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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)

Two thin spots on the Patriots roster, with two low-cost veteran solutions - Pats Pulpit

They aren’t the sexiest names on the market, but both could fill a potential need.

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

Jets Legend Larry Grantham Passes Away at 78 - Gang Green Nation

Jets great Larry Grantham has passed away at 78 years old the team announced. Larry Grantham, long-time Jets OLB, Super Bowl III champ & Ring of Honor member, has passed away at age 78.

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

Will Zay Jones be the Offensive Rookie of the Year? - Buffalo Rumblings

Jones would be only the second Buffalo Bills player to win the honor.


AFC NORTH:

Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

The Ravens’ unfinished offense could lead them back to the playoffs - Baltimore Beatdown

The re-tooling of the of the offense could make the Baltimore Ravens playoff contenders once more.

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

The Steelers defense didn’t meet the turnover threshold for Super Bowl success in 2016, but neither did the Patriots’ - Behind the Steel Curtain

While overall history tells us that opportunistic defenses are key to Super Bowl success, recent results show a decline in the importance of takeaways.

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

Bengals’ kickers making competition interesting - Cincy Jungle

The Bengals drafted a kicker in the 2017 NFL Draft, but are still intent on evaluating all of their options before deciding on an answer at the position.

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

How will Jabrill Peppers’ distribution usage look in 2017? - Dawgs By Nature

The unsigned rookie safety plays right into Gregg Williams’ love for position versatility.


AFC SOUTH:

Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

Kareem Jackson Getting Snaps At Safety - Battle Red Blog

The Houston Texans cornerback is showing his versatility in the secondary.

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

Eric Decker Was a No-Brainer Signing for Jon Robinson, Titans - Music City Miracles

Easy call.

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

Jacksonville Jaguars 53-man roster prediction: Post-mini camp edition - Big Cat Country

The Jacksonville Jaguars are over and done with free agency. The 2017 NFL Draft was nearly two months ago. And now that mini camp is in the books, it’s time to predict the Jacksonville Jaguars’ 5...

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

Was Frank Gore recovering from an injury this offseason? - Stampede Blue

This offseason, Frank Gore was in and out of the Colts’ practices. Sometimes he was seen participating, but it seemed just as common (if not more so) that he was absent. Considering the fact...


AFC WEST:

Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

2017 Broncos roster: Chad Kelly - Mile High Report

The Denver Broncos rolled the dice and selected Chad Kelly with the last pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. A move which could pay huge dividends for the Broncos in the future.

San Diego Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

Why should I believe in the 2017 Los Angeles Chargers? - Bolts From The Blue

Many of the experts are picking the Los Angeles Chargers to win a very competitive AFC West, but there’s few reasons to believe this team will have better luck than the ones before it.

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

Khalil Mack plans to (of course) work over the break, offered sound advice to Raiders teammates - Silver And Black Pride

It’s Monday and all’s quiet at the Raiders’ facility for the first time in a while. No training sessions, no practices, no press conferences. The next time the Raiders players will take the field...

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

.Chiefs say there’s “no comparison” with Patrick Mahomes a month ago and now - Arrowhead Pride

Patrick Mahomes had his best day of the offseason one day during mandatory minicamp last week, which is good. We didn’t hear any stories of him looking completely lost, which is also good. The C...


NFC EAST:

New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

90-Man Roster: John Jerry Coming Off His Best Season - Big Blue View

At 31, can he continue to get better?

Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

Are the Eagles a QB away from a Super Bowl? - Bleeding Green Nation

Are the Eagles more than a QB away?

Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

Who Will Be The Cowboys' Next Great Rival? - Blogging The Boys

The future looks bright for the Cowboys, but will that future also feature a new nemesis?

Washington Redskins (via Hogs Haven)

The Redskins and Dan Snyder are THRILLED with Supreme Court trademark decision - Hogs Haven

The Supreme Court's 8-0 ruling today is good news for the Redskins


NFC NORTH:

Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

Devante Mays: The overlooked rookie running back - Acme Packing Company

The third running back selected by the Packers has not attracted the immediate attention of the first two this offseason, but has an intriguing array of skills.

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

Lions notes: Bob Quinn hopes to have Matthew Stafford deal done later in summer - Pride Of Detroit

The negotiation process with the Lions quarterback is slowly progressing.

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

Leonard Floyd’s concussion battles are a story of caution - Windy City Gridiron

Floyd made sure to speak of his recovery process from head injuries in his rookie season. He deserves everyone’s attention for it.

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

Vikings Looking For Another New Strength Coach - Daily Norseman

It will be their third one in four years


NFC SOUTH:

New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

Injuries aside, the New Orleans Saints must keep charging on - Canal Street Chronicles

It’s unfortunate that the Saints will be without Terron Armstead for 4-6 months, and it’s the latest in a line of injuries the team is racking up. However, it’s still business as usual.

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

Breaking down what Devonta Freeman’s upcoming contract might look like - The Falcoholic

He should get somewhere in the neighborhood of Lamar Miller’s deal.

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

Panthers hire Ron Turner as coaching consultant - Cat Scratch Reader

The veteran coach previously worked with Ron Rivera in Chicago.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

The Buccaneers’ hype isn’t that strong - Bucs Nation

Optimism is certainly warranted, though.


NFC WEST:

San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

NN's Consensus 10 Most Important Players - Niners Nation

Fooch's note: This is a really fun idea. Have at it, y'all! Yesterday, Fooch wrote an article about the Sports Illustrated list of their top ten most important non-quarterbacks for every team. I...

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

What is Steve Keim's biggest miss since becoming GM? - Revenge of the Birds

What pick or free agency signing was the biggest mistake for the Arizona Cardinals?

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

Inside the Film: Jermaine Kearse is better than you think - Field Gulls

A continuation of the "Inside the Film" series; Kearse’s 2016 season and why its was quietly better than billed.

Los Angeles Rams (via Turf Show Times)

2017 Los Angeles Rams Offseason Program Recap: QB Jared Goff Has “Grasped All Of It So Far” - Turf Show Times

ESPN’s Alden Gonzalez had five takeaways from the Rams’ offseason program. Chief among them was Goff’s education as he prepares for his first full season as the Rams’ starting quarterback.