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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)

Rumor: Patriots Linked to Percy Harvin - Pats Pulpit
The Patriots are linked to the gadget offensive player- is this worth pursuing?

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

La Canfora: Percy Harvin Unlikely to Restructure - Gang Green Nation
This perhaps isn't breaking news, but it reinforces what we've been hearing for some time now about the New York Jets. Would be shocked if Percy Harvin agreed to any reduced deal w/NYJ. Expect...

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

NFL free agency 2015: Buffalo Bills want Jarius Wynn, Larry Dean back - Buffalo Rumblings
Per ESPN's Mike Rodak, the Buffalo Bills have told two key reserves from the 2014 season that they're interested in re-signing them this offseason - and that they have not done the same for a four-year starter.

AFC NORTH:

Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

Pernell McPhee not expected to remain with Ravens - Baltimore Beatdown
The Ravens' utility defender in the front seven is expected to cash in this free agency.

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

5 reasons the Steelers should draft a cornerback in the first round - Behind the Steel Curtain
The Steelers haven't drafted a corner in the first round since 1997. Now with the secondary in apparent shambles, due to the aging of Ike Taylor and Troy Polamalu, and the difficulties of Cortez Allen, the time is right to go corner high in the draft

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

Inside the Jungle - Episode 184 - Grading the Bengals Tight Ends - Cincy Jungle
On this week's show we look back at the 2014 Bengals Tight Ends, specifically Jermaine Gresham. Plus we have a major show announcement you won't want to miss!

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

Cleveland Browns Free Agent Review: WR Miles Austin - Dawgs By Nature
Reviewing whether it is worth it for the Cleveland Browns to retain veteran wide receiver Miles Austin, who is an unrestricted free agent.

AFC SOUTH:

Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

Is Bill O'Brien One Of The Ten Best Head Coaches In The NFL? - Battle Red Blog
One publication (not based in Houston, even!) thinks the answer is "awfully high." Check out where they slot Bill O'Brien and why they think so much of him.

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

2015 NFL Draft: Should the Titans Bet on Mett? - Music City Miracles
Mettenberger, Mariota, Winston...more QB talk.

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

NFL free agency rumors: Jaguars have 'strong interest' in Julius Thomas - Big Cat Country
Rumors on which teams are interested in what free agents are starting to leak out of the NFL combine.

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

Colts Release Defensive Tackle Ricky Jean Francois - Stampede Blue
The Indianapolis Colts announced today that they have released defensive tackle Ricky Jean Francois, another move made for salary cap purposes.

AFC WEST:

Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

Report: Tight End James Casey to visit the Broncos - Mile High Report
According to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Caplan, the Denver Broncos are scheduled to visit with recently released tight end James Casey.

San Diego Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

Could LT be San Diego's best hope for a new stadium? - Bolts From The Blue
Could LT come back and make a difference in the quest for a new stadium?

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

Raiders Free Agency 2015 Wishlist: Quarterback - Silver And Black Pride
We start this year's Free Agent Wishlist series where we usually do -- the quarterback position. But unlike previous years, that is one of the few positions where the Raiders won't be desperately...

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

First year cap space is why Chiefs want to avoid the franchise tag (but likely can't with Justin Houston) - Arrowhead Pride
Kansas City wants to avoid the franchise tag if at all possible. With Justin Houston, it's likely not possible.

NFC EAST:

New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

Giants Morning Report: Tom Coughlin To Sign One-Year Extension -- Report - Big Blue View
Start your day with us by checking the Giants-related headlines.

Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

Nate Allen cleared of wrongdoing in Florida incident - Bleeding Green Nation
Good news for the NFL safety.

Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

Learning From The Past: Free Agents The Dallas Cowboys Should Avoid - Blogging The Boys
When it comes to free agency, the Cowboys have had their share of missteps in the past. We look at some common free agency mistakes and identify a couple of things the Cowboys should avoid.

Washington Redskins (via Hogs Haven)

Report: Redskins Rework DeAngelo Hall's Contract, Salary No Longer Guaranteed for 2015 - Hogs Haven
The Redskins have reportedly reworked CB DeAngelo Hall's contract

NFC NORTH:

Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

Packers Free Agency: What Byron Maxwell's next contract means for Davon House - Acme Packing Company
Reports suggest that the Seahawks corner will haul in $10 million per year on his next deal. Not everyone believes that projection, however.

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

Where the Lions roster stands: Running back - Pride Of Detroit
A breakdown of the Detroit Lions' running backs and what needs they may have at the position.

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

Chicago Bears free agency targets: Virgil Green - Windy City Gridiron
The Bears have little depth behind Martellus Bennett. Could a lesser-known Denver Bronco boost their depth and make plays?

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

Report: Adrian Peterson's Agent In Shouting Match With Rob Brzezinski At Scouting Combine - Daily Norseman
At the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, reports are surfacing that Rob Brzezinski and Adrian Peterson's agent, Ben Dogra, had to be separated following an argument.

NFC SOUTH:

New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

How Many Wins Will the Saints Have Next Season? - Canal Street Chronicles
This offseason the expectations of Vegas sports books for the 2015 season will certainly be lower than they were last year. What do they predict for the upcoming year and what do fans think?

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

Jake Matthews on the mend, may not be ready for OTAs - The Falcoholic
The second-year offensive tackle is recovering from surgery to repair a Lisfranc injury, and the recovery timetable may keep Matthews out of offseason workouts.

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

An Ode to DeAngelo Williams: A True Panther - Cat Scratch Reader
On Monday 02/23/15, the Carolina Panthers fanbase felt the shockwaves of the unfortunate news that DeAngelo Williams, a 9 year Panther, would be parting ways with the team this offseason. This is a tribute to his career.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

Jameis Winston was immature, so is that a problem? - Bucs Nation
A history of immaturity is concerning in any player. That doesn't mean we write them off, however.

NFC WEST:

San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

NFL free agency rumors: Chris Culliver market could heat up - Niners Nation
San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver quietly put together a strong 2014 season. Will it be enough to boost his chances in free agency?

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

NFL roster cuts: Ted Ginn released by Arizona Cardinals, no one is suprised - Revenge of the Birds
Be honest, even he had to know.

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

"Outside the Box" option for Russell Wilson's second contract reported - Field Gulls
Jason La Canfora posited an idea at the Combine this morning that Russell Wilson could play out the remainder of his rookie deal, with no intention of leaving Seattle long-term. I react to that.

St. Louis Rams (via Turf Show Times)

Are the St. Louis Rams Eyeing a New Middle Linebacker in the 2015 Draft? - Turf Show Times
Draft Insider’s Tony Pauline hints that Rams will be targeting linebackers early in the 2015 NFL draft...