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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

Amid Love/Rodgers talk, the strengths of the 2019 Packers fly under the radar in 2020

Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

“Winning ugly” really meant “winning differently.” The run game and the pass rush carried the Packers for much of 2019, a diversion from much of the Aaron Rodgers era. Those facets can be even better in 2020.

PHOTOS: Jarrad Davis got crazy swole this offseason

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

Davis continues to do everything he can off the field to get better.

Breaking down Nick Foles, Chicago’s “New Kid on the Block”

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

In his latest video breakdown, Robert S. dives deep into Nick Foles’ tape to unearth the ups, downs, ins, and outs of Chicago’s newly-acquired QB.

Zimmer: Vikings weren’t going to trade Stefon Diggs

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

But the Bills’ trade offer was just too good to turn down

NFC SOUTH

Saints and Falcons on opposite ends of coaching spectrum

New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

The Saints have one of the NFL’s best head coaches, the Falcons...not so much.

Devonta Freeman weighing contract offers from Eagles and Buccaneers

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

Could the former Falcons running back head to Tompa Bay?

The Panthers have signed Eli Apple to a 1-year, $3 million contract

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

The Panthers are bringing in a former starting cornerback to bolster their secondary.

Report: Bucs interested in RB Devonta Freeman

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

Per Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer.

NFC WEST

Silver on Kittle’s contract situation: They are not close at all

San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

Silver said he’s been in contact with Kittle’s agent for the past few months

Arizona Cardinals will have big decisions on Budda Baker and Patrick Peterson coming up

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

This season is a big one for the Arizona Cardinals, as they have a host of decisions that they’ll face after it.

Seahawks L.J. Collier says the disrespect has been well noted

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

When the curtain came down on the 2019 season for the Seattle Seahawks, it did so with many fans hoping that Jadeveon Clowney would be brought back, with hopes for continued improvement from 2018 third round pick Rasheem Green.

How do the Rams stack up against the rest of the division by position?

Los Angeles Rams (via Turf Show Times)

Taking a look at the competition in the division

AFC EAST

NFL Analyst Chris Simms had some interesting things to say about Miami’s Tua Tagovailoa

Miami Dolphins (via The Phinsider)

Despite a low ranking, Simms said some good things about Miami’s rookie quarterback.

Patriots undrafted free agent profiles: TE/DE Rashod Berry

New England Patriots (via Pats Pulpit)

Berry is one of the most intriguing prospects in this year’s crop of undrafted free agents.

Joe Flacco says he won’t be ready for season opener

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

The Jets agreed to terms with veteran quarterback Joe Flacco on a contract late last week. Flacco is currently recovering from neck surgery.

The Ringer’s Ryen Russillo and Kevin Clark do not think Josh Allen can make the leap

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

Clark is a much bigger fan of general manager Brandon Beane

AFC NORTH

Report: Matthew Judon signs franchise tag

Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

Baltimore Ravens OLB Matthew Judon has officially signed the franchise tag, according to Tom Pelissero of NFL.com and NFL Network.

Mason Rudolph is helpless to restore his reputation

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

The Steelers reserve quarterback wants to prove his worth to those questioning his talent and character, but a shadow will continue to linger

Editorial: Joe Burrow is right

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

Don’t look away.

Denzel Ward named one of NFL’s 10 best in coverage

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

Browns cornerback earns praise from NFL.com for his work under pressure.

AFC SOUTH

DeAndre Hopkins Elaborates On His Relationship With Bill O’Brien

Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

There’s some real good stuff in here.

The Browns offered Jadeveon Clowney the most money

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

Will Jadeveon Clowney ever pick a team?

Minshew to critics: ‘It should put a chip on everybody’s shoulder’

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

In speaking to the local media for the first time since the end of the season, Gardner Minshew II made it clear the outside criticism fuels him and the team moving into 2020.

Is Quenton Nelson the Colts New Face of the Franchise?

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

With quarterback Andrew Luck’s abrupt retirement right before the start of last season, it’s now fair to ask who the Indianapolis Colts new ‘face of the franchise’ is.

AFC WEST

PFF named Garett Bolles the Broncos most underrated player

Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

Despite what the film says, Pro Football Focus is unrelenting in their support for Garett Bolles.

What’s left on the Chargers’ offseason to-do list?

Los Angeles Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

There’s always work to be done.

Raiders QB Derek Carr says he is ‘disgusted, mad, broken-hearted’ by George Floyd’s death

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

Carr joins fellow NFL stars Carson Wentz, Joe Burrow, J.J. Watt, Calais Campbell, Odell Beckham Jr. in speaking out about killing.

Chiefs and Chris Jones are not talking at all, per report

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

A new report says the team’s star defensive end has had no contact with the team for more than two months.