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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 defense isn’t elite, but still very effective - Pats Pulpit

The Patriots defense may give up yards, but have kept opponents from scoring touchdowns of late.

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

Jets Are Behind Schedule on Offense Frequently - Gang Green Nation

Staying ahead of schedule on offense is important. When a team puts itself into long yardage situations, life becomes much easier for the opposing defense. The playbook shrinks dramatically because...

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

Buffalo Bills head coach Sean McDermott declines to name Week 12 starting quarterback - Buffalo Rumblings

What the heck.


AFC NORTH:

Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

Ravens’ John Harbaugh on C.J. Mosley’s injury, ‘Nothing negative’ - Baltimore Beatdown

Ravens Head Coach John Harbaugh was asked about C.J. Mosley’s ankle injury during his press-conference on Monday. Harbaugh said, "Nothing negative", per Jeff Zrebiec. Harbaugh said that Mosley...

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

Steelers tackle Marcus Gilbert suspended four games after violating league’s performance-enhancing substance policy - Behind the Steel Curtain

The Steelers will be without Marcus Gilbert for four games due to violating the league’s substance abuse policy.

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

NFL 2017 - Bengals edge Broncos: 4 winners & 2 losers from win in Denver - Cincy Jungle

The Bengals are back in the playoff hunt. Yes, you read that correctly.

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

Browns had a penalty-free performance for the first time since 1962 - Dawgs By Nature

And they still lost.


AFC SOUTH:

Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

Incompletions: Texans-Cardinals (Movement In The Charnel House) - Battle Red Blog

With so much to write and talk about after every game, and not enough time for one person to write about it all, the masthead joins together and writes about the Texans finally winning another game.

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

On the Titans’ Offensive Philosophy & Formations - Music City Miracles

I have held off on writing this post for a long time. For as many good things Mike Mularkey and his coaching staff have accomplished in Tennessee, there are so often times when his offense can be...

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

Jaguars defense is trending to historically good territory - Big Cat Country

The Jacksonville Jaguars defense is currently ranked No. 1 in the NFL overall. They’re also ranked first against the pass, first in sacks, first in opposing quarterback rating, have given up the...

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

Colts Storylines to Monitor: Brissett’s Development, Wilson’s Role - Stampede Blue

This week, we will go through these Colts storylines that we will monitor throughout the rest of the season.


AFC WEST:

Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

Broncos fired Mike McCoy; named Bill Musgrave new offensive coordinator - Mile High Report

Sources indicated that changes might be coming and after sixth straight loss, those changes arrived.

San Diego Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

The AFC West Is Garbage... but the Chargers Are Kings of the Heap! - Bolts From The Blue

Only one team in the AFC West won on Sunday— the Chargers.

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

In firing Ken Norton Jr Raiders once again way behind the curve on a coaching decision - Silver And Black Pride
When a team finishes a season a top five offense and a bottom five defense, coaching changes are coming. You just don’t expect those changes to be letting go of the offensive coordinator and...

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

The day excuses died for the Kansas City Chiefs - Arrowhead Pride

When I’m helping a client in a child protection case who is on a case plan, or criminal defendant who has plead guilty and is on probation, I have a rule. Well, I have many rules, but one rule that...


NFC EAST:

New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

Giants-Chiefs “Kudos & Wet Willies” review - Big Blue View

A New York Giants victory to talk about! Only the second one in 10 tries this season. It’s almost too bad the Giants have to play on Thanksgiving night — they won’t have much time to bask in the...

Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

Eagles-Cowboys Final Score: 10 things we learned from Philadelphia destroying Dallas - Bleeding Green Nation

Big takeaways from the Birds game.

Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

Why Cowboys are headed for an 8-8 record - and have been for a while - Blogging The Boys

Things haven't been clicking for the Cowboys this year.

Washington Redskins (via Hogs Haven)

Redskins Vs. Saints - Studs and Duds - Hogs Haven

This loss was an absolute heartbreaker for the Redskins and their fans. Up 15 points on the road late in the fourth quarter against one of the best teams in the NFL; most felt this game was all but...


NFC NORTH:

Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

Packers RB Aaron Jones faces marijuana charge due to traffic stop - Acme Packing Company

The rookie back is in the legal crosshairs due to an incident over a month ago.

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

NFC Playoff picture: Week 11 was a big help to the Lions - Pride Of Detroit

Detroit doesn’t currently hold a playoff spot, but they’re close.

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

Chicago Bears Injury Update: Leonard Floyd did not tear his ACL - Windy City Gridiron

The Chicago Bears revealed the best possible news earlier today in regards to Leonard Floyd’s knee. After being carted off the field yesterday following a collision with teammate Kyle Fuller, the...

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

Adam Thielen in select company through Minnesota’s first 10 games - Daily Norseman

Only one other Vikings’ receiver has done what Thielen has


NFC SOUTH:

New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

Saints Reported to be Bringing Back Sterling Moore - Canal Street Chronicles

Let’s hope this is to bring stability to the secondary.

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

Falcons cut ties with Jalen Collins, who was finally eligible to return from suspension - The Falcoholic
It’s a mild surprise to see the Falcons cut ties with Collins, but it was always on the table.

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

Greg Olsen and Damiere Byrd now have a deadline for their return from Injured Reserve - Cat Scratch Reader

And the Panthers hope to see them as soon as possible.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

Jameis Winston ruled out for another week - Bucs Nation

The Bucs will have to play Ryan Fitzpatrick against the Atlanta Falcons.


NFC WEST:

San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

A 2013 article expecting Frank Gore’s retirement was waaaaaay off - Niners Nation

The list of running backs Frank Gore has outlasted is growing and growing.

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

Arizona Cardinals release Andre Ellington - Revenge of the Birds

The Arizona Cardinals have released the fifth year running back after another injury plagued season.

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

The Seahawks badly mismanaged the Falcons game, and it cost them a win - Field Gulls

The Seattle Seahawks lost to the Atlanta Falcons 34-31 on Monday Night Football, instantly going behind 14-0, then 21-7, and their constant efforts to chase the game fittingly led to the comeback...

Los Angeles Rams (via Turf Show Times)

Rams WR Robert Woods will be “out for a couple of weeks” - Turf Show Times

Not great news for the Rams’ leading receiver as they get ready for a playoff push.