NFL Transactions in January 2018

Jan 31, 2018

  • The Carolina Panthers named Chase Blackburn special teams coordinator, Brady Hoke defensive line coach, Steve Russ linebackers coach, Scott Turner quarterbacks coach, Heath Farwell assistant special teams coach and Travelle Wharton assistant offensive line coach.
  • The Cleveland Browns signed TE Devon Cajuste, DB Denzel Rice and OL Christian Schneider.
  • The Tennessee Titans named Pat O'Hara quarterbacks coach, Kerry Coombs secondary coach, Shane Bowen outside linebackers coach, Tyrone McKenzie inside linebackers coach and Rob Moore wide receivers coach. Promoted Craig Aukerman to special teams coach.

Jan 30, 2018

  • The Buffalo Bills fired Gill Byrd defensive backs coach. Named John Butler defensive backs coach.
  • The Tennessee Titans named Dean Pees defensive coordinator and Matt LaFleur offensive coordinator.

Jan 29, 2018

  • The Kansas City Chiefs announced the retirements of assistant head coach Brad Childress and special projects coach Tommy Brasher. Announced linebackers coach Gary Gibbs will not return. Promoted Mike Kafka to quarterbacks coach, Mark DeLeone to inside linebackers coach, Mike Smith to outside linebackers coach, Corey Matthaei to assistant offensive line coach, Joe Bleymaier to pass game analyst/assistant quarterbacks coach, and Terry Bradden to defensive quality control coach. Named Jay Valai (defense) and David Girardi (offense) quality control coaches.
  • The Oakland Raiders named Brain Callahan quarterbacks coach.
  • The Pittsburgh Steelers signed WRs Trey Griffey and Tevin Jones, and RB James Summers to reserve/futures contracts.

Jan 26, 2018

  • The Arizona Cardinals named Al Holcomb defensive coordinator, Mike McCoy offensive coordinator and Jeff Rodgers special teams coordinator.

Jan 24, 2018

  • The Cleveland Browns named Todd Haley offensive coordinator, Amos Jones special teams coordinator and Freddie Kitchens running backs/associate head coach.
  • The Green Bay Packers named Joe Philbin offensive coordinator, Mike Pettine defensive coordinator, James Campen run game coordinator/offensive line coach, Jim Hostler pass game coordinator, Patrick Graham defensive run game coordinator/inside linebackers coach, Joe Whitt Jr. defensive pass game coordinator, Frank Cignetti Jr. quarterbacks coach, Ryan Downard defensive quality control coach, Maurice Drayton assistant special teams coach, Scott McCurley defensive assistant coach, Jerry Montgomery defensive line coach, David Raih wide receivers coach and Jason Simmons secondary coach.
  • The Los Angeles Rams named Jedd Fisch senior offensive assistant coach.
  • The New York Jets fired offensive line coach Steve Marshall.

Jan 22, 2018

  • The Arizona Cardinals named Steve Wilks coach.
  • The Atlanta Falcons named Greg Knapp quarterbacks coach.
  • The Carolina Panthers named Eric Washington defensive coordinator.
  • The Green Bay Packers promoted Jason Wahlers to vice president of communications.
  • The Minnesota Vikings signed OT Dieugot Joseph, DT Caushaud Lyons, OT Cedrick Lang, DE Ifeadi Odenigbo, CB Horace Richardson and LB Antwione Williams to reserve/futures contracts.
  • The New York Giants named Pat Shurmur coach.
  • The Seattle Seahawks mutually parted ways with defensive assistant coach Travis Jones.

Jan 3, 2018

  • The Cincinnati Bengals signed offensive coordinator Bill Lazor to a new contract.
  • The Green Bay Packers signed G Kofi Amichia.
  • The Kansas City Chiefs placed CB Phillip Gaines on injured reserve. Signed DT Stefan Charles.
  • The Minnesota Vikings signed WR Brandon Zylstra to a reserve/future contract.

Jan 1, 2018

  • The Arizona Cardinals announced the retirement of coach Bruce Arians.
  • The Baltimore Ravens announced the retirement of defensive coordinator Dean Pees.
  • The Chicago Bears fired coach John Fox.
  • The Tennessee Titans signed CB Jeremy Boykins to the practice squad.