NFL Transactions in April 2017

Apr 21, 2017

  • The Buffalo Bills claimed S Trae Elston off waivers from Cleveland.
  • The Indianapolis Colts signed TE Mo Alie-Cox.
  • The Washington Redskins re-signed RB Chris Thompson.

Apr 20, 2017

  • The Cleveland Browns terminated the contract of OL Alvin Bailey. Waived DBs Trae Elston and Tracy Howard.
  • The Dallas Cowboys signed S Robert Blanton.
  • The Indianapolis Colts signed LB Jon Bostic.
  • The Oakland Raiders exercised their fifth-year option on DE Khalil Mack.

Apr 19, 2017

  • The Chicago Bears named Meghan Bower public relations specialist.
  • The Houston Texans announced the retirement of WR Andre Johnson.
  • The Oakland Raiders signed PK Giorgio Tavecchio.

Apr 18, 2017

  • The Arizona Cardinals signed DT Olsen Pierre and G-T John Wetzel.
  • The Detroit Lions re-signed OT Cornelius Lucas.
  • The Green Bay Packers announced LB A.J. Hawk will retire.
  • The New England Patriots released OL Tre' Jackson. Signed CB Malcolm Butler and TE Matt Lengel.
  • The Oakland Raiders released DT Dan Williams.
  • The Seattle Seahawks failed to match OL Garry Gilliam's restricted free agent tender from San Francisco.

Apr 17, 2017

  • The Carolina Panthers signed DT Kawann Short to a five-year contact.
  • The Cleveland Browns signed RB George Atkinson and DB Marcus Burley.
  • The Houston Texans signed WR Andre Johnson to a one-day contract.
  • The Indianapolis Colts announced WR Quan Bray and TE Erik Swoope signed their tenders.
  • The Jacksonville Jaguars signed FB Tommy Bohanon and WR Larry Pinkard.
  • The New York Jets re-signed LB Julian Stanford. Announced CB Marcus Williams signed his restricted free agent tender.
  • The Oakland Raiders re-signed DL Denico Autry. Announced TE Gabe Holmes, G Denver Kirkland and WR Seth Roberts signed their exclusive rights contracts.
  • The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced CB Jude Adjei-Barimah, TE Cameron Brate, LB Adarius Glanton and WRs Adam Humphries and Freddie Martino signed their exclusive rights contracts and QB Ryan Griffin signed his restricted free agent contract.
  • The Tennessee Titans released CB Jason McCourty.

Apr 15, 2017

  • The Chicago Bears re-signed LB Sam Acho to a one-year contract.

Apr 14, 2017

  • The Atlanta Falcons announced that WR Roddy White will retire.
  • The Miami Dolphins named Joe Vitt consultant.

Apr 13, 2017

  • The Houston Texans released C Tony Bergstrom. Waived LB Gerald Rivers.
  • The Indianapolis Colts agreed to terms with DT Johnathan Hankins.
  • The Jacksonville Jaguars announced K Josh Scobee signed a one-day contract and announced his retirement.
  • The New York Jets signed C Wesley Johnson.

Apr 12, 2017

  • The Denver Broncos promoted Steve Antonopulos to director of sports medicine and Vince Garcia to head athletic trainer.
  • The San Diego Chargers re-signed TE Jeff Cumberland to a one-year contract.
  • The Los Angeles Rams exercised their fifth-year option on DL Aaron Donald.
  • The New England Patriots re-signed DB Brandon King.

Apr 11, 2017

  • The Green Bay Packers released CB Makinton Dorleant.
  • The Jacksonville Jaguars traded DE Chris Smith to Cincinnati for a conditional 2018 draft pick. Released LB Dan Skuta.
  • The Los Angeles Rams signed DL Matt Longacre, DL Louis Trinca-Pasat and DL Ethan Westbrooks. Waived WR Stedman Bailey.

Apr 10, 2017

  • The Buffalo Bills signed DE Ian Seau and QB T.J. Yates.
  • The Chicago Bears waived DB Tracy Porter.
  • The New England Patriots re-signed DL Alan Branch and OL Cameron Fleming.
  • The Oakland Raiders waived DL Demetrius Cherry.
  • The Philadelphia Eagles agreed to terms with QB Matt McGloin on a one-year contract.

Apr 8, 2017

  • The Atlanta Falcons agreed to terms with CB Desmond Trufant on a five-year contract extension.

Apr 7, 2017

  • The Buffalo Bills signed CB Marcus Cromartie, OT Cameron Jefferson, LB Jacob Lindsey, DE Jake Metz, OL Jordan Mudge, DB Bradley Sylve, LB Junior Sylvestre and LB Eddie Yarbrough.
  • The Los Angeles Rams signed DB Nickell Robey-Coleman.
  • The New York Jets signed CB John Ojo.

Apr 6, 2017

  • The New York Jets signed TE Brian Parker.
  • The Washington Redskins signed OL John Kling.

Apr 5, 2017

  • The Los Angeles Rams signed C John Sullivan and LB Carlos Thompson.
  • The Miami Dolphins signed QB Davied Fales.
  • The New England Patriots re-signed RB Brandon Bolden.

Apr 4, 2017

  • The Baltimore Ravens traded DT Timmy Jernigan and the 99th pick in the 2017 draft to Philadelphia for the 77th pick in the 2017 draft.
  • The Dallas Cowboys released QB Tony Romo, who announced his retirement.

Apr 3, 2017

  • The Buffalo Bills promoted Marlon Kerner to director of player engagement and alumni.
  • The Detroit Lions signed LB Nick Bellore.
  • The Minnesota Vikings signed QB Case Keenum and P Ryan Quigley.
  • The Tennessee Titans agreed to terms with CB Demontre Hurst.
  • The Washington Redskins signed LB Zach Brown.