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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)

Report: NFL not investigating Patriots for tampering with Antonio Brown - Pats Pulpit
...Knock on wood?

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

Adam Gase’s Monday press chat: Injury updates, receiver criticism, cornerback frustration and more - Gang Green Nation
Adam Gase spoke to the press on a conference call on Monday. The focus was Sunday’s loss to the Bills and the path forward for the team.

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

AFC East Roundup: Division Debuts - Buffalo Rumblings
How did the AFC East fare in Week 1?


Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

CB Jimmy Smith diagnosed with an MCL sprain - Baltimore Beatdown
Could be a few games without Jimmy

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

Same old story as Steelers suffer blowout loss to the Patriots - Behind the Steel Curtain
It was deja vu all over again, Sunday night, as the Steelers were blown out by the Patriots at Gillette Stadium. It doesn’t matter who plays or coaches, the story always ends the same way.

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

Joe Mixon injury update: Bengals RB avoids major injury, could go vs 49ers - Cincy Jungle
The third-year running back suffered a scary ankle injury Sunday, but he’ll be fine.

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

Cleveland Browns Freddie Kitchens: “We will work on fixing the problem” - Dawgs By Nature
Browns looking to pick up the pieces after a disappointing Week 1 performance against Tennessee.


Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

Houston Texans Final Score/Post-Game Recap: Texans 28, Saints 30 - Battle Red Blog
The Texans lose In close affair in New Orleans on Monday Night Football.

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

Eight quick takeaways from the Titans snap counts against the Browns - Music City Miracles
There were a few surprises in the amount of playing time some guys got yesterday.

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

Nick Foles injury update: Jaguars QB to be placed on IR/to return, can return Week 11 vs. Colts - Big Cat Country
The Jacksonville Jaguars have placed starting quarterback Nick Foles on injured reserve with a designation to return, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

UPDATE: Per Tom Pelissero: Devin Funchess has broken collarbone - Stampede Blue
Tom Pelissero is a reporter for NFL Network and is a contributor for According to his recent tweet, 2019 free agent acquisition Devin Funchess suffered a broken collarbone in the Colts...


Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

RECAP: Denver Broncos get punched in the mouth 21-6 by Oakland Raiders - Mile High Report
The score was closer than it should have been as the Oakland Raiders trounced the Denver Broncos 24-16 on Monday Night Football.

Los Angeles Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly from the win against the Colts - Bolts From The Blue
The Los Angeles Chargers came out of their home opener with a 30-24 overtime victory over the Indianapolis Colts. They are 1-0 for the first time since the 2015 season. Things could have been...

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

Raiders win to chants of ‘F—k AB!’, Jon Gruden plays it cooler ‘We gave it a shot and now New England gets their turn. Good luck to them.’ - Silver And Black Pride
Gruden keeps saying the only distraction with all the Antonio Brown drama is in the media. And by the way his team went out and performed against the Broncos Monday Night, it’s hard to argue that....

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

Tyreek Hill injury: Chiefs’ wide receiver “will likely avoid IR” - Arrowhead Pride
NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport is reporting that Kansas City is weighing its options.


New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

NFL power rankings, Week 2: There are worse teams than the Giants - Big Blue View
Let’s look at the aggregated power rankings

Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

Eagles Film Room: Third down offense returns to 2017 form - Bleeding Green Nation
A slow start followed by a strong finish shows flashes of a championship team

Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

After further review: The Dallas Cowboys offense is real, and they’re spectacular - Blogging The Boys
The Dallas Cowboys defeated the New York Giants 35-17 to open the 2019 NFL season, thanks to an explosive offensive.

Washington Redskins (via Hogs Haven)

Redskins Injury Update: Derrius Guice to get MRI on non-ACL repaired knee, likely to miss time - Hogs Haven
The hits keep on coming


Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

Matt LaFleur’s play-action philosophy was missing in Week 1 win, but is likely on its way - Acme Packing Company
We spent the offseason hearing about the play-action offense Matt LaFleur would bring to Green Bay. He must have left it in his suitcase for Week 1. It needs to come out for this Packers offense to grow.

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

T.J. Hockenson, Tracy Walker receive Detroit Lions’ highest PFF Week 1 grades - Pride Of Detroit
Nothing’s too surprising about that, but we wanted to give you some positive takeaways from Sunday.

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

Is Tarik Cohen a wide receiver now? - Windy City Gridiron
Lester wasn’t pleased with how Bears head coach Matt Nagy utilized Tarik Cohen last night and he explores that right here...

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

On Sunday, the Vikings did something they hadn’t done since 1977 - Daily Norseman
It’s about how they won


New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

Saints Beat Texans Final Score 30-28 Monday Night Football - Canal Street Chronicles
The Saints were on the right side of history last night. Life’s Good!

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

Falcons fantasy football stud and dud from Week 1 - The Falcoholic
Garbage time salvaged some fantasy points for Falcons owners this week.

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

Bad refs didn’t decide the Carolina Panthers vs Los Angeles Rams game - Cat Scratch Reader
Games are made up of big moments, but these two mistakes by the referees weren’t the only big moments in the game.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

The Buccaneersl Loss To The 49ers Is Problematic, But It’s Not Foreboding - Bucs Nation
It’s only Week 1....


San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

49ers injury news: Tevin Coleman expected to miss multiple games with a sprained ankle - Niners Nation
Raheem Mostert time?

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

The Cardinals’ Player of the Game: Week 1 - Revenge of the Birds
What else can be said about the Legend at this point? Larry Fitzgerald continues to defy time, this time propping up a passing game amidst a young receiving unit and yet another quarterback under...

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

Why the Seattle Seahawks are bringing back CB Jamar Taylor - Field Gulls
During the Week 1 victory of the Seattle Seahawks over the Cincinnati Bengals, the Hawks depth at cornerback was tested, with both Ugo Amadi and Neiko Thorpe missing time with injuries. While Amadi...

Los Angeles Rams (via Turf Show Times)

The Rams’ plan for RB Todd Gurley is going to be very interesting - Turf Show Times
Week 1 showed us the first inkling of how the Rams are going to use Gurley moving forward. Suffice to say, it’s a radical departure from the past.