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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)

Football Outsiders: 2016 Julian Edelman is most similar to 2001 Troy Brown - Pats Pulpit

Patriots fans will love this comparison.

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

Breakdown of Every Snap the Jets Starting Defense Played Against the Titans - Gang Green Nation

Let’s take a look at how the Jets first team defense did in its two series from Saturday night. As always with the preseason, I do not have access to the all 22 film so I am dependent on the views..

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

How does cornerback E.J. Gaines fit with the Buffalo Bills? - Buffalo Rumblings

The newest addition to the secondary is coming off a terrible 2016 season


AFC NORTH:

Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

Ravens waive QB Dustin Vaughan, sign free agent Thaddeus Lewis - Baltimore Beatdown

The most recent quarterback news for the Baltimore Ravens does not involve QB Joe Flacco, nor Colin Kaepernick. Rather, the Ravens have waived QB Dustin Vaughan and signed free agent QB Thaddeus...

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

Steelers rookie Joshua Dobbs took his lumps like only a backup QB can in the preseason - Behind the Steel Curtain

It wasn't a great start for rookie quarterback Joshua Dobbs, as the Steelers opened preseason action against the Giants Friday night. But despite his early-game struggles, Dobbs showed resiliency...

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

Cedric Peerman activated off NFI list, cleared by Bengals to practice - Cincy Jungle

The Bengals have an intriguing battle brewing at running back, though Peerman is favored to keep his job as the fourth back and special teams captain.

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

Hue Jackson comments on Browns players choosing to sit during the National Anthem - Dawgs By Nature

With more NFL players choosing sitting during the National Anthem as their method of protest, Browns head coach Hue Jackson was asked to weigh in with his thoughts


AFC SOUTH:

Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

Houston Texans Sign Clemson Wide Receiver - Battle Red Blog

No, it’s not DeAndre Hopkins. But still!

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

DeMarco Murray returns to practice for the Titans - Music City Miracles

The updates from tonight’s practice were a little more limited than normal because the Titans ended up practicing inside the bubble because of the rain. When practices are not open to the public...

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

What the heck are the Jaguars doing at linebacker? - Big Cat Country

The Jacksonville Jaguars are less than four weeks away from their season opener and while most every other position group is settled on who’s playing where, linebacker is still being tinkered with...

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

Colts kick tires, need to take Jeremy Zuttah for test drive - Stampede Blue

The Indianapolis Colts had some obvious takeaways from Sunday’s first preseason game that stood out to all of us. One of those is that the team is down a handful of their most important protectors,...


AFC WEST:

Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

Broncos continue to get dinged up in practices and it’s worrisome - Mile High Report

Jared Crick was carted off the practice field on Monday and Carlos Henderson had thumb surgery; both adding to along list of the walking wounded on the Broncos roster.

San Diego Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

REPORT: Denzel Perryman to miss at least 4 games, could need surgery. - Bolts From The Blue

And another one...

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

Can Jared Cook bring consistency to Raiders TE corps? - Silver And Black Pride

What will the big free agent signing bring to the Raider passing game?

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

Chiefs’ Brad Childress says Patrick Mahomes has a downfield mentality - Arrowhead Pride

KC Chiefs assistant head coach Brad Childress spoke to the media today and he had a couple of interesting things to say about the Chiefs new QB Patrick Mahomes. First, Childress said Mahomes has a...


NFC EAST:

New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

Orleans Darkwa Pushing Paul Perkins For No. 1 Running Back Job? - Big Blue View

Is there a real competition brewing for that spot?

Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

Ryan Mathews OFFICIALLY released by Eagles - Bleeding Green Nation
There it is.

Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

When is that Zack Martin extension with the Cowboys going to happen? - Blogging The Boys

One of the more predictable things for the right-before-2017 period has been Zack Martin’s extension... where is it?

Washington Redskins (via Hogs Haven)

Mason/Brennan Preseason Hype! Awards: Week 1 Edition - Hogs Haven

Training camp is over and we’ve had a preseason game to build the hype!


NFC NORTH:

Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

Martellus Bennett, Jermichael Finley disagree on NFL players’ anthem protests - Acme Packing Company

The current and former Packers tight ends do not see eye to eye on this issue.

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

10 things I think I know after the Detroit Lions’ first preseason game - Pride Of Detroit

It may not have been "real" football, but it was football nonetheless. After week 1 of the preseason, here are a few things I think I know about the Detroit Lions.

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

Chicago Bears 2017 Position Battles: Health is the key to the outside linebackers thriving - Windy City Gridiron

We look at the Chicago Bears’ outside linebackers that are fighting for a roster spot in camp.

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

Vikings Setting New Standard With Contract Extensions - Daily Norseman

What is the logic behind some of the new deals?


NFC SOUTH:

New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

The Delvin Breaux Show could be in its final act in New Orleans - Canal Street Chronicles

His best season saw him give up 10 TDs, and he followed that up with an injury riddled 2nd season. Let’s take a look at why Delvin Breaux could be on the outs in New Orleans

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

Devonta Freeman in league concussion protocol, ruled out for Steelers game - The Falcoholic

Devonta didn’t just leave practice due to the heat, it seems.

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

CB James Bradberry lays claim to training camp defensive MVP - Cat Scratch Reader

If there was an award for training camp performance David Newton thinks Bradberry would win it.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

Bucs GM Jason Licht learned nothing from the Roberto Aguayo pick - Bucs Nation

Licht thinks more competition would have fixed Aguayo.


NFC WEST:

San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

It appears Jimmie Ward might be cleared from PUP list soon - Niners Nation

Social media never lies!

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

Bruce Arians calls out the Cardinals Wide Receivers in Camp: “We’ve probably got two guys.” - Revenge of the Birds

Why was Arians so unhappy with his Wide Receivers? And what can Cardinals fans expect going forward?

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

Seahawks set to visit with CB Tramaine Brock, now cleared of domestic violence charges - Field Gulls

Cornerback Tramaine Brock has played in 10 career games against the Seattle Seahawks, including an interception off of Russell Wilson in 2015, but by the end of the week they could be teammates. P...

Los Angeles Rams (via Turf Show Times)

53-Man Roster Predicition - Preseason Week 2: Watkins Trade Shakes Things Up - Turf Show Times

How does the blockbuster Sammy Watkins trade shake up the Rams roster?