NFL Transaction Wire Blog (5/3-5/9)

A few veterans have re-signed, but most of the signings these days are with undrafted free agents. Last Updated: Sunday at 11:16 AM ET.

Arizona Cardinals

Monday: Signed CB Justin Miller.

Friday: Signed FB Charles Ali.

Comments: The journeyman defensive back should get a chance to compete for a nickel role.

Ali is now the third fullback under contract for the Cardinals.


Atlanta Falcons


Baltimore Ravens

Monday: Removed minimum tender from exclusive rights free agent S Keith Fitzhugh.

Friday: Signed the following undrafted free agents: RB Curtis Steele, FB Mike McLaughlin, WR Rodelin Anthony, LS Morgan Cox, DEs John Fletcher and Robert McClellan, S Ashton Hall, CBs Price Miller and Courtney Smith.


Buffalo Bills

Monday: Signed the following undrafted free agents: WR Donald Jones and Cs Sean Allen and Kyle Mutcher.

Tuesday: Signed undrafted free agent G Cord Howard.

Wednesday: Signed undrafted free agent S Brett Johnson.


Carolina Panthers

Monday: Signed RB Josh Vaughan.


Chicago Bears

Monday: Signed undrafted free agent DT Avrell Spicer.


Cincinnati Bengals

Tuesday: Signed undrafted free agent P Jake Richardson.

Friday: Waived CB Antonio Smith.


Cleveland Browns


Monday: Waived WR Aaron Valentin.

Tuesday: Waived TE Troy Wagner, signed TE Alex Smith.

Comments: Smith may have a problem making Cleveland's final roster coming out of the preseason since they are fairly deep at tight end.


Dallas Cowboys

Monday: Re-signed G Montrae Holland.


Denver Broncos


Monday: Waived RB Chris Brown, signed WR Dicky Lyons.

Tuesday: Waived G Michael Shumard and S Marcellus Bowman.

Thursday: Signed OL Maurice Williams.

Comments: Williams is capable of backing up at guard or either tackle spot.


Detroit Lions

Monday: Signed undrafted free agent DE Chima Ihekwoaba.

Tuesday: Claimed WR Marko Mitchell off waivers from the Washington Redskins.

Comments: According to a league source, the Vikings also put in a waiver claim for Mitchell.


Green Bay Packers

Monday: Signed the following undrafted free agents: WR Shawn Gore, DT Aleric Mullins, and S Anthony Levine.


Houston Texans

Friday: Signed the following undrafted free agents: QB Tyler Sheehan, FB Jack Cororan, WR Trey Stoss, OT Steve Manieri, DT Malcolm Sheppard, DE Will Unrein, LBs Will Patterson and Isaiah Greenhouse, CB Pierre Singfield, Ss Torri Williams, Aaron Webster, and Nick Polk.


Indianapolis Colts

Monday: Waived WR Roy Hall, TE Jamie Petrowski, and DE Rudolph Hardie.


Jacksonville Jaguars


Monday: Signed undrafted free agent LB Aaron Morgan.

Wednesday: Waived/injured DE Bryan Smith.

Thursday: Placed DE Bryan Smith on IR.

Comments: Suffered a torn ACL during a minicamp practice.


Kansas City Chiefs

Monday: Signed WR David Grimes.

Thursday: Waived/injured WR Chandler Williams and waived TE T.C. Drake.

Friday: Placed WR Chandler Williams on IR.


Miami Dolphins


Minnesota Vikings

Monday: Signed the following undrafted free agents: WR Marquis Hamilton and OT Bill Noethlich.

Tuesday: Signed the following undrafted free agents: G Adrian Battles, DE Cedric McKinley, and CB Marcus Sherels.


New England Patriots

Monday: Signed undrafted free agent WR Buddy Farnham.


New Orleans Saints

Monday: Re-signed S Darren Sharper.

Tuesday: Claimed RB P.J. Hill off waivers from Washington Redskins, signed undrafted free agent DE Brandon Sharpe.

Wednesday: Signed the following undrafted free agents: RB Christian Ducre, DE Junior Galette, LB Jason Beauchamp.

Friday: Signed undrafted free agent LS Clint Gresham.

Comments: With Sharper back for at least one more season, last year's starting defensive backfield is intact.


New York Giants

Friday: Waived QB Dominic Randolph, re-signed restricted free agent WR Derek Hagan, signed undrafted free agents QB Riley Skinner and LB Micah Johnson.


New York Jets

Monday: Signed undrafted free agent LBs Cory Reamer and Brashton Satele. Waived LB Broderick Stewart.


Oakland Raiders

Thursday: Waived QB JaMarcus Russell, signed RB Michael Bennett.

Comments: When the team acquired QB Jason Campbell, that was a clear sign that Russell would be on his way out. The team still has four quarterbacks under contract, but Bruce Gradkowski may not be ready until training camp as he recovers from a pectoral injury.

Bennett will compete for the No. 3 running back job against veteran Rock Cartwright.


Philadelphia Eagles

Tuesday: Signed G Greg Isdaner.

Comments: He was with Philadelphia's practice squad a few times last season.


Pittsburgh Steelers

San Diego Chargers


San Francisco 49ers

Monday: Signed undrafted agent WR Bakari Grant.


Seattle Seahawks

Monday: Signed OT Joe Toledo. Signed undrafted free agent CB Chris Richards. Waived DT Patrick McDonald and LB Reggie Carter.

Tuesday: Claimed QB Mike Reilly off waivers from St. Louis Rams. Signed the following undrafted free agents: WRs Chris Duvalt and Victor James and CB Marcus Udell.

Comments: Toledo was originally drafted in the fourth round of the 2006 draft by the Dolphins.


St. Louis Rams

Monday: Signed the following undrafted agents: WR Dominique Curry, DT E.J. Reid, and Ss Moses Harris and Antoine Thompson. Waived QB Mike Reilly, WR Travis Brown, and CB Marcus Brown.

Friday: Re-signed restricted free agent OT Alex Barron.


Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Monday: Signed the following undrafted agents: FB Rendrick Taylor WR Chris Browns, G Lee Grimes, DE George Johnson, and CB Darrell Pasco. Waived G Vladimir Richard and DE Matt Featherston.

Tuesday: Re-signed exclusive rights free agent RB Clifton Smith.

Wednesday: Waived OT Robert Okeafor, claimed G Robert Shumard off waivers from Denver Broncos.


Tennessee Titans

Monday: Signed undrafted free agent TE Steve Pfahler.


Washington Redskins

Monday: Waived RBs Anthony Alridge and P.J. Hill and WRs Marko Mitchell and James Robinson. Released DT Anthony Montgomery.

Comments: Mitchell was a seventh-round pick out of the 2009 draft. Montgomery had signed his one-year RFA tender recently.


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