NFL Transaction Wire Blog (4/26-5/2)

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The undrafted free agent signings have begun, but veterans are still finding new homes around the NFL. Last Updated: Sunday at 9:57 PM ET.

Arizona Cardinals

Monday: Agreed to contracts with the following undrafted free agents: QB Max Hall, RB Alfonso Smith, WRs Juamorris Stewart, Stephen Williams, and Max Komar, OTs Devin Tyler and Casey Knips, C David Moosman, CBs Marshay Green and A.J. Jefferson.

Tuesday: Signed G Alan Faneca.

Wednesday: Re-signed DL Bryan Robinson.

Comments: Faneca figures to compete for the RG job against Deuce Lutui.


Atlanta Falcons

Monday: Agreed to contracts with the following undrafted free agents: RB Dimitri Nance, WRs Brandyn Harvey, Ryan Wolfe, and Tim Buckley, TEs Colin Peel, Michael Palmer, and Leroy Banks, K Garrett Lindholm, LS Justin Drescher, DE Emmanuel Stephens, LBs Bear Woods and Weston Johnson, CB Dominique Daniels, Ss Gabe Derricks and Rafael Bush.

Thursday: Agreed to contracts with the following undrafted free agents: DTs Trey Bryant and Rajon Henley.


Baltimore Ravens

Wednesday: Waived FB Charles Ali.


Buffalo Bills

Wednesday: Signed undrafted free agents: LB Antonio Coleman and S Dominique Harris.

Thursday: Agreed to contracts with the following undrafted free agents: RB Joique Bell, WR Naaman Roosevelt, G Jorge Guerra, DE Will Croner, and CBs John Destin and Stephan Virgil.

Friday: Agreed to contracts with the following undrafted free agents: WR David Nelson, LB Mike Wright.


Carolina Panthers

Monday: Agreed to contracts with the following undrafted free agents: RB Daniel Porter, FB Rashawn Jackson, WRs Trent Guy and Oliver Young, TE Andrew George, OT Mark Ortmann, Gs Kurtis Gregory, Ray Hisatake, and Noah Franklin, K Aaron Pettrey, P Blake Haudan, DT Andre' Neblett, LB Sean Ware, S Matt O'Hanlon.

Tuesday: Traded S Chris Harris to the Chicago Bears in exchange for LB Jamar Williams.

Comments: The Panthers wanted to get second-year S Sherrod Martin on the field, so by trading Harris, they'll be able to do that. Williams did a nice job last year when he got to start at SLB for Pisa Tiniosamoa.


Chicago Bears

Monday: Signed WR Vic Hall.

Tuesday: Traded LB Jamar Williams to the Carolina Panthers in exchange for S Chris Harris.

Wednesday: Traded S Kevin Payne to the St. Louis Rams in exchange for an undisclosed 2011 draft pick.

Friday: Re-signed DE Mark Anderson, signed undrafted free agent CB Cornelius Brown.

Comments: Strong safety is a position that needed to be upgraded, so Harris, who is back with the team for the second time, should take over there.

Anderson signed his RFA tender.

For the rest of Chicago's undrafted free agent signings, click here.


Cincinnati Bengals

Tuesday: Claimed RB Cedric Peerman off waivers from the Detroit Lions.

Thursday: Claimed CB DeAngelo Willingham off waivers from the Seattle Seahawks.

Friday: Agreed to contracts with the following undrafted free agents: RB Cordera Eason, FB Joe Tronzo, OTs Andrew Mitchell. Gabriel Manns, LS Mike Windt, DE Rahim Alem, LB Vincent Rey, Ss Jeromy Miles and Bryan Evans,

Comments: Peerman figures to compete for the No. 3 role at running back.


Cleveland Browns

Tuesday: Claimed CB DeAngelo Smith off waivers from Detroit Lions.

Wednesday: Waived CB CB Matterral Richardson.

Friday: Agreed to contracts with the following undrafted free agents: WRs Aaron Valentin, Dion Morton, and Johnathan Haggerty, TE Troy Wagner, OT Joel Reiners, G-OT Casey Bender, DT Swanson Miller, LB Auston English, and CBs Chris Chancellor and Ben Burney.


Dallas Cowboys

Monday: Agreed to contracts with the following undrafted free agents: QB Matt Nichols, FB Chris Gronkowski, RB Lonyae Miller, WRs Rashaun Greer, Terrell Hudgins, and Verran Tucker, TE Nick Tow-Arnett, K Delbert Alvarado, OTs Mike Tepper, Chet Teofilo, and Will Barker, OL Phil Costa, DT Junior Aumavae, DE Lorenzo Washington, Ss Danny McCray and Barry Church, CB Bryan McCann.

Tuesday: Re-signed G Montrae Holland.

Wednesday: Re-signed exclusive rights free agent DB Alan Ball.

Friday: Agreed to contract terms with undrafted free agent TE Scott Sicko.

Comments: Holland offers solid veteran depth for the interior of their offensive line.

Ball, who is capable of playing CB and S, will compete for the starting FS job this season.


Denver Broncos

Monday: Signed LB Akin Ayodele.

Thursday: Re-signed LB Nick Greisen.

Agreed to contracts with the following undrafted free agents: RBs Chris Brown and Toney Baker, WRs Patrick Honeycutt, Landis Williams, and Arlic Arnett, TEs Nathan Overbay and Riar Geer, OTs Chris Marinelli and Paul Duncan, G Michael Shumard, DEs Ben Garland and Jeff Stehle, DT Jaron Baston, LBs Devin Bishop, Korey Bosworth, and Kevin Alexander, Ss Kyle McCarthy and Marcellus Bowman, and CB Cassius Vaughn.

Comments: Ayodele will get a chance to compete for playing time against veteran Mario Haggan.

Greisen had a tryout for the team earlier this week, according to a league source.


Detroit Lions

Monday: Waived RB Cedric Peerman, WR Michael Ray Garvin, DT Terrance Taylor, and CB DeAngelo Smith.

Friday: Agreed to contracts with the following undrafted free agents: FB Matt Clapp, WRs Mike Moore and Contrevious Parks, TE Richard Dickson, LS Sam Scroggins, DT Rob Galloway, and CB Aaron Berry. Signed LB Caleb Campbell.

Comments: Campbell was selected in the seventh round in the 2008 draft by the Lions.


Green Bay Packers

Monday: Waived LB Jeremy Thompson (failed physical), re-signed S Charlie Peprah, waived TE Devin Frischknecht.

Friday: Agreed to contracts with the following undrafted free agents: QB Noah Shepard, RB Quinn Porter, G Nick McDonald, WRs Jeff Moturi and Chastin West, OT Chris Campbell, LBs Alex Joseph, Tim Knicky, John Russell, and Frank Zombo, CB Sam Shields.

Comments: Thompson is expected to retire due to medical issues.


Houston Texans

Monday: Signed TE Michael Gaines.

Thursday: Signed undrafted free agent LS Jonathan Weeks.


Indianapolis Colts

Tuesday: Agreed to contracts with the following undrafted free agents: QB Tim Hiller, RB Javarris James, WRs Blair White and Brandon James, G Gregg Peat, OT Andrew Tyshovnytsky, K Brett Swenson, LB Vuna Tuihalamaka, Ss Mike Newton and David Caldwell, and CB Brandon King.

Friday: Agreed to contracts with the following undrafted free agents: OT Jeff Linkenbach, DE Trevor Anderson, CBs Thad Turner, Donye' McClesky, and Jordan Hemby.


Jacksonville Jaguars

Monday: Released DT John Henderson and LBs Brian Iwuh, waived/injured LB Torrance Daniels, removed qualifying offer from RFA Clint Ingram.

Wednesday: Placed LB Torrance Daniels on IR.

Friday: Signed LB Freddy Keiaho.

Comments: Henderson was due $5 million in base salary.

Keiaho figures to get a chance to back up at WLB or MLB.

You can find Jacksonville's undrafted free agent signings, here.


Kansas City Chiefs

You can find Kansas City's undrafted free agent signings, here.


Miami Dolphins

Friday: Agreed to contracts with the following undrafted free agents: WRs Marlon Moore and Roberto Wallace, DT Travis Ivey, CBs A.J. Wallace and Ross Weaver, and S Jonathan Amaya.


Minnesota Vikings

Friday: Agreed to contracts with the following undrafted free agents: QB A.J. Archer, WRs Aaron Rhea, Ray Small, and Kelton Tindal, Cs Eddie Adamski and Tommy Hernandez, OTs Marlon Winmn and Matt Hanson, G Thomas Austin, S Terrell Skinner, and CB Angelo Williams.


New England Patriots

Monday: Released LB Adalius Thomas.

Thursday: RB Pat Paschall, WR Bryan Anderson, OT John Wise, DT Kyle Love, LB Dane Fletcher, Ss Sergio Brown and Ross Ventrone, and CB Terrence Johnson.

Comments: It was not a surprise that he was released. Thomas was critical of how he was used and treated last season, so it was only a matter of time before he was released. He was due $4.9 million in base salary. Rookie OLB Jermaine Cunningham and Pierre Woods will vie for playing time in Thomas' spot.


New Orleans Saints

Monday: Agreed to contracts with the following undrafted free agents: RBs Carlos Brown, Christian Ducre', and Chris Ivory, WR Chris Bell, G Brandon Carter and Joe Tonga, LS Clint Gresham, DT Jay Ross, DEs Junior Galette and Brandon Sharpe, LBs Jason Beauchamp and Harry Coleman, S Ryan Hamilton, and CB Marcell Young.


New York Giants

Monday: Agreed to contracts with the following undrafted free agents: QB Dominic Randolph, WRs Tim Brown, Duke Calhoun, and Victor Cruz, TE Jake Ballard, G Dennis Landolt, C Jim Cordle, DE Ayanga Okpokowuruk, DT Nate Collins, LB Lee Campbell, CBs Seth Williams and Leon Wright, and S Michael Greco. Re-signed LB Gerris Wilkinson.

Friday: P Jeff Feagles placed on Reserve/Retirement list.

Comments: Wilkinson signed his RFA tender.

Seventh-round pick P Matt Dodge and P Jy Bond will compete for Feagles' job.


New York Jets

Thursday: Agreed to contracts with the following undrafted free agents: TE Jeff Cumberland, OT Matt Stommes, Gs Charlie Tanner and Keith Buckman, DT Mick Williams, DE Jason Lamb, LBs Broderick Stewart and Kevin Basped, CB Brian Jackson, and S Donovan Warren.


Oakland Raiders

Wednesday: Signed RB Rock Cartwright.

Friday: Waived FB Oren O'Neal, re-signed CB Stanford Routt, signed TE John Owens. Signed the following undrafted free agents: FBs Chane Moline and Manase Tonga, G Alex Parsons, DE Alex Daniels, DT Kellen Heard, CB Joey Thomas.

Comments: Routt signed his one-year RFA tender.


Philadelphia Eagles

Monday: Agreed to contracts with the following undrafted free agents: QB Joey Elliott, FB Chris Zardas, WRs Pat Simonds and Blue Cooper, and Kevin Jurovich, OTs Jermaill McCuller and Austin Howard, G-C Zipp Duncan, DT Charles Alexander, CBs Josh Morris and David Pender.

Tuesday: Agreed to contracts with the following undrafted free agents: Keithon Flemming, DE Eric Moncur, CB Devin Ross. Claimed G Shawn Murphy off waivers from the Tampa Buccaneers.

Wednesday: Agreed to contract terms with P Ken Parrish.

Friday: Waived G Shawn Murphy (failed physical).

Comments: Parrish is now the third punter on Philadelphia's 80-man roster. He did kick some field goals during Friday's minicamp practice.


Pittsburgh Steelers

Monday: Agreed to contracts with the following undrafted free agents: FB Demetrius Taylor, OT Kyle Jolly, OL A.J. Trump, G Dorian Brooks, DT Cordarrow Thompson, Ss Justin Thornton and Da'Mon Cromartie-Smith.

Thursday: Agreed to contracts with the following undrafted free agents: C Brad Vierling and LB Lindsey Witten.


San Diego Chargers

Monday: Agreed to contracts with the following undrafted free agents: FB Cory Jackson, RB Shawnbrey McNeal, WRs Ernest Smith, Marcel Thompson. Bryan Walters, Jordyn Jackson, Seyi Ajirotutu, Jeremy Williams, and Richard Goodman, TEs Dajleon Farr and Richard Brockel, OTs Justin Jeffries, Stephan Richmond, Ryan Otterson, Brady Bond, OL Jeff Hansen, P Cort Johnson, LBs Brandon Lang and Kion Wilson, and CB Traye Simmons.

Thursday: Signed K Nick Novak.

Comments: Novak isn't seen as a real threat to starting K Nate Kaeding, but he could at least push him a bit in training camp.


San Francisco 49ers

Monday: Agreed to contracts with the following undrafted free agents: QB Jarrett Brown, WRs Scott Long, Shay Hodge, Jared Perry, LB Mike Balogun and Keaton Kristick, S Chris Maragos, CBs Patrick Stroudamire, Tramaine Brock, and Leroy Vann.

Friday: Signed LB Brandon Long.


Seattle Seahawks

Wednesday: Waived CB DeAngelo Willingham and P Tom Malone, signed LS Matt Overton and S Quinton Teal.

Friday: OT Walter Jones and DE Patrick Kerney placed on Reserve/Retirement list. Agreed to terms with undrafted free agent C Jeff Byers. Re-signed S Lawyer Milloy.

Comments: First-round pick OT Russell Okung will take over for Jones at LT.

You can find the rest of Seattle's undrafted free agent signings, here.


St. Louis Rams

Monday: Agreed to contracts with the following undrafted free agents: QB Thaddeus Lewis, FB Jamie McCoy and Kennedy Tinsley, RB Keith Toston and DeMaundray Woolridge, WRs Brandon McRae and Rod Owens, DT Jermelle Cudjo, LBs Freddie Harris, Simoni Lawrence, and Cardia Jackson, Ss Darian Stewart and Jeromy Jones.

Wednesday: Acquired S Kevin Payne from the Chicago Bears in exchange for an undisclosed 2011 draft pick.


Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Monday: Released FB B.J. Askew, DT Chris Hovan. Waived G Shawn Murphy, P Sam Paulescu, G Aaron Sears, and CB Stoney Woodson.

Monday: Agreed to contracts with the following undrafted free agents: QB Jevan Snead, WRs Damola Adeniji and Preston Parker, TE Jeron Mastrud, Gs Vladimir Richard and Sergio Render, OTs James Williams, Robert Okeafor, and Derek Hardman, K Hunter Lawrence, DEs Matt Featherston, Brandon Gilbreaux and James Ruffin, LB Rico McCoy, S Dennis Rogan.

Comments: Askew and Hovan should be able to find backup work before training camps start.


Tennessee Titans

Monday: Agreed to contracts with the following undrafted free agents: RBs Stafon Johnson, Dominique Lindsay, and LeGarrette Blount, FB Willie Rose, WRs Mico McSwain and WR Bobby Sewall, TEs Gerald Harris and Steve Pfahler, OT Nick Howell, Cs Kevin Matthews and Kenneth Alfred, G John Malecki, DT Joe Joseph, LBs Jake Lewko and Patrick Trahan. Waived OT Pete Clifford.


Washington Redskins

Monday: Signed DE Darrion Scott.

Wednesday: Signed undrafted free agents: DL Trey Jacobs and S Anderson Russell.

Thursday: Signed WRs Bobby Wade and Joey Galloway. Signed undrafted free agents: RB Keiland Williams and TE Logan Paulsen.

Comments: Scott hasn't played since 2007. He spent last season playing in the UFL.


For transactions from last week, click here.

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