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2018 NFL Transactions

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Sam Skurnik, Sports Writer

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The 2018 NFL free agency has begun and within one month there has been hundreds of transactions between the teams in the league. Here is the list of all the NFL offseason transactions:
AFC
Baltimore Ravens:RB Danny Woodhead announced his retirement.( Danny Woodhead began his career as an undrafted free agent and was picked up by the Jets and then joined the patriots a few years later. He was a versatile and very elusive running back for the Patriots despite him being only 5’8”)
Buffalo Bills:Signed C Russell Bodine and T Marshall Newhouse.
Cleveland Browns:Traded DB Jason McCourty and the 219th pick in the 2018 draft to New England for the 205th pick in the 2018 draft. Terminated the contract of DB B.W. Webb. Waived DL Ricky Ali’ifua and Collin Blevins, OL Zach Banner and Joseph Cheek, LB Jeremy Cash, WR Sammie Coates, DB Trevon Hartfield and RB Josh Rounds. Signed DBs T.J. Carrie and Terrance Mitchell, TE Darren Fells, OL Chris Hubbard and Donald Stephenson, RB Carlos Hyde and DL Chris Smith. Claimed WR Larry Pinkard off waivers from Jacksonville.

Houston Texans:Signed S Tyrann Mathieu. Claimed WR Sammie Coates off waivers from Cleveland. Signed P Shane Lechler to a contract extension.

Indianapolis Colts:Signed TE Eric Ebron. Released DT Johnathan Hankins.Signed DE Denico Autry.

Jacksonville Jaguars:Released WR Allen Hurns and TE Marcedes Lewis.( before he was released he was on the team for longer than any other
Kansas City Chiefs: Signed DT Xavier Williams.
New England Patriots:Released LB Shea McClellin. Signed DE Adrian Clayborn, RB Jeremy Hill and OL Matt Tobin. Released TE Martellus Bennett and WR Bernard Reedy.

New York Jets:Signed/Unrest FA (from Lions) Released DE Muhammad Wilkerson. Announced the retirement of RB Matt Forte.

Oakland Raiders:Signed QB Josh Johnson and CB Shareece Wright. Signed LB Kyle Wilber. Signed LB Kyle Wilber and DL Tank Carradine, Signed RB Doug Martin and TE Derek Carrier. released WR Michael Crabtree. Released LB Aldon Smith.
Pittsburgh Steelers: signed Unrestricted FA (from Packers) – Three-year contract (through 2020) Placed the franchise tag on RB Le’Veon Bell.
Tennessee Titans:Released DL Sylvester Williams. Released QB Matt Cassel, S Da’Norris Searcy and WR Eric Weems.

NFC
Arizona Cardinals:Released S Tyrann Mathieu. Extended tender offers to exclusive rights CB C.J. Goodwin, RB Elijhaa Penny, DL Olsen Pierre and OL John Wetzel. Released RB Adrian Peterson.

Atlanta Falcons: Released DE Derrick Shelby.
Carolina Panthers:Signed DT Dontari Poe. Released S Kurt Coleman and DE Charles Johnson. Released RB Jonathan Stewart.

Chicago Bears:Re-signed/Unrest FA – One-year contract (through 2018) Placed the transition tag on DB Kyle Fuller. Released LB Pernell McPhee and DB Quintin Demps. Named Brad Childress offensive consultant. Released LB Willie Young.

Dallas Cowboys: Placed the franchise tag on DE DeMarcus Lawrence. Released DE Benson Mayowa and DT Joe Vellano. Named Kellen Moore quarterbacks coach, Sanjay Lal receivers coach, Paul Alexander offensive line coach, Ken Amato defensive assistant, Doug Colman assistant special teams coach, Doug Nussmeier tight ends coach, Makus Paul assistant strength coach and Kris Richard passing game coordinator/defensive backs coach. Promoted Ben Bloom to linebackers coach and Keith O’Quinn to special teams coach.
Detroit Lions:Signed LBs Christian Jones and Devon Kennard. Named Derius Swinton offensive assistant coach. Named Steve Gregory defensive assistant coach. Designated DE Ziggy Ansah as their franchise player.
Green Bay Packers:Signed TE Jimmy Graham.

Los Angeles Rams: signed Michael Dunn, Signed CB Sam Shields.
Minnesota Vikings:Signed DTs Dylan Bradley and Sheldon Richardson. Released WR Jarius Wright.

New Orleans Saints:Signed/Unrest FA (from Jets) – Three-year contract (through 2020) Announced the retirement of OT Zach Strief.
New York Giants:Signed OL Patrick Omameh and DB Curtis Riley. Signed T Nate Solder and LB Kareem Martin. Released P Brad Wing.

Philadelphia Eagles: Signed Craig, Announced the retirement of P Donnie Jones.

San Francisco 49ers:Signed/Unrest FA (from Cowboys) – One-year contract (through 2018)
Seattle Seahawks:Signed LB Kyle Wilber and DL Tank Carradine. Named Jethro Franklin assistant defensive line coach, Larry Izzo assistant special teams coach and Steve Shimko offensive assistant coach.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers:Signed DE Vinny Curry and C Ryan Jensen. Waived DE Robert Ayers, Jr. Exercised 2018 contract options on S Chris Conte, OT Demar Dotson and DB Josh Robinson.

Washington Redskins:Signed CB Orlando Scandrick.

Free agency terms: Franchise tag: the franchise tag is used by teams who don’t want to sign a player to an extended multi year contract, but they want to keep them on the roster for 1 additional year. All 32 NFL teams are allowed 1 franchise tag per year, when a player is signed to a franchise tag, his salary is decided by the Average of the top 5 salaries at his position, or 120% more than his previous salary, whichever is higher.

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