NFL Transactions in February 2015

Feb 27, 2015

  • The Arizona Cardinals released DT Darnell Dockett.
  • The Atlanta Falcons released WR Harry Douglas, OL Justin Blalock and DE Jonathan Massaquoi.
  • The Baltimore Ravens terminated the contract of DE Chris Canty.
  • The Chicago Bears signed TE Zach Miller to a one-year contract extension.
  • The Cincinnati Bengals terminated the contract of DE Robert Geathers and WR Greg Little.
  • The Cleveland Browns agreed to terms with QB Josh McCown.
  • The Detroit Lions re-signed LS Don Muhlbach to a one-year contract.
  • The Miami Dolphins released WRs Brian Hartline and Brandon Gibson.
  • The Minnesota Vikings released G Charlie Johnson.
  • The Philadelphia Eagles released OL Todd Herremans.
  • The Washington Redskins re-signed OT Tom Compton. Signed DE Ricky Jean Francois. Released DE Stephen Bowen and DL Barry Cofield Jr.

Feb 26, 2015

  • The Arizona Cardinals re-signed OT Bradley Sowell to a one-year contract. Signed CB Damond Smith.
  • The Atlanta Falcons released RB Steven Jackson.
  • The Indianapolis Colts agreed to terms with QB Matt Hasselbeck on a one-year contract.
  • The Kansas City Chiefs released TE Anthony Fasano.
  • The San Diego Chargers terminated the contract of LB Jarret Johnson.
  • The Tennessee Titans announced the retirement of OT Michael Roos.
  • The Washington Redskins named Dave Ragone offensive quality control coach.

Feb 25, 2015

  • The Atlanta Falcons signed PK Matt Bryant to a contract extension.
  • The Baltimore Ravens terminated the contract of WR/KR Jacoby Jones.
  • The Chicago Bears signed CB Demontre Hurst to a two-year contract extension.
  • The Detroit Lions released RB Reggie Bush.
  • The Green Bay Packers released LB A.J. Hawk.
  • The New Orleans Saints named Fitz Ollison senior director of football communications.
  • The New York Giants released RB Peyton Hillis.
  • The Washington Redskins signed WR Nick Williams.

Feb 24, 2015

  • The Atlanta Falcons re-signed FB Patrick DiMarco and DE Cliff Matthews to contract extensions.
  • The New York Giants released DE Mathias Kiwanuka.
  • The Oakland Raiders signed K Giorgio Tavecchio.
  • The San Diego Chargers announced the retirement of LB Jarret Johnson.
  • The Tennessee Titans announced the resignation of executive vice president of administration and facilities Don MacLachlan. Named Stuart Spears chief revenue officer and Bob Flynn head of facilities and game day operations.

Feb 23, 2015

  • The Arizona Cardinals agreed to terms with general manager Steve Keim and coach Bruce Arians on contracts extensions through 2018. Released WR Ted Ginn Jr.
  • The Indianapolis Colts released DT Ricky Jean Francois.
  • The Minnesota Vikings signed LB Brian Peters.

Feb 20, 2015

  • The Cincinnati Bengals terminated the contract of G Mike Pollak.
  • The Green Bay Packers released LB Brad Jones.
  • The San Diego Chargers agreed to terms with T King Dunlap on a four-year contract.
  • The St. Louis Rams named Chris Weinke quarterbacks coach.

Feb 19, 2015

  • The Dallas Cowboys signed P Tom Hornsey.
  • The New York Giants re-signed OL Dallas Reynolds.
  • The Seattle Seahawks named David Young vice president of operations/general manager of CenturyLink Field.
  • The Tampa Bay Buccaneers named Duke Preston director of player development.

Feb 18, 2015

  • The Arizona Cardinals agreed to terms with WR Larry Fitzgerald on a two-year contract.
  • The Cleveland Browns signed DB Varmah Sonie.
  • The Dallas Cowboys released LB Mister Alexander.
  • The Indianapolis Colts released LB Shaun Phillips.
  • The Minnesota Vikings claimed TE Brandon Bostick off waivers from Green Bay.
  • The Philadelphia Eagles named Brian Smith assistant linebackers coach.

Feb 17, 2015

  • The Buffalo Bills released LB Keith Rivers.
  • The Carolina Panthers released S Thomas DeCoud. Re-signed OL Chris Scott to a one-year contract.
  • The Cleveland Browns named Kevin O'Connell quarterbacks coach.
  • The Dallas Cowboys signed G Ronald Leary and OT Darrion Weems.
  • The Detroit Lions named Joe Marciano special teams coordinator.
  • The Green Bay Packers released TE Brandon Bostick and WR Kevin Dorsey.
  • The Kansas City Chiefs released WR Donnie Avery. Waived WR A.J. Jenkins.
  • The New York Giants re-signed WR Kevin Ogletree.

Feb 16, 2015

  • The Carolina Panthers promoted Steve Wilks to assistant head coach.

Feb 14, 2015

  • The New York Jets exercised contract options on LBs Calvin Pace and Jason Babin. Declined the contract option on RB Chris Johnson.

Feb 13, 2015

  • The Atlanta Falcons signed LB Allen Bradford.
  • The Cleveland Browns terminated the contract of OL Paul McQuistan.
  • The Dallas Cowboys signed LB Cameron Lawrence and DT Davon Coleman.
  • The Denver Broncos named Marc Lubick assistant wide receivers coach and Samson Brown as assistant defensive backs coach.

Feb 12, 2015

  • The Green Bay Packers named Tom Clements associate head coach/offense, Edgar Bennett offensive coordinator, Alex Van Pelt quarterbacks/wide receivers coach, Mike Solari assistant offensive line coach, Jerry Montgomery defensive front assistant, Ron Zook special teams coordinator and Jason Simmons assistant special teams coach.
  • The New Orleans Saints agreed to terms with LB Parys Haralson and PK Shayne Graham on one-year contracts.
  • The St. Louis Rams promoted quarterbacks coach Frank Cignetti to offensive coordinator and tight ends coach Rob Boras to assistant head coach/offense.

Feb 11, 2015

  • The Carolina Panthers named Cameron Turner assistant wide receivers coach.
  • The Chicago Bears named Ben Wilkerson assistant offensive line coach.
  • The Indianapolis Colts released S LaRon Landry. Waived LB Andrew Jackson and OT Xavier Nixon.
  • The New Orleans Saints named Dennis Allen senior defensive assistant, John Morton wide receivers coach, Joel Thomas running backs coach, James Williams defensive assistant/linebackers, Brendan Nugent coaching assistant and Kyle DeVan and Greg Lewis offensive assistants. Reassigned running backs coach Dan Roushar to tight ends coach.
  • The New York Giants signed C Brett Jones. Released RB David Wilson.
  • The New York Jets named John Scott Jr. quality control-defense coach.
  • The Seattle Seahawks promoted defensive passing game coordinator Rocky Seto to assistant head coach/defense.
  • The Tampa Bay Buccaneers terminated the contract of QB Josh McCown.

Feb 10, 2015

  • The Atlanta Falcons named Keith Carter assistant offensive line coach, Matt LaFleur quarterbacks coach, Doug Mallory defensive assistant/linebackers coach, Marquand Manuel secondary coach/senior defensive assistant, Mike McDaniel offensive assistant, Chris Morgan offensive line coach, Jeff Ulbrich linebackers coach and Chad Walker defensive assistant/defensive backs.
  • The New York Jets signed CB Curtis Brown.
  • The Washington Redskins signed OL Tyler Larsen and Ty Nsekhe.

Feb 9, 2015

  • The Buffalo Bills signed G Richie Incognito.
  • The Oakland Raiders named Sam Anno defensive assistant coach, Darryl Eto, Kevin Kijowski and Wesley Miller assistant strength and conditioning coaches, Jethro Franklin defensive line coach, Joe Gomes strength and conditioning coach, Tim Holt assistant offensive line coach, Nick Holz quality control/offense, Jake Peetz senior offensive assistant coach, Travis Smith quality control/defense, Brent Vieselmeyer assistant linebackers coach and Rod Woodson assistant defensive backs coach.
  • The San Diego Chargers named Chris Shula defensive quality control coach.
  • The Seattle Seahawks named Micheal Barrow linebackers coach, Brennan Carroll assistant offensive line coach, Lofa Tatupu assistant linebackers coach. Promoted defensive backs coach Kris Richard to defensive coordinator. Signed QB R.J. Archer, G C.J. Davis, LS Luke Ingram, LB Brendan Kelly, DE Will Pericak, WR Kevin Smith and C Jared Wheeler.

Feb 7, 2015

  • The Detroit Lions signed G Darren Keyton.

Feb 6, 2015

  • The Indianapolis Colts named Jim Hostler receivers coach.
  • The New England Patriots signed DL Antonio Johnson, LB Rufus Johnson, RB Dion Lewis, OL Chris Barker, DE Jake Bequette, QB Garrett Gilbert, DB Justin Green, OL Caylin Hauptmann, WR Jonathan Krause, LB Eric Martin, LB Deontae Skinner and DB Daxton Swanson to future contracts.
  • The Oakland Raiders named Ken Norton Jr. defensive coordinator.

Feb 5, 2015

  • The Chicago Bears agreed to terms with running backs coach Stan Drayton.
  • The Tampa Bay Buccaneers named Butch Barry assistant offensive line coach and Andrew Weidinger and Miles Smith quality control coaches.
  • The Tennessee Titans named Dick LeBeau assistant head coach in charge of defense. Promoted Mike Mularkey to assistant head coach along with coaching tight ends. Named Jason Tucker wide receivers coach. Waived-injured OT Michael Oher.

Feb 4, 2015

  • The Arizona Cardinals signed S D.J. Campbell. Promoted outside linebackers coach James Bettcher to defensive coordinator and Mike Chiurco to defensive assistant/assistant defensive back coach. Named Bob Sanders linebackers coach and Wesley Goodwin assistant to the head coach.
  • The Chicago Bears signed CB Al Louis-Jean to a two-year contract extension.
  • The New Orleans Saints terminated the contract of DE Cheta Ozougwu.
  • The Pittsburgh Steelers agreed to terms with LS Greg Warren on a one-year contract.
  • The Seattle Seahawks signed TE RaShaun Allen, S Dion Bailey, RB Demitrius Bronson, WR Douglas McNeil, OT Justin Renfrow, DT Jimmy Staten, LB Mike Zimmer, DEs Ryan Robinson and Julius Warmsley and Gs Nate Isles and Drew Nowak to future contracts.

Feb 3, 2015

  • The Baltimore Ravens released NT Terrence Cody.
  • The Buffalo Bills claimed WR Justin Brown off waivers from Pittsburgh.
  • The New England Patriots announced the retirement of special teams coach Scott O'Brien, who will remain with the organization. Named Joe Judge special teams coach.
  • The New York Jets retained assistant offensive line coach Ron Heller and Steve Hagen, who will switch from tight ends coach to assistant special teams coach.
  • The San Diego Chargers announced the retirement of C Nick Hardwick.

Feb 2, 2015

  • The Atlanta Falcons named Dan Quinn coach.
  • The Cincinnati Bengals signed OT Matthew O'Donnell.
  • The Washington Redskins named Robb Akey defensive line coach.