NFL Transaction Wire Blog-Week Fifteen

NFL Transaction Wire

Various NFL teams are still trying to improve their rosters before the end of the regular season. Last Updated: Sunday at 11:06 PM ET.

Arizona Cardinals

Wednesday: Placed S Matt Ware on IR, signed K Mike Nugent.


Atlanta Falcons


Monday: Placed WR Brian Finneran on IR.

Tuesday: Signed WR Troy Bergeron from practice squad, signed WR James Swinton to practice squad.


Baltimore Ravens

Wednesday: Signed WR Maurice Price to practice squad.

Saturday: Placed DT Brandon McKinney on IR, signed S Marcus Paschal off practice squad.


Buffalo Bills

Wednesday: Waived TE Joe Klopfenstein, claimed G Richie Incognito off waivers from St. Louis Rams.

Friday: Signed Joe Klopfenstein, placed G Kendall Simmons on IR.

Comments: The Bills will be responsible for the rest of Incognito's remaining 2009 salary of $178,235. That salary is from his one-year restricted free agent tender.


Carolina Panthers

Monday: Waived LB Kelvin Smith from IR.

Tuesday: Signed OT Rob Petitti, placed OT Jeff Otah on IR.

Comments: 2008 seventh-round pick Geoff Schwartz will likely start for Otah. The team now is without both of their starting tackles (LT Jordan Gross is on IR as well) for the rest of the season.


Chicago Bears

Monday: Waived LB Cato June, signed OT James Marten from practice squad.


Cincinnati Bengals

Wednesday: Signed DT Shaun Smith, waived WR Maurice Purify.


Cleveland Browns

Tuesday: Signed OT Jason Capizzi to practice squad, signed DT Jonathan Lewis to practice squad, signed CB Matterral Richardson to practice squad, released CB Michael Grant from practice squad, released DT Adam Hoppel from practice squad.


Dallas Cowboys


Denver Broncos

Monday: Placed S Darcel McBath on IR, signed S Vernon Fox.

Saturday: Signed CB Tony Carter from practice squad, waived OT Herb Taylor.


Detroit Lions

Monday: Released LB Danny Lansanah from practice squad.

Tuesday: Waived DE Jahi Word-Daniels, claimed CB Brian Witherspoon off waivers from Jacksonville Jaguars, signed RB Cedric Peerman from Baltimore Ravens practice squad, signed TE Michael Matthews, placed RB Kevin Smith on IR, placed TE Casey Fitzsimmons on IR, signed WR Eric Fowler to practice squad, signed DT Terrance Taylor to practice squad.

Wednesday: Waived FB Terrelle Smith, claimed G Roy Schuening from Oakland Raiders.

Thursday: Waived TE Dan Gronkowski, signed LS Nathan Hodel, signed CB Jahi Word-Daniels to practice squad.

Saturday: Signed DE Dan Gronkowski to practice squad, released DT Terrance Taylor from practice squad.

Comments: The Lions could decide to take an extended look at rookie RB Aaron Brown the final three games now that Smith is out.


Green Bay Packers

Monday: Waived WR Biren Ealy.

Tuesday: Signed WR Patrick Williams from practice squad.

Wednesday: Signed CB D.J. Clark to practice squad.


Houston Texans

Tuesday: Signed LB Bryan Pittman, placed TE Anthony Hill on IR.


Indianapolis Colts


Jacksonville Jaguars

Monday: Waived CB Brian Witherspoon, signed FB Brock Bolen off practice squad.

Tuesday: Signed CB Kennard Cox to practice squad.

Wednesday: Placed FB Greg Jones on IR, signed CB Kennard Cox from practice squad.

Saturday: Waived DE James Wyche, waived CB Kennard Cox.

Comments: The team made the move to sign Bolen because of the ankle injury Jones suffered against the Dolphins on Sunday.


Kansas City Chiefs


Saturday: Activated WR Dwayne Bowe off suspended list, placed RB Dantrell Savage on IR, waived WR Quinten Lawrence, signed G Darryl Harris from practice squad.


Miami Dolphins

Tuesday: Signed G Ray Feinga to practice squad, released OT Nevin McCaskill from practice squad.


Minnesota Vikings

Tuesday: Signed LB Jeremy Leman from practice squad, LB Erin Henderson suspended four games for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances, CB DeAndre Wright signed to practice squad.


New England Patriots

New Orleans Saints

New York Giants


New York Jets

Monday: Waived OT Ryan McKee.

Tuesday: Signed RB Chauncey Washington from Dallas Cowboys practice squad.

Wednesday: Signed OT Dan Gay to practice squad.

Saturday: Released LB Josh Mauga from practice squad.


Oakland Raiders

Monday: Signed OT Elliot Vallejo to practice squad.

Tuesday: Waived G Roy Schuening.

Wednesday: Signed QB J.P. Losman.

Thursday: Signed C Tim Mattran to practice squad.


Philadelphia Eagles

Monday: Waived RB P.J. Hill.

Tuesday: Signed TE Martin Rucker off practice squad.

Wednesday: Signed RB P.J. Hill to practice squad.

Comments: This move to waive Hill could signify that the team believes RB Brian Westbrook will be able to play this week. However, the team won't rush Westbrook back. They have good depth at the position.


Pittsburgh Steelers

Tuesday: Signed OT Jonathan Palmer to practice squad, signed LB Johnny Williams to practice squad.


San Diego Chargers

San Francisco 49ers

Seattle Seahawks


St. Louis Rams

Tuesday: Waived G Richie Incognito, claimed OT Ryan McKee off waivers from the New York Jets, placed G Jacob Bell on IR.

Wednesday: Signed OT/G Eric Young from practice squad, signed C Drew Miller to practice squad.

Comments: The coaching staff got tired of Incognito's undisciplined ways and decided to part ways with him. Backup G Mark Setterstrom will likely start for Incognito.


Tampa Bay Buccaneers


Tennessee Titans

Wednesday: Signed DE Kareem Brown to practice squad.


Washington Redskins

Tuesday: Signed LB Curtis Gatewood from Pittsburgh Steelers practice squad, waived OT D'Anthony Batiste.


For transactions from last week, click here.

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