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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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New England Patriots (via Pats Pulpit)

No, a trade won’t fix this Patriots defense - Pats Pulpit

The calls for trades to help out the Patriots dead-last defense won’t solve what’s wrong.

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

Brent Qvale Fills in for Brandon Shell Jets-Jaguars Offensive Snap Totals - Gang Green Nation

Starting right tackle Brandon Shell sat Sunday’s game against Jacksonville out with an injury. Brent Qvale filled in for him, playing all 70 snaps. Todd Bowles indicated either Qvale or Ben Ijalana...

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

Could this be the season the Buffalo Bills return to the playoffs? - Buffalo Rumblings

It sure feels like it could be.


Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

Film Breakdown: Analyzing Joe Flacco’s Week 4 performance against the Steelers - Baltimore Beatdown

The Ravens were completely dominated by the Pittsburgh Steelers. The offense, aside from two big runs by Alex Collins, could barely pick up first downs. The receivers were struggling to catch the...

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

Why Steelers fans get frustrated with the lack of roughing the passer calls on Ben Roethlisberger - Behind the Steel Curtain

Ben Roethlisberger is a big target, but Pittsburgh Steelers fans have a reason to wonder why he doesn’t draw more personal foul penalties.

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

NFL Week 4: Social media reactions to Bengals’ 31-7 win over the Browns - Cincy Jungle

The Bengals won! Man, we waited too long to say that and the internet reacted accordingly with lots of fun facts and stats.

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

Browns’ offensive snap counts, stats, and PFF notes: Week 4 - Dawgs By Nature

Not enough progress for DeShone Kizer, and the wide receiver struggles continue.


Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

2DH: Deshaun, DeAndre, & Dylan Dominate Despondent Deserters - Battle Red Blog

In which their ideas about having a great team blow up in Tennessee’s face like so many meth labs.

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

Titans’ Marcus Mariota considered Day to Day with Hamstring Injury - Music City Miracles

Good news!

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

Jaguars use of Leonard Fournette is becoming curious, and frustrating - Big Cat Country

It’s one thing to rotate running backs, it’s another to pull them from important downs.

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

Colts Injury Updates: Luck will “work back in” this week, Bond’s season over, Kelly likely to return - Stampede Blue

Andrew Luck Likely to Practice this Week For a second consecutive week the Colts have given positive indications about Andrew Luck’s return to the football field. Head coach Chuck Pagano hinted at...


Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

Are the Broncos ‘selling out’ in pass coverage to help stop the run? - Mile High Report

The Afternoon Drive discusses whether the pass rush and secondary coverage are suffering some to help cover the run.

San Diego Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

Good, Bad and Ugly from Chargers Loss to the Eagles - Bolts From The Blue

The Los Angeles Chargers are done. At 0-4, the Bolts have all but shattered their postseason chances.

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

With Derek Carr to miss time with injury, it’s time to ask the obligatory question: Should the Raiders sign Colin Kaepernick? - Silver And Black Pride

Since the moment Colin Kaepernick opted out of his contract with the 49ers (who were going to release him anyway if he hadn’t), he has represented an elephant in the room whenever a team needs a...

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

Kansas City Chiefs beat Washington Redskins: 6 winners, 3 losers - Arrowhead Pride

Chiefs 29, Redskins 20: Five takeaways from the game plus your questions and comments.Posted by Arrowhead Pride: For Kansas City Chiefs Fans on Monday, October 2, 2017 The Kansas City Chiefs...


New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

Ben McAdoo: Giants “Can’t Get Numb” To Losing - Big Blue View

Coach says the film "verifies" why Giants are 0-4

Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

Every team in the NFC East lost this week ... except the Eagles - Bleeding Green Nation


Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

Rams edge Cowboys: Was it the offense or the defense that was at fault? - Blogging The Boys

Breaking down the Cowboys loss to the Rams in charts.

Washington Redskins (via Hogs Haven)

Chiefs Outlast Redskins 29-20 In Monday Night Bout - Hogs Haven

Injuries and penalties hamstrung the ‘Skins as they faded down the stretch in the loss


Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

Packers RB Ty Montgomery’s rib injury not as bad as previously feared, per report - Acme Packing Company

The Packers have reportedly not ruled out Ty Montgomery for Week 5 against the Cowboys.

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

Lions injury update: Ameer Abdullah was cleared to return to game; Paul Worrilow out 2-4 weeks - Pride Of Detroit

The Lions suffered two notable injuries on Sunday.

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

Mitch Trubisky named Chicago Bears starting quarterback - Windy City Gridiron

The time has come.

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

Mike Zimmer Confirms Dalvin Cook Has Torn ACL; Out For The Year - Daily Norseman

Nice things. Can’t have them.


New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

Saints shutout Dolphins to enter bye week riding high: 4 Game Balls - Canal Street Chronicles

The New Orleans Saints evened their record as they wind up the first quarter of their season. Let's look at a couple players that helped them pull it off.

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

Atlanta Falcons talk: Is anyone worried about Matt Ryan? - The Falcoholic

We’re not, but he’s mired in an unfortunate stretch.

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

The Carolina Panthers should still be favorites for the Super Bowl - Cat Scratch Reader

After a crazy first quarter of the NFL season, one thing is abundantly clear: it is almost anyone’s game

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

Doug Martin returns from suspension today - Bucs Nation

The Bucs get their star running back back.


San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

Kyle Shanahan sticking with Brian Hoyer despite struggles, 0-4 record - Niners Nation

Brian Hoyer is still the starting quarterback for the foreseeable future. C.J. Beathard will remain on the sidelines for the 49ers.

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

Arizona Cardinals lose linebacker Markus Golden for season to ACL injury - Revenge of the Birds

The worst is confirmed, the Cardinals have lost Golden for the season.

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

Update: Rees Odhiambo injury is sternum related, not a bruised heart, per Pete Carroll - Field Gulls

The Seattle Seahawks were already on their second option at left tackle with Rees Odhiambo, but after the second-year pro was hospitalized following Sunday night’s win over the Indianapolis Colts,...

Los Angeles Rams (via Turf Show Times)

Rams-Cowboys: 5 Things We Learned - Turf Show Times

The Rams revealed their true 2017 selves by grabbing a huge road win on Sunday.