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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)

Logan Ryan is the Patriots’ 2nd most important free agent - Pats Pulpit
After Dont’a Hightower, the Patriots CB may be the 2nd biggest priority to re-sign. The soon to be free agent is a lot better than people give credit for.

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

Geno Smith: Jets Return Isn’t Out of the Question - Gang Green Nation
Ian Rapoport caught up with soon to be free agent quarterback Geno Smith today as he continues his rehab from the ACL he tore in an October game against Baltimore. A quick shot of free agent QB...

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

A look at the Buffalo Bills’ draft pick allocation since 2012 - Buffalo Rumblings
The Bills have selected 37 players in the last five drafts. Which positions have they focused on, and which have been neglected?

AFC NORTH:

Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

Four intriguing players the Ravens have stashed on their roster - Baltimore Beatdown
A ‘stashed’ player is defined as a young prospect who is retained by an organization for the purpose of development and potential future contributions. These prospects are often members of the...

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

Signing Antonio Brown to a long-term deal was the right decision for the Steelers - Behind the Steel Curtain
The Steelers signed their All-Pro receiver to a much-deserved extension.

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

Bengals should consider recently cut Jets kicker Nick Folk - Cincy Jungle
If the Bengals want an easy upgrade at kicker, Nick Folk should be considered in Cincinnati.

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

Top 10 Browns RBs of All-Time - Dawgs By Nature
For a franchise that has been in business since 1946, the Cleveland Browns have certainly had their share of exceptional running backs. And there have been many players that have been a one-hit...

AFC SOUTH:

Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

The Film Room: Benardrick McKinney Has Gone Next Level - Battle Red Blog
The 2016 Houston Texans’ season review continues as Matt Weston breaks down Benardrick McKinney’s second season.

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

Gamechangers of the 2017 Draft - Music City Miracles
NFL.com’s Lance Zierlein thinks there are 15 players with game changing potential in the upcoming draft.

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

Jaguars expect to see a lot more of Myles Jack in 2017 - Big Cat Country
Myles Jack didn't see a lot of playing time in 2016, but general manager Dave Caldwell anticipates fans will see a lot more of him in 2017.

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

Colts defensive lineman David Parry arrested over the weekend in Arizona - Stampede Blue
The news that no NFL team likes to hear during the offseason is about players getting into trouble - but that’s something the Colts will have to deal with once again. According to ABC 15 in Arizona,...

AFC WEST:

Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

Denver Broncos Positional Review: Quarterbacks - Mile High Report
Denver Broncos offseason positional review discussing what the team has based off of 2016 production of players on the team. We'll review stats, eye-test opinion, contract situation, and depth on...

San Diego Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

Report: LaDainian Tomlinson Accepts Front Office Role With Los Angeles Chargers - Bolts From The Blue
Strangely enough, rumors of Melvin Ingram’s impending Franchise Tag might not actually take the cake with regard to Chargers news this Monday afternoon. According to sources #Chargers will...

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

Report: Raiders will let Latavius Murray test Free Agency - Silver And Black Pride
Raider Nation has learned in the past that the testing of free agency usually means signing elsewhere in the off-season.

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

Jamaal Charles will be released by Chiefs, become free agent - Arrowhead Pride
The end of an era. The Kansas City Chiefs are releasing Jamaal Charles, according to a report from ESPN’S Adam Schefter. Chiefs are releasing RB Jamaal Charles, per source.— Adam Schefter...

NFC EAST:

New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

Jason Pierre-Paul and the franchise tag: What happens now? - Big Blue View
Let’s break down the impact of the tag and what could come next

Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

Eagles’ first round pick will finally be decided by a coin toss this week - Bleeding Green Nation
We finally have a date for the flip!

Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

Report: Cowboys Have Interest In Josh McCown For Backup QB - Blogging The Boys
Reports are circulating that the Cowboys have talked to Josh McCown about coming to Dallas.

Washington Redskins (via Hogs Haven)

Skins Stats Playing GM: Making Kirk Cousins the Highest Paid Player in the NFL - Hogs Haven
What a record-breaking deal for Kirk Cousins might look like

NFC NORTH:

Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

Packers tweak offensive coaching staff & hire one new defensive assistant - Acme Packing Company
Green Bay made some adjustments to Mike McCarthy’s assistants, finalizing his staff for 2017 on Monday.

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

Just Say No 3.0: 5 free agents the Lions should avoid - Pride Of Detroit
This time, it’s personal.

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

Chicago Bears quarterback shuffle - Windy City Gridiron
I take a look at two quarterback trade scenarios for the Chicago Bears plus the latest mock draft from SB Nation has them taking a QB.

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

Vikings will not exercise 2017 option on Adrian Peterson contract - Daily Norseman
Peterson will become an unrestricted free agent on March 9.

NFC SOUTH:

New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

Why Sean Payton is still the right fit for the New Orleans Saints - Canal Street Chronicles
After three consecutive losing seasons, many are asking if Sean Payton is still the right coach for the job. I was lucky enough to meet the head coach of the New Orleans Saints just once. It was...

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

Report: pass rusher extraordinaire Dwight Freeney will play a 16th NFL season - The Falcoholic
Fact: Dwight Freeney ghost wrote the screenplay for "Taken"

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

Panthers use Franchise Tag on Kawann Short - Cat Scratch Reader
The move has been expected for awhile now, and it remains to be seen if a long term deal will shake out at some point before the season.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

Will Buccaneers be interested in free agency-bound Alshon Jeffery? - Bucs Nation
Looks like another top free agent will hit the actual market: Chicago Bears wide receiver is not expected to be franchise tagged, and it seems like the Bears aren’t close to getting a long-term...

NFC WEST:

San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

49ers are only other team Kirk Cousins will sign with right now, per report - Niners Nation
Washington has basically no leverage at this point.

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

Arizona Cardinals franchise Chandler Jones - Revenge of the Birds
The Arizona Cardinals will be paying quite a bit of money to their star pass rusher in 2017

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

Why the Seahawks must add a starting-caliber wide receiver this year - Field Gulls
On Monday, it was reported that the Chicago Bears will not be applying the franchise tag to wide receiver Alshon Jeffery, meaning that unless they come to a long-term agreement with him, a top-end...

Los Angeles Rams (via Turf Show Times)

Schefter: LA Rams "Expected" To Tag CB Trumaine Johnson - Turf Show Times
ESPN’s King of Scoopage dropped the E word on the Rams’ 2016, and potential 2017, tagged CB1.