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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 QB Tom Brady's Contract Extension Sets Him Up to Beat All of Peyton Manning's Records - Pats Pulpit
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady just signed a two-year extension, making him a member of the Patriots through the 2019 season. That's a minimum of four more seasons for Brady in a...

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

Jets Offseason Rumors: Damon Harrison Likely to Hit Market? - Gang Green Nation
Jason LaCanfora reports Jets defensive lineman Damon Harrison is likely to test the waters of free agency. Would be beyond stunned if Snacks Harrison does not hit the market based on what i'm...

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

Richie Incognito, Buffalo Bills contract negotiations yielding frustration, per report - Buffalo Rumblings
Plenty of time remains for the Bills and Richie Incognito to sort out their differences, but it doesn't sound like the two sides are anywhere close to reaching a contract extension any time soon.
The former All-Pro defensive end has seen his career in Buffalo come to an end after a disappointing first year with Rex Ryan.

AFC NORTH:

Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

Trent Richardson looking to reclaim the glory with the Baltimore Ravens - Baltimore Beatdown
As the Baltimore Ravens are rumored to be on the verge of signing former Brown, Colt, and Crimson Tide running back Trent Richardson, the big questions for him revolve around whether he can find...

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

NFL Scouting Combine measurables don't always measure up - Behind the Steel Curtain
An NFL prospect's Combine measurables may help him earn more money right out of the gate, but they don't always lead to a promising career.

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

Rick Gosselin discusses Ken Anderson's Hall of Fame credentials - Cincy Jungle
It seems like Ken Anderson will make it into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, it's just a matter of when. Rick Gosselin, who serves on the Pro Football Hall of Fame Senior Committee, weighed in on Anderson's worthiness and chances in the coming years.

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

Cleveland Browns Free Agent Review: RT Mitchell Schwartz - Dawgs By Nature
With free agency approaching on March 9th, it's time to continue looking at all of the Browns' unrestricted free agents, with RT Mitchell Schwartz up next.

AFC SOUTH:

Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

Jaelen Strong Arrested In Arizona For Marijuana Possession - Battle Red Blog
Just when Jaelen Strong seems to be taking one step forward, he takes three steps back.

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

NFL Free Agency 2016: Brice McCain visiting the Titans today - Music City Miracles
The first free agent visit!

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

Jaguars free agency: Bruce Irvin one to keep an eye on - Big Cat Country
Bruce Irvin appears to be a name hot on the Jaguars radar in league circles.

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

Matt Hasselbeck confirms he will not be back with the Colts - Stampede Blue
Matt Hasselbeck confirmed via twitter today that he will not be back with the Colts, while several teammates tweeted their support and thanks to the veteran quarterback.

AFC WEST:

Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

What if Peyton Manning tries to stick it to the Denver Broncos? - Mile High Report
The Afternoon Drive with Eric Goodman and Les Shapiro had a lot to say on Monday about Peyton Manning and his potential retirement decision with the Denver Broncos.
The move was expected since there was no way the Super Bowl 50 MVP would hit the open market.

San Diego Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

Searching for the Next Chargers Backup QB - Bolts From The Blue
The San Diego Chargers could be looking for a new backup QB with Kellen Clemens about to hit free agency. What options are out there that they should be targeting?

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

Is drafting a corner wrong move for Reggie McKenzie, Raiders? - Silver And Black Pride
Reggie McKenzie has put together an impressive resume as a talent evaluator since coming to Oakland as General Manager, but the one blemish on his radar is DJ Hayden and the cornerback position—could that impact the direction Oakland goes in round 1?

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

Reports on how much Chiefs' Sean Smith, Jaye Howard are seeking in free agency - Arrowhead Pride
Here's what two of the Chiefs top free agents are reportedly looking for.
NFL Network is reporting the Chiefs plan to use the franchise tag on Eric Berry to the tune of $10.8 million.

NFC EAST:

New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

2016 NFL free agency: Would Giants join hunt for OL Kelechi Osemele? - Big Blue View
Talented offensive lineman might return to Baltimore, but if he doesn't should the Giants be among his suitors? Let's learn a little more about Osemele, his situation, and what it might cost to sign him.

Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

Sam Bradford, Eagles sign two-year contract - Bleeding Green Nation
There it is.

Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

Dallas Cowboys Draft 2016: Dark Horse Candidates For Dallas On Draft Day - Blogging The Boys
We all have preconceived notions about what the Dallas Cowboys are going to do on draft weekend. Why don't we throw a wrench into the system for once?

Washington Redskins (via Hogs Haven)

Redskins Post-Combine 7 Round Mock Draft - Hogs Haven
HogsHaven writer Mark Tyler gives you his latest Redskins 7-Round Mock Draft
Kirk Cousins gets another year in Washington

NFC NORTH:

Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

Should Packers pursue Matt Hasselbeck to back up Aaron Rodgers? - Acme Packing Company
The Packers have a chance to sign veteran quarterback Matt Hasselbeck this offseason if they want him.

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

Lions free-agent profile: Are the Lions making the right decision with James Ihedigbo? - Pride Of Detroit
Should the Lions re-sign James Ihedigbo?

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

Chicago Bears place the Franchise Tag on Alshon Jeffery - Windy City Gridiron
This was the expected move by the Chicago Bears, but today they made it official. Today they used their franchise tag designation on wide receiver Alshon Jeffery.

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

Minnesota Vikings Still Weighing Offensive Tackle Options - Daily Norseman
Both of the Minnesota Vikings (presumed) starting offensive tackles for 2016 have some questions that need answering, and the Vikings will have to have those answers by this time next week.

NFC SOUTH:

New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

The Future of Marques Colston - Canal Street Chronicles
Could the Saints bring back The Quiet Storm for one last ride?

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

2016 NFL Free Agency: Falcons rumored to be in on Danny Trevathan, Matt Schaub - The Falcoholic
This is an intriguing list, but there aren't a lot of big names on it.

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

Panthers Place Franchise Tag on Josh Norman - Cat Scratch Reader
Norman will make $13,952,000 dollars next season unless a long term deal is negotiated.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

Why the Buccaneers should re-sign Doug Martin in free agency - Bucs Nation
Looking at similar running backs, the Bucs are going to have to pay to keep the Dougernaut.

NFC WEST:

San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

Doug Martin, 49ers free agency rumors might be floating around - Niners Nation
NFL free agency opens next week, and things will start to get a little nutty rather quickly. The "tampering period" will see some rumors flying this way and that, and then March 9 is when things...

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

2016 NFL mock draft: Arizona Cardinals grab 2nd round talent just before the 2nd round - Revenge of the Birds
The pass rush need dominates again.

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

Pete Carroll talks to John Clayton from the NFL Combine - Field Gulls
Hall of Famer John "The Professor" Clayton got a nice little exclusive interview with Pete Carroll following the Seahawks' head coach's presser in Indianapolis. Give it a listen.

St. Louis Rams (via Turf Show Times)

Report: LA Rams Use Franchise Tag On CB Trumaine Johnson, Not CB Janoris Jenkins - Turf Show Times
Per CBS' Jason La Canfora, the Rams will use the tag on Tru.