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Former Bengals wide receiver Chad Johnson is reportedly getting into the fight business
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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:


Packers’ release of Jake Kumerow was a final straw for Aaron Rodgers, per report

Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing Company)

The circumstances around the release of the journeyman wideout appear to be a catalyst for Rodgers’ current stance against the Packers’ front office.

Report: Detroit Lions tight end Josh Hill is retiring

Detroit Lions (via Pride of Detroit)

Hill’s untimely retirement leaves the Lions thin at tight end.

Bears exercise fifth-year option on Roquan Smith

Chicago Bears (via Windy City Gridiron)

Bears make it official and the second-team All-Pro linebacker will make $9.735 million in 2022.

Breaking Down LB Chazz Surratt

Minnesota Vikings (via Daily Norseman)

A closer look at the Vikings 3rd round defender


What the big picture for the New Orleans Saints looks like heading into the season

New Orleans Saints (via Canal Street Chronicles)

The Saints addressed positions of need in the draft, but was it enough?

Arthur Smith says “expectation is to win now” while Falcons commit to Matt Ryan and dance the cap dance

Atlanta Falcons (via The Falcoholic)

The draft confirmed that Atlanta doesn’t intend to turn the keys over to another quarterback, and teh team’s making

NFL Draft grade: Context for where we rated Brady Christensen

Carolina Panthers (via Cat Scratch Reader)

The Panthers needed an offensive tackle and they came away with one of the most athletic guys in the class.

Buccaneers, Kyle Trask know what they are getting in each other

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (via Bucs Nation)

The now former Gator is ready to learn behind the G.O.A.T.


Garoppolo on Lance: Whatever I can do to help him, I’ll be more than happy

San Francisco 49ers (via Niners Nation)

Jimmy G made his first public appearance for the first time in a long time Tuesday morning on ESPN Radio

Post draft, Cards still have work to do

Arizona Cardinals (via Revenge of the Birds)

Several glaring needs remain on Arizona’s roster entering summer.

Absent a pick, people had unjustified words about Jamal Adams

Seattle Seahawks (via Field Gulls)

There were those who took the opportunity to put the Seahawks on blast for last years trade.

Rams don’t have to sweat “5th year option decision” in 2021

Los Angeles Rams (via Turf Show Times)

There’s at least one benefit to hanging back and waiting until day two of the draft


Three Miami Dolphins-related questions following the 2021 NFL draft

Miami Dolphins (via The Phinsider)

The draft is over, where does Miami go from here?

From overlooked recruit to first-round pick: Mac Jones is no stranger to overcoming adversity

New England Patriots (via Pats Pulpit)

A college quarterback that was buried on a depth chart, stuck it out, battled his way to the top, finally got an opportunity and ran with it. Sound familiar?

Alternate Draft 2021

New York Jets (via Gang Green Nation)

It’s easy to look back at drafts past and say “Damn! We could have gotten that Pro-Bowler, but instead we got this dope.”

2021 NFL Draft: Buffalo Bills winners and losers

Buffalo Bills (via Buffalo Rumblings)

Which players did the Bills trust enough to not upgrade, and which players were buried on the depth chart?


Ravens agree to terms with OT Alejandro Villanueva

Baltimore Ravens (via Baltimore Beatdown)

The former AFC North rival has officially crossed enemy lines.

10 Reasons to love the Steelers 2021 draft class

Pittsburgh Steelers (via Behind the Steel Curtain)

There’s a lot of reasons to love this draft class.

Chad Johnson to fight on undercard of Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Logan Paul

Cincinnati Bengals (via Cincy Jungle)

Johnson’s opponent has yet to be named.

Browns sign DT Malik McDowell

Cleveland Browns (via Dawgs By Nature)

McDowell has had his share of off-field issues, which makes the signing a bit out of character for general manager Andrew Berry.


Texans Post Draft Offensive Depth Chart

Houston Texans (via Battle Red Blog)

Who will start in Tim Kelly’s offense?

Titans draft pick Rashad Weaver charged with simple assault

Tennessee Titans (via Music City Miracles)

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is reporting that Titans 4th round pick Rashad Weaver has been charged with simple assault in Pittsburgh.

Jaguars HC Urban Meyer admits to missing out on receiver Kadarius Toney

Jacksonville Jaguars (via Big Cat Country)

The Jaguars exited the day with eight players, but at least one player escaped their grasp just a few picks before.

Report: Former Chiefs Pro Bowl LT Eric Fisher Set to Visit the Colts Later this Week

Indianapolis Colts (via Stampede Blue)

According to NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero, former Kansas City Chiefs Pro Bowl left tackle Eric Fisher will be visiting the tackle needy Indianapolis Colts later this week.


Report: Broncos tackle Ja’Wuan James suffered a season ending torn achilles

Denver Broncos (via Mile High Report)

Wow. Ja’Wuan James suffered a season-ending torn Achilles while working out today away from the team.

DT Damion Square is signing with the Browns

Los Angeles Chargers (via Bolts from the Blue)

Damion Square, the seven-year veteran of the Chargers and eight-year NFL vet is reportedly signing with the Brown. The new was first reported by Cleveland sports reporter, Camryn Justice.

Raiders sign cornerback Casey Hayward

Oakland Raiders (via Silver and Black Pride)

Gus Bradley gets former Chargers’ player to come to Las Vegas

A new contract for Tyrann Mathieu is likely the Chiefs’ next priority

Kansas City Chiefs (via Arrowhead Pride)

General manager Brett Veach talked about a potential Mathieu deal on Monday.