NFL Transactions in August 2016

Aug 23, 2016

  • The Dallas Cowboys waived/injured G Jared Smith. Signed C Dan Buchholz.
  • The Detroit Lions waived CB Keith Lewis. Signed CB Brandon McGee.
  • The Green Bay Packers released OT Josh James.
  • The Houston Texans released DE Alex Carrington.
  • The New England Patriots released CB E.J. Biggers, RB Donald Brown and DL Frank Kearse.
  • The Pittsburgh Steelers signed LB Vince Williams to a three-year contract.
  • The Tennessee Titans announced the retirement of TE Craig Stevens.

Aug 22, 2016

  • The Denver Broncos waived OL Sam Carlson. Signed DL Henry Melton.
  • The Detroit Lions released WR Andre Caldwell from reserve/injured.
  • The Green Bay Packers released G Matt Rotheram and LS Jesse Schmitt.
  • The Indianapolis Colts signed CB Antonio Cromartie, WR Justin Berger. Waived WRs Marcus Leak and Andrew Opoku.
  • The Kansas City Chiefs removed LB Tamba Hali from the PUP list.
  • The New England Patriots released TE Bear Pascoe, S Cedric Thompson and DB V'Angelo Bentley.
  • The New York Giants waived PK Tom Obarski. Signed PK Randy Bullock.
  • The Philadelphia Eagles signed LB Stephen Tulloch.
  • The San Diego Chargers placed TE Jeff Cumberland on injured reserve. Added CB Mike Lee to the active roster.
  • The Tampa Bay Buccaneers waived LB Cassanova McKinzy. Waived/injured OT Kelby Johnson. Signed OT Kyler Kerbyson.

Aug 21, 2016

  • The Cleveland Browns waived/injured WR Dennis Parks. Signed WR Josh Boyce.
  • The Indianapolis Colts waived TE Emil Igwenagu. Signed TE Mike Miller.
  • The Miami Dolphins signed G Eric Herman and T Keith Lumpkin. Waived G Donovan Williams and waived/injured T Kevin Graf.
  • The Seattle Seahawks released FB Jonathan Amosa. Signed FB Will Tukuafu.

Aug 20, 2016

  • The Atlanta Falcons waived PK Nick Rose. Signed S Sergio Brown. Re-signed PK Shayne Graham.
  • The Buffalo Bills released RB Karlos Williams.
  • The Cleveland Browns signed RB Jahwan Edwards.
  • The Minnesota Vikings waived RB Kevin Monangai. Signed QB Brad Sorensen.

Aug 18, 2016

  • The Carolina Panthers signed OT Willie Smith. Waived/injured FB Devon Johnson.
  • The Houston Texans activated LB Brennan Scarlett from the active/non-football injury list.
  • The Miami Dolphins activated CB Xavien Howard from the PUP list.
  • The New York Giants waived CB Matt Smalley.
  • The Washington Redskins waived/injured T Kevin Bowen.

Aug 17, 2016

  • The Cleveland Browns suspended CB K'Waun Williams for two weeks and fined him an undisclosed amount for multiple violations of team rules. Waived OL Erle Ladson.
  • The Detroit Lions waived WR Alex Chisum. Signed OL Lemuel Jeanpierre.
  • The Indianapolis Colts signed S Alden Darby.
  • The Jacksonville Jaguars signed G-C Jacques McClendon. Released WR Rasheed Bailey. Claimed DT T.J. Barnes off waivers from Buffalo. Waived/injured RB Jonas Gray.
  • The New York Giants signed DB Joe Powell.
  • The Tennessee Titans activated LB Kevin Dodd from the PUP list. Waived OL Josue Matias. Signed WRs Donte Foster and Jarrod West.

Aug 16, 2016

  • The Arizona Cardinals activated CB Justin Bethel, S Tyrann Mathieu and DT Frostee Rucker from the PUP list.
  • The Atlanta Falcons waived G Shahbaz Ahmed. Waived/injured NT Chris Mayes. Claimed G Jordan Walsh off waivers from New Orleans.
  • The Detroit Lions removed LB DeAndre Levy from the active/non-football injury list.
  • The Houston Texans waived/injured FB Soma Vainuku. Signed DE Alex Carrington.
  • The Indianapolis Colts waived WRs Josh Boyce and Andre Debose. Signed WR Andrew Opoku.
  • The Kansas City Chiefs removed RB Jamaal Charles from the PUP list.
  • The New England Patriots released DB Brock Vereen.
  • The New York Jets placed RB Bernard Pierce on injured reserve. Signed RB Antone Smith.
  • The Oakland Raiders signed TE Jake McGee.
  • The Philadelphia Eagles traded OL Dennis Kelly to Tennessee for WR Dorial Green-Beckham.

Aug 15, 2016

  • The Arizona Cardinals waived/injured S Durell Eskridge. Re-signed S Tyrequek Zimmerman.
  • The Buffalo Bills waived/injured LB IK Enemkpali. Signed LB Kroy Biermann and DLs Brandon Deaderick and Alameda Ta'amu. Released DT T.J. Barnes and WR Leonard Hankerson.
  • The Dallas Cowboys signed C Travis Frederick to a six-year contract extension.
  • The Detroit Lions waived TE Ben McCord. Placed WR Andre Caldwell on injured reserve. Signed TE Andrew Quarless and LB Dominique Tovell.
  • The Indianapolis Colts waived P Michael Palardy. Claimed G Donovan Williams off waivers from Chicago.
  • The Oakland Raiders waived OL Torian White.
  • The Tampa Bay Buccaneers waived/injured S Elijah Shumate. Signed DT Ishmaa'ily Kitchen.

Aug 14, 2016

  • The Arizona Cardinals reached an injury settlement with LB Zack Wagenmann. Signed DT Iosia Iosia.
  • The Carolina Panthers announced the resignation of special teams coordinator Bruce DeHaven who will become an adviser. Promoted Thomas McGaughey to special teams coordinator and Chase Blackburn to special teams assistant.
  • The Cleveland Browns waived/injured WR Rannell Hall. Reached an injury settlement with DL Kyle Rose. Signed WR Ed Eagan.
  • The Green Bay Packers placed LS Jesse Schmitt on injured reserve. Signed C Kyle Steuck.
  • The New England Patriots released OL Kyler Kerbyson.
  • The New York Jets announced DL Christo Bilukidi left camp. Waived WR Anthony Kelly. Signed DL Jake Ceresna and RB Terry Williams.

Aug 13, 2016

  • The Chicago Bears waived OL Dan Buchholz and Donovan Williams. Signed OL Khaled Holmes and Shelley Smith.
  • The New York Jets signed RB Lache Seastrunk. Waived/injured RB Matthew Tucker.

Aug 12, 2016

  • The Buffalo Bills signed QB Tyrod Taylor to a contract extension.
  • The Tennessee Titans claimed LB Amarlo Herrera off waivers from Indianapolis.

Aug 11, 2016

  • The Buffalo Bills released LB Kevin Reddick from the reserve/injured with an injury settlement.
  • The Houston Texans waived CB Richard Leonard from reserve/injured with an injury settlement.
  • The Indianapolis Colts signed RB Chase Price and LB Anthony Sarao.

Aug 10, 2016

  • The Chicago Bears signed OL Mike Adams. Waived OL Nick Becton.
  • The Detroit Lions signed CB Rashaad Reynolds. Waived-injured CB Ian Wells.
  • The Indianapolis Colts waived LB Amarlo Herrera. Waived-injured RB Abou Toure.
  • The Miami Dolphins signed CB Chris Culliver to a one-year contract and then placed him on the PUP list. Released C-G Jacques McClendon and LB Danny Lansanah.
  • The New York Jets announced DL Julien Obioha has cleared waivers and been placed on injured reserve.
  • The Seattle Seahawks activated TE Jimmy Graham from the PUP list.

Aug 9, 2016

  • The Cincinnati Bengals signed CB Tony McRae.
  • The Green Bay Packers released LB Manoa Pikula. Signed LS Jesse Schmitt.
  • The Miami Dolphins signed CB Chris Culliver.
  • The Minnesota Vikings signed LS Kevin McDermott to a contract extension.
  • The New York Jets activated DE Muhammad Wilkerson from the PUP list.

Aug 8, 2016

  • The Atlanta Falcons announced the retirement of WR Lance Moore.
  • The Cleveland Browns waived DL Kyle Rose. Signed DL Chigbo Anunoby.
  • The Detroit Lions waived WR Damian Copeland. Signed WR Alex Chisum.
  • The Miami Dolphins waived-injured CB Ifo Ekpre-Olomu. Signed CB Al Louis-Jean.
  • The New Orleans Saints released WR Hakeem Nicks. Removed OT Terron Armstead from the PUP list. Signed LS Chris Highland.
  • The New York Jets waived-injured DL Julien Obioha. Placed WR Chris King on the reserve/did-not-report list. Removed RB Khiry Robinson from the PUP list. Signed WR Anthony Kelly and DL Christo Bilukidi.
  • The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed OL Kelvin Palmer.

Aug 7, 2016

  • The Buffalo Bills released CB Javier Arenas and WR Gary Chambers. Waived-injured LB Kevin Reddick. Signed LBs David Hawthorne and Brandon Spikes and TE Jimmay Mundine.
  • The Dallas Cowboys signed DE Shaneil Jenkins.

Aug 6, 2016

  • The Indianapolis Colts signed P Michael Palardy.
  • The New York Jets announced WR Titus Davis has left camp. Claimed WR Chris King off waivers from Atlanta.
  • The Seattle Seahawks waived-injured RB Tre Madden, DE David Perkins, G Kona Schwenke and TEs Brandon Cottom, Cooper Helfet and Ronnie Shields. Signed G Jahri Evans, LB Kache Palacio, WR Uzoma Nwachukwu, TE Joe Sommers and RBs Jonathan Amosa and Troymaine Pope.
  • The Tampa Bay Buccaneers waived OL Caylin Hauptmann.

Aug 5, 2016

  • The Arizona Cardinals signed WR Larry Fitzgerald to a one-year contract extension through the 2017 season and QB Carson Palmer to a one-year contract extension through the 2018 season.
  • The Atlanta Falcons signed WR Lance Moore and LB Dominique Tovell. Waived WR Chris King.
  • The Cleveland Browns signed DL Kenton Adeyemi. Placed OL Michael Bowie on the reserve/retired list.
  • The Detroit Lions waived LB Raphael Kirby. Signed LB Chi Chi Ariguzo.
  • The Kansas City Chiefs signed QB Nick Foles.
  • The Oakland Raiders claimed DB Tramain Jacobs off waivers from the New York Giants and LB Lenny Jones off waivers from San Francisco. Waived-injured CB SaQwan Edwards. Waived DE Damontre Moore. Activated DL Denico Autry.
  • The Tampa Bay Buccaneers placed DE George Johnson on injured reserve. Signed DE Martin Ifedi.

Aug 4, 2016

  • The Arizona Cardinals signed CB Alan Ball. Released S Tyrequek Zimmerman.
  • The Chicago Bears signed FB Darrel Young, LB Danny Mason and OL Garry Williams. Waived FB Joe Sommers and DL Marquis Jackson. Activated OL Amini Silatolu from the PUP list. Waived OL Adrian Bellard with an injury settlement.
  • The Cleveland Browns signed FB Robert Hughes and RB Rajion Neal. Waived FB Patrick Skov.
  • The Minnesota Vikings signed RB Kevin Monangai.
  • The New York Giants signed CB Leon Hall. Waived CB Tramain Jacobs.
  • The New York Jets signed RB Matthew Tucker. Waived RB Terry Williams.
  • The Philadelphia Eagles waived-injured DT Connor Wujciak.
  • The Tampa Bay Buccaneers activated S Elijah Shumate from the active/non-football injury list.

Aug 3, 2016

  • The Cincinnati Bengals placed WR Ryan Spadola on injured reserve. Removed S Don Carey from the active/non-football injury list. Signed CB Corey Tindal.
  • The Detroit Lions placed WR Ryan Spadola on injured reserve. Removed S Don Carey from the active/non-football injury.
  • The Miami Dolphins signed LB Danny Lansanah. Waived-injured WR Tylet Murphy.
  • The New York Jets waived-injured DB Kendall James. Signed RB Terry Williams.
  • The Tampa Bay Buccaneers waived QB Dan LeFevour. Signed OL Caylin Hauptmann.
  • The Washington Redskins signed OT Isaiah Williams.

Aug 2, 2016

  • The Arizona Cardinals agreed to terms with DB Tyrann Mathieu on a five-year contract extension.
  • The Atlanta Falcons agreed to terms with LB Dwight Freeney.
  • The Cincinnati Bengals signed H-back Ryan Hewitt to a three-year contract extension.
  • The Detroit Lions waived-injured WR Ryan Spadola. Re-signed WR Damian Copeland.
  • The Green Bay Packers signed LB Derrick Matthews.
  • The Indianapolis Colts signed S Lee Hightower.
  • The New York Jets activated G James Carpenter from the PUP list.
  • The San Diego Chargers signed WR James Jones to a one-year contract.
  • The Tennessee Titans waived-injured CB Bennett Okotcha.

Aug 1, 2016

  • The Buffalo Bills signed RB Reggie Bush and WR Kain Colter.
  • The Cincinnati Bengals activated WR James Wright from the PUP list.
  • The Cleveland Browns signed LB Jason Neill and OL Corey Tucker. Waived OL Conor Boffeli and LB Jackson Jeffcoat.
  • The Detroit Lions signed LB Raphael Kirby. Removed OT Corey Robinson from the active/PUP list. Waived LB Dominique Tovell.
  • The Minnesota Vikings signed LB Terrance Plummer.
  • The Tennessee Titans claimed CB Tyler Patmon off waivers from Miami.