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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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AFC EAST:

New England Patriots (via Pats Pulpit)

Patriots Swipe Running Back Tyler Gaffney from the Panthers - Pats Pulpit
The Patriots have picked up a free draft pick in Tyler Gaffney through waivers.

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

Geno Smith's Offseason - Gang Green Nation
Ian Rapoport had an interesting article that you should check out. Of particular note was a paragraph about Geno Smith's offseason activities: After a trying rookie campaign that ended on the...

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

Cordy Glenn expected to be ready for Buffalo Bills regular season - Buffalo Rumblings
We still don't know what ails Cordy Glenn or when, exactly, he'll be back on the practice field for the Bills, but a team source tells The Buffalo News that, at minimum, he's expected to be ready for the regular season.

AFC NORTH:

Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

Shaun O'Hara: Baltimore Ravens will win the AFC North - Baltimore Beat Down
NFL analyst and former Super Bowl champion Shaun O'Hara selects the Ravens to win the AFC North division on NFL Total Access.

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell dropped 20 pounds in the offseason - Behind the Steel Curtain
Le'Veon Bell isn't the same running back he was in 2013, and the main reason is that he has shed a tremendous amount of weight heading into this year's training camp.

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

Carlos Dunlap has Pro Bowl as goal this season - Cincy Jungle
After a little motivation from defensive coordinator Paul Guenther, Carlos Dunlap has his sights set on the Pro Bowl.

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

A New Hope: 2014 Cleveland Browns Offseason Review - Part 3 - Dawgs By Nature
Part 3: Following the craziest two-month period of the Browns expansion era, rookie GM Ray Farmer was left to sort through the rubble. The rabbit he pulled out his brown and orange hat was nothing short of remarkable.

AFC SOUTH:

Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

2014 Houston Texans Training Camp: Arian Foster, Andre Johnson Both Sidelined With Hamstring Injuries - Battle Red Blog
Training camp is one of the most dangerous parts of the year when it comes to injuries. The Texans have already taken multiple hits to their depth, but now the injury bug is going after prominent starters.

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

Tennessee Titans Training Camp Day Three: Some Items of Interest - Music City Miracles
Some highlights from reports of today's practice.

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

Chad Henne has more freedom in Jaguars offense - Big Cat Country
Chad Henne is entering his second season in Jedd Fisch's Jaguars offense, which means he has a bit more freedom with the plays.

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

High Praise and Expectations for Colts TE Dwayne Allen - Stampede Blue
The loss of Dwayne Allen was a very significant one for the Colts last year. The return of Dwayne Allen will be very significant for the Colts this year.

AFC WEST:

Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

DT is back! - Mile High Report
Demaryius Thomas is happy to be on the field doing what he loves - playing football.

San Diego Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

Jeromey Clary takes a pay cut - Bolts From The Blue
The Chargers gain a hefty chunk of cap space by lowering Jeromey Clary's base salary.

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

Raiders training camp injury update: Receiving corps getting banged up - Silver And Black Pride
We're now four days into Raiders training camp and the receiving corps is looking a little peeked. A position that was at full strength coming in now suddenly has several key members missing time. ...

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

Are the Kansas City Chiefs cornerbacks facing the most pressure? - Arrowhead Pride
The corners see a lot of familiar faces back in the fold, except for one notable omission.

NFC EAST:

New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

Odell Beckham Injury: Wide receiver goes for tests on hamstring - Big Blue View
When will Odell Beckham practice again? Perhaps tests he is undergoing on Monday will help the Giants figure that out.

Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

Mark Sanchez says Philadelphia fans are nicer than New York fans - Bleeding Green Nation
Mark Sanchez has spoken.

Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

Five Players Who Will Make Or Break The Dallas Cowboys' Season - Blogging The Boys
Gambles. Wildcards. Every team has them. Here are the 5 players whose success or failure will decide whether Dallas is contending for the playoffs or the #1 draft pick.

Washington Redskins (via Hogs Haven)

Bruce Allen: "RGIII Shouldn't Have Played Last Season" - Hogs Haven
President/GM Bruce Allen told ESPN 950 that RGIII was not prepared to play last season due to the time he lost in the offseason recovering from his ACL surgery.

NFC NORTH:

Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

Packers RB Eddie Lacy Changes Helmets to Reduce Concussion Risk - Acme Packing Company
Packers running back Eddie Lacy will wear Riddell's new Speedflex helmet this season to reduce the risk of head trauma.

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

Kyle Van Noy suffers thumb injury on first day of training camp - Pride Of Detroit
Detroit Lions rookie Kyle Van Noy injured his right thumb during practice on Monday.

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

Jay Cutler building rapport with back ups - Windy City Gridiron
Early in training camp Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler has been taking practice repetitions with the back ups in addition to the starters. It should make the offense better in many ways.

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

Minnesota Vikings Sign Kyle Rudolph To 5 Year Contract Extension - Daily Norseman
The third year TE out of Notre Dame just made some bank

NFC SOUTH:

New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

Saints Roster Countdown 2014: #41 Erik Lorig and #91 Kasim Edebali - Canal Street Chronicles
With the Saints training camp in full swing, 90 players are competing for the right to wear black and gold in September. Working our way through the roster countdown until the regular season, today we look at #41 Erik Lorig and #91 Kasim Edebali

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

On Roddy White and aging receivers - The Falcoholic
Now signed to a big extension, Roddy White is a Falcon for life. What can we expect from him the rest of the way?

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

Kelvin Benjamin to undergo MRI on knee - Cat Scratch Reader
The Panthers rookie will be looked at after a collision in practice on Sunday.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

Three ways the Buccaneers can solve their guard problems - Bucs Nation
The Bucs aren't entirely helpless at guard.

NFC WEST:

San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

Could LaMichael James' injury affect his roster odds? - Niners Nation
With LaMichael James missing around a month due to an elbow injury, will this affect his odds at making the 53-man roster?

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

Arizona Cardinals training camp: Dan Williams with swollen knee, but ready to 'hold it down' at NT - Revenge of the Birds
The veteran nose tackle feels he is more than capable of doing the job with out the injured Ta'amu.

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

Seahawks sign OT Eric Winston, WR Randall Carroll, place Taylor Price on IR, waive OG Bronson Irwin, CB Chandler Fenner - Field Gulls
And place Taylor Price on IR, waive OG Bronson Irwin, CB Chandler Fenner.

St. Louis Rams (via Turf Show Times)

Robert Quinn is 'scary' says Jeff Fisher - Turf Show Times
Jeff Fisher shared his thoughts on Robert Quinn this weekend.