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The other placekickers tagged were Cleveland's Phil Dawson and Cincinnati's Mike Nugent last week.
Mathis agreed to a long-term deal minutes after he was tagged.
Also previously tagged were Ravens running back Ray Rice, Bears running back Matt Forte, Eagles receiver DeSean Jackson, 49ers safety Dashon Goldson, Redskins tight end Fred Davis, Cardinals defensive end Calais Campbell, Raiders safety Tyvon Branch, and Falcons cornerback Brent Grimes.
Free agency begins on March 13.
Houston signed star running back Arian Foster to a new five-year deal worth up to $43.5 million, with $20.75 million guaranteed. He'll make $18 million next season, plus incentives.
Buffalo hung on to its top receiver, Stevie Johnson, who got a five-year, $36.25 million contract extension.
"I want to do all I can to make sure and let them know they didn't make a mistake," Johnson said. "I want to make sure they look good. This is where I started, and I wanted to remain loyal to them."
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