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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)

Both tackles drafted by Patriots in 2017 now reside elsewhere in AFC East - Pats Pulpit
Neither tackle drafted by New England in 2017 is still in the fold, but neither made it out of the division.


New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

Jets claim Antonio Garcia off waivers from New England, waive Nick Rose - Gang Green Nation
The Jets made a transaction on Monday, claiming offensive lineman Antonio Garcia off waivers from New England. New York also waived kicker Nick Rose in a corresponding move.


Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

Opinions vary on state of Buffalo Bills’ offense as Ross Tucker, Chris Simms trade outlooks - Buffalo Rumblings
The range of opinions on the Bills’ offense runs across quite a spectrum of possibilities


AFC NORTH:

Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

Joe Flacco and Lamar Jackson - Baltimore Beatdown
Since the beginning of the Super Bowl era in 1967, 112 quarterbacks have been drafted in the first round. On average, two quarterbacks are selected in the first round each year. The highest number...


Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

NFL Insiders view Mason Rudolph as a middle-of-the-road NFL QB - Behind the Steel Curtain
The Pittsburgh Steelers believe they may have their next starting quarterback in Mason Rudolph, and NFL Insiders aren’t saying he will, or won’t, be just that.


Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

Bengals first round pick Billy Price on the field at rookie minicamp despite injury - Cincy Jungle
This is very good news for the Bengals’ first-round selection, as he’s already getting work at his first rookie minicamp while recovering from his pec injury.


Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

Joe Thomas ‘had a little bit of John Madden in him’ during Monday Night Football auditions - Dawgs By Nature
Even though the gig went to Jason Witten, Thomas is on the right track.


AFC SOUTH:

Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

Bill O’Brien: Deshaun Watson Will Be Ready For Training Camp - Battle Red Blog
Awwwwwww, yeah.


Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

News from Titans rookie mini-camp - Music City Miracles
The rookies were on the field for the first time yesterday.


Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

Supreme Court legalizes sports betting: Which Jaguars game will you bet the mortgage? - Big Cat Country
The United States Supreme Court has overturned the current law that has prevented individual states from legalizing and regulating sports betting, allowing for any and all degenerates (including...


Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

Free agent safeties Tre Boston and Kenny Vaccaro visiting with Colts - Stampede Blue
Both safeties are free agents after great 2017 seasons


AFC WEST:

Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

John Elway believes Los Angeles Chargers are team to beat in AFC West - Mile High Report
The Denver Broncos have their eyes set on competing with the Los Angeles Chargers for the AFC West in 2018.


San Diego Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

2018 Projections for Chargers Draft Class - Bolts From The Blue
An mid-May prediction of how the Los Angeles Chargers rookies will fare in 2018.


Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

Bruce Irvin: Raiders Head Coach Jon Gruden ‘lets us run the team’ - Silver And Black Pride
The Raiders head coach is allowing his veteran players to lead by example.


Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

Building the Chiefs offense for Patrick Mahomes: Run-pass options - Arrowhead Pride
In the flurry of offseason moves and drama surrounding the Kansas City Chiefs this year, it feels like we don’t always remember or truly comprehend a pretty important thing: Patrick Mahomes will be...


NFC EAST:

New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

Ereck Flowers reports to work with New York Giants - Big Blue View
Flowers will compete for the right tackle job


Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

Jay Ajayi rep denies claim that the Eagles running back trashed a mansion and shoved the owner - Bleeding Green Nation
Jay Train is in the news.


Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

Can Dallas Cowboys offensive coordinator Scott Linehan fix Tavon Austin’s career? - Blogging The Boys
The Cowboys playcaller is cooking up a plan for speedy WR Tavon Austin but will it bring results?


Washington Redskins (via Hogs Haven)

Should Kyle Smith Become the Redskins New General Manager? - Hogs Haven
Just over a year ago, the Redskins let a young, promising up-and-comer leave for a head coaching gig. Sean McVay went on to lead the Los Angeles Rams to an 11-5 regular season record, an NFC West...


NFC NORTH:

Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

Packers CB Josh Jackson mentioned as 2018 Defensive Rookie of the Year candidate - Acme Packing Company
Jackson’s ball skills are the primary reason for his mention in the same breath as a few of the top players in this year’s draft class.


Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

Matt Millen opens up on his time as Lions GM: ‘I was in over my head’ - Pride Of Detroit
Millen shares about his deadly disease, his time with the Lions and his past mistakes.


Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

Bears are 100/1 to win the Super Bowl, Trubisky 100/1 to win MVP - Windy City Gridiron
When I saw the latest NFL odds and win totals for the Chicago Bears from BetOnline.AG, I wanted to pass it along to you guys, but then I saw the news pertaining to sports gambling and had to share...


Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

Bud Grant’s annual garage sale is back again - Daily Norseman
Yeah, he said last year’s sale was the last one, but who cares?


NFC SOUTH:

New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

Will Jonathan Williams Be The Next Man Up in the Saints Backfield? - Canal Street Chronicles
With Mark Ingram out, is the answer to running back depth for New Orleans already on the roster?


Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

Which Falcons draft pick will have the best rookie season? - The Falcoholic
The Falcons tend to draft very well, but who comes out on top their rookie season?


Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

Carolina Panthers wide receiver Russell Shepard asks for release and is promptly released - Cat Scratch Reader
Earlier reports stated that the veteran receiver was asked to take a pay cut. It appears the two sides couldn’t come to an agreement.


Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

Bucs favored in just three games in 2018 - Bucs Nation
If true, this would be very bad for the Buccaneers.


NFC WEST:

San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

49ers OTAs preview: Figuring out linebacker contingency plans while Reuben Foster deals with legal cases - Niners Nation
The 49ers have some questions at the linebacker position while Reuben Foster deals with his domestic violence charge. It creates opportunities for others at the position.


Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

Arizona Cardinals Christian Kirk got into some trouble before the 2018 NFL Draft per report - Revenge of the Birds
The Arizona Cardinals 2nd round pick was arrested according to AZ Central.


Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

The Seahawks draft process is suspect - Field Gulls
There were other ways to maximize value


Los Angeles Rams (via Turf Show Times)

Chuck Knox, 1932-2018 - Turf Show Times
A life well lived and a vision of what might have been. RIP, Coach.