Baltimore: Named Ted Marchibroda coach

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February 16, 1996

Baltimore: Named Ted Marchibroda coach; signed him to three-year contract.

Bears: Named Craig VerSteeg offensive assistant.

Bills: Re-signed K Steve Christie to five-year contract. Named T John Fina franchise player.

Buccaneers: Re-signed free-agent WR Horace Copeland to three-year contract. Signed four free agents: RB Curtis Johnson, RB James Johnson, WR Larry Ryans and DT Lamar Mills.

Cardinals: Named DT Eric Swann franchise player. Named Joe Greene defensive line coach.

Chargers: Signed DT Shawn Lee to four-year contract. Added year to LB Junior Seau's contract.

Colts: Named Lindy Infante coach.

Cowboys: Agreed to terms with S Darren Woodson on six-year contract.

Dolphins: Offered contract to CB Sean Hill. Will not offer contracts to OL Kevin Brothen, OL Gene McGuire and RB Robert Wilson. Terminated contracts of RB Keith Byars and OL Tom McHale (Maryland). Waived DB Chico Nelson and DB Frankie Smith.

Eagles: Agreed to three-year contract with Chargers assistant GM Dick Daniels as director of football operations.

Falcons: Re-signed S Alton Montgomery to one-year deal. Signed T Bob Whitfield to five-year contract. Promoted Rod Rust to assistant head coach for defense and Keith Armstrong to secondary coach.

49ers: Didn't exercise option on DE Rickey Jackson. Waived WR John Taylor. Extended T Harris Barton's contract two years through 1999.

Giants: Signed CB Phillippi Sparks. Named RB Rodney Hampton a transition player. Signed four free agents: RB Jeremy Burkett, TE Brian Saxton, LB Jeff Rodgers and G Greg Bishop.

Jaguars: Re-signed LB Bernard Carter. Paid University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point $50,000 to opt out of its training camp contract.

Jets: Signed DE Marvin Washington for four years. Named TE Johnny Mitchell franchise player.

Oilers: Designated CB Cris Dishman franchise player. Released DT Ray Childress, WR Haywood Jeffires, RB Todd McNair, QB Will Furrer, DE Kenny Davidson and DL Craig Veasey. Tendered offers to four restricted free agents: LB Michael Barrow, S Blaine Bishop, LB John Henry Mills and TE Frank Wycheck (Maryland). Tendered offers to five exclusive rights players: CB Tomur Barnes, DT Josh Evans, LB Lemanski Hall, T Mark Hatfield and TE James McKeehan.

Packers: Re-signed TE Mark Chmura.

Saints: Named Dave Atkins running backs coach.


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