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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)

Josh McDaniels thinks Texans secondary is better than Broncos secondary - Pats Pulpit
The Patriots offensive coordinator has high praise for their upcoming opponent.

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

Jets 2016 Season in Review: Three Most Improved Players - Gang Green Nation
The 2016 season will not be remembered positively for Jets fans, but there still were a few bright spots. As we begin a season in review series, let’s take a look at three guys who stepped up this...

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

Buffalo Bills “zeroed in” on Sean McDermott for head coach - Buffalo Rumblings
His hiring could be announced as early as Wednesday.

AFC NORTH:

Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

Continuity may save the current Ravens regime - Baltimore Beatdown
With the franchise in flux, Baltimore may be wise in their embrace of the familiar

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

James Harrison turns back time in Steelers Wild Card victory over Dolphins - Behind the Steel Curtain
It was as if the football gods turned back the clocks on Sunday, as James Harrison, at age 38, proved to be the defensive catalyst in an overall great performance by the unit in a 30-12 victory...

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

Bengals facing many questions at running back in 2017 - Cincy Jungle
Whether it’s injuries, pending free agents or underachievement, the Cincinnati Bengals have a lot to figure out in the offensive backfield this offseason.

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

Pep Hamilton officially leaves Browns; could Greg Roman replace him? - Dawgs By Nature
Monday evening, Adam Schefter of ESPN reported that Pep Hamilton has officially left the Cleveland Browns to take a job at Michigan under Jim Harbaugh. Former Browns Asst HC Pep Hamilton had...

AFC SOUTH:

Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

Houston Texans Injury News: Tom Savage Clears Concussion Protocol - Battle Red Blog
The Texans' one-time starter Tom Savage has been cleared to return to practice, head coach Bill O'Brien announced on Monday.

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

Titans projected to receive 3rd round compensation pick from Rams - Music City Miracles
Thanks, Janoris!

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

Jaguars hire Doug Marrone, what’s next? - Big Cat Country
The Jacksonville Jaguars appear to be hiring interim head coach and offensive line coach Doug Marrone as the full time head coach according to multiple reports in the media. Now that the head coach...

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

Colts 2016 season in review: Andrew Luck was as good as ever - Stampede Blue
We’ll be taking a position-by-position look at the Colts’ 2016 season in the coming weeks, and what better place to start than the most important position on the field - and the one with the Colts’...

AFC WEST:

Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

Are the Broncos leaning toward Vance Joseph? - Mile High Report
In Denver the only football story worth talking about is the Broncos search for a new head coach. The Afternoon Drive had some interesting ideas about what is going on at Dove Valley.

San Diego Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

The Chargers should move on from Melvin Ingram - Bolts From The Blue
Melvin Ingram is going to demand big money during free agency. Is he worth the hefty price tag?

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

Raiders facing some major coaching decisions - Silver And Black Pride
Literally every time the Raiders struggle, even in the middle of a game, the calls for coaches and coordinators to be fired rings out from fans across the ‘Nation’. Most often the coordinators are...

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

Andy Reid says Justin Houston will be good for Steelers game, let’s hope he’s right - Arrowhead Pride
The weirdness with Justin Houston’s knee injury last year and the ensuring ACL surgery that knocked out half of his 2016 season has led some of his to be a little skittish when it comes to updates...

NFC EAST:

New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

GM Jerry Reese: Time for Odell Beckham to grow up - Big Blue View
Says Beckham "needs to think about some of the things that he does"

Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

Report: The Eagles fired Greg Lewis as the team’s wide receivers coach - Bleeding Green Nation
Less than a year after he was hired.

Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

The Cowboys Biggest Weaknesses, And How They Can Combat Them In The Playoffs - Blogging The Boys
A look at what factors could derail a potential championship run, and how to combat them.

Washington Redskins (via Hogs Haven)

Redskins Interviewed Mike Pettine for DC Position Today - Hogs Haven
Pettine is the first announced interview for the position.

NFC NORTH:

Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

Jordy Nelson reportedly fractured multiple ribs, not ruled out Sunday vs. Cowboys - Acme Packing Company
Jordy Nelson hardly appears a lock to return for this weekend's playoff game, but his head coach did not rule him out.

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

Lions announce signing of 9 players to futures deals - Pride Of Detroit
The Lions have signed nine players to futures contracts.

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

Chicago Bears Roster Update: Josh Shirley waived - Windy City Gridiron
The Chicago Bears made a roster move today so let’s take a look where their 90 man offseason roster stands so far.

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

Reports: Vikings fire Quarterbacks Coach Scott Turner - Daily Norseman
The Vikings have parted ways with the other half of the Turner coaching duo.

NFC SOUTH:

New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

New Orleans Saints Head Coach Sean Payton Guaranteed One More Year in New Orleans - But That’s All - Canal Street Chronicles
2017 is going to be make-or-break for Sean Payton in New Orleans.

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

Catching up with the Atlanta Falcons scouting department - The Falcoholic
Arthur Blank promised changes, and we sure got ‘em.

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

How five plays separated the 6-10 Panthers from an 11-5 season - Cat Scratch Reader
If football is a game of inches, then Carolina was about "five inches" away from 11-5.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

Finding the Buccaneers’ top deficiencies - Bucs Nation
Where did the Bucs struggle the most, statistically?

NFC WEST:

San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

49ers GM, head coach search: Live updates tracking all the rumors - Niners Nation
We’ll track all the rumors and interview here.

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

Arizona Cardinals Defense: Who do you want the Cardinals to bring back? - Revenge of the Birds
The Arizona Cardinals have a lot of starters heading to free agency, which players should be a priority?

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

Seahawks-Falcons matchups: 2 years removed from injury, Paul Richardson is back - Field Gulls
Around Week 16 of his rookie season in 2014, Paul Richardson began to live up to his second-round pick status, and looked like the Seattle Seahawks most talented receiver in the process. Yes,...

Los Angeles Rams (via Turf Show Times)

LA Rams GM Les Snead In Position To Fire Himself - Turf Show Times
Les Snead is reported to be in a "tenuous" position.