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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)

Ranking the safety groups that Tom Brady and the Patriots offense will face this season - Pats Pulpit

Positional Rankings Series: The Patriots’ 2017 opponents — Safeties

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

Jets 2017 Roster Breakdown: Spencer Paysinger Tries to Stick as a Backup - Gang Green Nation

Our Jets roster countdown moves to Spencer Paysinger. Name: Spencer Paysinger Number: 58 Year with Jets: 1st Projected Role: Competing for a backup inside linbacker/special teams roster spot His...

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

90 Players in 90 Days: Buffalo Bills TE Charles Clay - Buffalo Rumblings

After "underperforming" over the first two years of his contract, here’s to hoping Clay can affect the passing game in 2017.


AFC NORTH:

Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

Baltimore Ravens excited for Breshad Perriman - Baltimore Beatdown

Hype train, full steam ahead

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

If there’s one thing that’s none of my business, it’s Artie Burns’ driving violations - Behind the Steel Curtain

Steelers cornerback Artie Burns was arrested for unpaid traffic tickets? That’s none of my business.

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

Bengals’ youth movement points to plan for success - Cincy Jungle

The Bengals are reversing a troubling trend seen during the last few years as they slowly became one of the oldest rosters in the NFL. With plenty of youth injected into the roster this offseason, they could be setting up for something special.

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

Making sense of Jabrill Peppers’ contract status - Dawgs By Nature

The Cleveland Browns’ second of three first-round draft picks, Jabrill Peppers, still has yet to sign his rookie contract. So, what’s going on and why? And what might it take to cool the impasse?


AFC SOUTH:

Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

Choose Wisely: Deshaun Watson Or Alex Smith In 2017? - Battle Red Blog

You know we are mired in the offseason when the discussion posts come home to roost. In this entry, Texans fans talk about who they’d rather have at QB for this season and this season only.

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

The Value of DeMarco Murray in 2016 (Part 1) - Music City Miracles

Reviewing the Titans’ 2016 season, focusing on DeMarco Murray’s important role in the team’s 2016 turnaround (Part 1 of 2).

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

Breaking down Jaguars defense: Line still has questions - Big Cat Country

While the Jaguars defense on paper looks like a top unit, there are still questions at every level of the defense.

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

Report suggests Andrew Luck ‘could’ throw now - Stampede Blue

Since we first learned that Andrew Luck had had surgery on his throwing shoulder from Jim Irsay, the questions came early and often, and they haven’t stopped. Lingering since the 2015 season, the...


AFC WEST:

Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

2017 Broncos roster: Edge Rusher Shane Ray - Mile High Report

We continue with our daily series of breaking down the Denver Broncos 2017 90-man roster. Today we keep the football rolling looking at former first-round pick, Shane Ray.

San Diego Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

Top 5 ‘Jenga’ Pieces to the Los Angeles Chargers - Bolts From The Blue

What players, if they were to be removed, would cause the Chargers’ season to crumble?

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

After record extension Derek Carr re-paid 4-year debt of over $10K to his brother - Silver And Black Pride

Monday, Derek Carr called into the Dan Patrick Show. Among the revelations, Carr said his largest expense so far was to repay a 4-year debt he has had with his brother David that exceeded $10,000. ...

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

Official: Brett Veach is the Kansas City Chiefs new GM - Arrowhead Pride

Brett Veach is the Kansas City Chiefs new GM. This is now official as the Chiefs have confirmed several reports out there. "After a comprehensive search process, I am pleased to announce that we...


NFC EAST:

New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

Can Giants’ Receivers Live Up To The Hype? - Big Blue View

Across all the SB Nation NFL blogs we’re writing about a player or position that we think fans should be really excited about this season . SB Nation is calling this hype week. For the New York...

Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

Fact Check: Backup Quarterbacks are Important! - Bleeding Green Nation

I think by now it’s common knowledge that the NFL is a passing league. But allow me to belabor the point. Since 1989: • The average team passing yards per game increased from 210.9 to 241.5...

Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

Why the mania over Dak Prescott is obscuring what the Cowboys have really done - Blogging The Boys

Dallas didn’t have to thrust a novice into the job of carrying the team. And that is a very good thing.

Washington Redskins (via Hogs Haven)

Terrelle Pryor: Most Exciting Player We Look Forward To Seeing in 2017? - Hogs Haven

Terrelle Pryor brings plenty of athletic ability, but will that translate into weekly excitement in Redskins Nation?


NFC NORTH:

Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

Packers Training Camp Preview: Quarterbacks need preseason snaps - Acme Packing Company

Green Bay needs to get Brett Hundley and company plenty of work in training camp this year for a variety of reasons.

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

Eric Ebron wants Jim Caldwell to coach the Lions ‘forever’ - Pride Of Detroit

The Lions tight end joined SiriusXM on Monday and showered his head coach in praise.

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

10 Most Important Bears of 2017: #8 Is Dion Sims ready to break out? - Windy City Gridiron

For the 9th straight year, I'm bringing you who I believe will be the ten most important Chicago Bears for the upcoming season. At #8, free agent pick up, Dion Sims.

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

Vikings Offense: Poised for a Breakout Year? - Daily Norseman

We’ve been in this place before. New talent acquired on offense. Some promise from returning veterans. New and/or updated scheme. And yet, despite all that, the offense continues to struggle...


NFC SOUTH:

New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

Which Saints player is most likely to regress in 2017? - Canal Street Chronicles

Due to age, unrealistic expectations, injury, or any number of issues, professional athletes inevitably get to a point where their level of play diminishes.

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

Will Tevin Coleman still be a prominent part of the Falcons passing game? - The Falcoholic

The great running back is the clear second option as a runner, but as a receiver, his role may still grow.

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

Not Walking Dead - Panthers Excelling and Avoiding Dead Money - Cat Scratch Reader

Dead money is one way to evaluate front office competence, and potentially predict on-field success

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

Jameis Winston’s ceiling is through the roof - Bucs Nation

The Bucs star was called "transcendent" by one analyst.


NFC WEST:

San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

Brian Hoyer hosting 49ers workouts in Dallas - Niners Nation

Two more weeks until training camp!

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

No team had more turnover this offseason than the Arizona Cardinals - Revenge of the Birds

Over the Cap said no team experienced a higher turnover in the offseason than the Arizona Cardinals.

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

Who is more valuable: Earl Thomas or Richard Sherman? - Field Gulls

In trying to think of something that would be unpopular with Seahawks Twitter, I succeeded: Richard Sherman has been just as valuable to the success of Seattle's defense as Earl Thomas, and...

Los Angeles Rams (via Turf Show Times)

2017 ESPN Future Power Rankings Show Jeff Fisher, GM Les Snead Ruined LA Rams Roster - Turf Show Times

From the RGIII trade to Jared Goff, the Rams have had every opportunity to build one of the strongest young rosters in the NFL. They failed.