NFL Transactions in January 2017

Jan 19, 2017

  • The Baltimore Ravens named Joe D'Alessandris offensive line coach.
  • The Buffalo Bills named Rick Dennison offensive coordinator.
  • The Chicago Bears named Jeremiah Washburn offensive line coach, Curtis Modkins running backs coach and Roy Anderson assistant defensive backs coach. Announced the contract of outside linebackers coach Clint Hurtt was not renewed.
  • The Cleveland Browns named Jerod Kruse assistant defensive backs coach, Clyde Simmons defensive line coach, DeWayne Walker defensive backs coach, Blake Williams linebackers coach and Bob Wylie offensive line coach.
  • The Los Angeles Rams named Wade Phillips defensive coordinator.
  • The Miami Dolphins named Frank Bush assistant head coach and linebackers coach. Promoted Darren Rizzi associate head coach while remaining special teams coordinator, and Chris Kuper to assistant offensive line coach.

Jan 18, 2017

  • The Buffalo Bills named Kelly Skipper running backs coach.
  • The New York Jets named Dennard Wilson defensive backs coach.
  • The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed LB Jeff Knox to a reserve/future contract.

Jan 17, 2017

  • The Buffalo Bills named Rob Boras tight ends coach.
  • The Carolina Panthers announced the resignation of wide receivers coach Ricky Proehl.
  • The Dallas Cowboys signed TE Rico Gathers and WR Andy Jones to reserve/future contracts.
  • The Denver Broncos promoted defensive backs coach Joe Woods to defensive coordinator. Agreed to terms with defensive backs coach Marcus Robertson.
  • The Green Bay Packers released CB Keith Baxter from the practice squad. Signed CB Bene Benwikere to the practice squad.
  • The New York Giants signed DB Donte Deayon, OL Jon Halapio, RB Jacob Huesman, DB Michael Hunter, DE Stansly Maponga, DB Ryan Murphy, WR Kevin Norwood, WR Darius Powe, QB Keith Wenning, DE Jordan Willias, OL Michael Bowie and OL Adam Gettis to reserve/future contracts. Signed LB Curtis Grant, S Rahim Moore, RB Daryl Virgies and G Martin Wallace.

Jan 16, 2017

  • The Dallas Cowboys signed Gs Clay DeBord and Kadeem Edwards, WR Shaquelle Evans, LB Jeremiah George, DE Lenny Jones, CBs Sammy Seamster, Jeremiah McKinnon and Duke Thomas, DB Jameill Showers, RB Rod Smith, TE Connor Hamlett and DE Zach Wood to reserve/future contracts.
  • The Houston Texans announced offensive coordinator George Godsey will not return next season.
  • The New York Jets signed G Brian Winters to a four-year contract extension.
  • The Seattle Seahawks signed C Ross Burbank, FS Pierre Desir, RBs George Farmer and Kelvin Taylor, DTs Tylor Harris and Shaneil Jenkins, FB Malcolm Johnson, WR Kenny Lawler, TE Marcus Lucas, C/G Will Pericak and RB Kelvin Taylor to reserve/future contracts.
  • The Tennessee Titans signed CB Tye Smith to a reserve/future contract.

Jan 15, 2017

  • The Denver Broncos agreed to terms with assistant offensive line coach John Benton.

Jan 14, 2017

  • The Buffalo Bills agreed to terms with defensive line coach Mike Waufle.
  • The Denver Broncos agreed to terms with offensive line coach Jeff Davidson.
  • The Oakland Raiders promoted Todd Downing to offensive coordinator and Jake Peetz to quarterbacks coach.

Jan 13, 2017

  • The Buffalo Bills agreed to terms with defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier, linebackers coach Bob Babich and offensive line/run game coordinator Juan Castillo.
  • The Carolina Panthers promoted Steve Wilks to defensive coordinator.
  • The Denver Broncos terminated the contracts of offensive coordinator Rick Dennison, offensive line coach Clancy Barone and tight ends coach Brian Pariani. Named Mike McCoy offensive coordinator.
  • The Jacksonville Jaguars named Joe DeCamillis special teams coordinator.
  • The New York Jets signed LB Frank Beltre to a reserve/future contract.
  • The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed defensive coordinator Mike Smith to a contract extension.

Jan 12, 2017

  • The Arizona Cardinals re-signed DT Josh Mauro to a two-year contract.
  • The Baltimore Ravens named Greg Roman senior offensive assistant and tight ends coach. Promoted tight ends coach Richard Angulo to assistant offensive line coach.
  • The Detroit Lions signed LB Brandon Chubb to a reserve/future contract.
  • The Los Angeles Rams named Sean McVay coach.
  • The Miami Dolphins promoted Matt Burke to defensive coordinator.

Jan 11, 2017

  • The Buffalo Bills named Sean McDermott coach.
  • The Denver Broncos named Vance Joseph coach.

Jan 10, 2017

  • The Chicago Bears signed WR Rueben Randle to a reserve/future contract.
  • The Cleveland Browns fired defensive backs coach Louie Cioffi, inside linebackers coach Johnny Holland, offensive line coach Hal Hunter, assistant defensive backs coach Cannon Matthews and outside linebackers coach Ryan Slowik.
  • The Dallas Cowboys released DT Shelby Harris from the practice squad. Signed DE Lenny Jones to the practice squad.
  • The Miami Dolphins signed TE Chris Pantale, CB Daniel Davie, QB Brandon Doughty, OTs Jesse Davis and Terry Poole, DEs Arthur Miley and Julius Warmsley, RBs Storm Johnson and Senorise Perry and LBs Lamin Barrow, Deon Lacey and Brandon Watts to reserve/future contracts.

Jan 9, 2017

  • The Chicago Bears waived LB Josh Shirley.
  • The Detroit Lions signed WR Jared Abbrederis and Andrew Turzilli, OL Matt Rotheram and Brandon Thomas, TEs Kennard Backman and Khari Lee, RB Mike James, LB Steve Longa and DB Charles Washington to reserve/future contracts.
  • The Green Bay Packers released DT Mike Pennel.
  • The Indianapolis Colts signed LB Alex Bazzie to a reserve/future contract.
  • The Jacksonville Jaguars named Doug Marrone coach and Tom Coughlin executive vice president-football operations. Signed general manager Dave Caldwell a two-year contract extension.
  • The Oakland Raiders signed DE Jimmy Bean, DL Demetrius Cherry, CB Kenneth Durden, TEs Cooper Helfet and Ryan O'Malley, WRs Jaydon Mickens and K.J. Brent and Gs Oni Omoile and Ian Silberman to reserve/future contracts.

Jan 8, 2017

  • The Cleveland Browns fired defensive coordinator Ray Horton. Named Gregg Williams defensive coordinator.

Jan 6, 2017

  • The Chicago Bears signed DL Kapron Lewis-Moore to a reserve/future contract.
  • The Miami Dolphins waived DE Jason Jones.
  • The Washington Redskins signed LBs Khairi Fortt and Pete Robertson and DL Phil Taylor to reserve/future contracts.

Jan 5, 2017

  • The Arizona Cardinals signed WR Aaron Dobson and P Richie Leone to reserve/future contracts.
  • The Green Bay Packers placed CB Makinton Dorleant on injured reserve. Signed CB Herb Waters from the practice squad and CB Keith Baxter to the practice squad.
  • The New York Jets signed LS Zach Triner to a reserve/future contract.
  • The Tampa Bay Buccaneers agreed to terms with WR Derel Walker. Signed G Jarvis Harrison to a reserve/future contract.
  • The Tennessee Titans promoted general manager Jon Robinson to executive vice president/general manager.
  • The Washington Redskins fired defensive coordinator Joe Barry, defensive line coach Robb Akey, defensive backs coach Perry Fewell and strength and conditioning coach Mike Clark. Signed S Earl Wolff to a reserve/future contract.

Jan 4, 2017

  • The Dallas Cowboys waived G Ryan Seymour. Signed G Jonathan Cooper. Signed WR Shaquelle Evans to the practice squad.
  • The Seattle Seahawks waived S Tyvis Powell. Signed WR Devin Hester.
  • The Tennessee Titans fired wide receivers coach Bob Bratkowski and assistant wide receivers coach Jason Tucker.

Jan 3, 2017

  • The Arizona Cardinals signed LB Cap Capi, WR Marvin Hall, WR Chris Hubert, G Kaleb Johnson, C-G Daniel Munyer, RB Elijhaa Penny and CB Ronald Zamort to reserve/futures contracts.
  • The Chicago Bears signed WR Dres Anderson, CB DeVante Basuby, RB David Cobb, C Cornelius Edison, CB Jacoby Glenn, OT William Poehls, CB Rashaad Reynolds and G Cyril Richardson to reserve/futures contracts.
  • The Dallas Cowboys signed LB John Lotulelei to the reserve/future list.
  • The Minnesota Vikings signed OT Reid Fragel, K Marshall Koehn and P Taylor Symmank to reserve/futures contracts.
  • The New York Jets announced the retirement of offensive coordinator Chan Gailey. Fired quarterbacks coach Kevin Patullo, running backs coach Marcel Shipp, defensive line coach Pepper Johnson, outside linebackers coach Mark Collins and defensive backs coach Joe Danna.
  • The Tennessee Titans signed LB Reshard Cliett and TE Tim Semisch to reserve/futures contracts.

Jan 2, 2017

  • The Buffalo Bills signed LS Reid Ferguson, CB Charles Gaines, RB Cedric O'Neal, S Joe Powell, LB Max Valles and QB Josh Woodrum to reserve/future contracts.
  • The Cleveland Browns signed WR Josh Boyce, LB James Burgess, DL Trevon Coley, DB Justin Currie, DB Trae Elston, DB Darius Hillary, J.P. Holtz and OL Zach Sterup to reserve/future contracts.
  • The Denver Broncos announced the resignation of coach Gary Kubiak.
  • The Houston Texans signed P Cory Carter.
  • The Indianapolis Colts signed LB Lavar Edwards, WR Marcus Leak, S Stefan McClure, CB Tevin Mitchel, QB Stephen Morris, G Adam Redmond, CB Larry Scott and WR Tevaun Smith to reserve/future contracts.
  • The Minnesota Vikings signed DT Sterling Bailey, WR Moritz Bohringer, TE Kyle Carter, WR Cayleb Jones, OT Marquis Lucas, CB Tre Roberson, RB Bishop Sankey, OT Austin Shepherd and S Cedric Thompson to reserve/future contracts.
  • The New York Jets signed DL Kenny Anunike, WR Darius Jennings, DL Claude Pelon, FB Chris Swain and TE Jason Vander Laan to reserve/future contracts.
  • The Oakland Raiders signed LBs Andy Mulumba and Dwayne Norman to reserve/future contracts.
  • The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed OL Josh Allen, S Isaiah Johnson, OL Mike Liedtke, CB Cody Riggs, RB Blake Sims and TE Tevin Westbrook to reserve/future contracts.
  • The Tennessee Titans signed OL Karim Barton, LB Kourtnei Brown, TE Jerome Cunningham, RB David Fluellen, WR Jonathan Krause, OT Tyler Marz and WR K.J. Maye to reserve/future contracts.
  • The Washington Redskins signed DL A.J. Francis, WR Matt Hazel, LB Rufus Johnson, DL Joey Mbu, OL Ronald Patrick, DB Shak Randolph, TE Wes Saxton, WR Kendal Thompson and T Isaiah Williams to reserve/future contracts.

Jan 1, 2017

  • The Denver Broncos announced coach Gary Kubiak will resign for health reasons.
  • The San Diego Chargers fired coach Mike McCoy.