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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)

Patriots bring in four offensive players for free agency workouts - Pats Pulpit
New England is always updating its emergency lists.

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

Jets Week 5 Game Ball: Isaiah Crowell - Gang Green Nation
The Jets won on Sunday, which means it is our happy duty to award a game ball.

There were plenty of standout performances which would merit game ball consideration on most weeks, including those of...

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

AFC playoff race: Buffalo Bills in middle of a crowded field - Buffalo Rumblings
The AFC is tight this year.


Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

Ravens’ John Harbaugh does not believe the run-pass balance was an issue in Week 5 - Baltimore Beatdown
After the Ravens’ heartbreaking 12-9 overtime loss to the Browns at FirstEnergy Stadium, most of the criticism has focused on Marty Mornhinweg’s pass-heavy approach. Joe Flacco and Lamar Jackson...

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

Film Room: James Conner proves he was never the Steelers’ problem - Behind the Steel Curtain
After having three quiet weeks, James Conner proved he was more than merely a backup against the Falcons

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

Bengals DE Michael Johnson’s touchdown against Miami embodies Cincinnati’s persevering spirit - Cincy Jungle
Overcoming adversity is nothing new in Cincinnati this year, and the Bengals veteran defensive end did just that to make the play of his life.

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

Cleveland Browns: Rashard Higgins to miss time with knee injury - Dawgs By Nature
Browns confirm wide receiver suffered sprain MCL in Sunday’s win, recovery is expected to be week-to-week.


Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

Incompletions: Texans-Cowboys (Be The Cowboy) - 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 TEXAS-TEXAS-TEXAS-TEXAS Bowl.

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

The Titans officially have a tight end problem - Music City Miracles
Tennessee has a Delanie Walker sized hole in their offense and no good way to fill it.

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

Is there something wrong with the Jaguars defense? - Big Cat Country

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

Colts Film Room: How the Colts are scheming their tight ends open - Stampede Blue
The Colts’ new scheme has been fun to watch this year under first-year head coach Frank Reich. Here we show you a bit about how the Colts are scheming to get their tight ends some favorable matchups


Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

When is it time to bench Case Keenum for Chad Kelly? - Mile High Report
Silly poems aside, the MHR staff weighs in on preferences for what to do with this QB problem.

Los Angeles Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

Surge or Static: I scored. I promise I scored. I promise. - Bolts From The Blue
I’m just thankful the Chargers DEFENSIVE END didn’t vulture Melvin Gordon’s RUSHING touchdown.

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

Raiders now tied for worst record in the NFL but it may not be all bad news - Silver And Black Pride
And, no, I am not talking about having a higher draft position.

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

Patrick Mahomes Week 5 film review: something good and something bad - Arrowhead Pride
Part one of our weekly three-part series on Patrick Mahomes.


New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

Giants waive OT Ereck Flowers - Big Blue View
The Giants couldn’t trade Flowers, waive him instead

Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

Jay Ajayi Injury: Eagles place running back on injured reserve - Bleeding Green Nation

Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

Dallas Cowboys hot topic: Was that interception on Dak or Tavon? - Blogging The Boys
It was just one play, but it may have set the tone for the loss Sunday night. So who really blew it?

Washington Redskins (via Hogs Haven)

Redskins Vs. Saints - Studs and Duds - Hogs Haven
Mark Tyler gives you his Studs and Duds of the Redskins Monday Night game against the Saints.


Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

Packers cannot endure another repeat of disappointing 2015 season - Acme Packing Company
If this offense can’t find consistency, the scheme stays behind the modern game, and Green Bay can’t rally to be NFC contenders, it’s time for even more changes.

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

Detroit Lions Unsung hero of Week 5: The real catalyst behind the defensive line’s big day - Pride Of Detroit
The defensive line got lots of pressure on Aaron Rodgers, shutting down his infamous scrambles and making him look uncomfortable all afternoon. Who was the real hero behind the pressure?

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

Chicago Bears first quarter of the season breakdown - Windy City Gridiron
In Lester’s latest T Formation Conversation podcast, he takes stock of the first quarter of the 2018 Chicago Bears’ season.

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

The Vikings’ quarterback decision looks pretty good so far - Daily Norseman
Pretty. . .pretty good.


New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

Brees, Saints Magnificent in Historic 43-19 Demolition of the Redskins - Canal Street Chronicles
The Saints are 4-1 and Drew Brees is the NFL’s all-time passing leader! Life’s good.

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

The Falcons are on pace to let Matt Ryan get sacked a career-high number of times - The Falcoholic
The most concerning issue on the other side of the ball has to be the offensive line.

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis back from 4 game suspension - Cat Scratch Reader
Davis will start

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

Bucs’ Mike Smith Has A Chance To Quiet Critics Sunday - Bucs Nation
Mike Smith has an opportunity to quiet some of his critics by doing something Sunday that he hasn’t done yet in Tampa Bay


San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

49ers-Cardinals recap: 5 looming problems from an embarrassing Week 5 loss - Niners Nation
Wheeew, boy. Let’s break down all the problems from Sunday’s disheartening loss.

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

Arizona Cardinals sign Kendall Wright, release cornerback Deatrick Nichols - Revenge of the Birds
The Arizona Cardinals are making moves at the wide receiver position.

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

Seahawks RB Rashaad Penny isn’t playing and that’s a problem - Field Gulls
Rashaad Penny was not on the inactives list for the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, but he might as well have been. The Seahawks’ running back, rookie, first round pick played zero snaps on offense and...

Los Angeles Rams (via Turf Show Times)

Rams at Seahawks: PFF game notes showcase Rams’ strength in adversity - Turf Show Times
Here’s how PFF saw the Rams’ big Week 5 road win.