NFL transactions


Bears: Released G Mike Zandofsky, DE Martin Harrison, QB Rick Mirer, DT Carl Simpson, TE Hayward Clay, CB Clyde Johnson, WR Eric Smith, FB Tremayne Allen, LB Chris Draft and S Greg Williams. Signed LB Jim Schwantz.

Bengals: Placed G Scott Brumfield on injured reserve. Waived LB Canute Curtis, RB Brandon Bennett, QB Eric Kresser, DL Harry Deligianis, OT Mike Doughty, G-C Brock Gutierrez and TE Damian Vaughn. Signed G Scott Shaw.

Bills: Released WR Fred Coleman, LB Joe Cummings, LB Dwayne Sabb, DT James Grier, CB Ray Hill, OT David Mudge and C Dan Williams.

Broncos: Traded WR Patrick Jeffers to Dallas for past considerations. Acquired LB Seth Joyner from the Green Bay Packers for past considerations. Released LB Hillary Butler, LB Ryan McCoy, former Ravens G Leo Goeas, C Courtney Hall, CB Randy Hilliard, RB Chris Howard and S Tony Veland.

Buccaneers: Waived WR Horace Copeland, CB Al Harris, DE Ralph Hughes, OT Stephen Ingram (Maryland), OT Jason Mathews, FB Steve Lee and G Donald Willis.

Cardinals: Placed WR Anthony Edwards and DE Brad Ottis on injured reserve. Released LB Lyron Cobbins, DE Jomo Cousins, WR Kevin Drake, CB Dell McGee and OL Joe Wolfe. Received a roster exemption for DE Andre Wadsworth, their unsigned first-round pick.

Chargers: Placed DE Cedric Harden on injured reserve. Re-signed S Greg Jackson. Released QB Casey Weldon, TE Wendell Davis, LB Jon Haskins, CB Clifford Ivory, S Lloyd Lee, WR Tyrone Taylor and DE Van Tuinei.

Chiefs: Waived WR Reggie Jones, WR Marcus Dowdell, RB James Bostic, RB Greg Robinson, G Rob Selby and LB Terry Wooden. Placed DB Vashone Adams on injured reserve.

Colts: Waived K Cary Blanchard and QB Jim Kubiak. PLaced DB Nakia Reddick in injured reserve.

Cowboys: Released LB James Bates, DE Denny Fortney, QB Daniel Gonzalez, CB Zebbie Lethridge, FB David McCann, CB (( Terrell Sutton and DE Brett Williams.

Dolphins: Released G Jim Bundren, TE Chris Fontenot, RB Ray Nealy, FB Jamie Reader, WR Nate Jacquet, WR Brian Manning and WR Phil Savoy. Terminated the contract of G Anthony Redmon.

Eagles: Waived S John Fisher, DE Uhuru Hamiter, DT Edward Jasper, FB Mike Reed, CB Anthony Rice, G-C Keith Sims, TE Kaseem Sinceno and WR Antwuan Wyatt.

Falcons: Released DT Ben Huff, LB Eddie Sutter, WR Keith Crawford and CB Lenny McGill. Placed RB Byron Hanspard, OT Nate Miller and T Corey Louchiey on injured reserve.

49ers: Released RB Brock Olivo, DT Albert Reese, DB Tyrone Smith, LB Vernon Strickland and DE Troy Wilson. Placed C Harris Barton on injured reserve. Reached an injury settlement with P Tommy Thompson.

Giants: Released S Rodney Young, OL Bryan Stoltenberg, TE Grant Baynham, LB Jason Nevadomsky and T Jason Whittle. Placed OL Rob Zatechka on injured reserve. Announced the retirement of CB Robert Massey who will remain as a coach.

Jaguars: Released WR Willie Jackson, LB Eddie Robinson, DT Ed Philion, G Mark Nori, TE Mark Thomas, OT Steve Zahursky, OT Jason Baker and DE Lamanzer Williams.

Jets: Waived S Ray Austin, WR Chris Brazzell, K Brett Conway, RB Robert Farmer, LB Matt Finkes, TE Lawrence Hart and WR Brian Musso.

Lions: Waived TE Keith Jennings, TE Werner Hippler, WR Deon Maddox, FB Travis Reece, S Kywin Supernaw, LB Phillip Ward and G Kerlin Blaise.

Oilers: Released QB James Ritchey, RB Spencer George, DL Mike Halapin, DB Rayna Stewart, DL Bryant Mix, TE Josh Bradley, OL T.J. Washington and OL Evan Pilgrim.

Packers: Released LB Seth Joyner, DB Terry McDaniel, OT Bruce Wilkerson, DE Eric Curry, WR Ronnie Anderson, DB Anthony Fogle and TE Anthony McKinney. Reached injury settlement with FB Emory Smith.

Panthers: Signed DT Jason Peter, their first-round pick. Waived QB Dameyune Craig, OT David Sutton and DT Viliami Maumau. Released LB Ernest Dixon, S Dedrick Dodge and C Mark Rodenhauser. Placed C-G Bucky Greeley, WR Jim Turner, DE Chuck Wiley and OL Jamie Wilson on injured reserve.

Patriots: Traded DE Mike Jones to St. Louis for a fifth-round draft pick in 2000 and WR Dietrich Jells to the Philadelphia Eagles for a conditional draft pick. Placed DE Devin Wyman on injured reserve. Terminated the contract of WR Brian Stablein. Waived K Phil Dawson, FB Marrio Grier, DT Leonta Rheams and CB Kato Serwanga.

Raiders: Waived FB Joe Aska, RB Tim Hall, G Scott Whitaker, LB Rob Holmberg, LB Myron Smith and DT Vince Amey. Placed WR Olanda Truitt on injured reserve.

Rams: Released DT Jeff Zgonina, DE Bryan Robinson, WR Malcolm Floyd, OT Jeremy McKinney, TE Mitch Jacoby and LB Jason Chorak.

Redskins: Signed DE Ndukwe Kalu. Waived DB Scott Turner, DT Ryan Kuehl, LB Kevin Jefferson, FB Kevin Pesak, OT Ozell Powell and DE Rahmaan Streater.

Saints: Released DE Rob Lurtsema, WR Andy McCullough, WR Alonzo Johnson, T Ricky Siglar and TE Nicky Savoie. Placed WR Gunnar Twyner on injured reserve and TE John Farquhar on reserve-physically-unable-to-perform. Traded LB Andre Royal to Colts for TE Scott Slutzker.

Seahawks: Released WR Bobby Shaw, G Chris Brymer, DE Reggie Lowe, DT Carl Hansen, CB Joey Eloms, LB Michael Barber, C Greg Bloedorn and RB Michael Black.

Steelers: Released QB Mike Quinn, NT Aaron DeLaTorre, DE Matt Harper, LB Eric Ravotti and WR Corey Holliday. Traded LB Steve Conley to Colts for draft pick. Placed TE Troy Sadowski on injured reserve. Reached injury settlement with WR Curtis Marsh.

Vikings: Released CB Larry Brown with an injury settlement. Released CB Antonio Banks, WR Tony Bland, LB Chester Burnett, TE Ryan Collins, QB Jay Fiedler, RB Scottie Graham, DT Ben Williams and C Cory Withrow.

Pub Date: 8/31/98

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