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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)

Former Patriots WR Wes Welker joins division rival Dolphins camp to give advice to receivers - Pats Pulpit
Let's hope he's giving them bad advice.

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

Jets Outside Linebacker Competition Shaping Up to Be Wide Open - Gang Green Nation
In Rich Cimini's Sunday notes column, he provides an update on the position battle at outside linebacker. It looks like there are numerous potential competitors. The battle for the spot...

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

Buffalo Bills sign Shaq Lawson to rookie contract - Buffalo Rumblings
The Bills have inked their first round pick, the team announced.

AFC NORTH:

Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

Timmy Jernigan dissatisfied last season, working to become the best - Baltimore Beatdown
Last season Timmy Jernigan wasn't exactly up to standards. Not the fans or the teams expectations, but his personally. "I feel like last year I came up a bit short," Timmy said. "I feel like I had...

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

Better Late Than Never: Why Steelers OLB Jarvis Jones will finally have his breakout season in 2016 - Behind the Steel Curtain
One of the most scrutinized first round selections in recent Pittsburgh Steelers history finally has the right opportunity to show the Black & Gold what he is capable of. With his NFL career potentially on the line, Jarvis Jones is out to prove all of his doubters wrong in the 2016 season.

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

What it will take for William Jackson III to see significant playing time in 2016 - Cincy Jungle
Is it realistic to think that the Bengals 2016 first round pick could make an impact in his rookie season?

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

Ray Farmer thinks that Josh McCown is a better fit and will start for Hue Jackson - Dawgs By Nature
Ray Farmer in particular predicted that McCown will win the job. While I personally feel it'll be Robert Griffin III, I found the comments interesting since it's one of the first times we've seen a deviation from that line of thinking.

AFC SOUTH:

Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

Video: DeAndre Hopkins Is A Masterful Route-Runner - Battle Red Blog
Just remember one thing, Mr. Osweiler; even when Nuk is covered, he's not covered.

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

The Quest For The Greatest Titan: Mariota vs. Neal - Music City Miracles
Our first current Titan goes up against an oldie.

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

Jaguars tight ends could be a lot more productive on the stat sheet - Big Cat Country
Jaguars tight ends could be a lot more productive on the stat sheet in 2016.

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

Colts punter Pat McAfee had surgery on his knee this offseason - Stampede Blue
The offseason is a time for many things for NFL players, and one of the most important and helpful things is taking care of injuries. There are plenty of players who use the offseason to take care...

AFC WEST:

Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

Broncos have a blast descending on D.C. to meet Barack Obama - Mile High Report
Documenting their trip on social media throughout the day, it was obvious players loved their recognition at the nation's capital.

San Diego Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

Whisenhunt Wrinkles: Switch releases - Bolts From The Blue
The first in a series that showcases the wrinkles returning offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt uses on offense.

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

Raiders sign UDFA wide receiver Marvin Hall - Silver And Black Pride
The day before the Raiders will take the field for their final week of OTA's they have made a move to fill their open roster spot. They add wide undrafted former Washington wide receiver Marvin...

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

Harrison Smith's extension could set bar for Eric Berry's negotiations with Chiefs - Arrowhead Pride
The Kansas City Chiefs and Eric Berry have been "talking" for quite some time. Those talks likely have a new important point when it comes to Berry's expectations. Free safety Harrison Smith...

NFC EAST:

New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

New York Giants' Landon Collins "kind of lost" as a rookie - Big Blue View
Collins admitted Monday he didn't always understand what was happening as a rookie. Read to find out how that has changed.

Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

Fletcher Cox officially arrives for Eagles minicamp - Bleeding Green Nation
Cox is here.

Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

Can Morris Claiborne Finally Have A Breakout Season In 2016? - Blogging The Boys
The Dallas Cowboys will need more production from Morris Claiborne in 2016. The former first-round pick seems to be having a good offseason.

Washington Redskins (via Hogs Haven)

Redskins Should be Favorites in NFC East, Because of Management - Hogs Haven
Hogs Haven explains why the Redskins, not the Cowboys, should be favored to win the NFC East in 2016.

NFC NORTH:

Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

Aaron Rodgers cuts cheese from diet - Acme Packing Company
The most popular athlete in America's dairyland no longer plans to eat cheese.

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

Bob Quinn: Ameer Abdullah will be ready for training camp, Brandon Pettigrew will not - Pride Of Detroit
Monday afternoon, Bob Quinn gave the media an update on the state of two injured Detroit Lions.

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

Alshon Jeffery is the Jay Cutler of Wide Receivers - Windy City Gridiron
One is a prized second-round steal and the other was the focus of an often-questioned trade. However, the two men have a lot in common with what they offer the Bears.

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

Minnesota Vikings Make Harrison Smith NFL's Highest-Paid Safety - Daily Norseman
The Vikings have made safety Harrison Smith the highest-paid safety in the National Football League with his new deal.

NFC SOUTH:

New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

Who is the New Orleans Saints Biggest NFC South Rival? - Canal Street Chronicles
Bucs, Falcons, or Panthers?

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

Can the Falcons eliminate missed tackles in 2016? - The Falcoholic
No. But they can get a lot closer than they were in 2015.

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

Carolina Panthers and Ryan Kalil agree to 2-year contract extension - Cat Scratch Reader
The deal is reportedly worth $16.75 million.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

NFL Trade Rumors: Mike Glennon to Cowboys rumors surface again - Bucs Nation
The swirl of rumors around Mike Glennon doesn't appear to be stopping.

NFC WEST:

San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

Harrison Smith's contract extension, and what it means for 49ers safety Eric Reid - Niners Nation
The Minnesota Vikings announced on Monday that safety Harrison Smith signed a five-year contract extension, worth a reported $51.25 million. Pro Football Talk is reporting that Smith received a $10...

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

Will Larry Fitzgerald be fool's gold in 2016? - Revenge of the Birds
We shouldn't expect a repeat of 2015, but he should still be productive

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

Russell Wilson is about to be Pete Carroll’s longest-tenured quarterback - Field Gulls
Can any of us know what to expect next?

Los Angeles Rams (via Turf Show Times)

2016 Los Angeles Rams Free Agency: Finding The Fit For DT Cam Thomas - Turf Show Times
Examining how the Rams' newest defensive tackle will fit in the rotation.