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NFL Notes: Laquon Treadwell, Bears, Bills, Cardinals, & Giants

Laquon Treadwell

Ole Miss WR Laquon Treadwell mentioned on Wednesday that he will meet with the Chargers, Dolphins, Browns, Cowboys, Panthers, Vikings, 49ers and Bengals in the weeks leading up too the draft.

Treadwell also said he’s taking the whole process “very seriously.

I take it very seriously. I take everything at this point like this is my job and treat everything I do like it’s my job,” he said, via NFL.com. “I treat everybody with respect because you never know what everybody else can do for you or what doors might open up for you. I’m excited about it all and it’s nothing anybody in my family has experienced so it will be fun.

Bears

Bears GM Ryan Pace released a statement, via the Sun-Times, on Thursday regarding their decision to trade veteran TE Martellus Bennett to the Patriots.

We will continue to pursue all avenues to make our team better as we prepare for the 2016 seasonIn a perfect world a trade is a win-win for both sides and we believe there is upside to all parties involved in this deal.

“We were able to acquire a higher pick to help us continue to build our team. We wish Martellus nothing but the best as he continues his career in New England.

Bills

  • Tony Pauline of WalterFootball.com reports that the Bills had a very large contingent on hand to see Penn State QB Christian Hackenberg’s workout on Thursday.
  • According to Pauline, Hackenberg looked good throwing the ball, especially on the move.

Cardinals

Cardinals S Tyrann Mathieu mentioned during an interview with Pro Football Talk that he believes an extension will eventually get done with the Cardinals.

“I truly believe deep down in my heart that something will get done,” Mathieu said. “It’s not one of those things that’s easy. It’s going to take a little bit of time. I don’t necessarily have a true position, so there’s different things that go into it.”

Mathieu did, however, admit that it could take some time and he anticipates it being “kind of a wrestling match.

“It’s gonna be kind of a wrestling match but at the end of the day as long as we understand it’s a business and as long as we take care of our relationships I think it’ll be all right,” Mathieu said. “But like I said I’m not really focused on the contract side of things it’s more about me getting healthy and really trying to dominate next year.”

Giants

  • Dan Graziano of ESPN doesn’t expect the Giants to change their draft plans, even after they spent a lot of money on the defensive side of the ball in free agency.
  • Graziano can see them targeting a defensive prospect in round one, despite their defensive additions.