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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)

New England Patriots Best Team in Sports at Managing Payroll - Pats Pulpit
The Patriots have yielded the best bang for their salary cap buck since the turn of the century.

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

Dakota Dozier on Working at Center - Gang Green Nation
Darryl Slater posted an interesting piece on Dakota Dozier learning to play the center position during the offseason. He got some quotes from Dozier, a fourth round pick in 2014. Immediately...

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

Buffalo Bills quarterback ranks dead last in pre-2015 ranking of starters - Buffalo Rumblings
Andy Benoit of The MMQB thinks the Bills will have the NFL's worst starting quarterback in 2015. Are Bills fans thinking along the same lines?

AFC NORTH:

Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

Trestman utilizing running back Justin Forsett to his full potential - Baltimore Beatdown
Trestman's backfield passing could help Justin Forsett see a career season in yards from scrimmage.

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

Former Pittsburgh Steelers Guard John Malecki: Using the past to build the future - Behind the Steel Curtain
John Malecki was a football player. Now he is the Builder, crafting custom furniture out of salvaged materials. He shared his perspective on football, creativity, and life with BTSC's Dani Bostick.

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

Q&A with George Iloka on favorite Bengals moments, 2015 outlook - Cincy Jungle
Rebecca Toback spoke with George Iloka to hear about what he's looking forward to this season, his favorite moment as a Bengals player and much more.

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

What's The Best Thing About Being A Fan Of The Houston Texans? - Battle Red Blog
With the NFL offseason comes plenty of time to ask the big questions in life. If they happen to generate content and discussion on this Houston Texans fan site, all the better! Today we ask what the best thing about being a Texans fan is.

AFC SOUTH:

Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

What's The Best Thing About Being A Fan Of The Houston Texans? - Battle Red Blog
With the NFL offseason comes plenty of time to ask the big questions in life. If they happen to generate content and discussion on this Houston Texans fan site, all the better! Today we ask what the best thing about being a Texans fan is.

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

Arguing over offset language in Marcus Mariota's contract is stupid - Music City Miracles
Just get the deal done, Ruston.

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

Can Blake Bortles make the throws we want him to? - Big Cat Country
Cole Hartley breaks down his favorite Blake Bortles play from 2014, and analyzes the components of the sequence that point to a brighter future for the Jaguars' second-year QB.

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders: Vontae Davis was second-best corner I faced last year - Stampede Blue
Broncos Pro Bowl wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders recently called Colts cornerback Vontae Davis the second-best cornerback he faced last year, right behind Darrelle Revis.

AFC WEST:

Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

Broncos roster 2015: Ben Garland - Mile High Report
Breaking down the Denver Broncos 2015 90-man roster, one player, one post, one day (roughly) at a time. Today we keep the football rolling looking at offensive lineman Ben Garland.

San Diego Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

Is this the worst San Diego Chargers offseason ever? - Bolts From The Blue
People keep claiming that it is, so I felt compelled to ask: Have the San Diego Chargers ever had an offseason worse than this?

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

What condition the Raiders position is in: Guard - Silver And Black Pride
Checking the vitals on the Raiders guard position and grading them Strong, Stable, Touch and go, Serious, or Critical.

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

Chiefs' Alex Smith made life easier for Travis Kelce in 2014 - Arrowhead Pride
Kelce was the beneficiary of Alex Smith's accuracy.

NFC EAST:

New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

Jason Pierre-Paul fireworks injury: Replacing JPP will require a team effort - Big Blue View
If star defensive end is not part of the defense, Steve Spagnuolo would face a significant challenge to make up for the lost production. Here are some thoughts on how to get that done.

Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

NFL quarterback rankings: Sam Bradford is below average but better than Nick Foles - Bleeding Green Nation
Do you agree with these rankings?

Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

A Special Kind Of Cowboy - Blogging The Boys
Bill Bates did not have the talent to make a career for himself in the National Football League, so after fifteen seasons as one of the hardest working men to ever play the game, he retired as the second most durable player in Cowboys history.

Washington Redskins (via Hogs Haven)

Washington Redskins Player Profiles: Ryan Kerrigan - Hogs Haven
Ryan Kerrigan is deserving of more hype as a defensive player. His stats back it up.

NFC NORTH:

Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

Packers don't plan to cut Andrew Quarless, per report - Acme Packing Company
At least for now, the recently arrested tight end has a job with Green Bay.

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

Camp battles: Who will win the Lions' starting fullback job? - Pride Of Detroit
It's a two-man race for the Detroit Lions' starting fullback job. Who ya got?

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

Will the Bears be healthier in 2015? - Windy City Gridiron
The Chicago Bears suffered a number of injures above the league average last season. After making changes to the conditioning program, the law of averages is on their side.

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

Report: Josh Robinson Suffers Torn Pectoral Muscle - Daily Norseman
We've speculated as to whether or not Josh Robinson was going to make the Minnesota Vikings' roster this season. It turns out that neither he or the team may have to worry about it.

NFC SOUTH:

New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

Marques Colston Still Crucial To Saints Offense - Canal Street Chronicles
The franchise All-Time leading receiver is not only a key fixture to the Saints' recent past, he is also key to receiving corps for the upcoming season.

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

Top 5 Matt Ryan Fourth Quarter Comebacks: #3 - We Dat - The Falcoholic
Let's take a look back at some of the more memorable game heroics from our QB and team.

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

Panthers to Hold Combined Practice With Dolphins in August - Cat Scratch Reader
The Panthers and Dolphins will combine their practices on the final two days of training camp in Spartanburg Aug 19-20 leading up to their preseason game 2 on Aug. 22nd.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

Jameis Winston ranked behind Derek Carr by The MMQB - Bucs Nation
Rankings are meaningless, but this is ridiculous.

NFC WEST:

San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

49ers salary cap: Big money at QB - Niners Nation
The San Francisco 49ers have invested a sizable chunk of money in their quarterback position. We take a look at Colin Kaepernick and Blaine Gabbert and what kind of money is involved.

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

NFL Power Rankings: Arizona Cardinals Moving Up - Revenge of the Birds
We have done our homework and ranked all 32 teams in this edition of NFL Power Rankings. See how your team stacks up and let the debate begin.

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

Russell Wilson blessed to be making more than three times the average NFL salary in 1991 - Field Gulls
He's lucky to be playing in the NFL at the time that he is. Be blessed with that, Russ.

St. Louis Rams (via Turf Show Times)

2015 Rams Roster Preview: WR Devon Wylie, A Journeyman Worth Keeping Tabs On - Turf Show Times
Now with his seventh team in just three years, can the former Fresno St. wideout and return specialist stick around?