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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.



New England Patriots (via Pats Pulpit)

Roy Finch Could Become a New Patriots Fan Favorite. - Pats Pulpit
He's 5' 6" 177 lbs of pure dynamite.

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

Jets Players Who Might Be Replaced by the Draft - Gang Green Nation
It almost certainly wasn't good news.

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

Why Sammy Watkins draws comparisons to Percy Harvin - Buffalo Rumblings
The Buffalo Bills have a new No. 1 receiver in town. How will one of the league's fastest offenses utilize the skills of Sammy Watkins?


Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

First Round Draft Reflection: The C.J. Mosley writing was on the wall from the start - Baltimore Beat Down
Every indicator prior to the 2014 NFL draft suggested that Mosley would be available at 17 and that he would represent one of the best players available at that selection

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

Archer over Mack? In 2009, the answer might have been yes - Behind the Steel Curtain
Raiders outside linebacker Khalil Mack was the fifth overall pick in the 2014 draft, he and Dri Archer used to be roughly at the same spot in the eyes of recruiters in the state of Florida.

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

Report: "Significant Contract Package" Sent To Andy Dalton's Camp By Bengals - Cincy Jungle
Cincinnati radio analyst Dave Lapham says the Bengals are believed to have sent a new contract offer to quarterback Andy Dalton's representation.

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

Browns Need To Lose Brian Hoyer Now - Dawgs By Nature
The Browns are on the brink of another Quarterback controversy. Can't this team learn from the past and make this easier on themselves right now?


Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

Were The Houston Texans Seriously Considering Selecting Johnny Manziel With The No. 1 Pick In The 2014 NFL Draft? - Battle Red Blog
Charles Robinson of Yahoo Sports has some behind the scenes scoop about the thought process of the Houston Texans and the other teams that passed on Johnny Manziel in the 2014 NFL Draft. What was it, and what can Texans fans take from it?

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

Titans draft picks: Cool Bishop Sankey story from ESPN - Music City Miracles
Bishop Sankey is a guy we can all root for!

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

Jaguars draft trade rumors: Dave Caldwell declined deal with Atlanta Falcons - Big Cat Country
The Jaguars nearly had a deal worked out with the Atlanta Falcons to slide to the No. 6 overall pick, but clearly Dave Caldwell wanted his quarterback.

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

Ryan Grigson got a bit Testy when asked about Center - Stampede Blue
Colts general manager Ryan Grigson is usually great with the media, but a few of his answers at his post-draft press conference came off as a bit testy.


Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

NFL Buzz: Should the Broncos trade for troubled Browns receiver Josh Gordon? - Mile High Report
Browns receiver Josh Gordon is facing a potential year-long suspension and Cleveland is considering trading him. Should the Broncos pursue him?

San Diego Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

Should the San Diego Chargers have drafted Michael Sam? - Bolts From The Blue
Because of his sexuality, Michael Sam offered a tremendous value late in the 2014 NFL Draft. Should the Chargers have drafted him? Would he have been a better find than Attaochu?

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

Raiders building foundation of youth - Silver And Black Pride
Despite criticism about the age of Oakland's free agent signings, after the 2014 draft, the Raiders seem to be building a nice base of young players.

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

Making sense of the Kansas City Chiefs 2014 NFL Draft - Arrowhead Pride
The Draft happened. The Chiefs made some picks. I tried to figure out what it all means. I give myself a C-.


New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

Ex-Giant Derrick Ward calls Michael Sam kiss 'disgusting' - Big Blue View
The former Giants running back is in hot water after speaking out on Michael Sam's post-draft pick kiss with his boyfriend.

Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

2014 NFL Draft: Chip Kelly Gets His Big People - Bleeding Green Nation
Chip Kelly loves players with size. The Eagles' 2014 NFL Draft class is just another example.

Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

Cowboys 2014 Draft: How It Reflects The State Of The Organization - Blogging The Boys
As invested fans, our job is to reverse-engineer what we are privy to, in an effort to figure out what our beloved team's front office thinks. Today attempts to read the tea leaves at the bottom of the cup at the conclusion of the 2014 draft:

Washington Redskins (via Hogs Haven)

RGIII Really Wanted the Redskins to Draft Lache Seastrunk - Hogs Haven
Last year Griffin was reportedly campaigning the Redskins to draft Baylor WR Terrance Williams, this year he wanted Lache Seastrunk


Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

Packers GM Ted Thompson Drafts First Badger in Jared Abbrederis - Acme Packing Company
GM Ted Thompson drafted his first Wisconsin Badgers player in his nine years with the organization Saturday afternoon.

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

Early expectations for Lions' 2014 draft class - Pride Of Detroit
What should the Detroit Lions expect out of their draft class in 2014? Here's an early guess for each pick.

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

Which Bears rookies will make an impact in 2014? - Windy City Gridiron
The Bears added eight rookies to the team over the weekend. Which players will make an impact their rookie season?

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

Could Teddy Bridgewater Start Right Away? - Daily Norseman
That plan to have the Vikings' new rookie quarterback sit for a year before becoming the starter? Yeah. . .might want to write that in pencil as opposed to pen.


New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

2014 NFL Draft Results: Saints Stanley Jean-Baptiste is a Stud - Canal Street Chronicles
"Stanley Jean-Baptiste" sounds like the name of a trumpet player from the Rebirth Brass Band. Instead, he's a cornerback the New Orleans Saints selected in the second round of the NFL draft out of Nebraska. His game film breakdown shows why.

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

The Falcons Have A Plan For The Pass Rush, But Will It Work? - The Falcoholic
A switch to the 3-4 might be good for what ails the Falcons' pass rush.

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

Charles Godfrey Moved to CB 'Permanently' - Cat Scratch Reader
The Panthers have moved the former free safety to CB, the position he played in college.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

Mike Evans may have the longest arms of any NFL receiver - Bucs Nation
Mike Evans may well have the longest arms of any NFL receiver.


San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

What the 49ers officially received in the Alex Smith trade - Niners Nation
The San Francisco 49ers have just about figured out exactly what they got in exchange for quarterback Alex Smith. And it is not too shabby at all.

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

NFL roster moves: Arizona Cardinals shave salary cutting Ryan Williams, 3 others - Revenge of the Birds
The saga of the former second round pick ends without glory

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

The Carroll Code - Field Gulls
Deciphering Pete Carroll's predraft twitter clues as to the Seahawks' draft plans.

St. Louis Rams (via Turf Show Times)

Stedman Bailey Suspended Four Games For Performance Enhancing Substance - Turf Show Times
Word is coming out that Stedman Bailey is receiving a four game suspension from the league.