+SPORTS TRANSACTIONS FOR SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 2+
Baltimore Orioles -- Purchased the contract of second
baseman-outfielder Willie Harris from Bowie of the Eastern
League (AA); transferred shortstop Mike Bordick from the 15-day
to the 60-day disabled list.
Boston Red Sox -- Fired pitching coach John Cumberland; activated
pitcher Rolando Arrojo from the 15-day disabled list.
Chicago White Sox -- Recalled pitcher Josh Fogg from Charlotte
of the International League (AAA).
New York Mets -- Recalled outfielder Timo Perez from Norfolk of
the International League (AAA); acquired pitcher C.J. Nitkowski
from the Detroit Tigers for a player to be named.
San Diego Padres -- Recalled outfielder Mike Colangelo from
Portland of the Pacific Coast League (AAA); purchased the
contract of infielder-outfielder Kevin Witt from Portland.
New Britain Rock Cats (Eastern League/AA) -- Activated pitcher
Brad Thomas from the disabled list; placed pitcher Brent Hoard
on the disabled list with a groin injury.
Arizona Cardinals -- Released defensive end Andy Bowers, tackle
Michael Cook, safety Deke Cooper, wide receiver Bryan Gilmore,
tight end Tevita Ofahengaue, defensive end Brad Ottis, wide
receiver Nathan Poole, fullback Paul Shields, tight end Jay
Tant, running back Clarence Williams and linebacker Michael
Young; placed kicker Cary Blanchard, tackle Norberto
Davidds-Garrido and linebacker James Folston on injured reserve.
Atlanta Falcons -- Waived quarterback Eric Zeier, linebacker
Corey Atkins, wide receivers Eugene Baker and Shawn Mills,
fullback Kevin McLeod, tight end Dallas Neil, kicker Jake
Arians, defensive tackle Ron Moore, offensive lineman Wes
Shivers, offensive tackle Paul Snellings, defensive end Randy
Garner and safety Corey Hall; reached an injury settlement with
cornerback Elijah Williams.
Baltimore Ravens -- Waived defensive linemen Corey Collins and
Ryan Fisher, linebackers Kenny Jackson and Tim Johnson, tight
end Billy Kendall, offensive linemen Damion Cook, Jim Jones,
David Price and Chris Watton, defensive backs Pete Destefano,
Corey Gaines, Evan Howell and Delvin Hughley, running backs
Chris Barnes and Aaron Kernek and wide receiver Germany
Buffalo Bills -- Released running back Curtis Alexander, wide
receivers Reggie Allen, Kwame Cavil and Chris Rosier, defensive
ends David Bowens and Jarrett Procell, tight end Josh Whitman,
safeties Henry Jones and Brian Leigeb, tackle Jon Carmen and
cornerback Jimmy Williams.
Carolina Panthers -- Released wide receivers Dialleo Burks,
Kevin Coffey and Jim Turner, defensive end Robert Daniel,
fullback Chad Dukes, linebackers Michael Hawkes, Dusty Renfro
and Matt Smith, tight end Nathan Hodel, quarterback Jeff Lewis,
defensive tackle Tim Morabito, offensive tackle T.J. Washington
and defensive back Jerard White; placed running back Dee Brown
on injured reserve; placed defensive tackle Al Lucas on the
physically unable to perform list; acquired safety Perry Phenix
from the Tennessee Titans for an undisclosed draft pick.
Chicago Bears -- Waived guard LeShane Grice, wide receiver Ahmad
Merritt and linebacker Devin Lemons.
Cincinnati Bengals -- Signed quarterback Scott Covington to a
two-year contract; placed tight end Sean Brewer, wide receiver
Damon Griffin and linebacker Armegis Spearman on injured
reserve; termined the contracts of fullback Clif Groce,
defensive ends Kevin Henry and Jevon Langford and safety-kick
returner Tremain Mack; waived defensive tackle Jeff Boyle,
linebackers Chris Edmonds and Rashad Harris, punter Daniel Pope
and center Roger Roesler.
Cleveland Browns -- Traded quarterback Ty Detmer to the Detroit
Lions for a 2002 draft pick; traded quarterback Spergon Wynn and
running back Travis Prentice to the Minnesota Vikings for draft
picks in 2002 and 2003; placed tight end Mark Campbell,
linebacker Anthony Harris and defensive lineman Mark Word on
injured reserve; released defensive backs Rashidi Barnes and
Anthony Poindexter, offensive linemen Barrett Brooks, Richard
Mercier and Paul Zukauskas, linebacker Anthony Denman, defensive
linemen Darius Holland and Alvin McKinley and tight end Rod
Dallas Cowboys -- Released running backs John Avery, Tony Taylor
and Denvis Manns, tight end Rickey Brady, wide receivers Siaha
Burley Damon Hodge and Anthony Lucas, defensive backs Steven
Johnson, Earl Riley and Jermaine Jones, guard Craig Page,
linebacker Lewis Mackey, defensive ends Ben Williams, Bryant
Shaw and Colston Weatherington and offensive tackle Dan Collins.
Denver Broncos -- Waived running back KaRon Coleman, wide
receivers Keith Poole and Scottie Montgomery, tight ends Billy
Miller and Matt Dominguez, offensive linemen Jay Leeuwenberg,
John Feugill, Donnie Young and Todd Fordham, defensive lineman
Maa Tanuvasa, Cyron Brown and Scott Pospisil, linebackers
Ricardo McDonald and Lemar Marshall and defensive backs Jason
Suttle, DeAuntae Brown and Billy Gustin; placed defensive end
Paul Toviessi on injured reserve.
Detroit Lions -- Placed running back Sedrick Irvin on injured
reserve; released quarterback Jim Harbaugh, safety Eugene
Clinton, wide receivers Henry Douglas and Andre Rone, defensive
end Anthony Herron, tackle Robert Hicks, cornerbacks Chidi
Iwuoma, Ligarius Jennings and Ray McElroy, guard Josh Lovelady,
tight ends Kawasek Penn and John Waerig, offensive tackle Andy
Vincent and linebacker Jason Glenn.
Green Bay Packers -- Released defensive tackle Russell Maryland,
fullbacks Matt Snider and Chris Gall, running back De'Mond
Parker, defensive tackles Harald Hasselbach DeVone Claybrook and
Cletidus Hunt, wide receiver Mike Horacek, tight end Adam
Newman, guard Glenn Rountree, defensive end Ed Kehl, linebackers
Donte' Curry and Donnie Spragan and Hurley Tarver.
Indianapolis Colts -- Released wide receivers E.G. Green and
Brad Freeman, quarterback Billy Joe Hobert, cornerbacks Dempsy
Dees and Raymond Walls, linebacker Josh Gentry, defensive end
David Warren, defensive tackles Brandon Miller and Hans Olsen,
tight end Josh Keur, offensive tackle Rob Murphy, offensive
guard Paul LaQuerre, tackle John Merandi, running backs Kevin
McDougal and Brett Millican and kicker Eric Olsen.
Jacksonville Jaguars -- Released guards LeShun Daniels, Chad
Ward and Dwayne Ledford, safeties Carnell Lake and James
Watkins, quarterback Jamie Martin, offensive lineman Reggie
Nelson, linebackers Ryan Goven, Troy Pelshak and Joe Wesley,
long snapper Randy Chevrier, wide receiver Richmond Flowers,
punter David Leaverton, defensive tackle Donald Broomfield,
fullback Kevin Clemens, tight ends Lawrence Hart and Ryan
Prince, defensive end Brent Johnson, offensive tackle Dave
Kadela and Patrick Venzke and cornerback Chandler Smith; placed
center John Wade on the physically unable to perform list.
Kansas City Chiefs -- Released guards Victor Allotey, Alex
Sulfsted and Brad Kubik, tight end Billy Baber, wide receivers
Ricky Hall, Tony Horne, Dave Klemi and Derrick Mayes,
cornerbacks Corey Harris and George McCullough, safety Shaunard
Harts, linebackers Richard Jordan and Casey Tisdale, fullbacks
George Layne and Pete Muther, defensive tackles Steve Martin and
Thomas Washington, running back Frank Moreau, defensive end
Jabbar Threats; placed defensive tackle Dan Williams on the
reserve/ physically unable to perform list; placed cornerback
Pat Dennis on injured reserve.
Miami Dolphins -- Released running back Vaughn Sanders,
cornerback Deshone Mallard, wide receivers Robert Baker and Cory
Bridges, linebackers Paris Johnson and Tyrus McClou, safety
Daryl Porter, tackle Brandon Winey and defensive end Otis
Leverette; placed wide receiver O.J. McDuffie and tight end
Alonzo Mayes on the physically unable to perform list.
Minnesota Vikings -- Released running backs Moe Williams and
James Wofford, defensive end Fernando Smith, linebackers Antonio
Wilson, Rahim Abdullah, Mike Crawford and Craig Sauer, tight end
Matt Cercone, offensive linemen Jay Humphrey and Mike Malano,
wide receiver Kenny Clark, fullbacks Dewayne Miles and Shaun
Paga, safety Brian Russell, defensive tackle Tim Engelhardt and
quarterback Ramaro Miller; placed defensive back Carey Scott on
New England Patriots -- Released linebackers Matt Chatha and
Marty Moore, punter Brad Costello, tight ends Chris Eitzmann,
kicker Owen Pochman, wide receivers Tony Simmons, Sean Morey and
Curtis Jackson, offensive lineman Drew Inzer and Josh Rawlings
and Sale Isaia, cornerback Kato Serwanga, defensive tackle
Garrett Johnson and defensive end David Nugent.
New York Jets -- Released tight end Scott Slutzker and defensive
tackle Jason Wiltz.
New York Giants -- Released running backs Sean Bennett and Omar
Bacon, kicker John Markham, wide receivers Jonathan Carter and
Quinton Spotwood, offensive lineman Terrence Sykes and Scott
Kiernan, defensive back Kelly Herndon, safety Clarence LeBlanc,
defensive lineman DaMonte McKenzie and Lavell Ellis and tight
end Adam Young.
New Orleans Saints -- Released linebackers Phil Clarke and
Curtis Holden, defensive ends Jermaine Miles, Bobby Setzer and
Marques Douglas, safety Steve Gleason, fullback Joey Goodspeed,
tackle Jay Hagood, punter Bill LaFleur, tight ends Johnny
Mitchell and Eddie Williams, cornerbacks Earthwind Moreland,
Trayvon Waller and Renard Cox, guard Nick O'Brien, wide
receivers Jimmy Robinson and Richard Williams, defensive tackle
Richard Seals and quarterback Phil Stambaugh.
Oakland Raiders -- Released quarterback Rodney Peete, running
backs Eric Metcalf and Derek Combs, safety Raymond Perryman,
wide receiver Andy McCullough, tackle Toby Myles, offensive
lineman Aaron Graham, linebacker Ryan Phillips and guard Tony
Philadelphia Eagles -- Released running backs Darnell Autry,
Anthony Gray and Stanley Pritchett, defensive back Jason Bostic,
defensive ends John Frank and Greg Jefferson and wide receivers
Sean Scott and Elijah Thurmon.
Pittsburgh Steelers -- Released quarterback Kent Graham,
linebacker Donnell Thompson, safety Ainsley Battles, wide
receiver Demetrius Brown and tight end Cory Geason; placed
defensive end Chris Sullivan on injured reserve.
San Diego Chargers -- Released cornerback Kecalf Bailey, wide
receivers Pat Batteaux, Nate Turner and Rodney Williams, running
backs Jermaine Fazande and Mukala Sikyala, linebacker Eric
Guenther, safeties Armon Hatcher, Reggie Hunt and Rob Pate,
defensive tackles Scott Schultz and Dequincy Scott, guard Jason
Thomas, defensive end Chris Ward and fullback Terry Witherspoon.
San Francisco 49ers -- Waived offensive linemen Dave Costa and
Tyrone Hopson, cornerback Brandon Godsey, wide receivers Jimmy
Farris and James Jordan, defensive end Menson Holloway, safety
Pierson Prioleau, tight end Ben Steele and kicker Jamie Rheem;
placed tight end Greg Clark on the physically unable to perform
Seattle Seahawks -- Released wide receivers Karsten Bailey,
Kerwin Cook and Dwaune Jones, guards Frank Beede and Eric King,
quarterback Josh Booty, defensive tackles Joe Brown, Kris
Kocurek and Jeremy Staat, cornerback Wade Davis, linebacker Dwan
Epps, tackle Steve Estes, fullback Lloyd Garden, running back
Jay Graham, kicker Shayne Graham, defensive end Matt LaBounty
and tight end Scott Osborne.
St. Louis Rams -- Released tight end Giles Cole, cornerbacks
Chris Cummings and Damen Wheeler, safeties Devin Bush and Willie
Gary, linebackers Dustin Cohen and Scott Zimmerman, wide
receivers Darrius Blevins, Sherrod Gideon, Francis St. Paul and
Milton Wynn, center Mike Newell and defensive end Jonathan
Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- Released punter Andrew Bayes, guards
Wilbert Brown and Leon Hires, wide receivers Gerald Harris,
Khori Ivy and Robert Kilow, tackle George Hegamin, cornerback
Corey Ivy, defensive tackle Terry Jolly, tight ends Damian
Vaughn, Randy Palmer and Mike Roberg, safety Than Merrill,
running back Pepe Pearson and linebacker Byron Thweatt.
Tennessee Titans -- Released fullback William Floyd, wide
receiver Drew Bennett, defensive end Byron Frisch, tackle Barry
Hall, safety Brandon McLemore, offensive lineman Ian Rafferty,
safety Marcus Spencer, defensive end Jucqua Thomas and safety
Washington Redskins -- Released fullback Thad Buttone, guard
Derrick Fletcher, cornerback Lloyd Harrison, quarterback Todd
Husak, guard Ryan Kalich, defensive end Rod Kelly, linebacker
Eddie Mason, defensive back Central McClellion, guard Michael
Moore, linebacker Chaz Murphy, offensive lineman Terrance
Simmons, wide receiver Justin Skaggs, running back Hanley
Stephens and safety Joshua Symonette.