Best Of The SB Nation Network: November 7, 2011

We have 315 fantastic sports blogs in SB Nation, so in case you didn't have a chance to read them all today we've collected the best stuff right here. Get sports smart in no time fast!

Football

- The secret to the 49ers' newfound success is defense, says Niners Nation.

- Baltimore Beatdown recaps the Ravens' huge win over the Steelers.

- The Dolphins get a win, but everybody's talking about the strange teammate fight story that happened before the game.

- Tim Tebow has Mile High Report thinking about the playoffs.

Baseball

- Royals Review reacts to the trade of Melky Cabrera to the Giants for Jonathan Sanchez.

- McCovey Chronicles provides some knee-jerk analysis of same.

- Fish Stripes reports that the Marlins are pursuing Jose Reyes and Yoenis Cespedes.

- Pinstripe Alley digs into the 2011 Yankees offense by the numbers.

Soccer

- Steve Zakuani's horrific leg break was one of the lowlights of the MLS season. Sounder at Heart catches up with the midfielder to discuss his comeback and his expectation for returning to health in time for the 2012 season.

- New England Revolution fans have found themselves a scapegoat for their teams recent struggles: Mike Burns. The Bent Musket explains how the team's top executive does not exactly make himself a sympathetic figure.

Combat Sports

- MMA Mania interviews lightning rod Chael Sonnen.

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