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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

7-round Packers Mock Draft: Picking an all-elite athlete group for Green Bay

Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

The Packers love elite athletes, so we focus on overall athleticism and the team’s typical testing preferences in this mock.

Why the Detroit Lions should draft Kyle Pitts

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

A case for why the Detroit Lions should select the best non-quarterback prospect in the 2021 NFL Draft.

Bears re-sign Tashaun Gipson

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

The veteran safety makes his return to Chicago.

Which NFL Teams Draft the Best?

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

Hint: they both wear purple

NFC SOUTH

New Orleans Saints showing interest in LSU linebacker Jabril Cox

New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

The LSU linebacker tells WWLTV’s Doug Mouton he’s had several Zoom calls with the Saints.

A year later, Falcons fans are happy with A.J. Terrell and the 2020 NFL Draft

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

There’s a new front office in town, but the 2020 draft class is very much a critical part of Atlanta’s future.

Panthers sign DT DaQuan Jones to 1-year deal

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

The Panthers needed some beef up front and they got it.

Bucs re-sign quarterback Ryan Griffin

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

Tampa Bay officially brings back some security behind Tom Brady.

NFC WEST

NFL insider guarantees that 49ers won’t pick Justin Fields

San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

Former NFL GM Michael Lombardi says San Francisco will either pick Mac Jones or Trey Lance.

Peter Schrager Mock 2.0: Cards trade up again!

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

For the second consecutive mock, Schrager has Arizona moving up for a pass catcher.

Aldon Smith wanted in Louisiana for second-degree battery

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

Newly signed Seattle Seahawks defensive end Aldon Smith is facing legal trouble once again.

Short and long-term outlook on the Rams offensive line

Los Angeles Rams (via Turf Show Times)

The LA Rams have made one significant change at offensive line this year so far, replacing offensive line coach Aaron Kromer with Kevin Carberry out of Stanford.

AFC EAST

Dolphins sign D.J. Fluker

Miami Dolphins (via The Phinsider)

The Miami Dolphins announced Tuesday morning the signing of free agent offensive tackle D.J. Fluker. The 30-year-old former first-round draft pick will provide Miami with depth at both tackle positions, as well as an ability to kick inside to guard if needed.

Patriots draft profile: Could Nico Collins replace N’Keal Harry in the New England offense?

New England Patriots (via Pats Pulpit)

Collins is a big-bodied X-receiver. Sounds familiar?

Todd McShay and Mel Kiper make picks for the Jets in the first three rounds

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

ESPN’s Mel Kiper and Todd McShay put together a joint three round mock draft. Kiper handled the odd numbered picks while McShay made the even numbered selections.

Zaven Collins leads an all-defense Bills draft in Kiper-McShay mock

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

Three rounds of defenders headed to Buffalo from ESPN.

AFC NORTH

Report: Alejandro Villanueva set to visit the Ravens

Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

On Monday morning, NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported that former Steelers offensive tackle Alejandro Villanueva is scheduled to meet with the Ravens this week.

Steelers players react to the extension of Mike Tomlin

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

Tomlin Is back for another three years, and the roster is excited.

Joe Burrow has perfect message for his huge scar from ACL surgery

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

The Bengals franchise quarterback isn’t afraid to show off his scar while simultaneously motivating his teammates.

Kevin Stefanski keeps rolling with the changes

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

Browns head coach continues to deal with the unexpected as the team begins another virtual offseason.

AFC SOUTH

Deshaun Watson Update: Answer To Lawsuit Filed, Defenses To Accusations Detailed

Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

Another entry in the long running saga.

Report: Titans to add Jim Schwartz to coaching staff

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

It was reported yesterday afternoon by Brett Dougherty of 3HL that the Titans are adding Jim Schwartz to the coaching staff:

You’re stupid for getting mad at Trevor Lawrence

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

Trevor Lawrence’s comments, and the discourse coming from them, reveal a saddening fact about the NFL.

Colts re-signing cornerback T.J. Carrie to 1-year, $2 million deal

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

The Colts are re-signing veteran cornerback T.J. Carrie to a 1-year deal, per Joel A. Erickson.

AFC WEST

James Palmer: Denver is not the place for Trey Lance

Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

Lance needs a team with a veteran mentor - and that is not the Broncos.

Former Chargers, USC OL Chris Brown dies at 24

Los Angeles Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

Brown was signed as a UDFA following the 2019 NFL draft.

Raiders sign cornerback Rasul Douglas

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

Raiders sign veteran from Carolina Panthers

Chiefs name current options at tackle, suggest they aren’t done adding yet

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

Andy Reid would not close the door on potential returns for the duo — as early as this season.