NFL Transaction Wire Blog-Week Sixteen

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The Jacksonville Jaguars placed one of their best defensive players on season-ending injured reserve on Monday. Last Updated: Saturday at 9:46 PM ET.

Arizona Cardinals

Monday: Waived FB Ali Highsmith.

Tuesday: Signed S Hamza Abdullah, released FB Brandon Renkart from practice squad.

Wednesday: Signed LB Pago Tagofau from practice squad, placed OT Mike Gandy on IR, signed LB Ali Highsmith to practice squad.

Thursday: Signed G Tom Pestock to practice squad.

Comments: Big loss for the Cardinals with Gandy. Veteran OL Jeremy Bridges, who will continue to start for him, is really a guard trying to play left tackle. A source said that the Cardinals were denied a chance to sign free-agent OT Cliff Louis because he's still under contract to a CFL team.


Atlanta Falcons

Tuesday: Placed S Antoine Harris on IR, signed S Eric Brock off practice squad, signed WR Andy Strickland to practice squad.


Baltimore Ravens

Tuesday: Placed CB Lardarius Webb on IR, signed CB Corey Ivy, waived S Marcus Paschal.

Wednesday: Signed S Kevin Fitzhugh from New York Jets practice squad, signed LS Nick Sunburg to practice squad.

Friday: Signed S Marcus Paschal, placed S Kevin Gerard on IR.

Comments: Webb is the second Raven cornerback to suffer a torn ACL.


Buffalo Bills

Tuesday: Placed CB Terrence McGee on IR, signed QB Gibran Hamdan.

Wednesday: Signed LB Josh Stamer, placed S Jairus Byrd on IR, signed LB Ryan Manalac to practice squad.

Comments: Tough loss with McGee as he was the best cover defender in their secondary.


Carolina Panthers

Thursday: Signed RB Devin Moore to practice squad, signed QB Hunter Cantwell from practice squad, placed QB Jake Delhomme on IR.

Comments: It's possible that Delhomme has played his last game for the Panthers.


Chicago Bears


Saturday: Placed DE Adewale Ogunleye on IR.


Cincinnati Bengals


Cleveland Browns

Monday: Signed OL Scott Kooistra.

Tuesday: Placed QB Brady Quinn on IR.

Saturday: Signed LB Titus Brown from practice squad, waived OL Scott Kooistra.

Comments: Quinn, while he still has two years left on his contract, is no lock to return for his fourth season with the team. Derek Anderson, who will replace Quinn for the final two games, has a $2 million roster bonus due in March, a source said. He carries a high base salary of $7.45 million for 2010, so it's almost a lock that the team release him if they aren't able to trade him.


Dallas Cowboys

Monday: Signed K Shaun Suisham, waived K Nick Folk, signed RB Herb Donaldson to practice squad.

Comments: Suisham, after a poor performance in 2008, was coming on this season before the Redskins waived him recently. Folk has a strong leg, but has major accuracy issues to correct.


Denver Broncos

Wednesday: Signed OT D'Anthony Batiste to practice squad.


Detroit Lions

Tuesday: Waived C Melvin Fowler.

Wednesday: Signed OL Dan Gerberry from practice squad, signed DT Terrance Taylor to practice squad.

Thursday: Waived LS Nathan Hodel, signed WR Eric Fowler from practice squad, signed WR Michael Ray Garvin to practice squad.

Saturday: Signed QB Patrick Ramsey, placed QB Matthew Stafford on IR.


Green Bay Packers


Houston Texans

Tuesday: Waived S Brian Russell, signed OT Ephraim Salaam.


Indianapolis Colts

Thursday: Placed WR Anthony Gonzalez on IR.

Saturday: Waived S De'von Hall, signed QB Drew Willy off practice squad, signed DT John Gill off practice squad.

Comments: Gonzalez only played briefly during the first game of the season, so he really won't be missed. In fact, his absence opened up a chance for rookie WR Austin Collie to take over the slot role.


Jacksonville Jaguars

Monday: Signed LB Tank Daniels, signed TE Zach Potter off practice squad, signed C Cecil Newton off practice squad, placed LB Clint Ingram on IR, signed RB Josh Vaughan to practice squad.

Tuesday: Signed CB Kennard Cox to practice squad, signed DE Rulon Davis to practice squad.


Kansas City Chiefs

Tuesday: Signed WR Quinten Lawrence, waived WR Mark Bradley.

Wednesday: Signed WR Chandler Williams to practice squad, signed WR Logan Payne to practice squad, placed TE Brad Cottam on IR.

Friday: Signed S Reshard Langford from Philadelphia Eagles practice squad.

Saturday: Placed S DaJuan Morgan on IR, signed DT Derek Lokey off practice squad, placed LB Justin Rogers on IR, signed S Ricky Price from practice squad.


Miami Dolphins

Tuesday: Signed P Britton Colquitt to practice squad, released G Mark Lewis from practice squad.


Minnesota Vikings

New England Patriots


New Orleans Saints

Monday: Signed TE Tory Humphrey, placed FB Marcus Mailei on IR.

Tuesday: Waived K John Carney, waived CB Marcus McCauley, signed S Herana-Daze Jones, signed FB Kyle Eckel.

Wednesday: Signed CB Darrick Brown to practice squad, released OT Renardo Foster from practice squad.

Saturday: Waived TE Tory Humphrey, signed CB Greg Fassitt off practice squad.


New York Giants

Wednesday: Signed TE Scott Chandler from Dallas Cowboys practice squad, placed TE Darcey Johnson on IR.


New York Jets

Monday: Signed DT Ty Steinkuhler to practice squad.

Thursday: Signed S Brannon Condren to practice squad.


Oakland Raiders

Tuesday: Released OT Elliot Vallejo from practice squad.

Wednesday: Signed QB Jeff Otis to practice squad.

Thursday: FB Luke Lawton was suspended four games by the NFL for violating the league's policy on performance enhancing drugs.

Friday: Signed FB Marcel Reece off practice squad.


Philadelphia Eagles


Pittsburgh Steelers

Monday: Placed WR Limas Sweed on Non-Football illness list, placed LS Greg Warren on IR.

Tuesday: Signed WR Joey Galloway, signed LS Jared Retkofsky, signed WR Jason Chery to practice squad, released OT Jonathan Palmer from practice squad.


San Diego Chargers

Tuesday: Signed C Eric Ghiaciuc, placed C Scott Mruczkowski on IR.


San Francisco 49ers

Tuesday: Waived DE Baraka Atkins.

Wednesday: Signed K Ricky Schmitt.

Comments: A league source said Schmitt had previous workouts with the Chargers, Ravens, Panthers, Vikings, Dolphins, Jets, Raiders, Titans, Buccaneers, and Redskins.


Seattle Seahawks

Tuesday: Signed LS Jeff Robinson, placed LS Kevin Houser on IR.

Saturday: Waived DE Derek Walker, signed WR Mike Hass from practice squad.


St. Louis Rams

Monday: Placed TE Daniel Fells on IR, claimed DE James Wyche off waivers from Jacksonville Jaguars.

Saturday: Placed QB Marc Bulger on IR, signed WR Cord Parks off practice squad.


Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Monday: Signed WR Mario Urrutia from practice squad, placed WR Sammie Stroughter on IR.

Tuesday: Waived KR/WR Yamon Figurs, signed WR Micheal Spurlock.

Wednesday: Waived CB Brandon Anderson, claimed WR Mark Bradley off waivers from the Kansas City Chiefs.

Friday: Signed CB Brandon Anderson to practice squad.


Tennessee Titans

Tuesday: Signed LB Jamie Winborn, placed LB David Thornton on IR.

Comments: He fits in best at SLB.


Washington Redskins


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