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Around SB Nation: What Other NFL Blogs Are Discussing

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

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New England Patriots (via Pats Pulpit)

2013 New England Patriots Review: LeGarrette Blount, Running Back - Pats Pulpit
The 2013 season ended in defeat for the New England Patriots, and now the team will be evaluating their roster as the draft and free agency are quickly approaching. Over the course of the next few...

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

What Can the New York Jets Not Afford to Do? - Gang Green Nation
There are some disasters you can see coming from a mile away. Drafting Ken O'Brien instead of Dan Marino is one of those things, as is drafting Kyle Brady instead of Warren Sapp. The New York Jets...

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

Buffalo Bills cornerbacks overview: depth concerns - Buffalo Rumblings
With just six cornerbacks currently on the roster, the Buffalo Bills will be adding bodies - and potentially quite a few of them - to their defensive backfield this spring.


Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

Why would Ray Rice's job with the Ravens be in jeopardy? - Baltimore Beat Down
Rice's job security is questioned within 24-hours of the team extending Terrell Suggs, whom has had multiple domestic complaints made against him.

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

Report: Free agent safety Louis Delmas visiting Steelers Monday - Behind the Steel Curtain
The first bit of action leading into the start of NFL free agency came Monday when safety Louis Delmas visited the Steelers. Delmas is eligible to be signed because he was just released by Detroit. He could be in line to replace Ryan Clark in 2014.

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

Robert Geathers could be Cap Casualty Candidate - Cincy Jungle
The Bengals have a number of key free agents and players eligible for contract extensions, so there could be some players cut in order to get further under the salary cap. That could cause Robert Geathers could be a cap casualty.

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

A Proper Introduction for Ray Farmer, General Manager of the Cleveland Browns - Dawgs By Nature
Amidst the shock of Jimmy Haslam firing Joe Banner and Michael Lombardi, we have yet to give Ray Farmer a proper introduction as the new general manager of the Cleveland Browns here at Dawgs By Nature.


Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

George O'Leary: 2014 NFL Draft Lacks Franchise QB - Battle Red Blog
UCF Head Coach George O'Leary doesn't feel there is an NFL franchise quarterback in the 2014 NFL Draft, which would include UCF's Blake Bortles, who is currently ranked atop the latest NFL player gradings for quarterbacks.

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

Tennessee Titans: According to Ken Whisenhunt - Music City Miracles
The new head coach has some takes on the current state of the Tennessee Titans.

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

2014 NFL Draft: Johnny Manziel believes Jaguars will take him if Texans don't - Big Cat Country
If the Texans pass on Johnny Manziel, he believes he will "be in the same division playing against them twice a year."

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

2014 NFL Free Agency: Colts should say no to WR Eric Decker - Stampede Blue
It's nothing personal, Eric. You just have trouble catching the football. For a wide receiver, that's kind of bad.


Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

Broncos Six-Pack: Why the Broncos won't use the franchise tag in 2014 - Mile High Report
Knowshon Moreno and company shouldn't expect to be tagged as Matt Prater and Ryan Clady were over the past two years.

San Diego Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

4th Down Review, Part 2: McCoy vs. The Rest of the League - Bolts From The Blue
In Part 2 of a series on how terrible Mike McCoy is at 4th down decisions, Jason Peters looks at the rest of the league in comparison.

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

Raiders sleeper cell: TE David Ausberry - Silver And Black Pride
The first in a series of articles detailing the sleepers on the Raiders roster.

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

The salary cap and roster development of the Kansas City Chiefs - Arrowhead Pride
AP user WesternChief takes a look at the Chiefs salary cap and roster development in the coming years.


New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

New York Giants' Potential Free-Agent Target: Tarell Brown, CB, San Francisco 49ers - Big Blue View
Could the Giants pursue free-agent cornerback Tarell Brown this offseason?

Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

Early Look: Eagles Project To Be One of the NFL's Best Teams in 2014 - Bleeding Green Nation
Just for fun: taking a look at some numbers that suggest the Eagles will be one of the best teams in the NFL next year.

Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

George Selvie Describes Off-Season Surgical Procedure As Being Preventive Maintenance - Blogging The Boys
A late arrival to training camp in Oxnard, journeyman George Selvie seems to have found his niche in professional football as one of the Cowboys rushmen and he is determined to do whatever it takes to remain in that role for as long as possible.

Washington Redskins (via Hogs Haven)

What Redskins Could Come Back in Back-up Roles? - Hogs Haven
A look at four Redskins free agents who could be re-signed for back-up roles.


Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

Packers 2014 Free Agents: Evaluating James Jones' Free Agent WR Competition - Acme Packing Company
Despite going completely M.I.A. in the Super Bowl, Eric Decker will still be the top receiver in this year's not-so-appealing class at the wide receiver position.

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

Franchise tag unlikely to be used by Lions this year - Pride Of Detroit
Don't expect the Detroit Lions to use the franchise tag this offseason.

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

Chicago Bears sign DE Austen Lane - Windy City Gridiron
The Chicago Bears added a player today that has some experience working with defensive coordinator Mel Tucker. Former Jacksonville Jaguars 5th round draft pick Austen Lane.

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

Rick Spielman Is Inside Your Head And You Are Powerless To Stop It - Daily Norseman
You think your job is tough? Try living in someone else's mind.


New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

The Jimmy Graham Contract Conundrum - Canal Street Chronicles
Saints fans are hoping for the best. But the Saints have put themselves in a spot where they may have to pay their tight end like a top 5 wide receiver.

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

Report: Delmas to Visit Falcons - The Falcoholic
Jason La Canfora reports that the Falcons are going to take a real look at former Lions safety Louis Delmas. Is this a good move and will it eliminate the chance of Jairus Byrd in Atlanta?

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

Could Carolina Panthers DT Dwan Edwards be a cap casualty? - Cat Scratch Reader
It may not be worth it for the Panthers to pay $2 million dollars for a backup defensive tackle.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

Mike Glennon's statistics continue to say weird things - Bucs Nation
That's not a flattering comparison.


San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

2014 Free Agency: Donte Whitner the best safety option for 49ers? - Niners Nation
There's some good free agent safeties out there, but Donte Whitner is still the best fit at strong safety for the 49ers.

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

NFL free agency: GM Steve Keim says 'it takes 2' to get Karlos Dansby re-signed - Revenge of the Birds
Arizona has been aggressive, but apparently not aggressive enough.

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

Michael Robinson, Jermaine Kearse, Wagner, Bennett, & Smith talk ball - Field Gulls
Some really great videos coming out over the past few days - Seahawks talking ball. Must-watch.

St. Louis Rams (via Turf Show Times)

Do the St. Louis Rams want to extend Sam Bradford's contract or not? - Turf Show Times
Not even the insiders know what the Rams want to do with their quarterback.