Conventional wisdom has put Shawne Merriman at defensive end for the Buffalo Bills this year. But, Buffalo Rumblings take a look at the possibility that he could play linebacker for the team instead.
It's time for our weekly look at what the rest of the NFL Blogs around SB Nation are discussing this weekend. This piece will run every Sunday morning through the offseason - and may continue in the season, though it won't be on Sundays. And, of course, look for more Miami Dolphins stories later today.
Here's the rundown:
An Offseason Showdown: Patriots Flag Football - Pats Pulpit
If you were a coach looking to put together a squad for a 7 on 7 flag football showdown comprised solely out of members of the 2012 Patriots, which players would you pick for your team? Alec Shane and Greg Knopping get ready to do just that!
Are Team Captains In General A Good Idea? - Gang Green Nation
Are Team Captains In General A Good Idea?
Could Shawne Merriman Play Linebacker For The Buffalo Bills? - Buffalo Rumblings
What position might Shawne Merriman line up at this Fall? Chris Brown of BuffaloBills.com doesn't think it's been decided yet.
Mel Kiper Breaks Down The AFC North - Baltimore Beat Down
ESPN Insider's NFL analyst looks at the AFC North's off season player movement and here is what he had to say about the Baltimore Ravens.
Kiper: David DeCastro and Maurkice Pouncey Could Become the Best Guard/Center Combo in the NFL - Behind the Steel Curtain
ESPN Draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. has some high praise for the combination of Steelers RG David DeCastro and C Maurkice Pouncey.
Bengals Receiver By Committee Idea Gaining Steam - Cincy Jungle
Several months ago, weeks following the 2012 NFL draft, our own Joe Goodberry offered an alternative when debating, discussing and projecting the competition for the team's No. 2 wide receiver position. Why not a receiver by committee scenario?
DBN Mailbag: T.J. Ward's Ranking, Third-Down RB, Practice Squad Rules [Part 1] - Dawgs By Nature
Today's mailbag ended up being a super-sized edition, so I'm going to break it up into two parts. The topics in part one of today's mailbag include how T.J. Ward ranks as a safety, a few personal questions, who the Browns' third-down running back will be, and practice squad regulations.
Matt Schaub: Backup Quarterback In Fantasy Football? - Battle Red Blog
Joe Fortenbaugh of the National Football Post says Matt Schaub's being drafted as a backup QB in fantasy football. Insane? Or insaner?
More on Chris Johnson as a Changed Football Player - Music City Miracles
More on Chris Johnson as a Changed Football Player
The 10 Jags opponents I hate the most - Big Cat Country
The Dead Zone can bring out the best and the worst in football fans, and Jags fans are no exception. There are no results or stats or streaks to proffer, so opinions rule the airwaves and the net.An...
Bigger 2012 Training Camp Storyline: Peyton Manning Or Andrew Luck? - Stampede Blue
Peyton Manning and Andrew Luck will make plenty of headlines later this month.
The Broncos 2nd round Draft History - Mile High Report
A look at the history of the Denver Broncos in the second round of the NFL Draft and how they rate against the rest of the league in a 10-year study comparison
Offseason Question: Can The Chargers Offensive Line Gel? - Bolts From The Blue
A look at the offensive line and how it lost continuity in 2011, but may have already regained it.
Which NFL starting quarterbacks offer the best value? - Silver And Black Pride
Which NFL quarterbacks offer the most bang for their team's buck? The answer may surprise you.
A Toast To Kansas City - Arrowhead Pride
Kansas City will be seeing its fair share of attention over the next few days. On Tuesday night, the 83rd Major League Baseball All-Star game will be played at Kauffman Stadium, home of the Kansas City Royals and neighbors to the Kansas City Chiefs.
Tony Romo Vs. Eli Manning: The Answer Is In The Rings - Big Blue View
Tony #Romo Vs. #Eli Manning: The Answer Is In The Rings #nyg #giants
Eagles Sign Receiver Away From Philadelphia Soul - Bleeding Green Nation
Eagles sign AFL receiver away from Soul just 2 days before playoff game
Hot Seat Summer: Is Rob Ryan On The Hot Seat? - Blogging The Boys
Is Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator Rob Ryan on the hot seat? We take a closer look and debate if Ryan will be on the hot seat in 2012.
Possible for Griffin to Break Redskins Rookie Records? - Hogs Haven
At first it may seem absurd with the range of great Quarterbacks we've had in our history. But It's very practical when you note the scheme of the team. While listening to my daily stupidity rant of...
Rookie Spotlight: Tommie Draheim - Acme Packing Company
APC's rookie spotlight continues with another undrafted free agent, Tommie Draheim.
Top 10 Lions Of 2012, No. 5: Cliff Avril - Pride Of Detroit
DE Cliff Avril checks in at fifth on the top 10 Lions of 2012.
Former Bears' First Round Picks - Where Are They Now? 1996-2000 - Windy City Gridiron
Taking a look at the Chicago Bear's first round draft picks, 1996-2000.
The Only Thing I Will Say On The Adrian Peterson Matter - Daily Norseman
A commentary on the Adrian Peterson arrest.
Mike Florio Wants Goodell to Name Names - Canal Street Chronicles
Mike Florio wants Goodell to name names in the Bounty Investigation. In a recent post, Florio picked at the NFL's protection of the confidential witness(es) who helped the league build a case against the Saints coaches, players, and team.
Matt Ryan: The Unfair Scrutiny Round 2 - The Falcoholic
There are a few issues some people have with Matt Ryan's football ability. Here's an interesting find that might help debunk some of the hate.
Top 20 Panthers of 2012: #19 OG Amini Silatolu - Cat Scratch Reader
Top 20 Panthers of 2012: #19 OG Amini Silatolu
Tampa Bay Buccaneers emulate Houston Texans defense - Bucs Nation
A few more thoughts on the Bucs' defensive scheme next season.
AZ Cardinals Rewind: Week 5 Cardinals @ Vikings - Revenge of the Birds
A poor showing from the Cardinals lead to a 34-10 Defeat.,
Seahawk Scouting 2013: Tyrann Mathieu - Field Gulls
Danny's out to an early start scouting some of college football's bigger names. I figured I would hop on board and compile a scouting report on one of the most fascinating prospects eligible for the 2013 draft.
Signs Of Hope Amid Disaster For The St. Louis Rams' Offensive Line - Turf Show Times
There was nothing funny about Josh McDaniels' poor handling of the St. Louis Rams' offensive line.