NFL Transactions in May 2008

May 30, 2008

  • The Buffalo Bills signed defensive back Kennard Cox.
  • The Cincinnati Bengals signed tight end Kellen Davis, defensive end Ervin Baldwin, guard Chester Adams, linebacker Joey LaRocque, tackle Kirk Barton and wide receiver Marcus Monk to four-year contracts.
  • The Miami Dolphins signed guard Shawn Murphy to a multi-year contract.
  • The Philadelphia Eagles agreed to terms with safety Quentin Demps on a four-year contract.
  • The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed tight end Jerramy Stevens; released quarterback Bruce Gradkowski.
  • The Washington Redskins signed safety Justin Hamilton; released defensive back Stephen Tate.

May 29, 2008

  • The Cincinnati Bengals released wide receiver Doug Gabriel; signed cornerback Jerrid Gaines.

May 28, 2008

  • The Denver Broncos signed running back Michael Pittman; waived safety Marviel Underwood.
  • The Miami Dolphins waived wide receiver Tab Perry.

May 27, 2008

  • The Kansas City Chiefs agreed to terms with cornerbacks Jason Horton and Will Poole.
  • The New York Jets signed running back Musa Smith.
  • The San Francisco 49ers waived linebacker Ezra Butler.
  • The Washington Redskins acquired defensive end Erasmus James from the Minnesota Vikings for a 2009 conditional seventh-round draft pick; released defensive end Dorian Smith.

May 23, 2008

  • The Atlanta Falcons waived saftey D.J. Wolfe.
  • The Cleveland Browns signed cornerback Terry Cousin to a two-year contract; announced the retirement of tight end Aaron Shea.
  • The Miami Dolphins signed guard Donald Thomas to a multi-year contract.

May 22, 2008

  • The Atlanta Falcons waived punter Jimmie Kaylor.
  • The Cleveland Browns signed cornerback Daven Holly to one-year contract and placed him on injured reserve; waived linebacker Asa Matthews.
  • The Green Bay Packers signed tight end Evan Moore; announced the retirement of wide receiver Bill Schroeder.
  • The Houston Texans signed wide receivers Tim Carter and Mark Simmons; placed center Chukky Okobi on injured reserve; waived running back Arliss Beach.

May 21, 2008

  • The Jacksonville Jaguars signed defensive tackle Tony McDaniel to a contract extension.
  • The Atlanta Falcons signed tight end Brad Listorti.

May 20, 2008

  • The Atlanta Falcons agreed to terms with quarterback Matt Ryan on a six-year contract.
  • The Dallas Cowboys signed running back Marion Barber to a seven-year contract and cornerback Terence Newman to a six-year contract.
  • The Kansas City Chiefs agreed to terms with linemen L.J. Anderson and Edwin Harrison, safety Khayyam Burns, linebackers Weston Dacus and Lerue Rumph and running back Dantrell Savage on two-year contract extensions.
  • The New York Jets signed cornerbacks Jonathan Zenon and Kenny Patton.

May 19, 2008

  • The Atlanta Falcons signed wide receiver Tony Gonzalez and safeties Eric Brock and Jamal Lewis; released linebacker Earl Everett and safety Nick Turnbull.
  • The Cincinnati Bengals released linebacker Odell Thurman.
  • The Houston Texans signed tight end Ryan Krause and defensive back Jimmy Williams; released tight end Cole Bennett.
  • The Miami Dolphins signed offensive lineman Steve McKinney.
  • The New Orleans Saints announced the retirement of linebacker Dan Morgan.
  • The New York Jets signed long snapper Nick Jarvis.
  • The Washington Redskins signed safety Stephen Tate.

May 16, 2008

  • The Denver Broncos signed lineman Dylan Gandy; waived lineman Isaac Snell.

May 15, 2008

  • The Cleveland Browns signed defensive back Jereme Perry to a one-year contract.

May 14, 2008

  • The Cincinnati Bengals signed center Tim Bugg to a two-year contract.
  • The Cleveland Browns released defensive back Kenny Wright.
  • The Philadelphia Eagles signed quarterback Casey Hansen and linebackers Gary Butler and Mark Staffieri.

May 13, 2008

  • The Buffalo Bills placed tight end Kevin Everett and wide receiver Chris Denney on the waived/failed physical list.

May 12, 2008

  • The Chicago Bears signed kicker Robbie Gould to a five-year contract extension.
  • The Kansas City Chiefs agreed to terms with fullback Steven Jackson, linebacker E.J. Kuale, wide receiver Kevin McMahan and tackle Ken Shackleford on two-year contracts.
  • The New York Giants signed defensive tackles Brian Soi and Nate Robinson, defensive end Alex Morrow, defensive backs Miguel Scott and Terrance Stringer, long snapper Nick Leeson and offensive lineman Jacob Hobbs; waived linebacker Rory Johnson, defensive tackle Joshua Muse and punter Owen Tolson; released tight end Eric Butler and guard Carnell Stewart.
  • The New York Jets signed kicker Mark Myers.
  • The San Diego Chargers re-signed long snapper David Binn to a four-year contract.

May 9, 2008

  • The Baltimore Ravens signed guards Brandon Barnes, Adam Kraus and Isaiah Wiggins, wide receivers Patrick Carter and Ernie Wheelwright, tight ends Scott Kuhn and Joe Reitz, punters Piotr Czech and Benjamin Dato, quarterback Brad Roach, tackle Sean Dumford, linebacker Jameel McClain and defensive lineman Lorenzo Williams.
  • The Green Bay Packers released wide receiver Koren Robinson.

May 8, 2008

  • The Cincinnati Bengals signed wide receiver Maurice Purify to a two-year contract.
  • The Houston Texans signed tight end Cole Bennett, wide receivers Ryan Grice-Mullen and Darnell Jenkins, defensive tackle Gabe Long, linebackers Ben Moffitt and Marcus Richardson and defensive end Jesse Nading.
  • The Washington Redskins signed offensive lineman Andrew Crummey and tight end Jason Goode.

May 7, 2008

  • The Chicago Bears released defensive tackle Babatunde Oshinowo and lineman Mike Jones.
  • The Green Bay Packers signed cornerbacks Condrew Allen and Kyle Ward and tackle Ryan Considine.
  • The San Francisco 49ers released linebacker Lance Brandenburgh.

May 6, 2008

  • The Buffalo Bills released linebacker Joe Brockington.
  • The Chicago Bears released safety Adam Archuleta; signed punter Zacrey Atterberry, defensive end Gerard Lee, lineman Ryan Poles and tight end Marcus Stone.
  • The Cincinnati Bengals claimed wide receiver Travis Brown off waivers from the Seattle Seahawks.
  • The New York Giants signed wide receiver D.J. Hall, defensive ends Wallace Gilberry and Antonio Reynolds and safety Nehemiah Warrick.
  • The New York Jets re-signed cornerback Hank Poteat.
  • The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed defensive tackle Chris Bradwell, wide receiver Amarri Jackson, center John Rochford and running back Clifton Smith.
  • The Washington Redskins signed quarterback Derek Divine and safety Patrick Ghee; released defensive end Alonzo Dotson, quarterback Bret Meyer and safeties Kevin Mitchell and Justin Scott.

May 5, 2008

  • The Chicago Bears signed running back Matthew Lawrence.
  • The Cleveland Browns signed defensive backs Mil'Von James and Damon Jenkins, linebackers Asa Matthews and Xavier Mitchell, wide receiver Nate Hughes, running back Austin Scott and offensive lineman Nathan Bennett; waived offensive linemen Eric Young and Robert Powell, defensive backs Jerrid Gaines and Justin Harrison, quarterback Craig Hormann, linebacker Jermaine Dias and running back Kory Chapman.
  • The Miami Dolphins signed cornerback Scorpio Babers and linebacker Keith Saunders; waived defensive lineman Derreck Robinson, linebacker Abraham Wright, cornerback Aaron Lane and wide receiver Marcel Reece.
  • The New England Patriots signed defensive tackle Steve Fifita, tight end Tyson DeVree and punter Mike Dragosavich; waived offensive tackle Josh Coleman and defensive lineman Carlos Feliciano.

May 4, 2008

  • The Cincinnati Bengals signed defensive tackle Antwon Burton to a one-year contract; signed wide receiver Clyde Logan and linebacker Dan Howell to two-year contracts.
  • The New York Jets signed guard Shawn McMackin; waived center Brett Byford and cornerback Al Phillips.

May 3, 2008

  • The Chicago Bears released defensive tackle David Faaeteete.
  • The Miami Dolphins signed defensive tackle Anthony Toribio.
  • The Pittsburgh Steelers signed wide receiver Kevin Marion.

May 2, 2008

  • The Buffalo Bills signed cornerback Jon Banks, quarterback Luke Drone, guard Robert Felton, wide receiver Jason Jones, defensive tackle Teraz McCray, linebackers Joe Brockington and Marcus Buggs and running backs Michael Viti and Bruce Hall.
  • The Cincinnati Bengals signed guard James Blair, center Justin Britt, cornerback Simeon Castille, linebacker Anthony Hoke, defensive tackle Michael Marquardt and running backs Tyler Whaley, Bradley Glatthaar and James Johnson.
  • The Green Bay Packers signed wide recivers Taj Smith, Rod Harper and Jake Allen, tight ends Joey Haynos and Mike Peterson, linebackers Danny Lansanah and Marcus Riley, centers Brennen Carvalho and J.J. Jansen, running back Kregg Lumpkin and punter Ken DeBauche.
  • The Kansas City Chiefs signed wide receivers Jabari Arthur, Luke Swan and Sean Bailey, kicker Connor Barth, fullback Mike Cox, guards Ian-Yates Cunningham and Chris McDuffie, defensive end Johnny Dingle, safety Ron Girault, cornerback Maurice Leggett, defensive tackles Derek Lokey and Maurice Murray, running back Kalvin McRae, linebacker Steve Octavien, defensive ends Jason Parker and Jonal Saint-Dic and quarterback Ricky Santos.
  • The New England Patriots signed tackle Josh Coffman, safety Mark Dillard, defensive tackle Carlos Feliciano, running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis, nose tackle Henry Smith, tight end Jonathan Stupar, center Ryan Wendell, linebackers Gary Guyton and Vince Redd and defensive ends Casey Tyler and Chris Norwell.

May 1, 2008

  • The Buffalo Bills claimed quarterback Matt Baker off waivers from the Miami Dolphins.
  • The Dallas Cowboys signed wide receivers Danny Amendola, Mark Bradford, Daniel Polk and Joe West, tackles Andrew Brecher and Brandon Hale, defensive ends Darrell Robertson and Marcus Dixon, tight end Drew Atchison, fullback Julius Crosslin, linebacker Alain Karatepeyan, running back Keon Lattimore, punter Jay Ottovegio and safety Dowayne Davis.
  • The Miami Dolphins signed wide receivers Davone Bess, Jayson Foster, Selwyn Lymon, Marcell Reece and Justin Wynn, linebackers Titus Brown and Kelly Poppinga, tackles Dan Gore and Daren Heerspink, defensive tackle Kory Robertson, tight end Matthew Mulligan, cornerback Aaron Lane, center Mike Byrne and kicker Dan Carpenter.
  • The New York Giants signed guards Andrew Bain and Camell Stewart, center Digger Bujnoch, tackle Dylan Thiry and defensive tackles Joshua Muse and Ogemdi Nwagbuo; released defensive back Andrew Shanle and tight end Marcus Freeman.
  • The San Francisco 49ers signed linebackers Lewis Baker, Lance Brandenburgh, Ezra Butler and Shaun Richardson, guards John Booker and Brian De La Puente, wide receivers Cam Colvin and Robert Jordan, safety D.J. Parker, defensive end Louis Holmes and tight end J.J. Finley.