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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)

Is Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski Upset About His Contract? - Pats Pulpit
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is currently playing under a bargain contract for an average of $9 million per year (APY). He's the fourth highest paid tight end in the NFL, and he is...

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

Jets Free Agency: Nick Fairley Drawing Interest? - Gang Green Nation
Manish Mehta reports the Jets view free agent defensive lineman Nick Fairley as a potential option in free agency. The Jets' talented and deep defensive line might be the heartbeat of their...

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

2016 NFL free agency: Jahri Evans visits Buffalo Bills - Buffalo Rumblings
The first visitor for the Bills in free agency is confirmed: former New Orleans Saints guard Jahri Evans, who was released back in February.

AFC NORTH:

Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

Shareece Wright signing not the solution for the Baltimore Ravens - Baltimore Beatdown
Keeping Shareece Wright isn't the fix-it to the secondary

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams shares honest opinion of Peyton Manning - Behind the Steel Curtain
The Steelers running back shared an honest, and accurate, opinion on Peyton Manning's final season. He took a lot of heat for it.

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

Bengals 3-round 2016 mock draft, version 1.0 - Cincy Jungle
We take our first crack at a three-round Cincinnati Bengals mock draft, with the Combine results in the books and free agency yet to take place. We also ask our resident draft expert his take on the picks we made.

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

NFL Free Agency: 5 Players the Cleveland Browns Should Sign in 2016 - Dawgs By Nature
We are just a few away from the start of free agency, and the Cleveland Browns are stacked with just under $50 million in cap space. Here is my annual list of five players I would consider signing if I were running the Browns.

AFC SOUTH:

Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

2016 NFL Free Agency: Houston Texans Expected To Make Offer To Broncos QB Brock Osweiler - Battle Red Blog
Houston has been "just a quarterback away" from being a contender for the last three years. Perhaps Brock Osweiler will finally be the answer to that problem?

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

2016 NFL Free Agency Rumors: Titans expected to be in market for Olivier Vernon - Music City Miracles
Good player!

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

ESPN Seattle thinks Bruce Irvin will sign with Jaguars - Big Cat Country
Seattle media is slowly starting to come to the realization that Bruce Irvin is coming to Jacksonville.

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

Colts re-sign Dwayne Allen to four year deal worth $29.4 million - Stampede Blue
The Colts will re-sign tight end Dwayne Allen to a four-year deal worth a reported $29.4 million.

AFC WEST:

Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

Peyton Manning's retirement speech one of the best ever - Mile High Report
It was everything we have come to love and appreciate about Manning the football player and the man.

San Diego Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

San Diego Chargers re-sign OT Joe Barksdale to 4-year deal - Bolts From The Blue
Before he officially hit the free agent market, the San Diego Chargers signed starting RT Joe Barksdale to a 4-year deal.

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

Report: Raiders among suitors for free agent Malik Jackson - Silver And Black Pride
Broncos defensive end Malik Jackson was expected to receive heavy interest on the free agent market. The Broncos are actively trying to keep him while other teams are trying to sign him away. Those...

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

Yes, Jeff Allen can play and should be retained by the Chiefs - Arrowhead Pride
Geoff Schwartz is right.

NFC EAST:

New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

2016 NFL free agency: Under-the-radar defensive ends the Giants might pursue - Big Blue View
Not every free-agent signing can be a bank-busting big name, Here are a few under-the-radar possibilities for the Giants at defensive end.

Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

Howie Roseman is trying to make the Eagles forget Chip Kelly ever existed - Bleeding Green Nation
The Eagles are moving on from the past and looking to the future.

Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

Cowboys Free Agency: Is A Jason Hatcher Reunion In The Cards? - Blogging The Boys
Jason Hatcher was recently cut by Washington. With a need in the interior part of their defensive line, could the Cowboys possibly sign Hatcher in hopes of beefing up the middle?

Washington Redskins (via Hogs Haven)

Robert Griffin III Released By Redskins - Hogs Haven
Once the face of the franchise, Robert Griffin III has been released by the Washington Redskins.

NFC NORTH:

Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

Packers free agency rumors: Is Broncos LB Brandon Marshall a target? - Acme Packing Company
An ESPN reporter tweeted that the have interest in the ' .

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

Report: Lions trying to get an answer from Calvin Johnson before Wednesday - Pride Of Detroit
The organization is apparently in the dark with everyone else regarding Megatron's decision.

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

2016 Bears free agency plan - Windy City Gridiron
The legal tampering window is open and free agency officially begins Wednesday. Will the Bears be active or passive this year?

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

Vikings Free Agency: Vikings 'Surging' For Kelechi Osemele - Daily Norseman
Free agency hasn't officially started, but the rumors have.

NFC SOUTH:

New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

Why the New Orleans Saints Should Sign WR Mohamed Sanu - Canal Street Chronicles
Mohamed Sanu provides the right blend of talent and cost that would be perfect for the Saints.

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

Report: Falcons major players for Pro Bowl center Alex Mack - The Falcoholic
We'll see if this one bears fruit.

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

Panthers Scouting Methods are Quite the Contrast - Cat Scratch Reader
Joe Menzer with Panthers.com has an insightful piece on the Panthers scouting process and how it has changed in these recent years.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

Buccaneers "expressed interest" in Chris Ivory, possibly Lamar Miller - Bucs Nation
The Bucs are looking at insurance policies, in case Doug Martin leaves.

NFC WEST:

San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

49ers interview cornerback Blake Countess at Auburn Pro Day - Niners Nation
The San Francisco 49ers have a need at cornerback. On Monday, they interviewed a potential late round or UDFA option in Auburn cornerback Blake Countess.

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

Calais Campbell reportedly on trading block - Revenge of the Birds
Could the Cardinals trade their defensive captain?

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

Ahtyba Rubin re-signs with Seahawks for 3 years - Field Gulls
The Seahawks have made their first big move of the 2016 offseason, re-signing Ahtyba Rubin to a three-year contract, per FOX's Mike Garafolo.

St. Louis Rams (via Turf Show Times)

2016 NFL Free Agency QB Market Reshaped As Three Names Now Available Headlined By RGIII - Turf Show Times
Robert Griffin III, Ryan Fitzpatrick and Josh Freeman are reportedly all heading into the free agent waters. Would the Rams make sense for any of them?