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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)

Dion Lewis has earned his payday, but will it come with the Patriots? - Pats Pulpit
Lewis is entering free agency coming off a career year.


New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

Were the Scouting Reports Right? - Jordan Jenkins - Gang Green Nation
Happy Monday, everyone! To continue our series reviewing the predraft scouting reports of past Jets draft picks, let’s move on to the team’s third selection of the 2016 draft, outside linebacker J...


Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

All-22 analysis: Buffalo Bills sign free agent cornerback Vontae Davis - Buffalo Rumblings
We have the lowdown on the latest Buffalo Bill!


AFC NORTH:

Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

Matt Miller’s take on the Ravens offseason - Baltimore Beatdown
The NFL draft scout stops by


Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

NFL Salary Cap could exceed original projections, which is great news for the Steelers - Behind the Steel Curtain
Reports are swirling the NFL’s 2018-2019 salary cap could exceed original expectations.


Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

5 things ESPN would do to improve the Bengals - Cincy Jungle
Bill Barnwell nails it on how to improve the Bengals over the offseason in five easy steps.


Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

Mike Mayock talks Browns’ QB options in the first round - Dawgs By Nature
Sam Darnold? Josh Rosen? Baker Mayfield? Mike Mayock gives the goods on each of the quarterbacks leading into the NFL Combine.


AFC SOUTH:

Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

J.J. Watt Charity Softball Classic Cancelled For 2018 - Battle Red Blog
The Texans’ superstar defensive end isn’t going to play softball this year.


Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

Titans uniform rumors updated - Music City Miracles
Getting you ready for the April 4th reveal


Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

The Jaguars are dating, not married to Bortles - Big Cat Country
There is a time in every relationship where a couple has to ask itself "What are we?" It’s a question some dread answering, but it’s one the Jacksonville Jaguars just answered with Blake Bortles...


Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

Colts Trade Back Options May Need to Include Player For Ballard to Bite - Stampede Blue
The Colts are looking to acquire picks, other teams are wanting to move up, but players could very well be involved to make the exchanges work


AFC WEST:

Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

Report: Broncos GM John Elway will meet with Trevor Siemian’s(and Kirk Cousins) agent at the Combine - Mile High Report
Where John Elway will only be discussing Trevor Siemian’s long-term contract potential...


San Diego Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

Los Angeles Chargers Positional Review: Safeties - Bolts From The Blue
I can’t pass the buck anymore because I’m the one who graded safeties for Bleacher Report this year. I do have PFF grades, though, too. Tre Boston is a free agent. The Chargers have a decision to...


Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

Top draft prospect Vita Vea draws comparisons to Haloti Ngata: Should Raiders be interested? - Silver And Black Pride
A look at what Washington defensive lineman Vita Vea could bring to the Oakland Raiders if picked.


Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

Chiefs free agency rumors: Ron Parker expected to be cut - Arrowhead Pride
The Kansas City Chiefs are expected to release veteran safety Ron Parker, according to the KC Star’s Terez Paylor.


NFC EAST:

New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

Three solid (and inexpensive) prospective free-agents the Giants could pursue - Big Blue View
The Giants don’t have a lot of cap space, but there are some very productive free agents scheduled to hit the market who could be affordable


Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

Eagles can improve defensive end depth through the 2018 NFL Draft - Bleeding Green Nation
Strengthening a strength.


Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

Report: Roger Goodell expected to fine Jerry Jones millions of dollars - Blogging The Boys
The Cowboys owner could be a lot lighter in the wallet.


Washington Redskins (via Hogs Haven)

The 5 O’Clock Club: Playing GM - a look at the top free agent wide receivers - Hogs Haven
It’s 5 o’clock somewhere…


NFC NORTH:

Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

Relax, the Packers don’t need to throw resources at the tight end position - Acme Packing Company
Fans are clamoring for big upgrades in the offseason, but does Green Bay really need to invest heavily in the position?


Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

Detroit Lions coaching staff profile: Can DBs coach Brian Stewart fill Tony Oden’s shoes? - Pride Of Detroit
Will the well-traveled Brian Stewart help continue to keep the Lions’ secondary strong?


Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

Jordan Howard guarantees a playoff spot for the 2018 Bears - Windy City Gridiron
Bears fans, are you ready to book your postseason travel plans?


Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

The “Kirk Cousins to the Vikings” rumors are multiplying - Daily Norseman
More and more people are talking about it


NFC SOUTH:

New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

Saints and Kenny Vaccaro set to do their best impression of the Red Sea - Canal Street Chronicles
Multiple pundits are reporting that the Saints and Kenny Vaccaro are set to part ways after five seasons together. How did they get to this point?


Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

Falcons have no intention of trading Tevin Coleman, per Thomas Dimitroff - The Falcoholic
This is good news for fans of the speedy back, but you do have to wonder if the Falcons can pay him.


Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

Carolina Panthers cut defensive end Charles Johnson - Cat Scratch Reader
The veteran DE’s release save about $3 million against the salary cap.


Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

2018 NFL Draft: Buccaneers 4-Round Mock with Trades - Bucs Nation
I saw a trade on Twitter that sent the Buccaneers picks 21 and 22 as well as LeSean McCoy in exchange for the seventh overall pick and a later round pick. As this scenario is extremely unlikely I'm going to do one mock draft on this idea.


NFC WEST:

San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

Kittle’s Corner part 2: the TE’s inside look at his fellow Hawkeyes headed to the Combine - Niners Nation
George Kittle gives us a little more insight on Iowa’s defensive prospects headed to the combine


Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

The Arizona Cardinals QB Criteria - Revenge of the Birds
What head coach Steve Wilks wants in his quarterback.


Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

More on Russell Wilson: The NFL’s most underrated quarterback - Field Gulls
Ryan Michael is a guest author and creator of the website QuarterbackScore.Webs.Com. The following is all from Ryan:

In 2018, Russell Wilson led the Seahawks to a 9-7 record, threw only 8 first...


Los Angeles Rams (via Turf Show Times)

Rams to trade 2018 4th-rd, 2019 2nd-rd pick to Chiefs for Marcus Peters - Turf Show Times
The Rams will not be sending a first-round pick to KC either in this year’s draft or next.