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The biggest weekly NFL news from around SB Nation sites

Every week we take a look around the NFL at each team. We pull the biggest and most discussed headlines from each of our 32 NFL websites.

Here’s all the biggest NFL headlines from this week:

NFC NORTH

If Aaron Rodgers was leaving the Packers, we’d know by now

Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

Non-committal answers won’t get Rodgers moved from Green Bay and the clock is ticking on his leverage.

Matthew Stafford ranked as 6th-best QB because… he’s not a Lion?

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

It seems simply leaving Detroit has made Matthew Stafford a better quarterback in the minds of NFL employees.

Report: Bears and Allen Robinson not expected to reach agreement on new deal

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

Every time a new report surfaces about Chicago Bears number one wide out Allen Robinson, it’s bad news. The latest of which comes courtesy of the NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, who Tweeted that the two sides are “not expected to reach a long-term extension.”

What will the Vikings do at backup quarterback?

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

Because honestly, at this point, I’m not sure

NFC SOUTH

Taysom Hill looking to prove the doubters wrong

New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

Taysom Hill is a polarizing player who has a real shot at being an NFL starting quarterback.

Here we go again: Early Bleacher Report 2022 mock draft sends QB to Falcons

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

Regardless of how Matt Ryan performs in 2021, quarterback figures to be a popular mock pick for Atlanta again in 2022.

Panthers 2021 season opener countdown: 61 days to go

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

We’re counting down the days until the Panthers kick off the 2021 season.

Big night for Brady, Bucs at 2021 ESPY Awards

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

The accolades continue to stack up for Tampa Bay’s Super Bowl-winning team.

NFC WEST

Richard Sherman was taken down by a K9 in a fight with cops, per TMZ

San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

Sherman was denied bail

Arizona Cardinals’ pre-training camp 53-man roster and practice squad predictions

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

Chandler Jones and Jordan Hicks were absent from mandatory minicamp and OTAs. Cardinals have the numbers at wide receiver and cornerback.

Already under arrest, Richard Sherman also facing hit and run investigation

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that Washington State Police are investigating Sherman for a hit and run, although the “hit” part involved a concrete barrier and thankfully not another vehicle or a pedestrian.

Matthew Stafford named as NFL’s most underrated player

Los Angeles Rams (via Turf Show Times)

The NFL Network posted another Zoom conference call as a TV show this week and the subject on Monday: Who are the NFL’s most underrated players?

AFC EAST

Should the Miami Dolphins give Emmanuel Ogbah a contract extension before he hits free agency in 2022?

Miami Dolphins (via The Phinsider)

“To pay or not to pay?” That is the question

The N’Keal Harry situation is a bad look all around

New England Patriots (via Pats Pulpit)

The only logical conclusion is, “There are no winners here. This makes everybody involved, whether it’s N’Keal himself, N’Keal’s people, the Patriots, and Bill Belichick, look bad”.

Jets Announce 2021 Training Camp Schedule

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

The Jets have announced their 2021 schedule for training camp.

Ask Me Anything: Matt Warren takes your questions on Buffalo Rumblings

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

Hey Buffalo Bills fans! It’s the deep part of the offseason between minicamp and training camp so we’re going to shake it up a bit this week with our annual Ask Me Anything.

AFC NORTH

Concerns voiced for Lamar Jackson to mitigate unnecessary risk with contract extension pending

Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

With Jackson still in contract negotiations, maybe playing it safe is the right move

Ben Roethlisberger’s arm reportedly closer to his “First league MVP than bottom 10 finish”

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

Wildcard loss has motivated the Steelers quarterback more than ever before

Don’t overlook Tyler Boyd

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

The addition of Ja’Marr Chase and the body makeover of Tee Higgins are all the talk. But Boyd, perhaps the NFL’s best slot receiver, is going to be just as big for the Bengals in 2021.

Training camp storylines to watch: Who will win WR3?

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

There are many hats in the ring for the third receiver this year

AFC SOUTH

Pro Football Focus Has Deshaun Watson Ranked As A Top Five Quarterback

Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

The talent is still there amongst the turmoil.

ESPN snubs Ryan Tannehill from top 10 quarterbacks list

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

The Tannehill disrespect continues.

Jaguars not expected to sign Cam Robinson to long-term deal prior to deadline

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

Jacksonville will let Cam Robinson play on a prove-it type of year as the two sides aren’t expected to agree on long-term deal.

Dan Hanzus of NFL.com says Colts’ QB Carson Wentz will be ‘team’s MVP’ in 2021

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

NFL.com’s Dan Hanzus, in a recent article, gave his predictions for each AFC team’s 2021 MVP. The Colts’ MVP? QB Carson Wentz.

AFC WEST

Research re-writes the Broncos’ career sacks leaderboard

Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

Thanks to two researchers, stats site Pro Football Reference is shedding light on pre-1982 sack masters.

Chargers hiring Big Data Bowl participant as team analyst

Los Angeles Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

Analytics move!

What to expect from Kenyan Drake at receiver?

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

Running back could play some WR as well

Bucs edge Chiefs in a ranking of best quarterback-head coach duos

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

A new ranking from CBS Sports puts Brady and Arians over Mahomes and Reid.

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