Bears: Re-signed DT Jim Flanigan to $15 million, five-year...


February 13, 1998

Bears: Re-signed DT Jim Flanigan to $15 million, five-year contract and S John Mangum to $1.65 million, three-year contract. Designated RB Raymont Harris as transition player. Named Greg Schiano secondary coach and Carlos Mainord linebackers coach.

Bengals: Named DE Dan Wilkinson franchise player.

Broncos: Re-signed CB Ray Crockett and TE Dwayne Carswell. Signed WR Darrick Branch and DE Dameian Jeffries. Released CB Randy Hilliard.

Buccaneers: Released LB Rufus Porter. Re-signed DT Anthony DeGrate.

Cardinals: Waived DT Mark Campbell.

Chiefs: Signed CB James Hasty to four one-year contracts. Designated DE Dan Williams as franchise player.

Dolphins: Designated DT Tim Bowens franchise player.

Giants: Rewrote WR Chris Calloway's deal. Released TE Aaron Pierce. Waived TE Brandon Jessie and C Marc Lamb.

Lions: Signed WR Johnnie Morton and OT Ray Roberts to five-year contracts.

Oilers: Agreed to terms with LB Barron Wortham on multi-year contract.

Packers: Waived WR Don Beebe.

Panthers: Named ex-LB Sam Mills (former USFL Star) pro scout.

Raiders: Waived G Lester Holmes, QB David Klingler and DE Aundray Bruce.

Redskins: Agreed to terms with RB-KR Brian Mitchell. Named LeCharls McDaniel special teams coach and Jeff Fitzgerald defensive assistant.

Saints: Designated DE Joe Johnson as franchise player. Terminated contract of WR Andre Hastings. Signed DB Anthony Cobbs, DB Earl Little, QB Jake Delhomme and WR Milt Stegall to one-year contracts. Tendered one-year contract offers to 15 free agents: OT Trezelle Jenkins, G Mike Verstegen, C-G Tom Ackerman, LB Ink Aleaga, LB Don Davis, LB Keith Mitchell, WR Brett Bech, FB Wes Bender, FB Fred McCrary, TE John Farquhar, DT Luke Fickell, CB Donovan Greer, S Chris Hewitt, S Sammy Knight and G-T Keno Hills.

Vikings: Designated DT John Randle as transition player and RB Robert Smith as franchise player. Tendered one-year contract offers to P Mitch Berger, WR Tony Bland, G Orlando Bobo, S Duane Butler and FB Harold Morrow.

Pub Date: 2/13/98

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