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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)

Bill Belichick is ‘extremely glad’ to have Matt Patricia back - Pats Pulpit
The former defensive coordinator returned to New England earlier this year.


New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

Jets Mailbag: Why the Veteran Mentor QB is Overrated - Gang Green Nation
Today we have the weekly podcast mailbag. Considering it is the quiet period of the offseason, there were a ton of questions. Unfortunately there were more questions than there was time to answer...


Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

AFC East Roundup: Biggest remaining questions - Buffalo Rumblings
None of these teams are perfect.


AFC NORTH:

Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

4 Ravens that could get traded before the start of the season - Baltimore Beatdown
A surplus of talent at certain position will force the team to make some tough decisions.


Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

Could the Pittsburgh Steelers be players in the trade market? - Behind the Steel Curtain
The unofficial start of trade season opens up on June 1st but will the Steelers be players?


Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

Where Joe Burrow ranks in MVP and Comeback Player of the Year odds - Cincy Jungle
Burrow will enter his second season in the NFL with a much-improved line and more offensive firepower.


Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

AFC Royalty: Chiefs......and then Browns? - Dawgs By Nature
This off-season has been key


AFC SOUTH:

Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

BRB GroupThink: Is This The Year Houston’s Offensive Line Breaks Out? - Battle Red Blog
We’ve been here before.


Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

Pro Football Talk: “Titans are perceived favorites to land Julio Jones” - Music City Miracles
What do we have here?


Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

Report: Jaguars expected to hire Nick Sorensen as special teams coordinator - Big Cat Country
The Jaguars aren’t wasting much time in finding a replacement for former special teams coordinator Brian Schneider.


Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

Carson Wentz on being a member of the Colts: ‘After just two weeks, I feel a little bit at home here’ - Stampede Blue
Colts QB Carson Wentz spoke to local media Thursday afternoon. One of the first things he mentioned was just how welcoming everyone has been since he arrived just a few months ago.

"Everyone’s been...


AFC WEST:

Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

Throw distance and proficiency by distance among starting QBs in 2020 - Mile High Report
Drew Lock had the highest percentage of deep passing attempts among starters in 2020, but was he any good on those deep throws?


Los Angeles Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

Chargers News: ESPN predicts Melvin Ingram to return to L.A. - Bolts From The Blue
Yay or nay?


Las Vegas Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

Raiders news: Henry Ruggs seen as “untouchable” in potential Julio Jones deal - Silver And Black Pride
Vegas would be unwilling to part ways with the young wide receiver


Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

Kansas City Chiefs still have one of NFL’s best offensive trios in 2021 - Arrowhead Pride
The annual CBS Sports ranking of quarterback, running back and receiver combos was released on Friday.


NFC EAST:

New York Giants (via Big Blue View)

Can Giants’ TE Evan Engram eliminate costly mistakes in 2021? - Big Blue View
More consistency from Engram would be a big boost to Giants’ offense?


Philadelphia Eagles (via Bleeding Green Nation)

Multiple teams were interested in acquiring the linebacker recently waived by the Eagles - Bleeding Green Nation
Who knew he had so many fans?


Dallas Cowboys (via Blogging the Boys)

If the trend line continues, Ezekiel Elliott and Tony Pollard could go to a 60/40 RB timeshare in 2021 - Blogging The Boys
Could we see a little less Zeke and a little more Tony Pollard in 2021?


Washington Football Team (via Hogs Haven)

Washington’s secondary is preparing to get scary - Hogs Haven
When Washington lost Ronald Darby in free agency this offseason, there was concern about whether the team could replace his competence in the defensive backfield, but I don’t think most fans were...


NFC NORTH:

Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

If Packers had planned to move on from Aaron Rodgers, it helps explain his discontent - Acme Packing Company
After several years of being simply good, it’s feasible that the Packers set a plan in motion in 2020 to move on from Aaron Rodgers sooner rather than later before his MVP season changed the timeline. If that’s the case, it would explain much of what has come to light in recent weeks.


Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

Aaron Glenn excited about the versatility of Jamie Collins, Ifeatu Melifonwu - Pride Of Detroit
Glenn laid out some specific plans he may have for Detroit’s versatile players.


Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

A closer look at Robert Quinn’s 2020 season - Windy City Gridiron
Maybe Robert Quinn played better last year than fans have given him credit for...


Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

The Great Quarterback Fallacy: Part I - Daily Norseman
Why great teams make great QBs - and not the other way around.


NFC SOUTH:

New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

3 Saints entering a make or break season in 2021 - Canal Street Chronicles
Which Saints will need to have excellent seasons in 2021?


Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

With June 1 on the way, there’s little clarity around what’s next for Julio Jones - The Falcoholic
We may be closing in on a resolution to the situation, but nothing about it is clear.


Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

The rarity of the Panthers giving contract extensions to the players they draft - Cat Scratch Reader
Only a small number of players stay in Charlotte after the end of their rookie contracts.


Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

Bucs have three of the Top-25 players under 25 - Bucs Nation
The future is bright if the team can keep finding young talent like the players on this list


NFC WEST:

San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

San Francisco 49ers: A look back at Brandon Aiyuk’s rookie season - Niners Nation
There were six receivers selected in the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft.


Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

What Arizona Cardinals would be on an All NFC West offense? - Revenge of the Birds
When you look at the NFC West it may very well be the best division in the NFL.

My good friend Kyle Posey talked about it the other day when he looked at what an All NFC West offense would look...


Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

Report: Seahawks and Falcons have discussed Julio Jones trade - Field Gulls
The Seahawks are trying to build the Death Star in their wide receiver room.

After the Rams and 49ers were both rumored to be favorites to land future Hall of Fame receiver Julio Jones in a trade...


Los Angeles Rams (via Turf Show Times)

The entire NFC West has been linked to Julio Jones trade rumors - Turf Show Times
He’s on his way out of Atlanta, will he join the NFC West?