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A look around SB Nation for news, notes and nuggets of information from around the NFL.

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There are many fine football writers around SB Nation, and some are actually even writing about things that have nothing to do with Robert Griffin III and his new knee. Here is a quick look around SB Nation at what our football writers are talking about, a little something we call 'Touring The Nation.'

Is Time Running Out For Jay Cutler In Chicago? - Windy City Gridiron
Whoever the new head coach turns out to be, he needs to find a way to make the offense more balanced. Get Forte more involved in the passing game again, find a way to give Devin Hester a role that maximises his talent.

A Closer Look: Is the Seahawks Secondary Unbeatable? - The Falcoholic
Going into this weekends playoff game against the Seattle Seahawks, the average fan would be forgiven if they were to believe that the Seattle secondary is unbeatable. All of the talk has been...

Eagles coaching rumors: Jon Gruden endorsed by Dick Vermeil - Bleeding Green Nation
Earlier this week Ron Jaworski endorsed Jon Gruden for the Eagles vacant head coaching job and now another bird's legend has jumped on the Gru-dog train. Former Eagles coach Dick Vermeil says he'd...

Did Jason Garrett Or Jerry Jones Make Decision To Fire Rob Ryan? - Blogging The Boys
There's been a lot of speculation about who is responsible for the release of defensive coordinator Rob Ryan by the Dallas Cowboys. Is this an impulsive knee-jerk firing from Jerry Jones? Or is this the measured decision we expect from Jason Garrett?

Stranger in a strange land: A Seahawks fan goes to FedEx Field -
Matt Ufford should know better than to attend Seahawks games, but that didn't stop him from attending their game against the Redskins.

Urgency for 49ers, a must-win year for some in 2012-13 - Niners Nation
San Francisco is in the postseason again! We discuss certain players for the 49ers that may be feeling the pressure to win a title right now.

Former Steelers coach Bill Cowher expects to coach again in the NFL - Behind the Steel Curtain
Bill Cowher left the podium of a media junket leaving the football world wondering when, not if, he would return to the NFL as a head coach.

David Caldwell is the new Jaguars GM: Who is he? - Big Cat Country
The Jacksonville Jaguars hired David Caldwell as their new general manager, but who is he exactly?

The Film Room: Why The Patriots Should Be So Very, Very Afraid Of The Texans - Battle Red Blog
We take a look at how the Houston Texans can put up points against the notorious "bend but don't break" New England defense.

Buffalo Bills' Doug Marrone Taking Calculated Risk On Nate Hackett - Buffalo Rumblings
Not many NFL teams hire 33-year-old offensive coordinators. Buffalo Bills head coach Doug Marrone appears set to do that with Nate Hackett - and while the risk is significant, the rewards could be much more so.

Tom Telesco is (Probably) Your New Chargers General Manager - Bolts From The Blue
After hearing Albert Breer's report about the San Diego Chargers flying out Tom Telesco for a second interview, it's become obvious who the team's new GM will be.

Raiders Off-season Requisites: Offensive Coordinator is most important decision - Silver And Black Pride
The Raiders have a lot of work ahead of them this off-season, but first on the list is hiring the right offensive coordinator.

The case for Tyler Wilson: This is why the Chiefs will select him No. 1 overall - Arrowhead Pride
The Chiefs are looking for a starting quarterback, you say? Look no further. Tyler Wilson from Arkansas can be that guy.

NFL Playoffs Preview: Do The Ravens Think They Can Win? - Mile High Report
The Baltimore Ravens are saying all the right things. Their actions - and the actions of those around them - say something different.

The Fox NFL broadcast factory: The more things stay the same -
Behind-the-scenes of the NFL on Fox broadcast, where the factory churns out the same different story every single week.

Bills hire Nathaniel Hackett, could the K-Gun return? -
The Buffalo Bills have hired Nathaniel Hackett, a noted practitioner of the K-Gun offense, to be their offensive coordinator. Could he bring it back to Buffalo?

Cowboys could be making the move to a 4-3 defense | National Football Post
Athletes would make the move relatively easy