NFL Transactions in April 2008

Apr 30, 2008

  • The Cleveland Browns signed linebacker Jermaine Dias, defensive backs Jerrid Gaines, Justin Harrison, Gerard Lawson and Darnell Terrell, offensive linemen Eric Young, James Lee and Robert Powell, defensive linemen Brian Schaefering and Chase Ortiz, wide receiver Lance Leggett, quarterback Craig Hormann, running back Travis Thomas, tight end Kolomona Kapanui and kicker Jason Reda.
  • The Jacksonville Jaguars signed safety Pierson Prioleau; waived quarterback Lester Ricard.
  • The New England Patriots released linebacker T.J. Slaughter and cornerback Tim Mixon.
  • The Pittsburgh Steelers signed defensive lineman Kyle Clement.

Apr 29, 2008

  • The Atlanta Falcons signed wide receiver Chandler Williams; claimed defensive back Nick Turnbull off waivers from the Cincinnati Bengals.
  • The Indianapolis Colts signed defensive end Curtis Johnson to a three-year contract.
  • The Miami Dolphins waived defensive tackle Steve Fifita and quarterback Matt Baker.
  • The San Diego Chargers signed offensive tackle L.J. Shelton to a two-year contract.
  • The Tennessee Titans signed wide receiver Ed Williams.

Apr 28, 2008

  • The Atlanta Falcons signed running back Jamar Brittingham, tackle Michael Butterworth, defensive end Brandon Miller, linebacker Isaac Brown, cornerback Glenn Sharpe, safety D.J. Wolfe and punter Jimmie Kaylor.
  • The Chicago Bears signed defensive backs Trey Brown and Leslie Majors, defensive ends Joe Clermond and Nick Osborn, tackles Cody Balogh and David Faaeteete, quarterbacks Caleb Hanie and Nick Hill, wide receiver Curtis Hamilton and kicker Shane Longest.
  • The Cincinnati Bengals waived safety Nick Turnbull.
  • The Denver Broncos signed running back Anthony Aldridge, offensive lineman Mitch Erickson, kicker Garrett Hartley, punter Brett Kern, tackle Tyler Polumbus, wide receiver Lorne Sam and linebacker Wesley Woodyard; waived defensive tackle Michael Bozeman, safety Steve Cargile, guard Mark Fenton, fullbacks Steven Jackson and Paul Smith, linebacker William Kershaw and running back Marquis Weeks.
  • The Jacksonville Jaguars agreed to terms with quarterback Paul Smith, running back Anthony Cotrone, wide receivers Clyde Edwards and Jeron Harvey, tight ends Adam Bishop and Chris Brown, center Drew Miller, cornerbacks Isaiah Gardner, Michael Grant and Brian Witherspoon, defensive end Alex Boston, defensive tackle Theo Horrocks and linebacker Lamar Myles.
  • The New York Jets waived tight end Joe Kowalewski and fullback Stacy Tutt.
  • The Philadelphia Eagles agreed to terms with cornerback Kyle Arrington, fullback Jed Collins, tackle Franklin Dunbar, linebacker Justin Roland and wide receivers Shaheer McBride, Frantz Hardy and Terrell Golden.
  • The Pittsburgh Steelers agreed to terms with quarterback Mike Potts, tight end Dezmond Sherrod, wide receivers Dorien Bryant and Micah Rucker, defensive tackles Jordan Reffett and Martavius Prince, linebackers Patrick Bailey and Donovan Woods, cornerbacks Roy Lewis and Travis Williams, center Doug Legursky and kicker Julian Rauch.
  • The St. Louis Rams agreed to terms with running backs Yvenson Bernard and Brandon McAnderson, wide receivers Matt Caddell and Joshua Hyman, defensive tackles Vernon Bryant and Joshua Thompson, defensive end Rodney Hardeway, tight end Doug Jones, linebackers Vincent Hall and Marc Magro, tackle Stephen Sene and cornerback Justin McKinney.
  • The Washington Redskins agreed to terms with quarterback Bret Meyer, offensive linemen Devin Clark, Shannon Boatman, Kerry Brown and Kyle Devan, defensive ends Dorian Smith and Alonzo Dotson, linebackers Curtis Gatewood and Bryan Wilson, safeties Kevin Mitchell and Justin Scott, wide receiver Horace Gant and cornerback Matteral Richardson.

Apr 26, 2008

  • The Philadelphia Eagles acquired running back Lorenzo Booker from the Miami Dolphins for a 2008 fourth-round pick.

Apr 25, 2008

  • The Atlanta Falcons signed kicker Kevin Lovell.
  • The Green Bay Packers placed quarterback Brett Favre on the reserve-retired list; waived offensive linemen Tony Palmer, Chris Patrick and Cliff Washburn.
  • The San Diego Chargers claimed quarterback Casey Bramlet off waivers from the Miami Dolphins.

Apr 24, 2008

  • The Denver Broncos acquired defensive tackle Dewayne Robertson from the New York Jets for a conditional draft pick; waived center Norm Katnik.
  • The Miami Dolphins waived quarterback Casey Bramlet, wide receivers Kerry Reed and Chandler Williams, linebackers Marcello Church and Mark Washington, safeties Tuff Harris and Cameron Worrell and cornerback Jereme Perry.

Apr 23, 2008

  • The Chicago Bears signed wide receiver Rashied Davis to a three-year contract.
  • The Kansas City Chiefs traded defensive end Jared Allen to Minnesota for a first-round and two third-round draft choices in 2008; exchanged sixth-round draft picks with Minnesota.

Apr 22, 2008

  • The Miami Dolphins signed offensive tackle Jake Long to a multi-year contract.

Apr 18, 2008

  • The Atlanta Falcons signed fullback Corey McIntyre.
  • The Denver Broncos signed wide receiver Darrell Jackson.

Apr 17, 2008

  • The Cincinnati Bengals re-signed quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick to a one-year contract.

Apr 16, 2008

  • The Jacksonville Jaguars released safety Lamont Thompson.
  • The Kansas City Chiefs agreed to terms with fullback John Paul Foschi on a two-year contract.
  • The Philadelphia Eagles signed kicker-punter Richmond McGee to a three-year contract.
  • The Pittsburgh Steelers signed wide receiver Nate Washington to a one-year contract.

Apr 15, 2008

  • The Denver Broncos signed wide receiver Samie Parker and punter Danny Baugher; waived wide receiver Derrick Hamilton and tight end Chad Upshaw.

Apr 14, 2008

  • The Denver Broncos waived defensive tackle Antwon Burton.
  • The Kansas City Chiefs signed fullback Chris Manderino to a two-year contract and kick returner B.J. Sams to a one-year contract.
  • The Miami Dolphins signed safety Will Billingsley.
  • The San Francisco 49ers waived wide receiver C.J. Brewer.

Apr 11, 2008

  • The Cincinnati Bengals waived defensive end Jimmy Verdon.

Apr 10, 2008

  • The New York Jets signed safety Kerry Rhodes to a five-year contract extension.

Apr 8, 2008

  • The Cincinnati Bengals signed wide receiver Doug Gabriel.
  • The Minnesota Vikings signed quarterback Gus Frerotte.

Apr 7, 2008

  • The Cincinnati Bengals waived running back Quincy Wilson.
  • The Jacksonville Jaguars signed quarterback David Garrard to a contract extension.
  • The New England Patriots signed linebacker Victor Hobson.
  • The New Orleans Saints signed cornerback Aaron Glenn.

Apr 3, 2008

  • The Buffalo Bills signed tight end Tim Massaquoi and defensive tackle Corey Mace.
  • The Cincinnati Bengals released wide receiver Chris Henry.

Apr 2, 2008

  • The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed fullback Zach Tuiasosopo.
  • The Chicago Bears claimed fullback Quadtrine Hill off waivers from the New England Patriots.
  • The Minnesota Vikings signed wide receiver Paris Hamilton.
  • The San Diego Chargers signed linebacker Marques Harris and cornerback Cletis Gordon to one-year contracts.
  • The Washington Redskins signed fullback Nehemiah Broughton.

Apr 1, 2008

  • The Chicago Bears signed safety Brandon McGowan to a one-year contract.
  • The Philadelphia Eagles signed cornerback Joselio Hanson to a one-year contract.