NFL Transactions in February 2017

Feb 28, 2017

  • The Cleveland Browns placed a second-round, free-agent tender on RB Isaiah Crowell. Agreed to terms with P Britton Colquitt on a four-year contract extension.
  • The Kansas City Chiefs released RB Jamaal Charles. Signed S Eric Berry and G Laurent Duvernay-Tardif to contract extensions.
  • The Minnesota Vikings declined to exercise their 2017 option on RB Adrian Peterson.
  • The New York Giants placed the non-exclusive franchise tag on DE Jason Pierre-Paul.
  • The New York Jets released CB Darrelle Revis. Named La'Roi Glover assistant defensive line coach. Reassigned offensive quality control coach, Robby Brown, to defensive assistant coach.
  • The Washington Redskins placed the exclusive franchise tag on QB Kirk Cousins. Tendered contracts to exclusive rights OT Ty Nsekhe and OL Vinston Painter.

Feb 27, 2017

  • The Arizona Cardinals placed a non-exclusive franchise tag on LB Chandler Jones. Re-signed LB Gabe Martin and WR Jeremy Ross to one-year contracts.
  • The Carolina Panthers placed a non-exclusive franchise tag on DT Kawann Short. Re-signed DE Wes Horton to a two-year contract.
  • The Cleveland Browns terminated the contract of WR Andrew Hawkins.
  • The Green Bay Packers named Jeff Blasko assistant offensive line coach, Tim McGarigle defensive quality control coach and David Raih offensive perimeter coach.
  • The Indianapolis Colts signed OT-G Fahn Cooper.
  • The New England Patriots named Nick Caley tight ends coach.
  • The Pittsburgh Steelers placed an exclusive rights franchise tag on RB Le'Veon Bell. Signed WR Antonio Brown to a five-year contract.

Feb 26, 2017

  • The Carolina Panthers re-signed DE Mario Addison to a three-year contract.

Feb 25, 2017

  • The New York Jets released C Nick Mangold.

Feb 24, 2017

  • The Green Bay Packers named Matt Malaspina college scout.
  • The Kansas City Chiefs signed RB C.J. Spiller.
  • The New York Giants signed LS Zak DeOssie.

Feb 23, 2017

  • The Buffalo Bills named Scott Berchtold special assistant and Derek Boyko vice president of communications.
  • The Detroit Lions signed OT Pierce Burton.
  • The Minnesota Vikings named Darrell Hazell wide receivers coach and Derik Keyes assistant strength and conditioning.
  • The New York Jets released OT Breno Giacomini and PK Nick Folk.
  • The Tampa Bay Buccaneers released CB Alterraun Verner.

Feb 22, 2017

  • The Chicago Bears named Zach Azzanni wide receivers coach, Brandon Staley outside linebackers coach and Derius Swinton II assistant special teams coach.

Feb 21, 2017

  • The Carolina Panthers released FB Mike Tolbert and DT Paul Soliai.
  • The Jacksonville Jaguars re-signed OL Tyler Shatley.
  • The Miami Dolphins signed LS Winston Chapman.

Feb 20, 2017

  • The Jacksonville Jaguars released DL Jared Odrick.

Feb 18, 2017

  • The Miami Dolphins signed DE Cameron Wake to a contract extension through the 2018 season.

Feb 17, 2017

  • The Atlanta Falcons named Kyle Flood assistant offensive line coach; Bush Hamdan quarterbacks coach; Dave Brock, Justin Outten and Jess Simpson defensive assistant coaches, and Charlie Jackson and Charlie Weis Jr. offensive assistant coaches.
  • The Jacksonville Jaguars re-signed T Josh Wells.

Feb 16, 2017

  • The Buffalo Bills agreed to terms with LB Ramon Humber.
  • The Cleveland Browns signed LS Charley Hughlett to a six-year contract extension.
  • The Miami Dolphins released OT Branden Albert, DE Mario Williams, DT Earl Mitchell and CB Ifo Ekpre-Olomu.

Feb 15, 2017

  • The Chicago Bears signed OL Eric Kush to a two-year contract.
  • The Cincinnati Bengals signed CB Bene Benwikere.
  • The Jacksonville Jaguars re-signed QB Chad Henne and DT Abry Jones.

Feb 14, 2017

  • The Baltimore Ravens named Chris Hewitt secondary coach. Promoted defensive assistant Mike Macdonald to defensive backs coach, defensive coaching assistant Drew Wilkins to assistant defensive line coach and assistant strength and conditioning coach Juney Barnett to strength and conditioning coach.
  • The New England Patriots signed FB Glenn Gronkowski to a reserve/future contract.
  • The Tampa Bay Buccaneers named Skyler Fulton offensive assistant, Anthony Perkins assistant to the head coach, Alex Smith pro scout, Danny Breyer defensive assistant and Zack Grossi offfensive quality control coach.

Feb 13, 2017

  • The Kansas City Chiefs promoted Brad Childress to assistant head coach. Named Matt Nagy offensive coordinator.
  • The New York Giants released WR Victor Cruz and RB Rashad Jennings.
  • The Washington Redskins named Cannon Matthews defensive quality control coach.

Feb 11, 2017

  • The Oakland Raiders signed coach Jack Del Rio to a four-year contract.

Feb 10, 2017

  • The Atlanta Falcons fired defensive coordinator Richard Smith and defensive line coach Bryan Cox. Named Bryant Young defensive line coach and Raheem Morris wide receivers/passing game coordinator and assistant head coach. Promoted Marquand Manuel to defensive coordinator and Doug Mallory to defensive backs coach.
  • The Chicago Bears signed TE Justin Perillo.
  • The Minnesota Vikings released Gs Brandon Fusco and Mike Harris.
  • The New York Jets voided the contract of QB Ryan Fitzpatrick.
  • The Oakland Raiders announced they have given Jack Del Rio coach a new four-year contract.
  • The Washington Redskins announced the retirement of OL Kory Lichtensteiger.

Feb 9, 2017

  • The Carolina Panthers announced the resignation of president Danny Morrison.
  • The Detroit Lions signed S Rolan Milligan.
  • The Indianapolis Colts released LB D'Qwell Jackson.
  • The New Orleans Saints named Curtis Johnson senior offensive assistant and wide receivers coach and Ryan Nielsen defensive line coach.
  • The Seattle Seahawks signed PK Blair Walsh.
  • The Washington Redskins named James Rowe assistant defensive backs coach.

Feb 8, 2017

  • The Atlanta Falcons fired defensive coordinator Richard Smith and defensive line coach Bryan Cox.
  • The Carolina Panthers re-signed LB Ben Jacobs to a two-year contract.
  • The Cleveland Indians named David Lee quarterbacks coach.
  • The Green Bay Packers released CB Sam Shields.
  • The New York Jets named Jeremy Bates quarterbacks coach, Mick Lombardi offensive assistant/assistant quarterbacks coach, Jason Vrable offensive assistant and Joe Giacobbe assistant strength and conditioning coach. Signed OT Jeff Adams.
  • The Philadelphia Eagles released CB Leodis McKelvin.
  • The Washington Redskins named Torrian Gray defensive backs coach.

Feb 7, 2017

  • The Atlanta Falcons named Steve Sarkisian offensive coordinator.
  • The Buffalo Bills named Gill Byrd defensive backs coach and Bobby Babich assistant defensive backs coach.
  • The Cleveland Browns released QB Josh McCown and DB Tramon Williams.
  • The Green Bay Packers released RB James Starks with a non-football injury designation.
  • The New England Patriots signed TE Rob Housler to a future contract and OL Chris Barker, LB Trevor Bates, OL Jamil Douglas, OL Chase Farris, RB Tyler Gaffney, DL Woodrow Hamilton, DL Darius Kilgo and WR Devin Lucien to the practice squad.

Feb 6, 2017

  • The Cleveland Browns claimed DB Tyvis Powell off waivers from Seattle.
  • The Pittsburgh Steelers released CB Justin Gilbert.

Feb 2, 2017

  • The Buffalo Bills named Phil McGeoghan wide receivers coach, John Egorugwu defensive quality control coach, Marc Lubick offensive quality control/assistant quarterbacks coach, Matt Smiley assistant special teams coach and Bill Teerlinck assistant defensive line coach.
  • The Carolina Panthers promoted Curtis Fuller to secondary coach. Named Lance Taylor wide receivers coach and Jeff Imamura assistant defensive backs/nickels coach.
  • The Pittsburgh Steelers signed LS Greg Warren to a one-year contract.

Feb 1, 2017

  • The Jacksonville Jaguars retained tight ends coach Ron Middleton, defensive assistant Mike Rutenberg and offensive assistant John Donovan. Reassigned special teams coordinator Mike Mallory to assistant special teams coordinator. Named Jason Rebrovich assistant defensive line coach, Joe Danna assistant defensive backs coach, Tony Sparano Jr. assistant offensive line coach and Eric Price offense research specialist.
  • The New York Jets named Stump Mitchell running backs coach.