2013 NFC free-agent moves, by team

PFW staff
Pro Football Weekly
2013 NFC free-agent moves, by team

Updated 12:21 p.m. ET on Monday, April 15

Note: UFA means unrestricted free agent; RFA means restricted free agent; EFA means exclusive-rights free agent; FFA means franchise free agent.


Dallas Cowboys

UFA: CB Michael Coe (6), OL Derrick Dockery (10), S Eric Frampton (6), CB Mike Jenkins (5), RB Felix Jones (5), P Brian Moorman (12), WR Kevin Ogletree (4), S Charlie Peprah (7), LB Brady Poppinga (7).

RFA: S Danny McCray (3).


Key arrivals: Ex-Lions LB Justin Durant, March 27 (two years); ex-Steelers DB Will Allen, March 27.

Key departures: DE Kenyon Coleman, April 2 (to Saints); LB Victor Butler, March 28 (to Saints); Released WR Anthony Armstrong, March 27; TE John Phillips, March 13 (signed with Chargers); Released LB Dan Connor, March 11; Released S Gerald Sensabaugh, March 4.

Key re-signings: WR Anthony Armstrong, April 3; LB Ernie Sims, March 18 (one year); Franchised OLB Anthong Spencer, March 8 (one year $9.619 million); OL Phil Costa, March 2 (two years); OL L.P. Ladouceur, Feb. 28 (five years).


New York Giants

UFA: WR Ramses Barden (4), TE Travis Beckum (4), DT Rocky Bernard (11), CB Bruce Johnson (4), OL Sean Locklear (9), RB Kregg Lumpkin (4), CB Justin Tryon (5), PK Lawrence Tynes (9), CB Brian Witherspoon (4).

RFA: RB Andre Brown (3), WR Victor Cruz (3), TE Bear Pascoe (3).


Key arrivals: Ex-Eagles DT Mike Patterson, April 3; Ex-Panthers WR Louis Murphy, March 20; Ex-Panthers LB Dan Connor, March 17 (one year); Ex-Raiders TE Brandon Myers, March 16 (one year); Signed Ex-Bengals PK Josh Brown, March 13; Signed CB Aaron Ross, March 12;  Signed ex-Eagles DT Cullen Jenkins, March 10 (three years, $8 million).

Key departures: WR Domenik Hixon, April 3 (to Panthers); LB Chase Blackburn, April 2 (to Panthers); S Kenny Phillips, March 14 (signed with Eagles); TE Martellus Bennett, March 12 (signed with Bears); Released RB Ahmad Bradshaw, DT Chris Canty, Feb. 6; Released LB Michael Boley, Feb. 5.

Key re-signings: S Stevie Brown, March 19 (one year, $2.023 million); OG Kevin Boothe, March 25 (one year); QB David Carr, March 19; LB Keith Rivers, March 14 (one year); RB Ryan Torain, March 12; OT Will Beatty, Feb. 27 (five years, $38.75 million), DT Shaun Rogers, Feb. 7.


Philadelphia Eagles

UFA:  LB Akeem Jordan (6), DOL Jake Scott (9).



Key arrivals: Acquired LB Emmanuel Acho from Browns, April 11; Acquired DE Clifton Geathers from the Colts, March 28; Ex-Texans P Donnie Jones, March 25; Acquired WR Arrelious Benn from the Eagles, March 15; Ex-Texans LB Connor Barwin, March 14 (six years, $36 million); Ex-Giants S Kenny Phillips, March 14 (one year); Ex-Ravens CB Cary Williams, March 14 (three years, $17 million with $10.5 million guaranteed); Signed ex-Patriots S Patrick Chung, March 12 (two years), ex-Rams CB Bradley Fletcher, March 12 (two years, $5.25 million), ex-49ers NT Isaac Sopoaga, March 12 (three years, $12 million), ex-Panthers LB Jason Phillips (two years); ex-Texans FB James Casey, March 12 (three years, $14.5 million). QB Dennis Dixon, Feb. 14 (two years).

Key departures: Traded RB Dion Lewis to Browns, April 11; Traded FB Stanley Havili to the Colts, March 28; CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, March 13 (signed with Broncos); OT King Dunlap, March 12 (signed with Chargers); Released CB Nnamdi Asomugha, March 12; Released OT Demetress Bell, Feb. 6.

Key re-signings: Re-signed OL Jon Dorenbos (four years), S Colt Anderson (one year), March 11.


Washington Redskins

UFA: DT Kentwan Balmer (5), OL Jordan Black (8), OL Jammal Brown (8), TE Chris Cooley (9), CB Cedric Griffin (7), S Tanard Jackson (5), S Madieu Williams (9), DE Chris Wilson (5).

RFA: WR Brandon Banks (3).


Key arrivals: QB Pat White, April 3; Ex-Eagles LB Daryl Tapp, March 28; Ex-Buccaneers CB E.J. Biggers, March 21; Ex-Buccaneers OT Jeremy Trueblood, March 14; Signed ex-Patriots NT Ron Brace, Feb. 14.

Key departures: LB Lorenzo Alexander, March 13 (signed with Cardinals); Released CB DeAngelo Hall, March 11.

Key re-signings: DT Chris Baker, April 10; CB DeAngelo Hall, April 4 (one year, $1.25 million); QB Rex Grossman, April 3; TE Fred Davis, March 29 (one year, $2.5 million); LB Bryan Kehl, March 15; DE Kedric Golston, March 13; Re-signed P Sav Rocca, March 12; Re-signed LS Nick Sundberg, March 10 (four years); Re-signed TE Logan Paulsen (three years), RB Darrel Young (three years, $6.2 million), OLB Ron Jackson (one year), OG Kory Lichtensteiger (five years), March 9.



Chicago Bears

UFAs: RB Kahlil Bell (4), DE Israel Idonije (10), PK Olindo Mare (15), S Troy Nolan (4), DT Amobi Okoye (6), LB Brian Urlacher (13).



Key arrivals: Ex-Bills DE Kyle Moore, April 9; Ex-Lions DT Andre Fluellen, April 9; Ex-Colts S Tom Zbikowski, April 1 (one year, $715,000); Ex-Jets OG Matt Slauson, March 29 (one year); Ex-Panthers LB James Anderson, March 24 (one year); Ex-Broncos LB D.J. Williams, March 27 (one year, $900,000); Ex-Chiefs TE Steve Maneri, March 22; Ex-Saints DE Turk McBride, March 20; Signed ex-Saints OT Jermon Bushrod (five years, $35.965 million with $17.715 million guaranteed); Signed ex-Giants TE Martellus Bennett, March 12 (four years, $20 million).

Key departures: OG Chris Spencer, April 5 (to Titans); OG Lance Louis, March 27 (to Dolphins); QB Jason Campbell, March 26 (to Browns); CB D.J. Moore, March 19 (to Panthers); LB Nick Roach, March 15 (to Raiders); LB Geno Hayes, March 13 (signed with Jaguars); Released TE Kellen Davis, TE Matt Spaeth March 13; Released WR Johnny Knox, Feb. 12.

Key re-signings: QB Josh McCown, April 2; CB Kelvin Hayden, March 27 (one year); OT Jonathan Scott, March 25; CB Zack Bowman, March 15 (one year); DT Nate Collins, March 15; Franchised DT Henry Melton, March 8 (one year, $8.45 million).


Detroit Lions

UFA: DT Andre Fluellen (4), PK Jason Hanson (21), P Nick Harris (12), RB Jerome Harrison (7), TE Will Heller (10), DE Lawrence Jackson (5), CB Jacob Lacey (4), CB Patrick Lee (5), WR Stefan Logan (4), OL Don Muhlbach (9), RB Kevin Smith (5), DT Corey Williams (9).

RFA: OL Jason Fox (3), DE Willie Young (3).


Key arrivals: Ex-49ers PK David Akers, April 9; Ex-Jaguars DT C.J. Mosley, April 3 (two years); Ex-Texans S Glover Quin, March 13 (five years); Ex-Dolphins RB Reggie Bush (four years, $16 million); Ex-Seahawks DT Jason Jones, March 13 (three years, $9.5 million with a $2.5 million signign bonus).

Key departures: Released WR Brian Robiskie, April 8; LB Justin Durant, March 27 (to Cowboys); DE Cliff Avril, March 13 (signed with Seahawks); OT Gosder Cherilus, March 12 (signed with Colts); Released OG Stephen Peterman, DE Kyle Vanden Bosch, Feb. 5; Released WR Titus Young, Feb. 4.

Key re-signings: OG Dylan Gandy, March 15; S Louis Delmas, March 15 (two years); CB Chris Houston, March 13 (five years); Amari Spievey (one year), Kassim Osgood, March 12 (one year); LB DeAndre Levy, March 6 (three years); OL Corey Hilliard, March 1 (two years).


Green Bay Packers

UFA: RB Cedric Benson (8), RB Ryan Grant (6).

RFA: LB Rob Francois (3), CB Sam Shields (3).


Key arrivals: Ex-Rams TE Matthew Mulligan, April  9 (one year).

Key departures: LB Frank Zombo, April 4 (to Chiefs); TE Tom Crabtree, March 16 (to Buccaneers); WR Greg Jennings, March 15 (to Vikings); LB Erik Walden, March 12 (signed with Colts); Released C Jeff Saturday, Feb. 18; CB Charles Woodson, Feb. 15; WR Donald Driver, Jan. 31 (retired).

Key re-signings: OL Evan Dietrich-Smith, April 12; LB Brad Jones, March 21.


Minnesota Vikings

UFAs: WR Devin Aromashodu (5), OL Joe Berger (8), S Jamarca Sanford (4).

OL Troy Kropog (3).


Key arrivals: Ex-Colts OL Seth Olsen, March 19; Ex-Packers WR Greg Jennings, March 15 (five years, $45 million with $18 million guaranteed); Ex-Chiefs QB Matt Cassel, March 14 (one year, $4 million).

Key departures: OG Geoff Schwartz, March 15 (signed with Chiefs); LB Jasper Brinkley, March 14 (signed with Cardinals); Released CB Antoine Winfield, March 12; Traded WR Percy Harvin to the Seahawks, March 11.

Key re-signings: CB A.J. Jefferson, April 12; LB Marvin Mitchell, April 1; Re-signed LB Erin Henderson, March 12 (two years); Re-signed FB Jerome Felton (three years, $7.5 million), WR Jerome Simpson, (one year), OT Phil Loadholt, March 12.



Atlanta Falcons

UFA: RB Mike Cox (5), S Chris Hope (11), QB Luke McCown (9), LB Mike Peterson (14), DT Vance Walker (4).

RFA: TE Michael Palmer (3).


Key arrivals: Ex-Giants DE Osi Umenyiora, March 27 (two years); Ex-Rams RB Steven Jackson, March 14 (three years, $12 million).

Key departures: Released OT Tyson Clabo, April 4; CB Brent Grimes, April 1 (to Dolphins); CB Chris Owens, Macrh 22 (to Browns); OL Will Svitek, March 17 (to Patriots); LB Lawrence Sidbury, March 12 (signed with Colts); C Todd McClure, March 12 (retired).

Key re-signings: OT Sam Baker, March 12 (six years); Re-signed TE Tony Gonzalez, March 12 (one year); Re-signed OG Garrett Reynolds (two years), SS William Moore, March 9 (five years, $30 million); RB Antone Smith, March 5 (two years).

Carolina Panthers

UFA: DE Antwan Applewhite (5), DT Dwan Edwards (9), S Sherrod Martin (4).

RFA: DT Andrew Neblett (3), S Nate Ness (3).


Key arrivals: Ex-Giants WR Domenik Hixon, April 3 (one year); Ex-Giants LB Chase Blackburn, April 2 (two years); Ex-49ers WR Ted Ginn, March 22; Ex-Raiders S Mike Mitchell, March 21; Ex-Bears CB D.J. Moore, March 19 (one year); Ex-Lions CB Drayton Florence, March 13 (one year); Signed DT Colin Cole, Feb. 8.

Key departures: OL Mike Pollack, April 12 (to Bengals); WR Louis Murphy, March 19 (to Giants); LB Jason Phillips, March 12 (signed with Eagles); Released LB James Anderson, March 12. Released CB Chris Gamble, March 8.

Key re-signings: CB Captain Munnerlyn, March 20 (one year, $1 million); QB Derek Anderson, March 15 (one year); Re-signed TE Ben Hartsock, March 12; Re-signed LB Jordan Senn, March 11.


New Orleans Saints

UFA: DT Sedrick Ellis (5), WR Devery Henderson (9), CB Elbert Mack (5), OL William Robinson (4), LB Scott Shanle (10).

RFA: RB Chris Ivory (3).


Key arrivals: Ex-Jets OT Jason Smith, April 12; Ex-Broncos S Jim Leonhard, April 8; Ex-Cowboys DE Kenyon Coleman, April 2; Ex-Cowboys LB Victor Butler, March 28 (two years); Ex-Browns TE Benjamin Watson, March 18 (three years); Ex-Steelers CB Keenan Lewis, March 14 (five years, $26.3 million with $10.5 million guaranteed).

Key departures: DE Turk McBride, March 21 (to Bears); LB Jonathan Casillas, March 13 (signed with Buccaneers); OT Jermon Bushrod, March 12 (signed with Bears); QB Chase Daniel, March 12 (signed with Chiefs); Released TE David Thomas, CB Johnny Patrick, Feb. 19.

Key re-signings: OL Brian De La Puente, April 9; WR Courtney Roby, March 20; LB Ramon Humber, March 18 (one year); LS Justin Drescher, March 13 (four years); Re-signed LB Junior Galette, March 9 (three years).


Tampa Bay Buccaneers

UFA: S Ronde Barber (16), TE Dallas Clark (10), CB Brandon McDonald (6), WR Roscoe Parrish (8), WR Sammie Stroughter (4).

RFA: DE Daneil Te'o-Nesheim (3).


Key arrivals: Ex-Giants WR Steve Smith, April 2 (one year, $715,000); DE George Selvie, April 2; Ex-Dolphins PK Nate Kaeding, April 2; Ex-Bengals RB Brian Leonard, April 1 (one year); Ex-Eagles DT Derek Landri, March 30 (two years, $3.25 million); Ex-Packers TE Tom Crabtree, March 16; Ex-Saints LB Jonathan Casillas, March 13 (one year, $3 million); Ex-49ers S Dashon Goldson, March 13 (five years, $41.25 million with $22 million guaranteed); Signed ex-Eagles P Chas Henry (Feb. 13).

Key departures: Released QB Dan Orlovsky, RB Danny Ware, April 4; CB E.J. Biggers, March 20 (to Redskins); DT Roy Miller, March 15 (to Jaguars); DE Michael Bennett, March 14 (to Seahawks); OT Jeremy Trueblood, March 14 (signed with Redskins).

Key re-signings: QB Dan Orlovsky, April 10 (one year, $905,000); OT Demar Dotson, March 28 (four years); LB Jacob Cutrera, March 20; LS Andrew Economos, March 20; Re-signed RB LeGarrette Blount, March 9 (one year, $1.25 million).



Arizona Cardinals

UFA: CB Michael Adams (5), OL D’Anthony Batiste (6), DE Nick Eason (10), DE Vonnie Holliday (15), LB Paris Lenon (11), OL Pat McQuistan (7), S James Sanders (8), RB LaRod Stephens-Howling (4).



Key arrivals: Ex-Bears OL Chilo Richal, April 10; Ex-Dolphins DB Bryan McCann, April 4; Acquired QB Carson Palmer from the Raiders, April 2; Ex-Dolphins S Jonathon Amaya, March 27; Ex-Raiders DE Matt Shaughnessy, March 16 (one year, $1 million); Ex-Chargers CB Antoine Cason, March 15 (one year); Ex-Vikings LB Jasper Brinkley, March 14 (two years); Ex-Jets SS Yeremiah Bell, March 13; Ex-Colts QB Drew Stanton, March 13 (three years); Ex-Colts CB Jerraud Powers; Ex-Redskins LB Lorenzo Alexander, March 13 (three years); Ex-Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall, March 13 (one year).

Key departures: Released QB John Skelton, April 1; OG Rich Ohrnberger, March 22 (to Chargers); Released QB Kevin Kolb, March 15; Released S Kerry Rhodes, March 13; LB Quentin Groves, March 13 (signed with Browns); CB Greg Toler, March 12 (signed with Colts); Released RB Beanie Wells, March 11; Released WR Early Doucet, March 9; Released SS Adrian Wilson, March 8.

Key re-signings: QB Brian Hoyer, March 20; Re-signed S Rashad Johnson, March 11 (three years).


St. Louis Rams

UFA: QB Kellen Clemens (7), LB Mario Haggan (10), DE Trevor Laws (5), LB Rocky McIntosh (7), OL Barry Richardson (5), OL Chris Williams (4).

RFA: LB Justin Cole (3), S Darian Stewart (3).


Key arrivals: Ex-Dolphins OLT Jake Long, March 17 (four years, $36 million); Signed ex-Titans TE Jared Cook, March 12 (five years, $35.1 million with $19 million guaranteed).

Key departures: WR Steve Smith, April 3 (signed with Buccaneers); DB Craig Dahl, March 16 (signed with 49ers); WR Brandon Gibson, March 15 (to Dolphins); RB Steven Jackson, March 14 (signed with Falcons); WR Danny Amendola, March 13 (signed with Patriots); CB Bradley Fletcher, March 12 (signed with Eagles); Released S Quintin Mikell, March 10; Released OT Wayne Hunter, March 6.

Key re-signings: Re-signed DT Jermelle Cudjo, March 12 (two years, $1.8 million); Re-signed DE William Hayes, March 12 (three years).


San Francisco 49ers

UFA: OL Leonard Davis (12), LB Tavares Gooden (5), LB Larry Grant (4), LB Clark Haggans (13), RB Brandon Jacobs (8), WR Randy Moss (14).

RFA: CB Tramaine Brock (3).


Key arrivals: Ex-Raiders CB Nnamdi Asomugha, April 2 (one year, $1.35 million with $1.65 million available in incentives); Acquired QB Colt McCoy from the Browns, April 2; Ex-Dolphins WR Marlon Moore, March 20; Ex-Browns PK Phil Dawson, March 19; Ex-Rams DB Craig Dahl, March 16 (three years, $5 million); Ex-Bengals LB Dan Skuta, March 14; Ex-Chiefs DT Glenn Dorsey, March 13; Acquired WR Anquan Boldin from the Ravens for a sixth-round pick, March 11.

Key departures: WR Ted Ginn, March 22 (to Panthers); DT Ricky Jean-Francois, March 14 (to Colts); S Dashon Goldson, March 13 (signed with Buccaneers); DT Isaako Sopoaga, March 12 (signed with Eagles); TE Delanie Walker, March 12 (signed with Titans); Traded QB Alex Smith to Chiefs, Feb. 27.

Key re-signings: CB Darcel McBath, March 21.


Seattle Seahawks

UFA: PK Steven Hauschka (4), LB Leroy Hill (8), TE Cameron Morrah (4), OL Frank Omiyale (8), CB Marcus Trufant (10).



Key arrivals: Ex-Chiefs QB Brady Quinn, April 12 (one year, $780,000); WR Brett Swain, April 9; QB Josh Portis, April 4 (two years); Ex-Dolphins DT Tony McDaniel, March 28 (one year); Ex-Buccaneers DE Michael Bennett, March 14 (one year, $5 million); Ex-Lions DE Cliff Avril, March 13 (two years, $15 million) Acquired WR Percy Harvin (six years, $67 million with $14.5 million fully guaranteed, $11 million for injury) from the Vikings, March 11. 

Key departures: DT Alan Branch, April 2 (signed with Bills); Traded QB Matt Flynn to Raiders, April 1; Released WR Ben Obomanu, March 17; DL Jason Jones, March 13 (signed with Lions); Released KR Leon Washington, March 11.

Key re-signings: S Chris Maragos, April 12; LS Clint Gresham, March 26.