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NFL Rumors: Joe Mixon, Raiders, Redskins, Steelers, Vikings
- Oklahoma RB Joe Mixon ran an unofficial 4.43 forty time at his Pro Day on Wednesday. (Adam Schefter)
- Albert Breer is told that between yesterday, today and tomorrow, Mixon is set to meet with 24 teams as part of his Pro Day.
- According to Dane Brugler, Vikings GM Rick Spielman and HC Mike Zimmer were both on hand for Oklahoma’s Pro Day.
- A source tells Adam Caplan that the Raiders’ reported interest in RB Adrian Peterson is coming more from his camp than theirs.
- that the However, if Peterson is willing to take a discounted deal with the Raiders, things could change. Caplan says that the Raiders would like to add a running back with size.
- According to Caplan, the Raiders are expected to move on from LB Malcolm Smith, TE Mychal Rivera, and QB Matt McGloin.
- Caplan mentions that the Raiders are prepared to go with Connor Cook as their backup quarterback.
- Caplan adds that the Raiders are also not counting out the possibility of re-signing RB Latavius Murray.
- Overall, Caplan doesn’t expect the Raiders to be all that active in free agency this year.
- Scott Bair reports that the Raiders have placed an original-round tender on restricted free agent DL Denico Autry.
- The Washington Redskins announced Wednesday that they’ve tendered contracts to restricted free agent RB Chris Thompson and LB Will Compton.
- Jeremy Fowler reports that there has been no real traction between the Steelers and free agent WR Markus Wheaton to regarding a new contract. Fowler expects Wheaton to test the free agent market.
- Josina Anderson is told that the Vikings are expected to express interest in free agent LT Russell Okung at the start of free agency on Thursday.
Tags Adrian Peterson Chris Thompson Denico Autry Joe Mixon Latavius Murray Malcolm Smith Markus Wheaton Matt McGloin Mike Zimmer Mychal Rivera Rick Spielman Russell Okung will compton