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NFL News & Rumors: Wednesday 2/20

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NFL Draft

  • Two NFL scouts ripped USC QB Matt Barkley for not throwing at the Combine. (Yahoo Sports)
  • LSU CB Tyrann Mathieu reportedly posted a 4.47 forty-yard dash time during his pre-Combine training. (New Orleans Times-Picayune)
  • Purdue DT Kawann Short will miss this week’s NFL Combine because of a hamstring injury.  (NFL.com)
  • California WR Keenan Allen will miss the NFL Combine due to a left knee injury. (CBS Sports)

Bengals

  • There’s “not much traction” towards a long-term extension between the Bengals and DE Michael Johnson. (NFLTR)
  • The Bengals are open to re-signing CB Adam Jones and they’re expected to meet at this year’s NFL Combine. (Bengals.com)

Bills

Broncos

Chargers

Chiefs

Colts

Cowboys

Dolphins

  • WR Mike Wallace is most likely the Dolphins’ “priority” in free agency. (NFLTR)

Eagles

  • Eagles RBs coach Duce Staley mentioned that he’s preparing players for a run-heavy offense next year.  (PhiladelphiaEagles.com)
  • QB Dennis Dixon‘s contract is worth a maximum of $815,000. It includes a base salary of $715,000 along with a $50,000 roster bonus, $25,000 signing bonus and $25,000 workout bonus. (Geoff Mosher)

Falcons

  • Atlanta may look to the draft for a running back. Marcus Lattimore, Jawan Jamison, Andre Ellington, Giovani Bernard and Montee Ball all listed as potential targets. (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Jets

Packers

Patriots

Rams

Ravens

  • The Ravens haven’t approached WR Anquan Boldin about restructuring his contract. (Baltimore Sun)
  • NT Maake Kemoeatu mentioned that he intends to play “another couple seasons.” (Baltimore Sun)

Redskins

Steelers

Texans

Vikings