Around SB Nation: What other NFL blogs are discussing

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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

Love waits while Rodgers soap opera takes another turn

Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

The second-year QB is reaping the benefits of a full offseason.

Report: Aaron Rodgers turned down a 2-year extension with the Packers

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

We’re a week away from seeing if Rodgers reports to camp. In the meantime, things don’t look good for the Packers.

Bears receive low placement in ESPN’s NFL future power rankings

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

The Bears find themselves near the bottom of the NFL in ESPN’s projections for the next three years.

The Vikings have definitely upgraded the interior of the defensive line

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

According to one source, anyway

NFC SOUTH

Jameis Winston looking to ascend under Sean Payton much like the last guy

New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

Can Jameis Winston progress like Brees did under Sean Payton?

Calvin Ridley is a popular pick to lead the NFL in receiving yards in 2021

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

We like his chances.

Panthers sign Taylor Moton to 5-year, $85 million contract

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

The team and their talented right tackle have worked out a long-term deal before the deadline.

Are the Buccaneers in hot water over Tom Brady’s injury reveal?

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

While the injury reveal will add to the GOAT’s legend, it could detract from the team’s bank accounts

NFC WEST

49ers give Fred Warner a five-year, $95 million extension with $40.5 million guaranteed

San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

He won’t have to worry about money anymore. On Wednesday morning, the Niners extended warner with a five-year, $95-million contract that includes $40.5 million guaranteed.

Cardinals release Lamont Gaillard

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

The former Georgia Bulldog was a sixth round pick in 2019.

ESPN releases future projections that paint an interesting picture of the Seahawks

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

The Seattle Seahawks came in at a somewhat surprising 10th place on the power rankings.

Here are 16 potential trade targets in the AFC who could fill a role at running back

Los Angeles Rams (via Turf Show Times)

The LA Rams will not have Cam Akers on the field this year, setting in motion a series of events that will undoubtedly change the course of how the team is able to operate over the coming months.

AFC EAST

Former Chargers standout Melvin Ingram signs with Steelers despite visiting Dolphins

Miami Dolphins (via The Phinsider)

Despite visiting with the Miami Dolphins earlier this offseason, former Los Angeles Chargers star pass rusher Melvin Ingram is taking his talents to the Steel City and is signing with the Pittsburgh Steelers, per Ian Rapoport of NFL Network.

Pats’ offensive weapons get trashed in rankings; Don’t buy it

New England Patriots (via Pats Pulpit)

Daily news and links for Tuesday

Jets sign Alijah Vera-Tucker

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

The Jets have signed rookie offensive lineman Alijah Vera-Tucker to his rookie contract.

Cole Beasley says a Buffalo Bills player was sent home with positive COVID-19 test this week

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

Buffalo Bills wide receiver Cole Beasley is against the COVID-19 vaccine and the NFL/NFLPA restrictions associated with the coronavirus. We know this. On Tuesday he got into another public Twitter exchange with folks where he made a note about one of his teammates:

AFC NORTH

Jimmie Ward believes Sammy Watkins is a No. 1 WR and credits him for the Chiefs’ SB win

Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

The 49ers safety thinks very highly of the Ravens veteran wideout.

Melvin Ingram will offer solid depth for the Steelers at OLB, that’s the headline

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

Melvin Ingram was brought in to provide the Steelers with solid depth at outside linebacker in 2021. That’s all anyone should expect from him.

Defending Cincinnati as a football travel destination

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

Cincinnati was recently painted in a negative light. We’re here to offer a different perspective.

Browns to hit the primetime in the preseason

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

Cleveland will have all three of its exhibition games televised on a national level.

AFC SOUTH

The Texans have the Worst Wide Receiver Group in the NFL According to Pro Football Focus

Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

32nd is the Texans favorite number.

Mike Greenberg: Ryan Tannehill is the ‘most disrespected player in the league’

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

Fans of the Tennessee Titans are used to seeing their star players go overlooked. It’s only natural — a smaller market team that for years wasn’t exactly interesting in any sort of way. But times have changed.

No, the Jaguars shouldn’t trade James Robinson

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

Bleacher Report recently published a list of one player that each NFL team should trade.

Bill Barnwell Ranks the Colts as Having the League’s 5th Worst ‘Offensive Weapon Arsenal’

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

According to ESPN’s Bill Barnwell, the Indianapolis Colts are ranked as having the league’s 5th worst ‘offensive weapon arsenal’.

AFC WEST

ESPN’s ‘future power rankings’ has Broncos weighed down by QB and coaching

Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

The Denver Broncos future is uncertain according to ESPN analysts and it mostly has to do with quarterback and coaching.

Chargers in prime position for future success

Los Angeles Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

See why analysts believe the Bolts are in good hands for 2021 and beyond.

ESPN doesn’t see a bright future for Raiders

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

The sports network ranks NFL teams over the course of the next three seasons

Alex Okafor signs one-year deal to return to Chiefs, per report

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

The defensive end is back for his third season in Kansas City.

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