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NFL Notes: Jameis Winston, Eagles, Jets, Panthers, & Redskins
- MMQB’s Peter King reports that the Buccaneers included a clause in No. 1 overall pick QB Jameis Winston’s contract that prohibits him from playing professional baseball during the duration of his deal.
- Albert Breer reports that Winston’s four-year deal also includes offsets.
- Anthony Patch is no longer the Eagles’ director of college scouting. (Neil Stratton)
- Eagles pro personnel director Rick Mueller is also out in Philadelphia. (Neil Stratton)
- Brian Costello reports that the Jets have fired director of pro personnel Brendan Prophett.
- According to Costello, the team also fired scouts Rick Courtright, David Hinson, Cole Hufnagel, Chris Prescott and Seth Turner.
- Aaron Wilson reports that Morningside College RB Brandon Wegher is signing a three-year deal with the Panthers.
- Redskins GM Scot McCloughan said that they wanted to trade back in round one, but all of the interest was contingent upon Florida DE/OLB Dante Fowler still being on the board. (Redskins)
- Once the Jaguars took him at No. 3 overall, no one wanted to trade up, according to McCloughan. (Redskins)
- In the event that OL Brandon Scherrf wasn’t available to them, McCloughan said they had USC DL Leonard Williams as their “1B” option. (Around the NFL)
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