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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)

Robert Kraft Explains Letting Darrelle Revis Go - Pats Pulpit
The Patriots owner explains why New England couldn't afford to go toe-to-toe with the Jets for Darrelle Revis.

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

Should the Jets Listen to Offers for Dee Milliner? - Gang Green Nation
Manish Mehta had an interesting story this week about the Jets getting calls from teams interested in trading for Dee Milliner. The Jets signing four defensive backs in free agency has changed...

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

Charles Clay has small shoes to fill for Buffalo Bills at tight end - Buffalo Rumblings
The Buffalo Bills have never really been great at tight end, especially since joining the NFL. Can free agent signing Charles Clay change that?

AFC NORTH:

Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

Ravens record in road playoff wins obscures their Achilles Heel - Baltimore Beatdown
History suggests that home teams win more often in direct correlation to the level of competition and stakes. The better the opponent and the more important the game, the more likely the home team will win.

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

James Harrison masterfully forced the Pittsburgh Steelers' hand - Behind the Steel Curtain
A well-timed Instagram video, a meaningful caption and James Harrison now has a new 2-year contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Well played, sir.

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

Bengals want Taylor Mays and Cedric Peerman signed before April - Cincy Jungle
The Cincinnati Bengals aren't willing to pay much for special teams players who are buried on the depth chart at their respective position. However, they do want both players back and signed before the end of the month.

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

Media Urging Browns to Trade Up for Mariota - Dawgs By Nature
Several members of the media have suggested that the Browns should trade up to select quarterback Marcus Mariota in the 2015 NFL Draft.

AFC SOUTH:

Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

Bill O'Brien Gives Optimistic Injury Update On Jadeveon Clowney - Battle Red Blog
There is plenty of reason for caution when the first overall pick is recovering from a risky surgical procedure, but the Houston Texans' head coach offered a touch of optimism in his latest interview.

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

Jason LaCanfora thinks Jimmy Haslam could get Titans in a "franchise swap" - Music City Miracles
This is ridiculous, right?

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

NFL free agency rumors: Jaguars have interest in Greg Jennings - Big Cat Country
Some speculated Greg Jennings could be a fit for the Jaguars and the team has admitted they're interested.

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

Jim Irsay: Robert Mathis Might Not Return Until November - Stampede Blue
According to Colts' owner and CEO Jim Irsay, star pass rusher Robert Mathis may not return until November.

AFC WEST:

Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

NFL Draft: Broncos are high on Colorado State quarterback Garrett Grayson - Mile High Report
According to longtime NFL Draft Analyst Tony Pauline, the Denver Broncos are high on Colorado State quarterback Garrett Grayson.

San Diego Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

REPORT: No more TV blackouts for the San Diego Chargers! - Bolts From The Blue
Don't worry, local fans of the San Diego Chargers. TV blackouts appear to be a thing of the past, at least for the coming season, after the NFL suspended their blackout policy.

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

ESPN says Raiders should move on from Derek Carr, draft Marcus Mariota - Silver And Black Pride
It's draft time. Over the next month or so, leading up to the draft on April 30, we will hear just about every possible scenario imaginable. The latest comes from ESPN who is suggesting if Heisman...

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

NFL free agency rumors link Chiefs to Stefan Wisniewski - Arrowhead Pride
The Chiefs could go from the No. 1 free agent center to No. 2.

NFC EAST:

New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

Giants' free-agent signings begin to bring defense into focus - Big Blue View
They haven't done anything splashy to upgrade that group, but the smaller moves they have made should have a positive impact.

Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

Eagles might release Evan Mathis if they're unable to trade him, per report - Bleeding Green Nation
Well, then.

Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

What Is The Cowboys' Real Plan For Rolando McClain? - Blogging The Boys
How big are the issues that have kept Dallas from re-signing the most significant defensive addition from 2014?

Washington Redskins (via Hogs Haven)

Should the Redskins Draft Brandon Scherff? - Hogs Haven
Looking at Iowa offensive lineman Brandon Scherff's fit with the Redskins

NFC NORTH:

Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

Packers mock draft: Jalen Collins still the pick at 30 - Acme Packing Company
For the second straight week, SB Nation mocked the LSU cornerback to Green Bay.

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

Lions interested in Brandon Copeland following Veteran Combine? - Pride Of Detroit
Based on his performance at the NFL's Veteran Combine, is former Penn defensive end/linebacker Brandon Copeland drawing interest from the Detroit Lions?

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

Can Alshon Jeffery be a No. 1 WR? - Windy City Gridiron
The Bears have plenty of options with their first draft pick including a couple of receivers. If the Bears do take a WR it might be because they aren't sure Jeffery is a true No. 1.

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

Minnesota Vikings Want Bridgewater To Bulk Up - Daily Norseman
There's a lot to like about quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, but apparently the Minnesota Vikings think that he'd be better if there was more of him.

NFC SOUTH:

New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

Saints Need To Select Polished Over Potential In This Year's Draft - Canal Street Chronicles
For all of their surprising late round successes, the Saints have consistently failed themselves by drafting players that were too raw and underdeveloped to contribute on the field, this has to change in 2015.

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

Falcons free agency 2015: How does Adrian Clayborn return to form? - The Falcoholic
Fact: Adrian Clayborn loves a good buttery chardonay ... not too oaky

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

Jerry Richardson Takes Responsibility for Letting Hardy Walk - Cat Scratch Reader
We now have confirmation from the Big Cat himself that there were never any negotiations with Greg Hardy after his trial, and that the Panthers will continue to take a hard line stance against off field misconducs.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

NFL Mock Draft: Jameis Winston consensus is complete - Bucs Nation
No one seems to think Marcus Mariota really has a shot at number one.

NFC WEST:

San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

Jim Tomsula talks about Colin Kaepernick on NFL Network - Niners Nation
We continue to get little tidbits about Colin Kaepernick from various 49ers personnel. I still have no idea what to expect in 2015.

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

Arizona Cardinals sign WR Nathan Slaughter after NFL Veteran Combine - Revenge of the Birds
The workouts work for at least one player.

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

Seahawks awarded four compensatory picks - Field Gulls
The Seahawks have been awarded four compensatory picks for the 2015 NFL Draft.

St. Louis Rams (via Turf Show Times)

NFC West: A Pre-Draft Look - Turf Show Times
The NFC West is going to be a dread for any outside team crossing their path. Tough, physical, and down right relentless on defense, the West is simply going to batter the opposition each and every...