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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 has improved his ability to handle pressure in the pocket since 2013 - Pats Pulpit
Brady keeps getting better with age and he’s handling pressure better than ever.

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

Jets Have Until Friday to Sign Muhammad Wilkerson Long-Term - Gang Green Nation
This coming Friday is an important day on the NFL calendar. It is the deadline for teams to sign franchise tagged players to a long-term extension. If the Jets do not lock up defensive lineman...

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

LeSean McCoy contract: are the Buffalo Bills stuck? - Buffalo Rumblings
Can the Bills keep McCoy and sign the other contracts they need?

AFC NORTH:

Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

Rookie cornerback Corey Felton Jr is a speedy gem on the free agent market - Baltimore Beatdown
Felton spoke with Baltimore Beatdown to discuss his journey to earn a shot in the NFL. His speed and toughness can take him a long way as a rookie.

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

Former Steelers tackle Max Starks talks about how Mike Tomlin has learned on the fly as a head coach - Behind the Steel Curtain
BTSC, with a little help from our friends at The Pittsburgh Sports Daily Bulletin, were able to talk with former OT Max Starks about his playing days in the Steel City.

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

Jeremy Hill praises Bengals' experience, believes Tyler Boyd will make early impact - Cincy Jungle
The Bengals running back believes his rookie teammate will impress in his first NFL season. If Hill can replicate his 2014 form, however, Boyd's impact would hardly be needed. If things click right, the sky's the limit for the Bengals offense.


Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

Isaiah Crowell issues apology for posting disturbing photo on Instagram - Dawgs By Nature
Las week, Cleveland Browns running back Isaiah Crowell posted a disturbing rendering on Instagram of a police officer getting his throat slit. Crowell quickly deleted the post, but once something...

AFC SOUTH:

Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

ESPN: Texans Have The Brightest Future In AFC South, Colts Ranked Dead Last In Division - Battle Red Blog
The only thing better than seeing the Texans at the top is seeing the Colts at the bottom.

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

The Quest For The Greatest Titan: McNair vs. Matthews - Music City Miracles
Which Titan great will make the Championship?

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

The thing about expectations is that it's okay to have them this year - Big Cat Country
Having high expectations for the Jaguars in July is a yearly ritual for some. Others usually laugh at these blind optimists, and usually for good reason. But this year? Expectations are a go.

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

Colts 2016 player preview: Running back Tyler Varga - Stampede Blue
The Indianapolis Colts will report to training camp on July 26 with their 90-man roster, which will be cut down to 53 players by the end of the preseason. To pass the time until camp, we're taking...

AFC WEST:

Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

John Elway was everyone’s nemesis in the AFC West - Mile High Report
Every team has a quarterback in their history that terrorized them throughout their careers. John Elway certainly gave the entire AFC West fits for 16 long seasons.

San Diego Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

BFTB Weekly Poll Results: Philip Rivers is already the greatest quarterback in Chargers franchise history - Bolts From The Blue
We briefly look at last week's poll results.

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

Mark Brunell really likes direction Derek Carr’s career is headed - Silver And Black Pride
Former long time NFL quarterback turned analyst, Mark Brunell, sees Derek Carr’s career trajectory headed in the right direction.

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

Chiefs’ Mitch Schwartz makes me realize just how little I know about football - Arrowhead Pride
More goes into an o-lineman than you realize.

NFC EAST:

New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

New York Giants sign punter Brad Wing to three-year contract extension - Big Blue View
The Giants know the value of a good punter, so they extended Brad Wing through 2019.

Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

Eagles Schedule 2016: Breaking down the first quarter - Bleeding Green Nation
Can the Eagles get off to a good start this year?

Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

Report: Cowboys Talking To Justin Durant As Possible Fill-In For Rolando McClain - Blogging The Boys
Durant is familiar with the Cowboys' system, adds veteran depth, and gives the Cowboys more options at linebacker heading into camp.

Washington Redskins (via Hogs Haven)

ESPN ranks Redskins best team in the NFC East for the future - Hogs Haven
Redskins have the best outlook in the NFC East, and 12th best outlook in the NFL over the next three seasons.

NFC NORTH:

Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

Packers ranked as NFL’s best quarterback group because obvious things are obvious - Acme Packing Company
Rodgers will hopefully return to MVP form and Hundley is on the rise - what’s not to like?

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

Where the Lions roster stands: Who will step up at defensive end? - Pride Of Detroit
There’s a lot of uncertainty at defensive end on the Detroit Lions roster.

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

Cutler Fact of Fiction: Accuracy - Windy City Gridiron
It's time to give credit where credit is due. There is nothing wrong with Cutler's ability to deliver the ball on target.

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

Vikings, Bears Get Caught Up In Pokemon Go - Daily Norseman
Pokémon Go is everywhere, folks. . .even in the National Football League.

NFC SOUTH:

New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

New Orleans Saints Regular Season Preview: Coming Out of the Bye - Canal Street Chronicles
Here's the fan vote in the polls for the Saints record in their Week 5 bye.

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

ESPN doesn't think the Falcons will be that great over the next 3 seasons - The Falcoholic
Are you surprised? You probably shouldn't be.

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

Panthers Pre-Training Camp 2016 Opponent Preview: Saints Edition - Cat Scratch Reader
In week 6 of the 2016 season the Panthers round out their three game run against the NFCS against the Saints. Here's an offseason summary of the Saints activity from an SBN Saints blogger.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

Miko Grimes delves into antisemitism and trutherism - Bucs Nation
This is an ugly look.

NFC WEST:

San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

Mike Nolan on Colin Kaepernick, Chip Kelly in 2016 - Niners Nation
The former San Francisco 49ers head coach weighed in on the 49ers QB and coach situation on NFL Network. Here’s what he had to say.

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

7 Cardinals With The Most To Lose In 2016 - Revenge of the Birds
Who could stand to lose a lot with a subpar season?

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

Seahawks RB Thomas Rawls says he'll be full go by start of training camp - Field Gulls
The second-year running back said he's good to go, basically.

Los Angeles Rams (via Turf Show Times)

2016 Los Angeles Rams Supporting Cast For QB Jared Goff Ranked Third-Worst In NFL - Turf Show Times
Is the offensive roster around Jared Goff going to hold him back in 2016? If so, how much?