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)

Patriots Sign Fourth Round Pick Josh Boyce - Pats Pulpit
On Friday, the New England Patriots came to terms with wide receiver Josh Boyce, their fourth pick in the 2013 Draft, on a four-year contract. The former TCU receiver will earn about $2.64 million,...

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

Get to Know: David Lee - Gang Green Nation
Can the Jets newest Quarterbacks Coach turn around a position that's been a black hole for this organization for the last 40 years?

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

Buffalo Bills' Stephon Gilmore, Leodis McKelvin strong bets to start - Buffalo Rumblings
Thanks largely to a new coaching staff, the Bills will look different at cornerback in 2013 - even without making major personnel moves at the position.

AFC NORTH:

Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

What Would You Pay To Keep Ed Dickson? - Baltimore Beat Down
At what price would you want to bring back Ed Dickson long term?

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

Steelers OTAs: LaRod Stephens-Howling working to become Steelers versatile mis-matchmaker - Behind the Steel Curtain
The Steelers signed RB LaRod Stephens-Howling hoping he could find a spot in their multi-faceted offense. His value will come in situational football, where the Steelers will need the most help

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

What UDFA Bruce Taylor brings to the Bengals - Cincy Jungle
As new players are integrating into the team, I wanted to take a deeper look into what we as Bengals fans could expect to see from Bruce Taylor on and off the field.

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

The Davone Bess Film Room Part 2: "First Down Machine!" - Dawgs By Nature
The Davone Bess Film Room Part 2 is now in session, let's take a look at what I consider to be the Browns very own "First Down Machine". One of Bess' traits / characteristics of play that may have intrigued the Browns brass to trade for him was...

AFC SOUTH:

Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

J.J. Watt Shows Again How Lucky Texans Fans Are To Have Him As One Of Our Own - Battle Red Blog
Here's just the latest chapter of the ongoing novel, "J.J. Watt Is Better Than All Of Us."

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

When will the Titans need Blidi Wreh-Wilson most? - Music City Miracles
The Titans drafted UCONN CB Blidi Wreh-Wilson in the top of third round in one of their more surprising draft moves, but what did they see in him that they liked so much?

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

Jaguars OTAs: Jeremy Mincey says he played too many snaps in 2012 - Big Cat Country
Jaguars DE Jeremy Mincey had a down season in 2012, but he attributes that to playing too many snaps and the domino effect of injuries on the roster.

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

Who Will Be The Colts Kick Returner in 2013? - Stampede Blue
It's an annual off-season question for the Colts. Find out who has the best shot at taking the job this year.

AFC WEST:

Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

Peyton Manning reflects on 2012: "I wasn't ready" for Atlanta game - Mile High Report
"The Atlanta game was such an oddball," Peyton Manning began. "I kind of put an asterisk by it when we studied ourselves in the offseason." The situation is burned into the minds of many a Broncos...

San Diego Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

A Review of No Excuses, No Regrets: The Eric Weddle Story - Bolts From The Blue
I recently read Eric Weddle's book. Let me tell you about some of my favorite parts and how it turned me into one of his biggest fans.

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

Amy Trask fierce compassion leaves Raiders with unfillable void - Silver And Black Pride
Typically the words "fierce" and "compassionate" contradict one another. But for someone like Amy Trask, they form a perfect mixture for what the Raiders needed over her 16 years as the team's CEO.

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

Andy Reid compares rookie TE Travis Kelce to Jeremy Shockey - SBNation.com
Kansas City wasn't seen as a team desperate for a tight end, but they took Kelce anyway because of vast potential.

NFC EAST:

New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

Aaron Curry: 'Proving people wrong is not a motivation' - Big Blue View
The New York Giants are hoping Aaron Curry can finally fulfill the promise that made him the fourth pick in the 2009 NFL Draft.

Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

Philadelphia Eagles Punter Battle Heating Up - Bleeding Green Nation
Donnie Jones and Brad Wing are about to engage in the battle of a lifetime! Well, maybe that's a bit much. But who doesn't love a good punter competition?

Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

Jason Garrett, Jerry Jones, And Keeping It Real - Blogging The Boys
The discussion of whether Jason Garrett is on the hot seat or not this year is well underway. Maybe this should wait until the team plays a game or two.

Washington Redskins (via Hogs Haven)

Redskins Breakout Candidate: Pierre Garcon - Hogs Haven
Will Pierre Garcon have a breakout season in 2013? According to several key stats he will.

NFC NORTH:

Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

B.J. Raji at Nose Tackle: A Necessity for the 2013 Green Bay Packers - Acme Packing Company
We look at why Raji must play on the nose this season and why the opportunity is there for him to be successful.

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

Where does Matthew Stafford rank among NFL quarterbacks? - Pride Of Detroit
When it comes to the best quarterbacks in the NFL, where is the Detroit Lions' Matthew Stafford in the rankings?

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

Jim Harbaugh Says Marc Trestman Taught Him Everything He Knows - Windy City Gridiron
Marc Trestman continues to draw praise from around the league, as Jim Harbaugh spoke to ESPN Radio about the hiring of Trestman.

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

Adrian Peterson On Gay Marriage: 'I'm Not With It' - Outsports
The Vikings running back says, "I’m not with it. But I have relatives that are gay. I’m not biased towards them. I still treat them the same. I love 'em."

NFC SOUTH:

New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

Saints Safety Roman Harper Signs Renegotiated Contract - Canal Street Chronicles
Well it's about damn time! The Saints safety has now been extended through the 2015 season.

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

Projecting Matt Ryan's (Possibly Record-Breaking) Contract - The Falcoholic
We touched on this subject yesterday, and because there's not a wealth of news in Falconsland, we're going to milk it a little more. Tonight we're discussing what Matt Ryan's new contract will...

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

2013 review: Cam Newton - Cat Scratch Reader
Unquestionably, quarterback is the most important position in football, and quite possibly, professional sports. Over the span of his two-year career in Charlotte, the Panthers have relied heavily...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

Doug Martin faced 40 loaded boxes, but many more eight-man fronts - Bucs Nation
Conflicting data gives us different pictures of Doug Martin's 2012 season against loaded boxes.

NFC WEST:

San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

Nate Montana gets another practice session - Niners Nation
The 49ers brought in Nate Montana for another workout session. Will the son of Joe earn something more?

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

Cardinals Have Another "Rags to Riches" Story - Revenge of the Birds
Yeremiah Bell is all that he was advertised to be. But he's sharing his past with us now.

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

Anthony McCoy tears achilles, will likely miss 2013 season - Field Gulls
Seahawks tight end Anthony McCoy, carted off the field with what was called an ankle injury at OTAs earlier this week, has a torn achilles tendon and will now miss six to nine months. He had surgery on Thursday.

St. Louis Rams (via Turf Show Times)

Rams DE Chris Long does not like the 18-game season idea - Turf Show Times
The Rams defensive cornerstone shared his thoughts on the extended season via Twitter. It was awesome ... and a good message!

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