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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)

A huge factor that will influence Patriots CB Malcolm Butler’s free agency - Pats Pulpit
It’s not being talked about enough, but a crowded 2018 free agent class could help nudge Malcolm Butler in New England’s direction.

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

This Is How Infrequently the Jets Used Their Tight Ends in 2016 - Gang Green Nation
An interesting tweet from PFF shows just how little the Jets attempted to get the ball to their tight ends in 2016. 2016 Regular Season Tight End Target Share% pic.twitter.com/joEWxqpDOu— John...

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

Buffalo Bills sign QB T.J. Yates - Buffalo Rumblings
The veteran played with the Houston Texans under Bills’ OC Rick Dennison.

AFC NORTH:

Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

The Ravens have the potential to roll out the NFL’s best secondary in 2017 - Baltimore Beatdown
It has been one crazy offseason in Baltimore. One of the biggest needs on the team coming into the offseason was the secondary, but now the unit looks like one of the team’s strengths. This...

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

Clash of the Classes, Part One: Ranking the best Steelers drafts of the modern era - Behind the Steel Curtain
Who are the greatest draft classes since 1969 for the Pittsburgh Steelers. In the first of three installments, BTSC presents ten through seven.

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

Alabama linebacker Reuben Foster visiting Bengals - Cincy Jungle
Despite some setbacks this offseason, Reuben Foster is still considered one of the top prospects in this year’s draft and a legitimate target for the Bengals with the 9th overall pick.

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

Tracking the Cleveland Browns 2017 NFL Draft Interests (First Edition) - Dawgs By Nature
A snapshot of which players the Browns have shown an interest in for this year's draft.

AFC SOUTH:

Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

2017 Football Outsiders Projections: Texans To Plummet - Battle Red Blog
The numbers do not bode well for the Texans, according to Football Outsiders’ data.

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

DeAngelo Yancey visiting the Titans today - Music City Miracles
An intriguing late round prospect.

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

NFL Draft 2017: Jaguars interest in quarterbacks shouldn't be a surprise - Big Cat Country
Lately there has been chatter of the Jaguars drafting a quarterback early, which shouldn't really be a surprise.

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

Four Draft Prospects Who Won’t Be On The Colts Board - Stampede Blue
Every year we see similar situations where a large handful of draft prospects bring baggage into the process with them. There are always a group with health issues, and at least lately, red flags...

AFC WEST:

Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

Trevor Siemian cleared for full offseason participation - Mile High Report
The Denver Broncos will have Trevor Siemian ready to go for their OTA program.

San Diego Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

The Chargers Should Absolutely Try to Trade for Richard Sherman - Bolts From The Blue
A trade for Richard Sherman, at the right price, would be a really smart move for the Los Angeles Chargers.

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

Marquette King has advice for aspiring football player: ‘Stay away from arm wrestling competitions’ - Silver And Black Pride
The Raiders’ punter is a character. The former receiver who went undrafted out of Fort Valley State is loving life these days as a Pro Bowl caliber NFL punter. And the only black one at that. He...

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

QB Nathan Peterman joins Chiefs workout list before the draft - Arrowhead Pride
More news of the Kansas City Chiefs working out or visiting with one of the NFL Draft’s top quarterbacks continues. The Chiefs have worked out or visited with at least three of the top four...

NFC EAST:

New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

NFL Draft: Is cornerback a need for New York Giants? - Big Blue View
The position probably isn’t a high priority, but shouldn’t be ignored

Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

NFL Draft: Is cornerback a need for New York Giants? - Big Blue View
The position probably isn’t a high priority, but shouldn’t be ignored

Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

Cowboys News: ESPN Predicts Cowboys Will Repeat As NFC East Champs - Blogging The Boys
ESPN predicts who wins the NFC East, preseason schedule is out, and what you should expect to see tonight from Romo at the Mavericks game.

Washington Redskins (via Hogs Haven)

Report: Redskins OLB Junior Galette arrested for disorderly conduct - Hogs Haven
Not good

NFC NORTH:

Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

Packers Draft Visits: Green Bay will host Utah State RB Devante Mays - Acme Packing Company
Green Bay is looking at a big hammer of a running back who could be an interesting complement to the players on the roster.

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

2017 NFL Draft: Late round options at every position for the Lions - Pride Of Detroit
The Lions have plenty of holes to fill, so we look at one late round option they should target at each position group.

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

Bears fans react to Mark Sanchez taking Jay Cutler’s jersey number on social media - Windy City Gridiron
News of Cutler’s Bears number being handed out had a mixed reaction among fans.

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

Some Familiar Faces In Upcoming Spring Football League - Daily Norseman
Including one that some Vikings fans might even remember.

NFC SOUTH:

New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

Saints-Dolphins London clash set for early kickoff for the normal fan - Canal Street Chronicles
Go ahead and set your alarm clocks for early on Oct. 1, as the Saints-Dolphins game across the pond gets a 8:30 a.m. start.

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

Matt Ryan’s passing camp starts this week without Julio Jones - The Falcoholic
Players are heading down to Florida ahead of this week’s passing camp.

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

Reuter offers a new name for Panthers in his latest mock - Cat Scratch Reader
Predictions for the Panthers #8 pick are all over the board. Here’s one name I haven’t heard before

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

Devante Bond will likely start for the Buccaneers this season - Bucs Nation
The Bucs have almost no depth at the linebacker position.

NFC WEST:

San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

Kyle Shanahan thinks similar quarterbacks can be important for entire offense - Niners Nation
The 49ers head coach talked about fitting players into scheme, and scheme into players. His QB comments were interesting.

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

Deshaun Watson, DeShone Kizer visiting the Arizona Cardinals - Revenge of the Birds
The top quarterback prospects could be possibilities for the 13th overall pick

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

Appreciating Jon Ryan: The last Seahawk standing from the Tim Ruskell era - Field Gulls
There is only one player left from the Tim Ruskell era who is still with the Seattle Seahawks. His name is Jonathan Robert Ryan.

Los Angeles Rams (via Turf Show Times)

LA Rams Fire Four Scouts Less Than Three Weeks Before 2017 NFL Draft - Turf Show Times
The Rams have let four employees in their front office go including the director of pro personnel.