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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.

Pittsburgh Steelers v New York Giants Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images

AFC EAST:

New England Patriots (via Pats Pulpit)

Thanks to Dion Lewis, Patriots had best day running the football since Jonas Gray - Pats Pulpit

The Patriots are much more potent with Lewis in the backfield.

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

Josh McCown remains Jets starting quarterback - Gang Green Nation

It is no surprise, but Jets head coach Todd Bowles confirmed today veteran quarterback Josh McCown will remain in the starting lineup for the time being. On if he anticipates sticking with Josh...

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

Buffalo Bills confirm Kelvin Benjamin has torn meniscus, could be out multiple weeks - Buffalo Rumblings

This could hold the pass catcher out for a while


AFC NORTH:

Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

Ravens’ Joe Flacco, “We need to let it loose” - Baltimore Beatdown

The Ravens defeated the Houston Texans at home on Monday Night in week 12. Baltimore won 23-16, but their offense, like much of the season, continued to struggle. Following the game, Ravens...

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

Mike Tomlin’s comments regarding the Patriots mean absolutely nothing, except to Steelers fans - Behind the Steel Curtain

The Steelers head coach was very candid in an interview with Tony Dungy before the Sunday Night Football game, and it has the Steelers fan base in a tizzy.

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

Vontaze Burfict won’t be suspended for hit vs Browns; Marvin Lewis defends him - Cincy Jungle

The embattled linebacker avoids a suspension and gets some support from his coach.

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

Browns vs. Bengals: 7 Talking Points - Dawgs By Nature

DeShone Kizer had one of his best games of the season.


AFC SOUTH:

Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

Monday Night Football Recap/Final Score: Texans 16, Ravens 23 - Battle Red Blog

The Texans struggle to produce, lose to Ravens.

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

AFC playoff picture: Breaking down the Titans potential playoff scenarios - Music City Miracles

After 11 games, the Titans are the 3 seed in the AFC.

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

Jaguars offense has been broken since the bye week a- Big Cat Country

The Jacksonville Jaguars snapped their four game winning streak in Sunday’s 27-24 loss to the Arizona Cardinals, but it felt like a long time coming the way the offense has been playing since the...

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

The Colts are Simply Awful in Second Halves of Games - Stampede Blue

Indianapolis continues to find a way to lose late in games


AFC WEST:

Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

Aqib Talib suspended two games for fight with Michael Crabtree - Mile High Report

The NFL decided they had to act and moved to suspend both Michael Crabtree and Aqib Talib for two games.

San Diego Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

Random Thoughts on the Chargers Thanksgiving Destruction of the Cowboys - Bolts From The Blue

For the second time in four days, Philip Rivers looked like vintage Philip Rivers. He stood tall in the pocket. His footwork was clean. He went through his progressions. He put the ball in places...

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

Raiders WR Amari Cooper reportedly has sprained ankle along with concussion - Silver And Black Pride

In the second quarter of Sunday’s game in Oakland, Amari Cooper was hit hard and knocked unconscious. He was, of course, knocked from the game, entering the concussion protocol. But that may not be...

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

Andy Reid on potential KC Chiefs QB change: “It’s not one guy” - Arrowhead Pride

Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid held his usual weekly press conference Monday afternoon and as expected, several questions were asked about whether or not he would change from Alex Smith to...


NFC EAST:

New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

Eli Manning’s streak is over — Geno Smith will start Sunday - Big Blue View
Giants make stunning announcement

Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

Even the Eagles think Carson Wentz and Prince Harry look alike - Bleeding Green Nation

Are we sure they’re not the same person?

Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

Jason Garrett here to stay and why you’re going to continue to hate him - Blogging The Boys

Between a disappointing 2017 season and his humdrum press conferences, the Cowboys head coach isn’t winning anyone over.

Washington Redskins (via Hogs Haven)

No Zeke for Dallas, but the Redskins still need to contain Cowboys run game to win Thursday - Hogs Haven

As always with Dallas, stopping the run is the key to a Redskins win


NFC NORTH:

Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

Packers-Steelers Recap: Hundley shows improvement, but Green Bay falls late - Acme Packing Company

It wasn’t quite enough to overtake one of the league’s best teams, but the Packers QB showed more promise in this game than all his previous starts combined.

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

Dwight Freeney chose to play with Lions over retirement - Pride Of Detroit

Dwight Freeney nearly retired after being placed on waivers. Then the Lions came calling.

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

National media finally picks up on the Firefox thing that has been a thing for well over a year - Windy City Gridiron

It took the national media long enough, but they finally caught on to something that has been circulating around the Chicago Bears’ fanbase (especially around Bears’ Twitter) for well over a year...

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

Quarterback Crossroads - Daily Norseman

The Vikings have a tough decision looming at quarterback come season’s end. This isn’t the first time.


NFC SOUTH:

New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

The 2017 Saints are an exhilarating, flawed work in progress - Canal Street Chronicles

This season has been the most fun Saints fans have had in years, and it will continue to go that way. Until it won’t.

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

Julio Jones set records and season highs in an epic Week 12 performance - The Falcoholic

The greatest Falcons receiver ever reminded us of his greatness.

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

Greg Olsen’s foot X-ray negative, status for next week unknown - Cat Scratch Reader

Greg Olsen’s X-rays came back negative for further damage to his ankle following soreness in New York.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

Jameis Winston could return against the Packers - Bucs Nation

The Bucs quarterback is on track to practice on Wednesday.


NFC WEST:

San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

49ers-Seahawks recap: C.J. Beathard avoided a long-term injury - Niners Nation

Beathard avoided any long term injury on Sunday despite taking a beating.

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

Bruce Arians expresses confidence in Blaine Gabbert moving forward - Revenge of the Birds

The head coach is confident in the veteran quarterback.

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

Kam Chancellor done for 2017; Cliff Avril to have neck surgery - Field Gulls

On his weekly radio interview with 710 ESPN Pete Carroll shed some light on the neck injuries of Kam Chancellor and Cliff Avril just as had been promised over the weekend. Unfortunately for fans of...

Los Angeles Rams (via Turf Show Times)

LA Rams OLB Connor Barwin escapes with minor injury - Turf Show Times

Luckily for Connor Barwin, the injury sustained on Sunday will not keep him out for an extended period of time