Around SB Nation: What Other NFL Blogs Are Discussing

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Weekly, we take a look around the SB Nation family of NFL blogs. Here are the news stories and analysis they are discussing.

AFC EAST:

New England Patriots (via Pats Pulpit)

An Objective Look at Brady's Contract - Pats Pulpit
Now that the dust has settled on the exciting news surrounding Tom Brady's contract extension and the details of the deal have been released, it's time to take a bit of a step back, really asses...

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

Who Runs The Show? - Gang Green Nation
If there's a battle in the war room between Rex Ryan and John Idzik, who will win?

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

Andy Levitre Says He Hasn't Received Contract Offer From Buffalo Bills - Buffalo Rumblings
Buffalo Bills free agent left guard Andy Levitre told The Buffalo News on Friday that he has not yet received a contract offer from the team.

AFC NORTH:

Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

Joe Flacco To Be Highest-Paid QB In NFL History - Baltimore Beat Down
Late Friday evening various sources confirmed that the Baltimore Ravens and Joe Flacco have agreed to a multi-year contract-extension which will apparently make him the highest paid QB in NFL...

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

Steelers re-signing William Gay fits with recent trends - Behind the Steel Curtain
The Steelers got the band back together before the 2010 season, re-signing multiple former players to help get the team back on track after a rough 2009 year. There are some shades of that mentality in the alleged re-signing of cornerback William Gay

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

The Dontay Moch Question: Does He Have A Chance In 2013 - Cincy Jungle
The Cincinnati Bengals used a third-round pick on Dontay Moch during the 2011 NFL draft.

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

Connor Barwin Doesn't Want to Sign With the Cleveland Browns - Dawgs By Nature
In an interview on SiriusXM Radio, Texans free agent linebacker Connor Barwin indicated that he would settle for less money if he knew he would play for a team that could win. That's when Schein brought up...the Cleveland Browns.

AFC SOUTH:

Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

2013 NFL Free Agency: Will Shaun Cody Remain A Houston Texan? - Battle Red Blog
Cast your vote and reveal whether you're a member of Team Diehards or Team Rivers.

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

Tennessee Titans will not place franchise tag on Jared Cook - Music City Miracles
Cook will hit the open market and likely be in a different uniform in 2013.

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

Jaguars 2013 roster: Paul Posluszny most "overvalued" - Big Cat Country
Pro Football Focus took a look at the performance based values of players, and no shocker, the Jaguars players aren't living up to their contracts.

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

Report: Colts Re-Sign DE Fili Moala To One-Year Deal - Stampede Blue
Mike Chappell of the Indianapolis Star is reporting that the Colts will bring back defensive end Fili Moala for one more year, signing him to a one-year deal today.

AFC WEST:

Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

Denver Broncos Use Franchise Tag On Ryan Clady - Mile High Report
The Broncos have made it official and used the franchise tag on Ryan Clady.

San Diego Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

Defense is the Future for the San Diego Chargers - Bolts From The Blue
After years of finding star defensive players through the draft, and actually retaining them, it's time for the identity of the San Diego Chargers to shift from that of an offensive team to a defensive one.

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

Raiders players do Harlem Shake - Silver And Black Pride
It was only a matter of time it seems. Terrelle Pryor posted this Link on his twitter page. What I'm wondering right now is if somebody could identify the white guy who just refused to move at...

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

Big Chiefs news: Dwayne Bowe, Branden Albert, Dustin Colquitt sticking around - Arrowhead Pride
The Chiefs waited til the last minute but got it done, securing long-term deals with Branden Albert and Dustin Colquitt

NFC EAST:

New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

2013 NFL Free Agency: Potential Giants' target -- Donald Thomas, G, New England Patriots - Big Blue View
If Kevin Boothe leaves via free agency could Donald Thomas of the New England Patriots be a potential replacement?

Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

Does Justin Roper prove Nick Foles has a place in Chip Kelly's offense? - Bleeding Green Nation
A look back at the 2007 Sun Bowl shows that Chip Kelly doesn't need a mobile QB to run a lethal offense.

Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

Deciphering The Cowboys Moves: Anthony Spencer Tag, Gerald Sensabaugh Cut - Blogging The Boys
Monday turned out to be a big day for the Dallas Cowboys as the team cut safety Gerald Sensabaugh and then put the franchise tag on OLB (and soon to be DE) Anthony Spencer. Do these moves indicate where the team is going in the draft?

Washington Redskins (via Hogs Haven)

The Alternative Options To Percy Harvin - Hogs Haven
With Percy Harvin looking unlikely for the Redskins, we list five prospects in the upcoming NFL draft that could fill a similar role in the Redskins offense.

NFC NORTH:

Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

Greg Jennings Is a Free Agent, as Packers Decline to Use Franchise Tag - Acme Packing Company
Reports confirm that the Packers will not be placing the franchise tag on wideout Greg Jennings, meaning he will get the chance to test free agency for the first time.

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

Lions to host punter Blake Clingan for tryout, according to report - Pride Of Detroit
The Detroit Lions are reportedly going to bring in punter Blake Clingan for a tryout.

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

Brian Urlacher can't wait for next season to start - Windy City Gridiron
Will Brian Urlacher be offered a contract by the Chicago Bears, or will he be relegated to selling himself to some other team during Free Agency?

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

Vikings Release Michael Jenkins - Daily Norseman
In an expected move, the Vikings released the veteran wide receiver on Monday, opening up some more space under the salary cap.

NFC SOUTH:

New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

2012 NFL TV Announcer Rankings - What's Your Take? - Canal Street Chronicles
The 2012 NFL television announcer/broadcasting grades and rankings from a couple of sources are in! Review them and discuss it all here with other New Orleans Saints fans.

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

Is Going 3-4 A Good Idea? - The Falcoholic
The 3-4 is, in theory, the superior defense against the popular Read Option offense. But should the Falcons, who stuck with a 4-3 in spite of a new Defensive Coordinator, change to a 3-4 to combat the new offense?

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

Patterson v. Jones - Cat Scratch Reader
In the legal world, nobody can file a lawsuit without first achieving standing. Standing, as defined by Cornell's Law School website, is the, "capacity of a party to bring suit in court." Bringing...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

Michael Bennett Free Agency: Will Bennett allow Buccaneers to match any offers? - Bucs Nation
The Buccaneers could probably match any offer for Michael Bennett -- and it seems they will be allowed to do so.

NFC WEST:

San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

Vernon Davis is opening up a Jamba Juice and appearing as honorary captain for the US Curling team - Niners Nation
It's a slow offseason day (even with the franchise tag deadline), so why not take a look at the busy life of 49ers tight end Vernon Davis

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

NFL offseason: How will the Cardinals get Larry Fitzgerald the ball? - Revenge of the Birds
Pro Football Focus has some suggestions and some data to make one wonder...

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

A Matt Flynn retrospective: Seahawks' QB again at career crossroads - Field Gulls
"I think we have a great setup. I feel very blessed that we have two quarterbacks, two starting-caliber guys." - John Schneider

St. Louis Rams (via Turf Show Times)

2013 NFL free agents: Danny Amendola, the Rams' best ... tight end? - Turf Show Times
The Rams may have found a cheaper way to keep the team's top receiver without breaking the bank, but it could produce some bad blood.

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