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)

Logan Mankins is the Answer at Left Guard - Pats Pulpit
Logan Mankins is currently an elephant in the room. Let's build with the elephant.

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

New York Jets Have No Interest in Andre Johnson: Report - Gang Green Nation
Mark Osborne Kristian Dyer says trying to make a deal for Houston Texans star receiver Andre Johnson does not appear to be in the cards for the New York Jets. Speaking on the condition of...

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

Ten Buffalo Bills to decide 2014, No. 3: Stephon Gilmore - Buffalo Rumblings
Jairus Byrd is no longer the lynchpin of the Buffalo Bills' secondary. It's time for Stephon Gilmore, the No. 10 overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, to assume that mantle.

AFC NORTH:

Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

What's next for the five Ravens arrested this offseason? - Baltimore Beat Down
The Ravens have endured a disaster of an offseason from a public relations standpoint.

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

Jermichael Finley says Steelers have shown him contract offers - Behind the Steel Curtain
The free agent tight end has received medical clearance, but it's still up in the air where he'll end up in 2014, if anywhere. He did confirm the Steelers have given him contract offers.

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

NFL Future Power Rankings Not High on Cincinnati Bengals - Cincy Jungle
The future of the Bengals isn't as bright as was once though, according to ESPN.

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

Cleveland Browns to Feature a Live Dog Mascot in 2014 - Dawgs By Nature
We know all about Chomps and Brownie the Elf, but the Cleveland Browns are adding a new mascot to lead them onto the field in 2014: an actual dog. Sunday morning, Chris Fillar of 92.3 the Fan interviewed Kevin Griffin from the Browns front office.

AFC SOUTH:

Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

Would You Give Andre Johnson The Opportunity To Earn Back One Million Dollars? - Battle Red Blog
The source of Andre Johnson's desire to play elsewhere is allegedly the Texans' refusal to let him earn back a workout bonus he forfeited by not attending the team's offseason workouts. If you were running the Texans, what would you do?

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

Pantheon Of Titans: Steve McNair - Music City Miracles
A Two-Toned Blue Omibus

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

Jaguars DE Ryan Davis: "We're all aiming towards the same goal." - Big Cat Country
As an undrafted free agent in 2012, Ryan Davis' rookie year was a series of moves back and forth between the practice squad and the active roster. But last year, the former Bethune-Cookman standout showed flashes. Now in his third year, can Davis sec

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

ESPN Ranks Jackson's INT as Colts Best Play - Stampede Blue
ESPN recently ranked the best play in each NFL team's history, and their winner for the Colts was no surprise: Marlin Jackson's interception of Tom Brady in the 2007 AFC Championship game.

AFC WEST:

Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

What kind of receiver is Emmanuel Sanders? - Mile High Report
The day Emmanuel Sanders was signed I went back and watched four Steelers games from last season to get an idea of what type of player he is

San Diego Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

INTERVIEW: San Diego Chargers LB Manti Te'o and his Season of Knowledge - Bolts From The Blue
For San Diego Chargers LB Manti Te'o, the difference between a rookie year and year two can be be defined by the work and preparation in-between.

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

Comparing 2014 Raiders to past decade: Center, guards - Silver And Black Pride
The Raiders have made no bones about their intentions to run the ball this season. A big part of the success of the run game is dependent upon the interior offensive line. And as we saw last...

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

How confident are John Dorsey and Andy Reid in the 2014 Kansas City Chiefs? - Arrowhead Pride
There are two very different ways one could view the various moves made this offseason

NFC EAST:

New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

Giants' CBs should be much-improved in 2014 - Big Blue View
The Giants could end up with one of the best secondaries in the league if the cornerbacks on the roster play up to their potential. Do you like what the Giants did at that position?

Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

NFL free agency: Eagles have little to fall back on - Bleeding Green Nation
The Eagles have little available to them on the free agent market in the form of insurance or upgrades.

Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

Can The Dallas Cowboys Create A Dangerous Pass-Rush In 2014? - Blogging The Boys
Rod Marinelli will now control the Dallas Cowboys defense, but will he be able to motivate and rely on his Rushmen to create pressure for opposing quarterbacks? Can they overcome the losses of DeMarcus Ware and Jason Hatcher?

Washington Redskins (via Hogs Haven)

Rotoworld Ranks Redskins Roster 15th Best in the NFL - Hogs Haven
Evan Silva ranked the roster of every NFL team and the Redskins are in the middle of the pack.

NFC NORTH:

Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

Jermichael Finley Update: Tight End Will Have Further Testing This Week - Acme Packing Company
Jermichael Finley is taking another step towards returning to the NFL.

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

Mike Barwis talks about working with Ndamukong Suh - Pride Of Detroit
Mike Barwis, who was the director of strength and conditioning at Michigan and is now on a Discovery Channel show, recently talked about what it's like to work with Ndamukong Suh in the gym.

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

Marc Trestman Ranked 24th among NFL Head Coaches - Windy City Gridiron
NFL.com has dropped their NFL Head Coach Power Rankings and they have Chicago Bears head honcho Marc Trestman at 24th. Too high, too low or just right?

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

Your Relationship Guide To Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks - Daily Norseman
It's hard describing the Vikings quarterbacks to fans of other teams, and how you feel towards them. That's because they all remind you of a relationship from your past, you just don't want to admit it.

NFC SOUTH:

New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

Jimmy Graham Agrees to Contract Terms with Saints - Canal Street Chronicles
The Saints have agreed to terms with TE Jimmy Graham.

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

What Should The Falcons Expect From Jake Matthews? - The Falcoholic
The rookie tackle will be counted upon heavily, but will he be up to the task?

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

A play in the lives of the Carolina Panthers - Cat Scratch Reader
Touchdowns and turnovers are afforded all attention and remembrance. What picture is there to be painted from a completely innocuous play?

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

Lovie Smith explains why he loves the 4-3 defense - Bucs Nation
Speed and specialization.

NFC WEST:

San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

49ers roster, 90-in-90 breakdowns: Josh Johnson - Niners Nation
Breaking down the 90 players on the 49ers offseason roster in 90 posts (over 90 or so days or in however long we feel like it). Today we focus on backup quarterback Josh Johnson.

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

What can the Arizona Cardinals do with Larry FItzgerald? - Revenge of the Birds
We look at the contract situation of the most important cardinal in 25 years, and how exactly we can keep the face of the franchise.

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

Your Reluctant RAV4: Fuel and versatility with Kevin Williams - Field Gulls
Breaking down Kevin Williams' game.

St. Louis Rams (via Turf Show Times)

Rams Roster Review: RB Tre Mason - Turf Show Times
Tre Mason wasn't drafted to sit on the bench. The Auburn product will bring speed and explosiveness to the backfield.

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