Among the cuts and signings around the NFL yesterday, a day after roster cuts were due and teams were allowed to sign players to their practice squads, there were a few noteworthy transactions.
Arizona had released former Steelers CB Crezdon Butler, but Washington wasted little time picking him up. Arizona may have had the practice squad in mind for Butler, but the Redskins added him to their 53-man roster.
Seattle released TE Kellen Winslow despite grabbing 75 passes last season. It's more than likely a move helping the Seahawks avoid paying Winslow over $3 million in salary this season.
Former Steelers 6th round draft pick Keith Williams was released by Buffalo on Friday, one year after swooping him up from Pittsburgh's cut list.
Other transactions from around the league after the jump:
Pittsburgh Steelers: Agreed to terms with OL Ryan Lee, OL John Malecki, WR Toney Clemons, WR David Gilreath, TE Jamie McCoy, LB Marshall McFadden, DB Damon Cromartie-Smith and DB Josh Victorian for their practice squad.
Arizona Cardinals: Traded CB A.J. Jefferson to Minnesota for undisclosed, conditional 2013 draft picks.
Atlanta Falcons: Signed WR Drew Davis, OT Bryce Harris, WR Marcus Jackson, CB Peyton Thompson and DT Micanor Regis to the practice squad.
Baltimore Ravens: Signed RB Anthony Allen, S Omar Brown, LB Josh Bynes, G-OT Jack Cornell and G Antoine McClain to the practice squad.
Buffalo Bills: None reported
Carolina Panthers: Signed G Bryant Browning, WR Lamont Bryant, DT Nate Chandler, WR Jared Green, TE Nelson Rosario, RB Armond Smith and G Zack Williams to the practice squad.
Chicago Bears: Signed RB Armando Allen, WR Joe Anderson, QB Matt Blanchard, OT Cory Brandon, OT James Brown, CB Isaiah Frey, RB Harvey Unga and DE Aston Whiteside to the practice squad.
Cincinnati Bengals: Signed QB Zac Robinson, RB Dan Herron, FB Jourdan Brooks, LB Emmanuel Lamur, CB Chris Lewis-Harris, G Otis Hudson and LS Bryce Davis to the practice squad.
Cleveland Browns: Claimed LB Tank Carder off waivers from Buffalo and DL Ishmaa'ily Kitchen off waivers from Baltimore. Waived DL Brian Sanford. Waived/injured DL Scott Paxson. Signed LB Solomon Elimimian, DL Ronnie Cameron, WR Josh Cooper, LB Benjamin Jacobs, FB Brad Smelley, OL Garth Gerhart, OL Jarrod Shaw and OL Jeff Shugarts to the practice squad.
Dallas Cowboys: Released QB Stephen McGee. Claimed TE Colin Cochart off waivers from Cincinnati. Signed WR Danny Coale, RB Lance Dunbar, RB Jamize Olawale, DT Robert Calloway, LB Orie Lemon, DE Ben Bass, WR Tim Benford and G Ron Leary to the practice squad.
Denver Broncos: Signed RB Jeremiah Johnson, DT Ben Garland, S Duke Ihenacho, TE Cornelius Ingram, WR Greg Orton, NT Sealver Siliga and G Wayne Tribue to the practice squad.
Detroit Lions: Signed G Rodney Austin, WR Patrick Edwards, LB Carmen Messina, CB Ross Weaver and RB Stephfon Green to the practice squad.
Houston Texans: Waived G Shelley Smith. Signed QB Case Keenum, RB Jonathan Grimes, S Eddie Pleasant, WR Jeff Maehl, DE David Hunter, TE Phillip Supernaw and LB Delano Johnson to the practice squad.
Indianapolis Colts: Claimed S Sergio Brown (New England), OT Mike Person (San Francisco) and NT Martin Tevaseu (N.Y. Jets) off waivers. Waived S Jermale Hines, CB D.J. Johnson and OT Ty Nsekhe. Signed DT Chigbo Anunoby, LB Jerry Brown, G Hayworth Hicks, TE Kyle Miller, WR Kashif Moore and S Latarrius Thomas to the practice squad.
Jacksonville Jaguars: Waived/injured TE Zach Miller. Claimed TE Brett Brackett off waivers from Philadelphia. Signed QB John Parker Wilson, G Daniel Baldridge, WR Mike Brown, DE Ryan Davis, CB Antonio Dennard, G D.J. Hall, LB Joshua Jones and FB Will Ta'ufo'ou to the practice squad.
Kansas City Chiefs: Signed WR Josh Bellamy, FB Patrick DiMarco, WR Junior Hemingway, DL Jerome Long, OL David Mims, WR Jamare Newsome, OL Lucas Patterson and DB Neiko Thorpe to the practice squad.
MIami Dolphins: Claimed WR Anthony Armstrong (Washington), S Troy Nolan (Houston), CB R.J. Stanford (Carolina) and LB Sammy Brown (St. Louis) off waivers. Terminated the contracts of S Tyrone Culver and RB Steve Slaton. Waived LB Jonathan Freeny and LB Josh Kaddu.
Minnesota Vikings: Claimed OL Mark Asper off waivers from Buffalo. Signed CB Bobby Felder, DT Chase Baker, G Trevor Holmes and RB Jordan Todman to the practice squad. Waived OL Pat Brown and DB Zack Bowman.
New England Patriots: Acquired WR Greg Salas from St. Louis for an undisclosed draft pick. Claimed OL Matt Tennant off waivers from New Orleans. Released LB Bobby Carpenter. Signed OL Thomas Austin, FB Eric Kettani, WR Sam Kirkland, OL Matt Kopa, TE Alex Silvestro, LB Jeff Tarpinian and DB Malcolm Williams to the practice squad.
New Orleans Saints: Claimed S Rafael Bush off waivers from Denver. Waived S Jonathon Amaya.
New York Giants: Claimed OT D.J. Jones off waivers from Philadelphia. Waived G Mitch Petrus. Signed DE Craig Marshall, DE Matt Broha, WR David Douglas, OL Matt McCants, OL Stephen Goodin, OL Selvish Capers, TE Larry Donnell and DB Laron Scott to the practice squad.
New York Jets: Claimed NT Isaako Aaitui (Miami), WR Clyde Gates (Miami) and TE Konrad Reuland (San Francisco) off waivers. Waived S Antonio Allen, DT Marcus Dixon and TE Dedrick Epps. Signed OT Paul Cornick, LB Marcus Dowtin, LB Ricky Sapp, TE Hayden Smith, DB Donnie Fletcher, WR Royce Pollard and WR Jordan White to the practice squad.
Oakland Raiders: Claimed DB Phillip Adams (Seattle), LB Keenan Clayton (Philadelphia) and OT Willie Smith (Washington) off waivers. Waived CB Chimdi Chekwa and CB Bryan McCann. Waived/injured DT Jamie Cumbie. Signed LB Kaelin Burnett, WR Brandon Carswell, WR Travionte Session and LB Nathan Stupar to the practice squad.
Philadelphia Eagles: Claimed G-OT Nathan Menkin off waivers from Houston. Released CB Trevard Lindley. Signed TE Chase Ford, FB Emil Igwenagu, WR Marvin McNutt, LB Ryan Rau and C Chase Beeler to the practice squad.
San Francisco 49ers: Signed S Michael Thomas, DT Matthew Masifilo, LB Cam Johnson, LB Michael Wilhoite, WR Nathan Palmer, DT Tony Jerod-Eddie, OT Al Netter and OT Kenny Wiggins to the practice squad.
Seattle Seahawks: Waived TE Kellen Winslow.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Claimed DT Corvey Irvin (Jacksonville), G Julian Vandervelde (Philadelphia), RB D.J. Ware (N.Y. Giants) and C-G Cody Wallace (Houston) off waivers. Released DL Wallace Gilberry. Waived G Bradley Sowell and CB Brandon McDaniel.
Tennessee Titans: Signed TE Brandon Barden, DT Zach Clayton, FB Collin Mooney, WR Michael Preston and S Tracy Wilson to the practice squad.
Washington Redskins: Claimed CB Crezdon Butler from Arizona.