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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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New England Patriots (via Pats Pulpit)

Should Patriots Implement More Zone Block Scheme? - Pats Pulpit
In my not so recent article about Jonathan Cooper's Pre Draft Scouting Reports, I concluded Cooper is a far better fit to Zone Blocking Scheme than Man Blocking Scheme due to his superior...

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

What Are Jets Players Doing at the Offseason Program? - Gang Green Nation
Yesterday was the first day of the Jets' offseason program. So what are the players doing right now? It is a nine week program that is divided into three phases. The first phase lasts for two...

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

Aaron Williams injury: Buffalo Bills safety explains neck surgery - Buffalo Rumblings
Two vertebrae in Williams' neck were shaved to help with a nerve issue


Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

Breshad Perriman and Dennis Pitta Running Full Speed at Workouts - Baltimore Beatdown
The two sources of offensive hope for the Ravens are working out normally with the team.

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

Steelers GM Kevin Colbert still struggling to get credit, in comparison to his peers - Behind the Steel Curtain
The NFL is a results-based industry, which is humorous considering Kevin Colbert's impact on the Steelers' success, and how he gets little credit for it.

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

Bengals 2016 Schedule: Immediate analysis and predictions following schedule release - Cincy Jungle
With the NFL's release of the 2016 schedule on Thursday night, we thought it best to analyze it and make some very early predictions. Upon looking at the schedule, does it look like the Bengals will make the playoffs again in 2016?

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

Adam Schefter Says Browns Aren't Going QB at No. 2, and Are Taking the Highest Bidder for a Trade - Dawgs By Nature
On Monday, Adam Schefter of ESPN appeared on the Ross Tucker Podcast to talk about the top picks in the 2016 NFL Draft. A summary of what he had to say is below.


Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

J.J. Watt: "I Have No Idea...When I'll Retire" - Battle Red Blog
The best player in the NFL spoke with MMQB's Peter King. In a wide-ranging interview, he spoke about the injuries he suffered last year, his return from same, and when he'll walk away from football, among many other things. It's a great read for Texans fans.

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

Breaking Down potential Titans' target Taylor Decker - Music City Miracles
Decker is a mean, nasty dude that the Titans could really use.

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

Sergio Brown released by Jaguars - Big Cat Country
The underperforming safety has been released after just one season with the Jaguars.

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

Andrew Luck has experienced a lot of change with Colts recently - Stampede Blue
It has been an offseason of change for the Colts, and few are affected as much as quarterback Andrew Luck.


Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

Agents question Broncos’ approach in contract discussions - Mile High Report
The Denver Broncos front office has recently come under criticism for their approach to contract negotiations with free agents.

San Diego Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

2016 NFL Draft: Cody Whitehair and how he translates to the NFL - Bolts From The Blue
Kyle Posey does a deep-dive on one of the most intriguing players in the 2016 NFL Draft, Kansas State offensive lineman Cody Whitehair.

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

Matt McGloin signs Raiders 2nd round RFA tender - Silver And Black Pride
Monday, just prior to the team starting their offseason program, quarterback Matt McGloin officially signed his second round restricted free agent tender to remain with the team for the 2016...

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

Eric Berry, Justin Houston are two missing Chiefs at start of offseason program - Arrowhead Pride
The Chiefs offseason program started on Monday and Berry and Houston were not present.


New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

Five things I think I think: Reasons to trade down from No. 10 - Big Blue View
The Giants have the 10th overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. Here are five reasons why they should trade down and collect more picks.

Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

NFL Draft 2016: Doug Pederson sees Carson Wentz, Jared Goff as franchise quarterbacks - Bleeding Green Nation
Will the Eagles draft one of these passers?

Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

Cowboys 2016 Free Agency: Antonio Cromartie Wants To Play In Dallas - Blogging The Boys
The Cowboys have looked at some free agent corners, but would they take a chance on Antonio Cromartie, who said he wants to play in Dallas?

Washington Redskins (via Hogs Haven)

Redskins Sign OL Cody Booth - Hogs Haven
6'4", 292-lb. FA out of Temple...


Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

Aaron Rodgers says he feels 'great' in first offseason workout since knee surgery - Acme Packing Company
The two-time MVP said everything feels good following the ' first offseason workout.

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

Is center Ryan Kelly a legitimate option for Lions in first round? - Pride Of Detroit
Would an upgrade at center be worth the 16th overall pick?

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

Five Things Bears Fans Should Look Forward To (Draft-free Edition) - Windy City Gridiron
Bears fans don't need the draft to have things they can look forward to. Here are five things to get the conversation started.

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

Minnesota Vikings Officially Re-Sign Zach Line - Daily Norseman
The team's lone fullback will return to the purple and gold in 2016 after signing his restricted free agent tender.


New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

Will Smith Murder Update: State Police Opt Not to Investigate Shooting, Hayes’ Attorney Granted Motion - Canal Street Chronicles
After the request from Hayes’ legal council was denied, the investigation is staying in the hands of the NOPD. But, the defense did receive positive news, in regards to their case, being granted a...

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

2016 NFL Draft: If the Falcons are going to trade down, this is the year to do it - The Falcoholic

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

David Mayo Due for Extra Playing Time - Cat Scratch Reader
The Panthers second year linebacker is sure to see an increased role this season with stud backup A.J. Klein entering the final year of his rookie deal.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

Buccaneers are playing for high stakes in the 2016 NFL draft - Bucs Nation
Tampa Bay can make the playoffs, if they get early impact out of their draft class.


San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

NFL Network provides 2 scenarios for first 3 picks of 49ers 2016 NFL Draft - Niners Nation
The San Francisco 49ers hold three high picks over the first two days of the 2016 NFL Draft, picking No. 7 overall, No. 6 in the second round, and No. 5 in the third round. The 49ers could decide...

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

Tony Jefferson, others sign restricted free agent tenders - Revenge of the Birds
All three return to the Cardinals for the 2016 season.

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

Seahawks play it again: Why Brandon Browner and Chris Clemons? - Field Gulls
Brandon Browner and Chris Clemons are back, and just as tough as ever. But does their return imply a problem with Seattle's team culture?

St. Louis Rams (via Turf Show Times)

LA Rams QB Case Keenum Signs RFA Tender On One-Year Deal - Turf Show Times
Case Keenum is set to be a Ram again in 2016.