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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)

Who are the best quarterback fits for the Patriots in the NFL draft? - Pats Pulpit
New England will be taking a close look at the position this year.


New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

What Can the Jets Expect From Their Picks in the 2021 NFL Draft? - Gang Green Nation
The NFL Draft is less than one week away. It will be a significant one for the New York Jets as they will select their new quarterback of the future. The Draft will be about more than the second...


Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

2021 NFL Draft: Analyzing current regime’s Buffalo Bills draft injury history - Buffalo Rumblings
Does Brandon Beane have any tells when drafting with injury concerns?


AFC NORTH:

Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

The Orlando Brown Jr. trade could be a defining moment for Eric DeCosta’s tenure as GM - Baltimore Beatdown
The bold move could potentially set the Ravens up for greater success or help the Chiefs stay on top of the AFC.


Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

Steelers NFL Draft Fits: The Steelers Running Back debate of 2021 - Behind the Steel Curtain
Looking at the top three running backs in the upcoming 2021 NFL Draft.


Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

NFL insider weighs in on direction Bengals are leaning with 5th pick - Cincy Jungle
The consensus for Ja’Marr Chase grows on.


Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

Could DT Christian Barmore be the Browns Number 1 draft pick? - Dawgs By Nature
The defensive line could use an infusion in the interior


AFC SOUTH:

Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

2021 NFL Draft: The Texans Should Listen To Matt Schaub - Battle Red Blog
Their former QB is right about what the Texans should and shouldn’t do in the draft later this week.


Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

Under-the-Radar EDGE rushers for the Titans in the 2021 NFL Draft - Music City Miracles
Happy draft week! The 2021 NFL Draft is just days away. We’re going heavy on draft content this week. I looked at some under-the-radar receiver prospects the Titans could look to target on Day 3...


Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

2021 NFL Draft: Don’t expect the Jaguars to go offensive line in the first round - Big Cat Country
Many fans of the Jacksonville Jaguars would like to see the team upgrade the offensive line in the first round of the NFL Draft. Of course, the Jaguars will be selecting Clemson quarterback Trevor...


Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

Report: Colts Checked in on Andrew Luck’s Retirement Before the Carson Wentz Trade - Stampede Blue
According to NBC Sports Peter King on ‘The Dan Patrick Show’, the Indianapolis Colts checked in on former franchise quarterback Andrew Luck’s retirement before trading for newly acquired...


AFC WEST:

Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

Is it quarterback or bust for the Denver Broncos in the 2021 NFL Draft? - Mile High Report
It sure seems like it.


Los Angeles Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

Chargers News: Top Day 1 prospects - Bolts From The Blue
See which players I’d love to see the Bolts draft on Thursday night.


Las Vegas Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

Raiders draft: What if no defensive players are taken in top 10 picks? - Silver And Black Pride
A rush for offensive players around the league could help the Raiders


Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

Chiefs’ LT Brown: Mahomes shouldn’t have to run around because of me - Arrowhead Pride
The Chiefs found a way to revamp their offensive line before the NFL Draft even began.


NFC EAST:

New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

NFL Draft trade rumor: The Giants couldn’t do this, could they? - Big Blue View
Kyle Pitts is a desirable player, but not at the proposed price


Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

What if the Eagles didn’t do any scouting for the NFL Draft? - Bleeding Green Nation
Sounds crazy, but is it?


Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

Dallas Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee is officially retiring from the NFL after 11 seasons - Blogging The Boys
The General forever.


Washington Football Team (via Hogs Haven)

What do we know about the draft philosophies of Washington’s Front Office? - Hogs Haven
I recently came upon an interesting tweet that included quotes from Washington’s Executive Vice President of Football/Player Personnel, Marty Hurney, about his draft philosophy, captured in 2018.


NFC NORTH:

Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

Packers Draft Wish List: Putting together Brian Gutekunst’s “hot list” by round - Acme Packing Company
Not every team wants to draft every player. In fact, teams often draft players with lower "grades" than available prospects because the team likes the fit or the athletic makeup better. So who are the Packers' guys in this draft?


Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

NFL Draft rumors: Dan Campbell says Jaylen Waddle, DeVonta Smith, Micah Parsons all ‘worthy’ of 7th pick - Pride Of Detroit
Could the Lions draft one of these three players or is it smokescreen season?


Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

Scrambling for a Quarterback: Parcells’ Checklist - Windy City Gridiron
Every year, teams desperately try to figure out how to draft a good quarterback. Bill Parcells had a list of traits he used to help him. Does that list actually work?


Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

Report: Vikings looking to potentially trade up for a tackle - Daily Norseman
If one falls, that is


NFC SOUTH:

New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

NFL Draft 2021: Potential trade candidates for Saints in first round - Canal Street Chronicles
The Saints have a few options this year


Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

Reports: Falcons ‘listening to offers’ for Julio Jones, trade is not imminent - The Falcoholic
It seems a possibility remains for Julio Jones to get moved.


Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

Did the Panthers acquire Sam Darnold to be a one-year rental? - Cat Scratch Reader
GM Scott Fitterer’s mixed messaging creating ‘very messy’ situation in Carolina, says newspaper.


Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

Bucs pick up Vita Vea’s fifth-year option - Bucs Nation
General manager Jason Licht said this would happen.


NFC WEST:

San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

San Francisco 49ers 2021 NFL mock draft roundup: Justin Fields or Mac Jones? - Niners Nation
Draft week is finally here!


Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

Can the Arizona Cardinals take advantage of a potential falling star? - Revenge of the Birds
The Arizona Cardinals hold the 16th pick in the 2021 NFL Draft and they could be in the market for a falling star.

Last year, Isaiah Simmons was the player the Cardinals caught falling as most...


Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

When it comes to the Seahawks, don’t bother reading mock drafts from the national ‘experts’ - Field Gulls
We are days away from the 2021 NFL Draft in Cleveland, and as you know the Seattle Seahawks have just three draft picks. Presumably John Schneider will find a way to have more than that when all is...


Los Angeles Rams (via Turf Show Times)

2021 NFL Draft: 2 trade possibilities for the LA Rams in Round 2 - Turf Show Times
It’s an unpredictable year, as they all are, but could signs be pointing us towards a trade?