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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)

Patriots QB Mac Jones is no stranger to overcoming adversity - Pats Pulpit
A college quarterback that was buried on a depth chart, stuck it out, battled his way to the top, finally got an opportunity and ran with it. Sound familiar?


New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

2021 NFL Draft Grades: How Did the Jets Do According to the Experts? - Gang Green Nation
The 2021 NFL Draft is now complete. While we will not know the true value of the players the Jets chose for years, that inconvenient fact won’t stop pundits from weighing in with immediate Draft...


Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

2021 NFL Draft: Buffalo Bills winners and losers - Buffalo Rumblings
The Buffalo Bills selected eight players over the weekend as part of the 2021 NFL Draft. But it’s not just about replacing departed players, it’s about upgrading over current players. So which...


AFC NORTH:

Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

Ravens 2021 Draft: Roundtable Draft Grades - Baltimore Beatdown
Overall grades for the Ravens 2021 draft class.


Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

My brother, the Steelers insider, came through yet again during the 2021 NFL Draft - Behind the Steel Curtain
My brother comes through again with some accurate insider draft knowledge.


Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

NFL analyst perfectly explains why Bengals drafted Ja’Marr Chase - Cincy Jungle
"If you’re gonna swing, swing big."


Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

Cleveland Browns sign DT Malik McDowell - Dawgs By Nature
McDowell has had his share of off-field issues, which makes the signing a bit out of character for general manager Andrew Berry.


AFC SOUTH:

Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

2021 NFL Draft: Texans Post Draft Offensive Depth Chart - Battle Red Blog
Who will start in Tim Kelly’s offense?


Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

By the Numbers: Titans first round pick CB Caleb Farley - Music City Miracles
The 2021 NFL Draft came to a close on the weekend. We will spend the next few weeks taking a closer look at this draft class, because let’s be honest, what else is there to talk about right now?

I...


Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

Examining how a potential Jaguars offense will look in 2021 - Big Cat Country
What kind of offense will the Jaguars run in 2021? We can take a guess with some deep diving


Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

Could the Colts Sign Soon-To-Be Released Bears Free Agent OT Charles Leno? - Stampede Blue
In a surprise move, the Chicago Bears will reportedly release starting offensive tackle Charles Leno—which begs the question of whether the left tackle needy Indianapolis Colts should be...


AFC WEST:

Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

Denver Broncos looked at trading back into 1st round for Jaelan Phillips - Mile High Report
Some interesting news here.


Los Angeles Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

Chargers News: Stock Up, Stock Down following the 2021 NFL draft - Bolts From The Blue
Which Bolts left this weekend happy and which ones became a bit perturbed.


Las Vegas Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

Inside some Las Vegas Raiders’ NFL draft 2021 decisions - Silver And Black Pride
Despite at least one controversial pick, Las Vegas is very happy with its new draft class


Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

A new contract for Tyrann Mathieu is likely the Chiefs’ next priority - Arrowhead Pride
General manager Brett Veach talked about a potential Mathieu deal on Monday.


NFC EAST:

New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

Giants willing to “explore” Aaron Rodgers, Russell Wilson trades - Big Blue View
While admitting as much, GM Dave Gettleman re-affirms belief in Daniel Jones


Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

The Eagles didn’t outsmart themselves in the 2021 NFL Draft - Bleeding Green Nation
Playing it smart by not keeping it dumb


Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

Report: The Dallas Cowboys will not be picking up Leighton Vander Esch’s fifth-year option for 2022 - Blogging The Boys
The former first-round pick is officially in a contract year.


Washington Football Team (via Hogs Haven)

A season of possibilities - Hogs Haven
Every Washington player has the chance to be a star


NFC NORTH:

Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

Packers’ release of Jake Kumerow was a final straw for Aaron Rodgers, per report - Acme Packing Company
The circumstances around the release of the journeyman wideout appear to be a catalyst for Rodgers’ current stance against the Packers’ front office.


Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

How the Detroit Lions draft picks will make an immediate impact - Pride Of Detroit
The rebuild is going to take time, but the Lions got key pieces for the future.


Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

Ryan Pace is the valedictorian of the 2021 NFL Draft class - Windy City Gridiron
The grades are in and the Chicago Bears — with a 3.99 draft class GPA — sit atop the NFL.


Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

By Rick Spielman’s standards, the 2021 NFL Draft was pretty boring - Daily Norseman
"Trader Rick?" Not this year


NFC SOUTH:

New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

Saints fans unclear how to feel about Payton Turner pick - Canal Street Chronicles
Hopefully they don’t end up regretting the pick later.


Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

Arthur Smith says “expectation is to win now” while Falcons commit to Matt Ryan and dance the cap dance - The Falcoholic
The draft confirmed that Atlanta doesn’t intend to turn the keys over to another quarterback, and teh team’s making


Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

Panthers 2021 NFL Draft grade: how and why we rated Terrace Marshall Jr - Cat Scratch Reader
Here’s how we looked at the Panthers drafting a wide receiver before an offensive tackle in the 2021 NFL Draft


Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

Bucs, Kyle Trask know what they are getting in each other - Bucs Nation
The now former Gator is ready to learn behind the G.O.A.T.


NFC WEST:

San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

49ers news: Shanahan on Lance and the Mac Jones smokescreen: We weren’t going to work to correct that - Niners Nation
The 49ers head coach spoke to Peter King over the weekend


Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

5 Plays to know the new Arizona Cardinals: Rondale Moore is not just a speed freak - Revenge of the Birds
When the Arizona Cardinals came on the clock with the 49th pick in the 2021 NFL Draft, they had a nice group of players they could choose from:


Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

Why reports say Seahawks will decline Rashaad Penny’s 5th year option - Field Gulls
After three seasons with the Seattle Seahawks, it looks like next year could be Rashaad Penny’s last in Seattle. According to a report by the NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, the Seattle Seahawks are...


Los Angeles Rams (via Turf Show Times)

Tutu Atwell projection: How many yards does the Rams rookie WR get? - Turf Show Times
And which 2021 rookie will have the most yards?