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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)

The guy with the Patriots Boston Marathon sign photo just shut down ESPN hilariously - Pats Pulpit
A Patriots fan at the Boston Marathon snapped a photo of a motivational Super Bowl sign, and when ESPN tried to use it, he says what we’re all thinking.

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

What Is the Smartest Jets Draft Pick of the Last Five Years? - Gang Green Nation
SB Nation has an article picking the smartest Draft pick of the last five years for each team. Their pick for the Jets doesn’t have a ton of competition. New York Jets: Leonard Williams, DL Since...

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

Buffalo Bills reportedly still undecided on Sammy Watkins’ fifth-year option - Buffalo Rumblings
WGR 550’s Sal Capaccio says the Bills are still discussing the decision internally ahead of the May 2 deadline.

AFC NORTH:

Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

Opinion: The Ravens have reached the point of diminishing returns from leadership - Baltimore Beatdown
The Baltimore Ravens franchise has been blessed with impeccable leadership since their founding. The incomparable Ozzie Newsome has a long history of signing veterans and drafting rookies who...

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

Steelers CB Ross Cockrell signs his one-year restricted free agent tender for 2017 - Behind the Steel Curtain
While many were concerned the team would lose Ross Cockrell this offseason, he has signed his tender and will be in the lineup in 2017.

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

Adam Jones berates reporter during Bengals’ first locker room session of season - Cincy Jungle
Pacman is back with a vengeance.

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

Browns reportedly met with CB Adoree’ Jackson - Dawgs By Nature
In an interview with SiriusXM Sports last week, USC cornerback Adoree’ Jackson said that he has met with several teams already, including the Cleveland Browns. USC CB @AdoreeKnows: I visited the #...

AFC SOUTH:

Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

Tom Savage Looks Forward To “Peaceful” Quarterback Room This Year - Battle Red Blog
Aw, snap.

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

Titans RB Derrick Henry misses first day of OTAs - Music City Miracles
The Titans almost had perfect attendance for the start of offseason voluntary workouts.

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

Branden Albert is using his leverage, and i can't blame him - Big Cat Country
Branden Albert is holding out of voluntary workouts for the Jaguars, and with his current contract situation, I can't blame him for doing so.

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

Andrew Luck confirms shoulder injury happened in 2015 vs. Titans, surgery this offseason was his decision - Stampede Blue
It’s been a while, but think back to the Colts’ road game against the Tennessee Titans in 2015. The Colts won 35-33 in thrilling come-from-behind fashion, but the thing that really got fans...

AFC WEST:

Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

Broncos announce that they will have joint Training Camp practices with the 49ers this summer - Mile High Report
According to the Denver Broncos, they will once again have joint practices with Kyle Shanahan and the San Fransisco 49ers this summer during Training Camp. However, this time the Broncos will travel to Santa Clara to practice with the 49ers at their facility.

San Diego Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

What the Chargers Need in the 2017 NFL Draft: Quarterback - Bolts From The Blue
The Los Angeles Chargers are talking about drafting a QB in the 2017 NFL Draft, but what is their strategy for doing so?

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

Derek Carr: Fans who ‘split’ with Raiders over move to Vegas not ‘true’ fans - Silver And Black Pride
Those who read me often probably know how I feel about the idea of anyone claiming to know what it means to be a ‘true fan’. Plainly put, I think it’s nonsense. And often misguided. We’ve heard a...

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

Derrick Johnson on track for Chiefs training camp - Arrowhead Pride
I would call this good news from Kansas City Chiefs LB Derrick Johnson ... Derrick Johnson said he’s still on track for a training camp return.— Pete Sweeney (@pgsween) April 17, 2017 ... It...

NFC EAST:

New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

“Things are looking up” for Darian Thompson — report - Big Blue View
Safety missed most of rookie season with foot injury

Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

2017 NFL Draft: Quincy Wilson visits Eagles in Philadelphia [UPDATE] - Bleeding Green Nation
The Eagles held another pre-draft visit.

Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

2016 Cowboys’ Draft Class Was Best Ever For Rookie Approximate Value - Blogging The Boys
The Dallas Cowboys have had some great drafts in their storied history, but using one metric, no other draft class matches the 2016 group in approximate value.

Washington Redskins (via Hogs Haven)

Easter Memories: Donovan McNabb Becomes Don Burgundy - Hogs Haven
In April 2010, Easter Sunday brought Donovan McNabb from Philadelphia to Washington. Has Washington recovered?

NFC NORTH:

Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

Packers’ 2016 Injuries: A battered secondary dragged down the entire defense - Acme Packing Company
While the Packers overall were in the middle of the pack in terms of overall injuries, they were among the hardest-hit in the defensive secondary.

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

2017 NFL mock draft: Green Bay Packers select Jabrill Peppers - Pride Of Detroit
The Packers land Michigan safety/linebacker hybrid.

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

Bears are one of three teams “most eager” to trade down in 2017 Draft, per report. As they should be - Windy City Gridiron
With an opportunity at more picks, it looks like the Bears reportedly want to maximize the upcoming draft talent pool.

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

Bill Barnwell Finds A Potential Vikings Trade Partner - Daily Norseman
You’ll never guess. . .actually, you probably will.

NFC SOUTH:

New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

2017 New Orleans Saints Draft Targets: Lorenzo Jerome - Canal Street Chronicles
Saint Francis University is getting more attention these days with the emergence of safety prospect Lorenzo Jerome.

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

What will make the 2017 Atlanta Falcons season a success? - The Falcoholic
Is it 12 wins, a #1 seed, or nothing less than a Super Bowl.

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

Panthers Sign DT Kawann Short to 5 Year Deal - Cat Scratch Reader
What a great way to start your Monday Carolina Panthers fans.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

Buccaneers pick up Mike Evans’ fifth-year option - Bucs Nation
The star wide receiver is now under contract through 2018.

NFC WEST:

San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

49ers hosted S Jamal Adams for official visit - Niners Nation
Do the 49ers go safety early, or does Jimmie Ward potentially get the best chance at the free safety role?

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

Arizona Cardinals may "love" Patrick Mahomes per Peter King - Revenge of the Birds
The story... It's changing for the Arizona Cardinals.

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

Garry Gilliam signs one-year offer sheet with 49ers, Seahawks have five days to match - Field Gulls
Right tackle Garry Gilliam has signed a one-year offer sheet with the San Francisco 49ers, but the Seahawks do have matching rights.

Los Angeles Rams (via Turf Show Times)

Rams Re-Shuffling Scouting Department: Targeting Ravens Joe Hortiz - Turf Show Times
Will a new scouting department fix the Rams’ draft woes?