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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)

A follow up on the Patriots trading Jamie Collins: Did Bill Belichick send a message to his players? - Pats Pulpit
Was Bill Belichick sending a message to his locker room that no one is above the team?

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

Geno Smith and ACL Recovery - Gang Green Nation
The Jets' injury woes continue as quarterback Geno Smith tore his ACL against the Ravens in week 6. This article is a part of my ongoing ACL series, where I already spoke about the recovery...

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

Agent: WR Percy Harvin unretires, returns to Bills - Buffalo Rumblings
The former Bills wideout hasn’t played since Week 5 of last season but did show some chemistry with Tyrod Taylor in 2015.

AFC NORTH:

Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

It starts and ends in the trenches - Baltimore Beatdown
I wrote yesterday about quarterback Joe Flacco not needing a star wideout for success, and I felt the need to explain what Joe Flacco, nay, Baltimore, DOES need. The Baltimore Ravens need a healthy...

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

Mike Tomlin’s record after back-to-back losses points to success for the Steelers in Week 9 - Behind the Steel Curtain
The Pittsburgh Steelers are coming off back-to-back losses after their bye week, and looking at Mike Tomlin’s record in these situations you might have hope for them heading into Baltimore in Week...

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

Tying a bow around Bengals’ weekend in London and team-wide issues - Cincy Jungle
The Bengals went across the Atlantic Ocean and are heading back with a bitter taste in their mouths. They didn’t lose, but the feeling isn’t far from that after ending the game in a tie.

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

Browns trade for All-World Linebacker Jamie Collins - Dawgs By Nature
On Tuesday, the Browns ADDED a player at the deadline, trading a compensatory 3rd round pick for NE linebacker Jamie Collins. Collins will be a free agent at the end of this season, and is likely looking for an enormous extension.

AFC SOUTH:

Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

Report: Andre Johnson Will Retire Today - Battle Red Blog
Yet another of the best players to ever don a Houston Texans uniform will reportedly call it a career today. Texans fans reminisce and react on Battle Red Blog.

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

Tre McBride an option to replace Andre Johnson on roster - Music City Miracles
Some notes from Mike Mularkey’s post-practice comments.

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

In an effort to save his own job, Gus Bradley may have saved Dave Caldwell’s. - Big Cat Country
Gus Bradley’s goose is cooked regardless. But could firing Greg Olson lead to Dave Caldwell keeping his job?

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

Chuck Pagano says Colts are "discussing" whether to bring in help at punt returner - Stampede Blue
With each passing special teams snap for the Indianapolis Colts, the loss of Quan Bray looks bigger and bigger. That’s because the Colts have had a miserable time trying to find anyone to fill in...

AFC WEST:

Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

Horse Tracks: The Broncos are close to being sole leaders in AFC West - Mile High Report
With both Denver and Oakland at 6-2, sole possession of the AFC West lead is very much up for grabs. May the best team get it. Preferably the Broncos of course.

San Diego Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

REPORT: Travis Benjamin seeing 2nd opinion on Knee injury - Bolts From The Blue
When will the injuries end for San Diego

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

Report: Raiders could be without Sean Smith for just one week with shoulder injury - Silver And Black Pride
Sean Smith landed awkwardly on the second play of the Raiders game in Tampa Sunday. He stayed on the turf holding his shoulder before leaving the game not to return. It didn’t look good at the...

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

Andy Reid shuts down your Chiefs QB controversy talk - Arrowhead Pride
You know Andy Reid was going to stand by Alex Smith and that’s what he did on Monday when facing the press. Reid has been doing this for a loooong time so he let reporters have their fun for a few...

NFC EAST:

New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

It sounds like Ben McAdoo will keep calling the plays - Big Blue View
Ben McAdoo talked to the media Monday afternoon

Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

Doug Pederson defends third down call, talks Nelson Agholor comments - Bleeding Green Nation
A long day-after presser from Doug Pederson.

Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

Dak And Zeke Report: How Did The Cowboys Win The Eagles Game? - Blogging The Boys
In their seventh game, at home after a bye, Dak Prescott looked rusty and mostly off target. Zeke had some nice runs, but his biggest was called back on a dubious penalty. Yet they hung in there...

Washington Redskins (via Hogs Haven)

Football In London: Missed Kicks In Shootout Result In A Redskins Tie - Hogs Haven
The Redskins and Bengals football clubs played an evenly matched affair across the pond, and in following native custom, concluded with a tie.

NFC NORTH:

Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

Packers release Knile Davis - Acme Packing Company
Packers cut ties with the running back they traded for two weeks ago.

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

Week 8 around the NFC North: It’s anyone’s division... except for the Bears - Pride Of Detroit
It’s not a good sign when Jay Cutler is laughing at you, Vikings.

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

Bears vs Vikings final score: Chicago beats the best team in the NFC North 20-10 thanks to Jay Cutler and disruptive defense - Windy City Gridiron
The Chicago Bears played one hell of a football game Monday night.

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

Chicago Bears 20, Minnesota Vikings 10 - Daily Norseman
For the second week in a row, the Minnesota Vikings looked completely unprepared and uninterested in falling on the road.

NFC SOUTH:

New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

Saints Win Over Seahawks Offers First Glimmer of Hope - Canal Street Chronicles
Maybe this Saints season isn't over just yet...

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

It's readily apparent that Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Quinn is just looking for progress from the defense - The Falcoholic
Fact: Dan Quinn is projected to win at least 46 electoral votes as a write in candidate in next week's presidential election

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

3 Plays to Love, 3 Plays to Hate: Week 8 vs Cardinals - Cat Scratch Reader
These key plays swung momentum and decided the Panthers 30-20 win over the Arizona Cardinals.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

Buccaneers trade Johnthan Banks to Detroit Lions - Bucs Nation
The Bucs got a pick out of the Lions for Banks, apparently.

NFC WEST:

San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

49ers wide receivers at the halfway point: 2017 free agency, NFL Draft, depth chart - Niners Nation
The 49ers are at the midway point of 2016. Time to figure out where they stand at each position.

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

Jared Veldheer has torn triceps, likely out for year - Revenge of the Birds
The pain of the loss to the Carolina Panthers keeps on getting worse.

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

Christine Michael is part of the problem - Field Gulls
I hate to say it, but I felt a little uneasy about Christine Michael scoring a touchdown in Sunday’s 25-20 loss to the New Orleans Saints. It’s not that he scored a touchdown at all, but that...

Los Angeles Rams (via Turf Show Times)

Should the Rams Make a Deadline Deal? Here's Who they Could Unload - Turf Show Times
The Rams are short on 2017 draft assets due to the Jared Goff trade. We already looked at how they could further destroy their draft by acquiring a player at the trade deadline. Who could the Rams...