Las Vegas -- Named Tom Nissalke coach.
Chicago (USFL) -- Signed kicker Vlade Janakievski and quarterback Kevin Strasser.
Cleveland -- Signed offensive tackle Andy Frederick; waived offensive tackle Joel Patten.
Green Bay -- Waived linebacker Thomas Boyd of Alabama.
Houston -- Signed defensive back Tate Randall.
New England -- Placed running back Andy Johnson and defensive end Steve Clark on injured reserve; activated wide receiver Morris Bradshaw and nose tackle Luther Henson.
Pittsburgh -- Placed running back Sidney Thornton on injured reserve; recalled running back Frank Wilson.
San Francisco -- Placed wide receiver Mike Wilson on injured reserve; activated running back Newton Williams.
Washington (USFL) -- Signed punter Mike Bragg, running back Buddy Hardeman, running back Charlie Wysocki, punter-kicker Dale Castro, quarterback Chris Garrity, cornerback Hollis Hall and defensive end Tony Suber.
Quebec -- Signed defenseman Wilf Paiement to a 4-year contract and defenseman Andre Dupont to a 1-year contract.
Washington -- Named Terry Murray assistant coach.
Montreal -- Fired Coach Eddie Firmani; named assistants Pierre Mindru and Andy Lynch interim head coaches.