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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)

DeflateGate Report: US Court of Appeals Re-Suspends Patriots QB Tom Brady - Pats Pulpit
This is some terrible news for the Patriots.

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

Which Jets Roster Spots Could Be in Jeopardy After the Draft? - Gang Green Nation
The NFL Draft is just a few days away. Which prominent players on the Jets could see their roster spots vanish depending on what the team chooses to do? Geno Smith Geno Smith has the widest range...

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

2016 NFL Draft rumors: Christian Hackenberg a Buffalo Bills Round 1 possibility? - Buffalo Rumblings
To be determined: if the interest is serious, or the latest attempt to drum up trade interest


Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

Baltimore Ravens won't trade down in Round One - Baltimore Beatdown
The new developments in the draft make it unlikely that the Ravens will trade down.

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

ESPN considers CB Eli Apple and the Steelers to be one of the worst matches in 2016 NFL Draft - Behind the Steel Curtain
Many experts have had the Pittsburgh Steelers drafting former Ohio State CB Eli Apple in the first round, and ESPN Insider just published a story today on why Apple and the Steelers would be a horrible fit.

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

Michael Johnson battled through back injury in 2015 - Cincy Jungle
A big reason why the Bengals defense, especially the pass rush, re-emerged last season was due to the return of defensive end Michael Johnson. However, he was limited throughout the year with knee and back injuries.

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

Browns Sign WR Saalim Hakim, Waive TE Chase Ford - Dawgs By Nature
The Browns have signed a speedy, journeyman wideout.


Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

2016 NFL Draft: What About These Hypothetical Draft Day Trades For The Houston Texans? - Battle Red Blog
ESPN's Bill Barnwell has suggested three theoretical trades for the Houston Texans in the 2016 NFL Draft. What do Texans fans think about their viability?

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

Kiper and McShay: Three Rounds of Titans' picks - Music City Miracles

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

Should the Jaguars make any trades on Day 1 of the NFL Draft? - Big Cat Country
There's talk of the Jaguars getting calls from around the league for their No. 5 overall pick. Should they do it?

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

Robert Mathis would be "more than willing" to sign extension with Colts to tutor younger pass rushers - Stampede Blue
Colts outside linebacker Robert Mathis, who is entering the final deal of his contract, tweeted today that he'd be "more than willing" to sign a one-year extension to help tutor younger pass rushers for the Colts.


Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

Report: Broncos called Eagles about quarterback Sam Bradford, but asking price was too high - Mile High Report
Broncos reportedly kicked the tires on quarterback Sam Bradford.

San Diego Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

If they take Ramsey, then what? - Bolts From The Blue
10 names to keep an eye on if the Chargers pick Ramsey.

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

Raiders 2016 NFL Draft Radar: Defensive line - Silver And Black Pride
It's draft week and we move to the defensive side of the ball, starting with the defensive line. Of all the positions the Raiders are in a decent position, they could still use at least one...

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

What to expect from WR Mike Williams signing with the Chiefs - Arrowhead Pride
Can he still play?


New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

2016 NFL mock draft: Leonard Floyd, Myles Jack choices for Giants in final mock roundup - Big Blue View
Giants' fans have been clamoring for a linebacker in the first round of the draft for years. Now that it could happen, will they be happy?

Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

Sam Bradford wants Eagles to trade him and won't show up to offseason workouts, per report - Bleeding Green Nation
Uh oh.

Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

BREAKING NEWS: Cowboys' Brandon Carr Reportedly Agrees To Pay Cut - Blogging The Boys
Cowboys gain over $3 million in cap space with no additional years added to his contract.

Washington Redskins (via Hogs Haven)

Josh Norman Redskins Introductory Presser - Hogs Haven
Josh Norman answers question from reporters for the first time as a member of the Washington Redskins


Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

Packers release DE Ray Drew less than 2 months - Acme Packing Company
Ray Drew becomes a free agent just days before the 2016 NFL Draft.

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

Lions notes: Lions GM job was reportedly Eliot Wolf's job to lose - Pride Of Detroit
The Lions wanted Eliot Wolf as their new general manager, but Green Bay wouldn't let him go.

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

Which 2016 NFL Draft prospect is the Perfect Fit for the Chicago Bears? - Windy City Gridiron
ESPN is picking West Virginia tailback Wendell Smallwood as a perfect fit for the Chicago Bears.

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

ESPN Matches Receiver Prospects To Vikings - Daily Norseman
ESPN has a couple of articles up about prospects that are or aren't fits for particular teams. The Vikings are mentioned in both articles.


New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

New Orleans Saints Release Safety Vinnie Sunseri - Canal Street Chronicles
Now there's only one player remaining from the Saints 2014 Draft.

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

Report: Desperate at guard, the Atlanta Falcons host private workout for LSU OL prospect Vadal Alexander - The Falcoholic
Fact: Vadal Alexander sat on Thomas Dimitroff and squeezed a booger out of his nose

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

Cam Newton Brings Joy to Local Middle Schoolers - Cat Scratch Reader
Just another story about how Cam Newton makes small differences in the world everywhere he goes, and a reminder of how athletes should use their star power to inspire young people.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

Buccaneers sign Storm Johnson, Mike Williams signs with Chiefs - Bucs Nation
Running back depth for the Bucs.


San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

Peter King mock draft includes trade, Ezekiel Elliott in top-6, but same 49ers pick - Niners Nation
We are seeing DeForest Buckner and Ronnie Stanley mentioned frequently. Is it the inevitable result?

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

2016 NFL Draft: Arizona Cardinals and their new draft philosophy - Revenge of the Birds
There's a philosophical debate raging on whether the Arizona Cardinals are too close to draft a player that will likely not have an impact in 2016. What are your thoughts?

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

John Schneider: The untold backstory of a great football mind - Field Gulls
The story of how Seahawks' GM John Schneider landed in Seattle.

St. Louis Rams (via Turf Show Times)

Is Donte Whitner Signing With the L.A. Rams? His Follow Button Would Lead You To Believe So - Turf Show Times
Donte "Hitner" has a few new friends on Twitter. And they’re all Los Angeles Rams