NFL Transactions in January 2015

Jan 29, 2015

  • The Cleveland Browns named Joker Phillips wide receivers coach.
  • The New York Jets named Rex Hogan senior director of college scouting.
  • The Philadelphia Eagles named Ed Marynowitz vice president of player personnel.
  • The San Francisco 49ers named Tom Gamble senior personnel executive.
  • The Washington Redskins named Chad Grimm defensive quality control coach.

Jan 28, 2015

  • The Baltimore Ravens signed P Richie Leone to a future contract. Named Chris Hewitt defensive backs coach, Matt Weiss cornerbacks coach, Drew Wilkins defensive coaching assistant, Richard Angulo tight ends coach, Mike Macdonald defensive assistant and Andy Bischoff offensive quality control coach.
  • The Denver Broncos named Wade Phillips defensive coordinator, Brian Pariani tight ends coach and Joe Woods defensive backs coach.
  • The Jacksonville Jaguars signed P Kasey Redfern to a future contract.
  • The Washington Redskins named Matt Cavanaugh quarterbacks coach.

Jan 27, 2015

  • The Chicago Bears signed WR John Chiles to a future contract. Named Clint Hurtt outside linebackers coach. Announced offensive quality control coaches Brendan Nugent and Carson Walch will not return.
  • The Indianapolis Colts promoted Rob Chudzinski to associate head coach.
  • The Jacksonville Jaguars named Kelly Skipper running backs coach.
  • The New York Jets named Brian Heimerdinger director of player personnel, Kevin Patullo quarterbacks coach, Steve Marshall offensive line coach and Marcel Shipp running backs coach.
  • The Oakland Raiders named Bobby Johnson tight ends coach, Rob Moore wide receivers coach, Bernie Parmalee running backs coach and Tracy Smith assistant special teams coach.
  • The Washington Redskins named Perry Fewell defensive backs coach and Mike Clark head strength and conditioning coach.

Jan 26, 2015

  • The Buffalo Bills named Michael Hamlin special teams quality control coach, Aaron Kromer offensive line coach, Sanjay Lal wide receivers coach, D'Anton Lynn defensive assistant coach, Anthony Lynn assistant head coach and running backs coach and Chris Palmer senior offensive assistant coach. Retained assistant offensive line coach Kurt Anderson, defensive backs coach Donnie Henderson, outside linebackers coach Jason Rebrovich and offensive quality control coach Jason Vrable.
  • The Green Bay Packers signed P Cody Mandell.
  • The Indianapolis Colts announced running backs coach David Walker will not return next season.
  • The Oakland Raiders signed S Charles Woodson to a contract extension.

Jan 24, 2015

  • The Chicago Bears named Bo Hardegree offensive assistant coach.

Jan 23, 2015

  • The Dallas Cowboys signed DE Lavar Edwards and S Keelan Johnson to the reserve/future list.
  • The Denver Broncos named Bill Kollar defensive line coach.
  • The Houston Texans promoted Brian Gaine to director of player personnel and Jon Carr to director of college scouting.
  • The New York Jets named Kacy Rodgers defensive coordinator and Bobby April Jr. special teams coordinator.
  • The Oakland Raiders named Todd Downing quarterbacks coach, Marcus Robertson defensive backs coach, Sal Sunseri linebackers coach and Mike Tice offensive line coach.
  • The Pittsburgh Steelers signed P Brad Wing to a one-year contract extension.

Jan 22, 2015

  • The Chicago Bears named Frank Smith tight ends coach and Jason George strength and conditioning coach.
  • The Philadelphia Eagles named Ryan Day quarterbacks coach.
  • The Tampa Bay Buccaneers named Mike Bajakian quarterbacks coach.

Jan 21, 2015

  • The Chicago Bears named Ed Donatell defensive backs coach.
  • The Cleveland Browns named John DeFilippo offensive coordinator.
  • The Jacksonville Jaguars named Greg Olson offensive coordinator.

Jan 20, 2015

  • The Baltimore Ravens named Marc Trestman offensive coordinator.
  • The Chicago Bears named Vic Fangio defensive coordinator, Sam Garnes assistant defensive backs coach, Dave Magazu offensive line coach and Derius Swinton II assistant special teams coach.
  • The Cleveland Browns signed DB Micah Pellerin to a future contract.
  • The Green Bay Packers signed S Jean Fanor, CB Tay Glover-Wright, LBs Adrian Hubbard and Joe Thomas, C Joe Madsen, RB Rajion Neal, OLB Joe Thomas, OT Jeremy Vujnovich, G Josh Walker and WR Myles White to future contracts.
  • The Indianapolis Colts signed TE Erik Swoope, DT Kelcy Quarles, RB Jeff Demps, S Winston Guy, LB Carlos Fields, DEs Gannon Conway and Tyler Hoover and WRs Josh Lenz, Kadron Boone and Ryan Lankford to future contracts.
  • The Jacksonville Jaguars named Doug Marrone assistant head coach and offensive line coach.
  • The Kansas City Chiefs signed QB Terrelle Pryor, LB Jo Jo Dickson, FB Spencer Ware, TEs Brandon Barden and Adam Schiltz, DTs Hebron Fangupo and Jerel Worthy, OTs Curtis Feigt and Derek Sherrod, LSs Brandon Hartson and Jorgen Hus, Gs Ricky Henry and Jarrod Pughsley, CBs Aaron Hester and Deji Olatoye and WRs Armon Binns, Corbin Louks, Da'Rick Rogers and Fred Williams to future contracts.
  • The New York Jets named Chan Gailey offensive coordinator.
  • The Oakland Raiders named Bill Musgrave offensive coordinator and Brad Seely special teams coordinator.
  • The Washington Redskins named Joe Barry defensive coordinator.

Jan 19, 2015

  • The Buffalo Bills named David Lee quarterbacks coach.
  • The Chicago Bears named Jeff Rodgers special teams coordinator.
  • The Denver Broncos named Gary Kubiak coach and signed him to a four-year contract.
  • The Oakland Raiders named Bill Musgrave offensive coordinator.
  • The Philadelphia Eagles named Cory Undlin defensive backs coach and Justin Peelle tight ends caoch. Announced defensive backs coach John Lovett and tight ends coach Ted Williams will move to the pro scouting department.

Jan 18, 2015

  • The Chicago Bears named Josh Lucas director of player personnel.

Jan 17, 2015

  • The New England Patriots released TE Steve Maneri. Signed DL Joe Vellano from the practice squad.

Jan 16, 2015

  • The Chicago Bears named John Fox coach.

Jan 15, 2015

  • The Buffalo Bills named Dennis Thurman defensive coordinator, Bobby April III linebackers coach, Karl Dunbar defensive line coach, Tim McDonald defensive backs coach, Jason Oszvart assistant strength and conditioning coach, Tony Sparano Jr. tight ends coach, Jeff Weeks assistant defensive line coach and Eric Smith assistant special teams coach. Signed DB Jonte Green and G Darryl Johnson to reserve/future contracts.
  • The Carolina Panthers signed WR Mike Brown to a reserve/future contract.
  • The Cleveland Browns announced wide receivers coach Mike McDaniel will not return next year.
  • The Dallas Cowboys signed coach Jason Garrett to a five-year contract and defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli to a three-year contract. Named Scott Linehan offensive coordinator and signed him to a three-year contract. Signed OT R.J. Dill and OT Ryan Miller to reserve/future contracts.
  • The Jacksonville Jaguars signed FB Greg Jones to one-day contract, who announced his retirement.
  • The Minnesota Vikings signed CB Jalil Carter to a reserve/future contract.
  • The New York Giants named Steve Spagnuolo defensive coordinator and Tim Walton secondary/cornerbacks coach.
  • The Oakland Raiders named Jack Del Rio coach.
  • The Washington Redskins named Bill Callahan offensive line coach.

Jan 14, 2015

  • The Buffalo Bills retained special teams coordinator Danny Crossman.
  • The Carolina Panthers signed G Derek Dennis, TE Kevin Greene, WR Marcus Lucas, LB Horace Miller, RB Darrin Reaves, DT Micanor Regis, OT Martin Wallace and DBs Kimario McFadden and Lou Young to future contracts.
  • The Cincinnati Bengals signed S Isaiah Lewis and OT Emmett Cleary to future contracts.
  • The Denver Broncos signed G Jon Halapio to a future contract.
  • The Detroit Lions signed DB Trevin Wade to a future contract.
  • The New York Jets named Todd Bowles coach.

Jan 13, 2015

  • The Baltimore Ravens signed OT Marcel Jones, DB Quinton Pointer, FB Kiero Small, DE Zach Thompson, QB Keith Wenning and TEs Allen Reisner and Konrad Reuland to future contracts.
  • The Buffalo Bills terminated the contract of defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz. Named Greg Roman offensive coordinator.
  • The Chicago Bears announced director of pro personnel Kevin Turks is no longer with the team.
  • The Dallas Cowboys signed LB Mister Alexander and RB Ryan Williams to future contracts.
  • The Denver Broncos signed QB Bryn Renner, RB Kapri Bibbs, C Matt Paradis, DE Gerald Rivers and WRs Isaiah Burse, Bennie Fowler and WR Nathan Palmer to future contracts.
  • The New York Giants signed DB Trevin Wade and OL Emmett Cleary to future contracts.
  • The New York Jets named Mike Maccagnan general manager.
  • The Pittsburgh Steelers promoted linebackers coach Keith Butler to defensive coordinator.
  • The Seattle Seahawks signed QB B.J. Daniels from the practice squad.

Jan 12, 2015

  • The Buffalo Bills named Rex Ryan coach.
  • The Dallas Cowboys signed CB Robert Steeples, OT John Wetzel, WRs Reggie Dunn and Chris Boyd and LBs Troy Davis and Will Smith to future contracts.
  • The Denver Broncos announced coach John Fox will not return next year.

Jan 11, 2015

  • The Dallas Cowboys signed DT Ken Bishop from the practice squad. Released DB Jakar Hamilton.
  • The Houston Texans signed S Shiloh Keo to a future contract.
  • The San Francisco 49ers signed LB Shayne Skov to a future contract.

Jan 10, 2015

  • The Cleveland Browns announced the resignation of defensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan. Quarterbacks coach Dowell Loggains will not be retained.
  • The Jacksonville Jaguars signed TE Michael Egnew to a future contract.
  • The Kansas City Chiefs signed DT Jermelle Cudjo and FB Jordan Campbell to future contracts.
  • The Pittsburgh Steelers announced the resignation of Dick LeBeau defensive coordinator.
  • The San Diego Chargers signed WR Brelan Chancellor and DB Alden Darby to future contracts.
  • The Seattle Seahawks released RB Mike Zimmer from the practice squad. Signed DT Jimmy Staten to the practice squad.
  • The St. Louis Rams signed WR Austin Pettis and DT Matt Conrath to future contracts.

Jan 9, 2015

  • The Cincinnati Bengals signed TE Kevin Brock.

Jan 8, 2015

  • The Chicago Bears named Ryan Pace general manager.
  • The Tampa Bay Buccaneers named Dirk Koetter offensive coordinator.
  • The Washington Redskins named Scot McCloughan general manager.

Jan 7, 2015

  • The Atlanta Falcons announced assistant general manager Scott Pioli will take on pro and college scouting and will report to general manager Thomas Dimitroff.
  • The Baltimore Ravens signed LB Austin Spitler to a future contract.
  • The Carolina Panthers signed TE Mike McNeill to a future contract.
  • The Chicago Bears signed C Taylor Boggs to a future contract.
  • The Cleveland Browns signed C Braxston Cave to a future contract.
  • The Detroit Lions signed DT Xavier Proctor, DE Roy Philon, DB Nate Hess, LB Jerrell Harris, TEs Jordan Thompson and Emil Igwenagu and WRs Andrew Peacock and Skye Dawson to future contracts.
  • The Kansas City Chiefs signed DB DeMarcus Van Dyke to a future contract.
  • The New York Giants fired defensive coordinator Perry Fewell and secondary/cornerbacks coach Peter Giunta.
  • The New York Jets signed DE Kerry Hyder to a future contract.
  • The Pittsburgh Steelers signed DEs Alejandro Villanueva and Joe Kruger and LB Howard Jones to future contracts.
  • The San Diego Chargers signed QB Brad Sorensen and DB Aaron Hester to future contracts.
  • The Seattle Seahawks signed S Steven Terrell from the practice squad and DT Jimmy Staten to the practice squad.
  • The Tennessee Titans signed NT Chigbo Anunoby to a future contract.

Jan 6, 2015

  • The Buffalo Bills signed G Alex Kupper to a future contract.
  • The Cincinnati Bengals signed LB L.J. Fort, OT Dan France, NT Kwame Geathers, DB Onterio McCalebb, TE Jake Murphy and WRs Tevin Reese and Eric Ward to future contracts.
  • The Indianapolis Colts signed RB Michael Hill. Signed LB Victor Butler to a future contract.
  • The Miami Dolphins named Mike Tannenbaum executive vice president of football operations.
  • The New Orleans Saints signed PK Derek Dimke and OT Tavon Rooks to future contracts.
  • The Oakland Raiders signed P Michael Palardy to a future contract.
  • The Philadelphia Eagles signed LB Brandon Hepburn, RB Matthew Tucker and WR Arrelious Benn to future contracts.
  • The St. Louis Rams signed TE Brad Smelley to a future contract.

Jan 5, 2015

  • The Arizona Cardinals signed RB Zach Bauman, TE Ted Bolser, G John Fullington, WR Travis Harvey, CB Jimmy Legree, OT Kelvin Palmer, WR Ryan Spadola, CB Ross Weaver and CB Darren Woodard to future contracts.
  • The Minnesota Vikings signed DT Chigbo Anunoby, DE Leon Mackey and CB DeMarcus Van Dyke to future contracts.
  • The Pittsburgh Steelers signed TE Rob Blanchflower, CB Kevin Fogg, WR C.J. Goodwin, DE Ethan Hemer, LB Howard Jones, DL Joe Kruger and OL Alejandro Villanueva to future contracts.
  • The Seattle Seahawks signed DT Landon Cohen.
  • The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed S M.D. Jennings, TE Taylor Sloat and P Chase Tenpenny.
  • The Tennessee Titans signed TE Dorin Dickerson to a futures contract.

Jan 3, 2015

  • The Green Bay Packers signed C Joe Madsen to the practice squad.
  • The San Francisco 49ers signed DE Lawrence Okoye to a futures contract.

Jan 2, 2015

  • The Green Bay Packers promoted Eliot Wolf to director of player personnel.

Jan 1, 2015

  • The Arizona Cardinals signed OT Cameron Bradfield to a futures contact.

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