In trying to categorize posts in a blog I'd like to use
/blogs in the domain. Will this have any negative SEO impact? Or is it the same as
Google is specifically looking for blogs, however, it is not necessary for you to use either
/blogs. Google will figure it out just fine. However, if you want to send a signal, there really is only one clear choice,
/blog. Look around the web and you will not generally see
/blogs, Google will understand both.
From a user perspective it can be annoying.
From a semantic perspective, it adds no value.
Personally, I do not recommend either, however, if you held a gun to my head for an opinion, I would say
This answer does not address your question, however, it can be useful for you in the future: Well structured URLs vs. URLs optimized for SEO