NFL Transactions in February 2019

Feb 28, 2019

  • The Cincinnati Bengals named Nick Eason defensive line coach, Tem Lukabu linebackers coach, Brad Kragthorpe offensive assistant coach, Jordan Kovacs defensive quality control coach, Todd Hunt assistant strength and conditioning coach and Garrett Swanson assistant strength and conditioning coach.

Feb 27, 2019

  • The Minnesota Vikings exercised their 2020 option on coach Mike Zimmer.
  • The San Francisco 49ers named Wes Welker receivers coach, Miles Austin offensive quality control coach, Shane Day quarterbacks coach, Zach Yenser assistant offensive line coach, Bobby Slowik offensive assistant, Brian Fleury defensive quality control coach, Ben Peterson head of player health and performance, Dustin Perry strength and conditioning coach and Shea Thompson, Aaron Hill and Mike Nicolin assistant strength coaches. Promoted assistant defensive backs coach Daniel Bullocks to safeties coach.

Feb 26, 2019

  • The Chicago Bears agreed to terms with G Kyle Long on a restructured contract.
  • The Indianapolis Colts signed TE Ross Travis to a one-year contract extension.
  • The San Francisco 49ers placed the franchise tag on PK Robbie Gould.

Feb 25, 2019

  • The Carolina Panthers released CB Captain Munnerlyn. Signed RB Elijah Hood to a one-year contract.
  • The Cleveland Browns waived WR Daniel Williams. Re-signed OL Greg Robinson.
  • The Los Angeles Rams named Wes Phillips tight ends coach, Zac Robinson assistant quarterbacks coach and Eric Henderson defensive line coach.
  • The Philadelphia Eagles named Mike Bartrum assistant tight ends coach, Matthew Harper assistant wide receivers coach, Roy Istvan assistant offensive line coach, T.J. Paganetti assistant running backs coach, Luke Thompson assistant special teams coach, Matt Burke defensive special assistant, G.J. Kinne offensive special projects, Joe Pannunzio director of team development, Andrew Berry vice president/football operations and Jeremiah Washburn advanced projects coordinator. Promoted Phillip Daniels to defensive line coach, Carson Walch to wide receivers coach, Greg Delimitros to vice president/equipment operations, Patrick Dolan to vice president/football technology and Jon Ferrari vice president/football operations and compliance.

Feb 22, 2019

  • The Atlanta Falcons agreed to terms with CB Blidi Wreh-Wilson on a one-year contract extension.
  • The Baltimore Ravens signed DB Tavon Young to a three-year contract extension.
  • The Miami Dolphins named Reggie McKenzie senior personnel executive.
  • The Pittsburgh Steelers re-signed DL Tyson Alualu to a two-year contract through the 2020 season.
  • The Seattle Seahawks named Ivan Lewis strength & conditioning coach; Thomas Garcia, Mark Philipp and Grant Steen strength & conditioning assistant coaches; Austin Davis offensive assistant coach; and Brad Idzik assistant wide receivers. Reassigned Steve Shimko to assistant quarterbacks coach. Promoted David Stricklin to athletic trainer.

Feb 20, 2019

  • The Carolina Panthers running backs coach Jim Skipper announced his retirement. Named Jake Peetz running backs coach.
  • The Cleveland Browns signed WR Jaelen Strong.

Feb 19, 2019

  • The Arizona Cardinals signed TE Charles Clay to a one-year contract.
  • The Atlanta Falcons agreed to terms with OL Ty Sambrello on a three-year contract extension.
  • The Dallas Cowboys declined the contract option on WR Terrance Williams.
  • The Jacksonville Jaguars named Dom Capers senior defensive assistant.
  • The New York Giants re-signed TE Scott Simonson.
  • The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed RB Andre Ellington.

Feb 18, 2019

  • The Green Bay Packers promoted Chris Gizzi to strength and conditioning coordinator.

Feb 15, 2019

  • The Buffalo Bills released TE Charles Clay.
  • The Detroit Lions released S Glover Quin, WR Bruce Ellington and LB Nicholas Grigsby.
  • The Green Bay Packers named Kevin Koger offensive quality control coach and Jason Vrable offensive assistant.

Feb 14, 2019

  • The Atlanta Falcons named Dick Koetter offensive coordinator, Ben Kotwica special teams coach, Bob Sutton senior assistant coach, Bob Kronenberg assistant offensive line coach, Mike Mularkey tight ends coach, Ben Steele and Will Harriger offensive assistant coaches.
  • The Oakland Raiders named Brentson Buckner defensive line coach, Taver Johnson assistant defensive backs coach, John Morton senior offensive assistant coach, A.J. Neibel strength and conditioning coach and Kirby Wilson running backs coach.

Feb 13, 2019

  • The Atlanta Falcons agreed to terms with DE Steven Means on a one-year contract extension.
  • The Carolina Panthers named Everette Brown assistant linebackers coach, Ben Jacobs assistant special teams coach. Defensive line coach Sam Mills III has added game management coach responsibilities.
  • The Detroit Lions re-signed LS Don Muhlbach.
  • The Jacksonville Jaguars signed PK Josh Lambo to a four-year contract extension.
  • The San Francisco 49ers released OL Garry Gilliam.

Feb 12, 2019

  • The Arizona Cardinals named Don Shumpert coaching fellow and Rusty McKinney defensive assistant coach.
  • The Buffalo Bills signed OL Spencer Long to a three-year contract. Re-signed CB Lafayette Pitts to a one-year contract.
  • The Chicago Bears named Chris Jackson defensive assistant coach.
  • The Houston Texans released WR Demaryius Thomas.
  • The Kansas City Chiefs announced the retirement of defensive backs coach Emmitt Thomas.
  • The Tampa Bay Buccaneers released DE Vinny Curry.

Feb 11, 2019

  • The Atlanta Falcons named Bob Sutton senior assistant coach. Signed LB Bruce Carter to a one-year contract extension.
  • The Carolina Panthers re-signed S Eric Reid to a three-year contract.
  • The Cincinnati Bengals named Jemal Singleton running backs coach, Joey Boese strength and conditioning coach and Doug Rosfeld director of coaching operations. Claimed QB Brad Kaaya off waivers from Indianapolis.
  • The Cleveland Browns signed RB Kareem Hunt.
  • The Detroit Lions re-signed LB Steve Longa and DE Mitchell Loewen.
  • The New Orleans Saints named Darren Rizzi special teams coordinator.
  • The New York Giants named Mike Dawson outside linebackers coach and Henry Baker assistant defensive backs coach.

Feb 9, 2019

  • The Arizona Cardinals signed LB Brooks Reed to a one-year contract.

Feb 8, 2019

  • The Chicago Bears promoted Deshea Townsend secondary coach, Sean Desai to safeties coach and Bill Shuey defensive pass analyst/assistant linebackers coach.
  • The Miami Dolphins re-signed LS John Denney. Named Jim Caldwell assistant head coach and quarterbacks coach, Chad O'Shea offensive coordinator, Patrick Graham defensive coordinator.
  • The Minnesota Vikings named Marwan Maalouf special teams coordinator and Rick Dennison offensive line coach. Promoted assistant quarterbacks coach Drew Petzing to wide receivers coach.
  • The New York Jets named Shawn Jefferson assistant head coach-offense/wide receivers coach, Frank Bush assistant head coach-defense/inside linebackers, Jim Bob Cooter running backs coach, John Dunn tight ends coach, Frank Pollack offensive line coach, Derek Frazier assistant offensive line coach, Bo Hardegree offensive assistant, Andre Carter defensive line coach, Joe Vitt senior defensive assistant/outside linebackers, Blake Williams defensive assistant, Eric Sanders defensive assistant, Dennard Wilson defensive backs coach/passing game coordinator, Steve Jackson assistant defensive backs coach, Jeff Hammerschmidt assistant special teams coach, Robby Brown defensive assistant, Justus Galac strength and conditioning coach, Aaron McLaurin assistant strength and conditioning coach and Joseph Giacobbe assistant strength and conditioning coach.
  • The Washington Redskins named Tim Rattay quarterbacks coach.

Feb 7, 2019

  • The Arizona Cardinals signed CB Robert Alford to a three-year contract.
  • The Atlanta Falcons released DE Brooks Reed.
  • The Cincinnati Bengals named Brian Callahan offensive coordinator, Jim Turner offensive line coach, James Casey tight ends coach and Ben Martin assistant offensive line coach.
  • The Green Bay Packers named Luke Butkus assistant offensive line coach and Rayna Stewart special teams quality control coach.
  • The Indianapolis Colts named Howard Mudd senior offensive assistant and Klayton Adams assistant offensive line coach. Promoted assistant quarterbacks coach Marcus Brady to quarterbacks coach.
  • The Tennessee Titans signed C-G Hroniss Grasu.

Feb 6, 2019

  • The Arizona Cardinals named Marcus Robertson defensive backs coach; James Saxon running backs coach; Greg Williams cornerbacks coach; Charlie Bullen assistant linebackers coach; Peter Badovinac assistant wide receivers coach; Rob Grosso defensive quality control coaches; and Spencer Whipple offensive quality control coaches. Announced Chris Achuff defensive line, Randall McCray assistant special teams, Buddy Morris strength and conditioning, Vernon Stephens assistant strength and conditioning and Cam Turner offensive assistant/assistant quarterbacks will return to coaching staff.
  • The Atlanta Falcons released K Matt Bryant.
  • The Detroit Lions signed LB Tre' Williams.

Feb 5, 2019

  • The Arizona Cardinals claimed LB Tanner Vallejo off waivers from Cleveland.
  • The Atlanta Falcons released CB Robert Alford.
  • The New England Patriots signed QB Danny Etling, DB A.J. Howard, LB Calvin Munson, DL David Parry, WR Damoun Patterson, DL Trent Harris and Frank Herron and OL Cole Croston, Jake Eldrenkamp, Ryker Matthews and Dan Skipper to reserve/future contracts.
  • The New York Jets released OL Spencer Long.

Feb 4, 2019

  • The Cincinnati Bengals named Zac Taylor coach.
  • The Cleveland Browns waived LB Tanner Vallejo.
  • The Miami Dolphins named Brian Flores coach.
  • The New York Giants terminated the contract of LB Connor Barwin.
  • The Tennessee Titans waived QB Austin Davis.

Feb 2, 2019

  • The Buffalo Bills promoted Chad Hall to wide receivers coach. Named Ken Dorsey quarterbacks coach.

Feb 1, 2019

  • The Baltimore Ravens promoted Matt Weiss to running backs coach.
  • The Carolina Panthers announced the retirement of DE Julius Peppers.