Bills: Released QB Jim Ballard and WR Chris...

NFL transactions

August 20, 1997

Bills: Released QB Jim Ballard and WR Chris Brantley.

Bears: Released QB Mark Butterfield, OT Tafa Jefferson, DT Mike Miano and FB Shawn Washington. Reached injury settlement with CB Dwayne Joseph.

Broncos: Waived DB Jamal Ellis. Placed OL Matt Lepsis on IR.

Cardinals: Placed DT Jerry Drake, OT Eric Jonassen and CB Dell McGee on IR. Waived QB Chad May, WR Stevie Anderson, WR Kevin Jordan, PK Scott Bentley, FB Ryan Christopherson, CB Anthony Cobbs, P Matt Peyton, OL Allen DeGraffenreid, OL Lance Scott, LB Jarrett Irons, LB Marcellus Mostella, LB Rory Wilfork, S Kevin Jackson, DT Lamar Mills, DT Ben Williams, DE Ronnie Woolfork, DE Brent Burnstein and DE Darrius Felder.

Chargers: Waived WR Andre Coleman. Placed CB Johnny Thomas and OT Pulu Poumele on IR. Reached injury settlements with RB Freddie Bradley and DT Junior Soli.

Chiefs: Waived RB J. J. Smith, QB Steve Matthews, DT David Barnard, S Eddie Cade, T Wendall Gaines, WR Eric Smith, LB James Burgess, DE Bryan DeGraffenreid, RB Jesse Haynes and DT Billy Lyon.

Cowboys: Released G Shane Hannah. Reached injury settlements with WR Keith Jackson and WR Omar Dixon.

Eagles: Waived S Deral Boykin, WR Dialleo Burks, CB Byron Capers, OT Jed DeVries, DE John Duff, FB Larry Jones, LB White Marshall, DT Michael Samson and WR Freddie Solomon. Placed OT Richard Cooper, CB Fredric Ford and RB Corey Walker on IR.

49ers: Waived LB Aubrey Beavers, LB Carlos Jenkins, LB Sam Manuel, DE Herb Coleman, DE Jeff Posey, DT Brandon Noble, CB Tyrone Smith, WR Allen DeGraffenreid, WR Curtis Shearer, OT Marc Lamb and RB Reynard Rutherford. Placed LB Tom Cavallo, S John Covington and OT Dave Fiore on IR. Reached injury settlement with DE Alan Young.

Giants: Waived CB Kory Blackwell, WR John Washington and G Jamie Sumner. Placed S Typail McMullen on IR.

Jaguars: Waived RB Randy Jordan, RB David Thompson, WR Chad Askew, WR James Kidd, WR Kendrick Bullard, LB Jamie Baisley, LB Dana Cottrell, LB Jon Hesse, CB Ricky Bell, TE Isaac Curtis, S John Fisher, QB Lance Funderburk, OL Chris Oltmanns, P Pat O'Neill, S Darren Studstill, LB Al Wallace and DE Jose White.

Oilers: Waived LB Louis Adams, RB James Allen, FB Rodney Byrd, CB Lee Cole, QB Aaron Gilbert, TE Jim Moore and WR Isaiah Mustafa.

Packers: Waived G Lindsay Knapp, G Gary Brown, OT Marcus Spears, FB Emory Smith, DE Tony Daniels and DE Walter Scott. Placed LB Anthony Hicks on IR.

Panthers: Waived DE Ray Agnew. Claimed NT William Carr off waivers from Bengals.

Patriots: Waived LB Monty Brown, WR Hason Graham, WR Ray Lucas, OL Curtis McGee, OL Juan Porter, DL Josh Taves, DL Jermaine Miles, DL Therone McQueen, LB Richard Alvarado, LB James Williams, LB Chris Wing, DB Jason Parker and DB Allan Jackson.

Raiders: Waived WR Kenyon Branscomb, RB Derrick Clark, WR Obadiah Cooper, QB Jason Davis, RB Ricky Ervins, DT Taase Faumui, WR Kenny Grace, OL Jeff Kysar, S Lamar Lyons, DT Gabriel Oladipo, TE Robert Rosenstiel, DE Shatony Sargeant, TE Kenny Smith, QB Todd Studer, LB Aaron Wallace and G Joey Wylie. Announced retirement of OT Robert Jenkins. Placed LB Adrian Ioja on IR.

Rams: Placed C Ryan Tucker on physically-unable-to-perform list. Waived WR Donnell Baker, DL Tyrone Williams, DL Troy Wilson, LB Brett Wallerstedt and DT Chuck Osborne.

Redskins: Released LB Malcolm Hamilton, WR Deandre Maxwell, T Ozell Powell, DE Don Reynolds, WR Chris Thomas and DE R-Kal Trueluck.

Seahawks: Waived RB Dou Innocent.

Steelers: Placed WR Jahine Arnold on IR. Waived RB Bobby Phillips, CB Daryl Porter, CB Barron Miles, OL Justin Chabot, OL Emerson Martin, OL Matt Storm, LB Gerald Filardi, LB Andy Jacobs, LB Patrick Scott, LB Ryan McCoy, DL Corey Mayfield, WR Oronde Gadsden, TE D. J. Jones, WR Jay Kearney, F David McCann, DB Kirk Pointer, DB Cedric Samuel and K/P Sean Reali.

Pub Date: 8/20/97

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