Cleveland Indians -- Placed OF Kenny Lofton on 15-day DL, retroactive to July 17. Recalled P Alan Embree from Triple-A Buffalo.
Oakland Athletics -- Placed 1B Mark McGwire on 15-day DL, retroactive to July 18. Placed P Steve Ontiveros on 15-day DL. Activated OF Ruben Sierra from 15-day DL. Recalled P Mike Mohler from Triple-A Edmonton.
Atlanta Falcons -- Signed RB Lincoln Coleman. Placed CB Eric Jack on injured reserve.
Houston Oilers -- Agreed to terms with QB Steve McNair.
Indianapolis Colts -- Signed FB Zack Crockett to a four-year contract. Signed OT Shawn Harper.
Minnesota Vikings -- Signed OL Korey Stringer to a four-year contract.
New Orleans Saints -- Signed K Scott Szeredy. Placed QB Timm Rosenbach on the reserve-non football injury list. Waived LB David Bavaro.
New York Giants -- Agreed to terms with OL Scott Gragg on a three-year contract.
Philadelphia Eagles -- Signed K Gary Anderson to a one-year contract. Waived K Eddie Murray.
Seattle Seahawks -- Released RB Anthony Shelman. Agreed to terms with WR Robb Thomas.