The continued problems of the Green Bay offense in Week 17 spell trouble for the team in the Wild-Card round.

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

Report: Lions plan to interview Patriots director of pro scouting Bob Quinn - Pride Of Detroit
The current Director of Pro Scouting in New England has been a Patriots lifer since 2000.

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

Chicago Bears 1 of 8 teams up for HBO's Hard Knocks - Windy City Gridiron
The Chicago Bears may be forced to be the featured team on HBO's Hard Knocks.

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

It Couldn't Be Any Other Way - Daily Norseman
It took a full 60 minutes of football for the Vikings to dethrone the Packers in Green Bay. That's the way it should have been.

NFC SOUTH:

New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

Saints News, 1/4/16: Speculation on Sean Payton's Future Runs Rampant - Canal Street Chronicles
Your daily collection of New Orleans Saints news and opinion

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

Tell the truth one more time, Dan Quinn: A Monday press conference roundup - The Falcoholic
Jeanna Thomas provides the observation, Dave Choate provides the snide comments.

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

Charles Tillman has confirmed ACL tear, season over - Cat Scratch Reader
Another blow to the secondary.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

Logan Mankins thinking about retirement - Bucs Nation
The veteran may call it a day after eleven years in the NFL.

NFC WEST:

San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

NFL coach search news, January 4: Chuck Pagano extension, Hue Jackson interview request, Tom Coughlin steps down - Niners Nation
Here's everything that happened with coaches on Monday

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

Key Stats from the Cardinals vs. Seahawks loss - Revenge of the Birds
The statistics backup the assumption the Cardinals got shellacked Sunday.

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

Seahawks schedule 2016: Seattle's opponents now set - Field Gulls
With the regular season now wrapped up and divisional hierarchies all set, we can take a look forward at the Seahawks' 2016 regular season opponents.

St. Louis Rams (via Turf Show Times)

St. Louis Rams, San Diego Chargers, Oakland Raiders Officially File For Relocation To Los Angeles - Turf Show Times
All three teams have provided the NFL with the paperwork indicating their desire to move to LA.