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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)

James Ferentz still carving his own football path with Patriots - Pats Pulpit
After 38 starts at Iowa and a year out of football, James Ferentz is now fighting for his fourth NFL season.

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

Jets Place Waived/Injured Designation on Devin Smith to Clear Roster Spot - Gang Green Nation
The Jets cleared a roster spot today by placing the waived/injured designation on wide receiver Devin Smith who will miss the entire 2017 season with a torn ACL. We have re-signed WR Deshon Foxx...

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

Pro Football Focus passer rating pegs Tyrod Taylor as undervalued quarterback - Buffalo Rumblings
PFF’s system had Taylor rated higher than his finish in traditional QB rating in 2016.

AFC NORTH:

Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

Former Ravens S Matt Elam arrested again on Monday morning - Baltimore Beatdown
Elam was arrested for grand theft and battery.

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

The Steelers must get the ball rolling on an extension for the league’s top back, Le’Veon Bell - Behind the Steel Curtain
Le’Veon Bell and the Steelers have yet to come to terms on a contract extension, which is crazy given his incredible production

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

5 not-too-crazy Bengals predictions for 2017 - Cincy Jungle
Five predictions that range from highly likely to somewhat unlikely.

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

Jimmy Haslam praises Hue Jackson and staff for offseason turnaround - Dawgs By Nature
Browns owner speaks at team golf outing.

AFC SOUTH:

Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

Improved Offense? No Chance Against New England? You Be The Judge! - Battle Red Blog
Has Houston done enough to improve its offense to the point that it can compete against the Patriots?

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

State of the Titans roster: Quarterback - Music City Miracles
MariGOATa!

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

Jaguars place Bryan Walters on IR - Big Cat Country
No. 81 in your programs, No. 1 in your hearts.

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

Andrew Luck has been very good under pressure in his career - Stampede Blue
It’s no secret that quarterback Andrew Luck has been under pressure quite a bit in his first five years in the NFL, and so fortunately for the Colts he’s quite good under pressure. There are many...

AFC WEST:

Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

That game Peyton Manning wrote an apology letter to a referee - Mile High Report
This is so like Manning.

San Diego Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

Chargers Offseason Ranks Among the Worst in the NFL - Bolts From The Blue
Earlier this week, CBS Sports’ Sean Wagner-McGough ranked the league’s front offices by their offseason work thus far. Predictably, the top two spots belonged to the New England Patriots and San...

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

Derek Carr downplays reports of frustration over Raiders contract status "These things take time" - Silver And Black Pride
Since the initial reports surfaced that Derek Carr was frustrated with a lack of contract discussion with the Raiders, we have now heard from Reggie McKenzie and now Derek Carr. As of the report,...

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes already being compared to the 2018 QB class - Arrowhead Pride
Patrick Mahomes has taken a handful of snaps in a rookie minicamp so of course it’s time to start comparing him to guys with even less experience than him: the 2018 class of quarterbacks! I mean, I...

NFC EAST:

New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

Odell Beckham a no-show at OTA — reports - Big Blue View
Giants get to work without star wide receiver

Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

Doug Pederson talks Dak Prescott, Carson Wentz, Sidney Jones, Concussions, and Cheesesteaks - Bleeding Green Nation
Doug Pederson watches high school baseball and talks football. What a guy.

Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

10 Burning Questions: #3 - Can The Cowboys’ Defense Lower The Opponents’ Passer Rating? - Blogging The Boys
In this series we will count down (from 10 to 1) some burning preseason questions for the Dallas Cowboys.

Washington Redskins (via Hogs Haven)

New System For Redskins WRs- Does It Matter? - Hogs Haven
Hogs Haven Takes a Look at the Importance of QB/WR "Chemistry"

NFC NORTH:

Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

Fox Sports ranks Packers' Lambeau Field as best NFL stadium - Acme Packing Company
Lambeau Field doesn't only appeal to Packers fans.

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

NFL Top 100 players for 2017: Matthew Stafford makes the top 50 - Pride Of Detroit
Matthew Stafford will be ranked higher than the likes of Andrew Luck and Jameis Winston.

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

Do the Chicago Bears have the worst front office in the NFL? - Windy City Gridiron
Is Chicago’s front office really the worst in the NFL?

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

Mike Zimmer To Miss OTAs Following Eighth Eye Surgery - Daily Norseman
He’s being ordered to take time off

NFC SOUTH:

New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

Why the New Orleans Saints Could Win it All, Part I: Offensive Line - Canal Street Chronicles
Unger’s injury hurts, but the offensive line looks to be better this year.

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

Three under-the-radar Falcons who could be major contributors in 2017 - The Falcoholic
These three players figure to carve out real roles with this star-studded Falcons team.

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

Panthers draft success emphasized in yet another NFL re-draft - Cat Scratch Reader
The Panthers always seem to do well in re-drafts and this one from 2014 is no exception.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

Buccaneers sign O.J. Howard, Ryan Fitzpatrick - Bucs Nation
The Bucs signed their first draft pick of 2017.

NFC WEST:

San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

What’s the 49ers best draft-day trade of the last decade? - Niners Nation
There are some intriguing deals over the past decade, but one stands out for the 49ers.

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

David Johnson looks to take next step in 2017 - Revenge of the Birds
15 games of 100+ yards in 2016 for David Johnson. The running back is looking for 16 in a row this season.

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

Flashback: What prospects did the Seahawks lose out on by trading a first rounder for Jimmy Graham? - Field Gulls
In March of 2015, the Seattle Seahawks traded a first round pick and Max Unger to the New Orleans Saints for Jimmy Graham and a fourth rounder. The Seahawks were coming off of back-to-back trips to...

Los Angeles Rams (via Turf Show Times)

LA Rams DT Aaron Donald A No-Show At OTAs As Contract Dispute Widens - Turf Show Times
PAY THE MAN!!!