NFL Transaction Wire: 4/30-5/6

By Adam Caplan
April 30, 2012

Note: Hit links at the bottom for transactions from previous weeks.

Arizona Cardinals – (4/30): Agreed to terms with the following UDFAs: LB Colin Parker, WR Stanley Arukwe, LB Broderick Binns, WR LaRon Bryd, G Braeden Clayson, FB Jared Crank, G Blake DeChristopher, DE Tevita Finau, S Blake Gideon, WR Tre Gray, LB Marcus McGraw, LB Zach Nash, CB James Nixon, DE Conrad Obi, LB Paul Vassallo, C Scott Wedige, and WR Marc Wilson.

Atlanta Falcons – (4/30): Agreed to terms with the following UDFAs: TE Lamark Brown, LB Rico Council, QB Dominique Davis, S Chad Faulcon, RB Robbie Frey, LB Max Gruder, OT Byrce Harris, LB Jerrell Harris, LS Josh Harris, C Tyler Horn, WR Marcus Jackson, DT Ray Kibble, G Phillip Manley, CB Marty Markett, TE Adam Nissley, DE Louis Nzegwu, WR Cody Pearcy, DT Micanor Regis, WR James Rodgers, LB Pat Schiller, CB Peyton Thompson, and P Dawson Zimmerman.

(5/1): Waived LS Scott Albritton and OT Kyle Jolly.

Baltimore Ravens – (4/30): Signed LS Patrick Scales.

(5/1): Signed DT Ma’ake Kemoeatu.

Buffalo Bills – (4/30): Agreed to terms with the following UDFAs: QB Aaron Corp, RB Chris Douglas, CB Chris Hill, P Shawn Powell, LB Garrick Williams, S Delano Howell, OT Paul Madsen, G David Snow, S Nick Sukay, and S Ian Wild.

(5/4): Released CB Drayton Florence.

Carolina Panthers – (4/30): Agreed to terms with the following UDFAs: WR Brenton Bersin, G Will Blackwell, DT Nate Chandler, WR Jared Green, WR Wes Kemp, TE Tarren Lloyd, OT Matt Reynolds, DE Ryan Van Bergen, WR Rico Wallace, RB Princeton McCarty, RB Tauren Poole, and RB Lyndon Rowells.

Chicago Bears – (5/2): Waived S Winston Venable. Agreed to terms with second-round pick WR Alshon Jeffrey.

Cincinnati Bengals – (5/2): Agreed to terms with the following UDFAs: G Ben Bojicic, CB Derrius Brooks, LB Vontaze Burfict, LS Bryce Davis, QB Tyler Hansen, WR Justin Hilton, LB Grant Hunter Butler, LB Brandon Joiner, DE Julian Miller, WR Kashif Moore, WR Taveon Rogers, OT Mike Ryan, RB Rodney Stewart, and OT Landon Walker.

(5/4): Signed UDFA C/G Trevor Robinson.

Cleveland Browns – (4/30): Claimed P Spencer Lanning off waivers from the Jacksonville Jaguars.

(5/2): LB Scott Fujita suspended three games for part in bounty scandal. Agreed to terms with the following UDFAs: OT Jake Anderson, DE William Green, CB Antwuan Reed, and S Tashaun Gipson.

(5/3): Agreed to terms with the following UDFAs: G Matt Cleveland, WR Josh Cooper, LB L.J. Fort, WR Bert Reed, WR Jermaine Saffold, LB Andrew Sweat, C Garth Gerhart, and CB Emmanuel Davis.

(5/4): Agreed to terms with CB Mike Allen and S Johnson Bademosi.

Dallas Cowboys – (4/30): Agreed to terms with the following UDFAs: OT Jeff Adams, OT Levy Adcock, WR Cole Beasley, WR Tim Benford, WR George Beasley, TE George Bryan, OT Taylor Dever, RB Lance Dunbar, G Harland Gunn, WR Saalim Hakim, LB Adrian Hamilton, LS Charley Hughlett, WR Donavon Kemp, WR Donavon Kemp, G Ronald Leary, CB Isaac Madison, OT Tyrone Novikoff, RB Darrell Scott, CB Lionel Smith, TE Andrew Szczerba, LB Aston Whiteside, S Eddie Whitley, and CB Troy Woolfolk.

Denver Broncos – (4/30): Waived WR Tim Toone.

(5/4): Agreed to terms with UDFA WR Eric Page.
Detroit Lions – (5/1): Signed WR Lance Long.

Green Bay Packers – (5/2): DL Anthony Hargrove suspended eight games for part in bounty scandal.

(5/3): Agreed to terms with the following UDFAs: RB Duane Bennett, C Tommie Draheim, TE Cameron Ford, OT Mike McCabe, WR Dale Moss, and CB Dion Turner.

(5/4): Agreed to terms with the following UDFAs: LB Dezman Moses and WR Marcus Rivers.

Houston Texans – (5/2): Released WR Jacoby Jones.

(5/3): Agreed to terms with the following UDFAs: WR Mario Louis, WR Jerrell Jackson, WR Dwight Jones, FB Jason Ford, RB Davin Meggett, RB Jonathan Grimes, LB Greg Williams, LB Shawn Loiseau, LB Dalano Johnson, LB D.J. Bryant, S Eddie Pleasant, QB Case Keenum, S Desmond Marrow, OT Nate Menkin, G Cody White, TE Phillip Supernaw, TE Logan Brock, DE David Hunter, DE Tracy Roberston, DE Rennie Moore, DT Loni Fangupo.

Indianapolis Colts – (4/30): Claimed RB Deji Karim off waivers from the Jacksonville Jaguars. Signed TE Dominique Jones. Agreed to terms with the following UDFAs: DE James Aiono, DT Chigbo Anunoby, OT Steven Baker, CB Cameron Chism, LB Kevin Eagan, CB Antonio Fenelus, G Jason Foster, LB Chris Galippo, G Hayworth Hicks, S Buddy Jackson, S Matt Merletti, S Micah Pellerin, WR Jabin Sambrano, P Brian Stahovich, S Latarrius Thomas, and WR Griff Whalen.

Jacksonville Jaguars – (4/30): Waived DT David Howard. Agreed to terms with the following UDFAs: DE Kendrick Adams, RB Joe Banyard, OT Lee Barbiasz, CB Antwon Blake, WR Jarrett Boykin, C Mike Brewster, DE Ryan Davis, CB Antonio Dennard, WR Kevin Elliott, G D.J. Hall, CB Dontrell Johnson, DT Drew Nowak, WR Nelson Rosario, LB J.K. Schaffer, LB Julian Stanford, DE Frank Trotter, and TE Matt Veldman.

(5/1): Signed RB Jalen Parmele.

(5/2): Released CB Drew Coleman.

Kansas City Chiefs – (4/30): Agreed to terms with the following UDFAs: WR Josh Bellamy, TE Tim Biere, RB Nate Eachus, G Justin Cheadle, S Jean Fanor, S Chandler Fenner, FB Taylor Gentry, S Tysyn Hartman, LB Dexter Heyman, DE Ethan Johnson, C Cam Holland, WR Brandon Kinnie, K Matt Szymanski, S Terrance Parks, and S Neiko Thorpe.

Miami Dolphins – (5/4): Agreed to terms with the following UDFAs: DT Chas Alecxih, C Terence Brown, LB Cameron Collins, G Derek Dennis, WR Jeff Fuller, RB Jonas Gray, LB Shelly Lyons, S Kelcie McCray, WR Derek Moye, DE Jarrell Root, G Josh Samuda, DE Derrick Shelby, DE Jacquies Smith, CB Kevyn Scott, CB Trenton Hughes, and OT Dustin Waldron.

(5/6): Signed DE/OLB Cameron Wake to contract extension.

Minnesota Vikings - (5/2): Waived RB Caleb King, G Butch Lewis and TE Daniel Hardy (non-football injury).

(5/4): Agreed to terms with the following UDFAs: DT Chase Baker, RB Derrick Coleman, DE Kevin Cyrille, CB Bobby Felder, WR Kamar Jorden, DE Eric Latimore, LB Tyler Nielsen, DE Ernest Owusu, LB Corey Paredes, G Austin Pasztor, DE Tydreke Powell, DT Terrell Resonno, C Quentin Saulsberry, OT Darrion Weems, and CB C.C. Whitlock.

New England Patriots – (5/3): Waived WR Tiquan Underwood. Re-signed DT Gerard Warren.

New Orleans Saints – (4/30): Agreed to terms with the following UDFAs: LB Kadarron  Anderson, WR Malcolm Beyah, DE Braylon Broughton, TE Jacob Byrne, RB Travaris Cadet, S A.J. Davis, C Brian Folkerts, WR Chris Givens, S Jose Gumbs, WR Kevin Hardy, OT Dan Hoch, LB Stephen Johnson, S Jerico Nelson, CB Laron Scott, OT Aderious Simmons, LB Aaron Tevis, S Johnny Thomas, and DT Tyrunn Walker.

(5/2): LB Jonathan Vilma suspended one season for part in bounty scandal. DE Will Smith suspended four games for part in bounty scandal.

New York Giants – (5/2): Agreed to terms with UDFA LB Kadarron Anderson.

New York Jets – (4/30): Signed WR DaMarcus Ganaway. Agreed to terms with the following UDFAs: CB Donnie Fletcher, QB G.J. Kinne, TE Brian Linthicum, CB Ryan Steed, LB Donovan Robinson, LB Brett Roy, DT Damon Harrison, OT John Cullen, CB D’Anton Lynn, and LB Marcus Dowtin.

(5/1): Waived WR Logan Payne.

(5/2):  Waived DE Ropati Pitoitua. Signed K Josh Brown. Signed UDFA LS Derek Chard.

(5/3): Waived G Trevor Canfield.

(5/4): Signed second-round pick WR Stephen Hill.

(5/6): Signed sixth-round pick S Josh Bush.

Oakland Raiders – (5/2): Signed OT Ed Wang and QB Matt Leinart.

(5/4): Agreed to terms with the following UDFAs: LB Kaelin Burnett, WR Derek Carrier, WR Brandon Carswell, DT Dominique Hamilton, P Marquette King, OT Dan Knapp, LB Mario Kurn, WR Thomas Mayo, G Lucas Nix, WR Rod Streater, CB Conroy Black, S Aaron Henry, and CB Chaz Powell.

Philadelphia Eagles – (4/30): Placed S Brian Dawkins on reserve/retired list.

(5/4): Claimed OT Thomas Welch off waivers from the St. Louis Rams.

Pittsburgh Steelers – (5/1): Re-signed QB Byron Leftwich.

(5/2): Waived RB Chad Spann and CB DeAngelo Smith.

(5/6): Signed fourth-round pick DT Alameda Ta’amu and fifth-round pick RB Chris Rainey.

San Diego Chargers – (4/30): Agreed to terms with the following UDFAs: WR Hubert Anyiam, WR Jason Barnes, DT Eddie Brown, OT Cordell Bell, OT Charles Burton, S Sean Cattouse, WR Paul Cox, WR Taylor Embree, CB Greg Gatson, LS Nick Guess, DE Logan Harrell, RB Michael Haynes, QB Jarrett Lee, LB Josh Linam, FB Mohamed Marah, P Kyle Martens, WR Phillip Panye, CB De’Andre Presley, WR Michael Willie, and DE Christian Tupou.

(5/1): Signed G Rex Hadnot.

San Francisco 49ers - (5/2): Agreed to terms with the following UDFAs: DE Patrick Butrym, TE Garrett Celek, OT Al Netter, WR Chris Owusu, WR Nathan Palmer, K Giorgio Tavecchio, FB Cameron Bell, and S Michael Thomas.

(5/3): Agreed to terms with the following UDFAs: LB Kourtnei Brown, RB Jewel Hampton, LB Joe Holland, OT Kevin Murphy, WR Brian Tyms, and CB Anthony Mosley, and DE Matthew Masifilo.

(5/4): Agreed to terms with sixth-round pick C/G Jason Slowey. Agreed to terms with the following UDFAs: OT David Gonzales and CB Deante Purvis.

Seattle Seahawks – (5/3): Claimed WR Raymond Webber off waivers from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

St. Louis Rams – (4/30): Released K Josh Brown. Waived DT John Henderson, CB Nate Ness, CB Chris Smith, RB Quinn Porter, and TE Demarco Crosby.

(5/1): Agreed to terms with the following UDFAs: FB Todd Anderson, LB Derrick Choice, G Michael Hay, C T-Bob Hebert, P Johnny Hekker, LB Alex Ellis-Hoffman, DT Matt Conrath, S Matt Daniels, LB Noah Keller, RB Calvin Middleton, TE DeAngelo Peterson, DE Scott Smith, and S Quinton Pointer.

(5/2): Agreed to terms with the following UDFAs: LS Travis Tripuka, RB Nick Schwieger, and S Rodney McLeod.

(5/3): Waived WR Dominique Curry, CB Marquis Johnson, OT Thomas Welch, and CB Brian Jackson. Re-signed G Bryan Mattison. Agreed to terms with the following UDFAs: QB Austin Davis, TE Cory Harkey, and CB Jeremy Caldwell.

(5/4): Agreed to terms with UDFA OT Joe Long.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers – (4/30): Agreed to terms with the following UDFAs: WR Luther Ambrose, LB Ryan Baker, C Chaz Hine, QB Zach Collaros, FB Cody Johnson, CB Leonard Johnson, OT Bradley Sowell, DT Donte’e Nichols, T Michael VanDerMeulen, S Tramain Thomas, TE Tyler Urban, WR Tyler Shoemaker, CB Quenton Washington, and OT Desmond Wynn.

(5/1): Agreed to terms with UDFAs OT Trevor Olson and OT Rocky Weaver.

(5/2): Released DT John McCargo. Waived WR Raymond Webber. Signed UDFA DT Eric LeGrand.

Tennessee Titans – (4/30): Agreed to terms with the following UDFAs: WR Devin Aquilar, TE Brandon Barden, OT George Bias, LS Beau Brinkley, G Chandler Burden, WR Chase Deadder, DT DaJohn Harris, WR LaQuinton Evans, S Christian Scott, QB Nick Stephens, C William Vlachos, and LB Alex Watkins.

(5/1): Waived FB Will Ta’ufo’ou and LB Lawrence Wilson. Signed LB Zac Diles. Signed UDFA FB Collin Mooney.

(5/3): Agreed to terms with the following UDFAs:  P Will Batson, WR D.J. Woods, RB Darryl Whiting, and CB Gary Wilburn.

Washington Redskins – (4/30): Signed LB Jonathan Goff and K Neil Rackers.

(5/1): Released WR Jabar Gaffney.

(5/2):  Agreed to terms with the following UDFAs: RB Antwon Bailey, RB Michael Shaw, LB Brian McNally, C Grant Garner, and RB Lennon Creer.

(5/3): Agreed to terms with the following UDFAs: WR Kelvin Bolden, WR Darius Hanks, LB D.J. Holt, LB Monte Lewis, WR Lance Lewis, CB Chase Minnifield, and DT Vaughn Meatoga.

(5/4): Waived UDFA RB Michael Shaw (failed physical). Signed seventh-round picks CB Richard Crawford and S Jordan Bernstine.

(5/5): Signed fifth-round pick G Adam Gettis.

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