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)

The Top 20 Patriots Moments of 2013: Number 14 - Pats Pulpit
Our offseason countdown continues with the Number 14 Most Memorable Patriots Moment of 2013.

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

LeSean McCoy: Vick Will Start for Jets - Gang Green Nation
One player weighs in.

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

Buffalo Bills vague on Corey Graham's position, role - Buffalo Rumblings
The Bills gave Corey Graham a $16 million contract this offseason, but we're still not sure whether or not they've given him one position to play.

AFC NORTH:

Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

Brady Quinn was almost a Raven - Baltimore Beat Down
The Ravens were hoping to take Brady Quinn in the first round of the 2007 NFL draft.

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

Going off recent history, the Steelers will draft an offensive player in first round - Behind the Steel Curtain
Not since before Mike Tomlin's time have the Steelers drafted on the same side of the ball in consecutive years. If they were going to break that streak, 2014 is the year.

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

Why Cornerback is the Cincinnati Bengals biggest need in NFL Draft - Cincy Jungle
Age and injury has take it's toll on the CB position, and the Bengals must address it in this year's NFL draft.

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

Browns Begin Voluntary Minicamp on Tuesday as Vince Young & Tyler Thigpen Will Have Tryouts - Dawgs By Nature
The Cleveland Browns' voluntary minicamp will commence on Tuesday, April 29th, and will run through Thursday, May 1st. The players' practice uniforms are all ready-to-go, as evidenced by this photo on the team's Twitter feed.

AFC SOUTH:

Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

Three Texans Crack The Top 50 Player Jersey Sales For 2014 - Battle Red Blog
The NFL Players Association released its yearly list for the best performing player jerseys for 2014. See where some of your Houston Texans fell on the list here.

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

The Pros and Cons of Johnny Manziel as a future Tennessee Titan - Music City Miracles
Why does it make sense, and why is it a bad idea for the Titans to invest the 11th pick in the 2014 NFL Draft in Johnny Manziel.

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

2014 NFL Draft: Jaguars workouts, visits and pro day attendance - Big Cat Country
Who have the Jacksonville Jaguars shown interest in leading up to the 2014 NFL Draft?

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

Colts pick up LT Anthony Castonzo's Fifth-Year Option - Stampede Blue
The Indianapolis Colts picked up the fifth-year option for left tackle Anthony Castonzo, paying him $7.438 million in 2015.

AFC WEST:

Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

Peyton Manning reached out to Jim Irsay - Mile High Report
How's that for Star Wars?

San Diego Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

Throwback Thursday: The Worst Special Teams Unit of All-Time - Bolts From The Blue
Kyle Posey takes a look back at one of the darker periods in Chargers history.

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

Raiders attend private workout with USC RB Silas Redd - Silver And Black Pride
Former USC running back Silas Redd had a private workout with the Raiders in attendance last week, according to Ross Jones of Fox Sports. Also in attendance were representatives from the Chargers,...

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

NFL Draft 2014: Getting defensive with Ryan Shazier - Arrowhead Pride
AP reader andrew33 suggests Ohio State LB Ryan Shazier in the first round of the draft for the Chiefs.

NFC EAST:

New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

Big Blue View Draft Drive: Raising money for the Tom Coughlin Jay Fund - Big Blue View
We talk football every day here at Big Blue View. For the next two weeks we aim to go beyond football and raise money to benefit the Tom Coughlin Jay Fund, which supports families of children with cancer. Please do what you can for a terrific cause.

Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

Why Chip Kelly REALLY cut DeSean - Bleeding Green Nation
Today, Chip finally spoke, but he picked his words very carefully. Twitter wags read between the lines.

Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

Dallas Cowboys News & Notes: Spencer Hopes To "Be Back By Training Camp." - Blogging The Boys
Latest Cowboys headlines: Anthony Spencer is glad to be back with the Cowboys; How a deep receiver pool could help Dallas; More Manziel jibber jabber.

Washington Redskins (via Hogs Haven)

Brian Orakpo: "I Have Nothing to Prove to Anyone." - Hogs Haven
Brian Orakpo made a controversial comment at his Leukemia Golf Classic

NFC NORTH:

Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

Could Seahawks' John Schneider Eventually Replace Ted Thompson as Packers GM? - Acme Packing Company
ESPN Wisconsin's Jason Wilde suggests that when Ted Thompson eventually retires, it may be current Seahawks GM John Schneider replacing him in Green Bay.

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

Mid-round draft prospect: S Ahmad Dixon - Pride Of Detroit
Baylor safety Ahmad Dixon's hard-hitting style could immediately provide a special teams spark and could develop into something more down the line.

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

Bears play two indoor games in 2014 - Windy City Gridiron
The Bears play only two games indoors in 2014 and they play five games on artificial turf. How have they fared in these conditions recently?

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

The Mike Zimmer Factor And Big Plays - Daily Norseman
Can the Vikings' new head coach get the team to give up fewer big plays on defense? If his Cincinnati defense last year was any indication, the answer appears to be "yes."

NFC SOUTH:

New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

Round Table: Is Saints Tight End Jimmy Graham Soft? - Canal Street Chronicles
We have all seen Saints tight end Jimmy Graham shrink and vanish in games where he is defended by imposing, tough and physical players. Could Graham ever get tougher or is it just not in his nature?. Let's talk about it.

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

Did The Falcons Leak Their Interest In Trading Up For Clowney? - The Falcoholic
Not one, but two reports from top NFL reporters saying the Falcons have real interest in trading for the first pick in the 2014 draft. The similarity of these reports leads to one serious question: did ATL this info to get movement on a trade?

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

2014 NFL draft: Joel Bitonio dark horse for first round pick - Cat Scratch Reader
Joel Bitonio received a visit from Ron Rivera, which means he's very much on the radar.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

NFL Draft 2014: Scouting Aaron Donald for the Buccaneers - Bucs Nation
Aaron Donald would fit the Bucs' scheme perfectly, but he's not the most likely selection.

NFC WEST:

San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

49ers have spoken with Michael Crabtree's agent about contract - Niners Nation
Trent Baalke confirmed the San Francisco 49ers have been in some discussion with Michael Crabtree about a new contract. There is no word on how extensive the talks have been, so we're left to speculate (par for the course!)

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

2014 NFL mock draft: Teddy Bridgewater 'feels right' for Arizona Cardinals - Revenge of the Birds
A look at the latest SB Nation mock

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

Earl Thomas signs long-term extension with Seahawks, per report - Field Gulls
Whoop there it is.

St. Louis Rams (via Turf Show Times)

Sam Bradford, Brian Schottenheimer & an important question about the Rams offense - Turf Show Times
Looking for someone to blame for the Rams' offensive shortcomings, it's not so easy.

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