NFL Transactions 12-8-21

The following are the NFL transactions for Wednesday, December 8. Transactions will be published each day after they are circulated to NFL clubs. This public version will include waiver requests, assignments via waivers, terminations, free agent signings, reserve list and practice squad additions and deletions, and trades.

WAIVER SYSTEM TRANSACTIONS

WAIVER REQUESTS (All are NO RECALL)
HOUSTON
    Cunningham, Zach LB Vanderbilt      
         Vested Veteran

Partially Guaranteed Contract


PHILADELPHIA
    McCain, Mac DB North Carolina A&T      

CLAIMING DEADLINE: 4:00 p.m., N.Y. Time, Thursday, 12/9/21

TERMINATIONS VIA WAIVER SYSTEM

ARIZONA
    Feaster, Tavien RB South Carolina      

BUFFALO
    Hart, Bobby T Florida State      

DENVER
    Bellamy, LeVante RB Western Michigan      

LOS ANGELES RAMS
    Koski, J.J. WR Cal Poly      

NEW ORLEANS
    Roach, Malcolm DT Texas      
    Stills, Kenny WR Oklahoma      
 

NEW YORK JETS

    Wilson, Jarrod DB Michigan (5)*    

*Indicates player’s accrued seasons at end of 2020 season.

ACTIVE LIST ADDITIONS

ACTIVATIONS

BALTIMORE
    Seymour, Kevon DB Southern California      
         From Reserve/COVID-19

LOS ANGELES CHARGERS
    Joseph, Linval NT East Carolina      
         From Reserve/COVID-19
(Also see OTHER TRANSACTIONS/COMMENTS)

FREE AGENT SIGNINGS

LOS ANGELES RAMS
    Sargent, Mekhi RB Iowa      
         From Los Angeles Rams Practice Squad

NEW YORK JETS
    Walter, Austin RB Rice      
         From New York Jets Practice Squad

PHILADELPHIA
    Clark, Le’Raven T Texas Tech      
         From Philadelphia Practice Squad

WASHINGTON
    Williams, Jonathan RB Arkansas      
         From New York Giants Practice Squad

RESERVE LIST ADDITIONS

BALTIMORE
    Humphrey, Marlon DB Alabama      
         Reserve/Injured

CINCINNATI
    Smith, D’Ante G East Carolina      
         Status Changed to Reserve/Injured; Designated for Return
(Also see OTHER TRANSACTIONS/COMMENTS)
    Waynes, Trae DB Michigan State      
         Status Changed to Reserve/Injured; Designated for Return
(Also see OTHER TRANSACTIONS/COMMENTS)

DALLAS
    Gregory, Randy DE Nebraska      
         Status Changed to Reserve/Injured; Designated for Return
(Also see OTHER TRANSACTIONS/COMMENTS)

DENVER
    Callahan, Bryce DB Rice      
         Status Changed to Reserve/Injured; Designated for Return
(Also see OTHER TRANSACTIONS/COMMENTS)

DETROIT
    Cornell, Jashon DE Ohio State      
         Status Changed to Reserve/Non-Football Illness; Designated for Return
(Also see OTHER TRANSACTIONS/COMMENTS)
GREEN BAY
    Alexander, Jaire DB Louisville      
         Status Changed to Reserve/Injured; Designated for Return
(Also see OTHER TRANSACTIONS/COMMENTS)

LAS VEGAS
    Drake, Kenyan RB Alabama      
         Reserve/Injured
    Gillespie, Tyree DB Missouri      
         Status Changed to Reserve/Injured; Designated for Return
(Also see OTHER TRANSACTIONS/COMMENTS)
    Kwiatkoski, Nick LB West Virginia      
         Reserve/Injured
    Philon, Darius DT Arkansas      
         Status Changed to Reserve/Injured; Designated for Return
(Also see OTHER TRANSACTIONS/COMMENTS)

LOS ANGELES CHARGERS
    Harris, Chris DB Kansas      
         Reserve/COVID-19
    Williams, Mike WR Clemson      
         Reserve/COVID-19

MIAMI
    Laird, Patrick RB California      
         Reserve/Injured

NEW ORLEANS
    Gardner-Johnson, Chauncey DB Florida      
         Status Changed to Reserve/Injured; Designated for Return
(Also see OTHER TRANSACTIONS/COMMENTS)
    Ingram, Mark RB Alabama      
         Reserve/COVID-19

NEW YORK JETS
    Echols, Brandin DB Kentucky      
         Status Changed to Reserve/Injured; Designated for Return
(Also see OTHER TRANSACTIONS/COMMENTS)
 

TAMPA BAY

    Sherman, Richard DB Stanford      
         Status Changed to Reserve/Injured; Designated for Return
(Also see OTHER TRANSACTIONS/COMMENTS)

WASHINGTON
    Sweat, Montez DE Mississippi State      
         Reserve/COVID-19
         From Reserve/Injured
    Thomas, Logan TE Virginia Tech      
         Reserve/Injured

PRACTICE SQUAD TRANSACTIONS

ADDITIONS

ATLANTA
    Hesse, Parker TE Iowa      

CHICAGO
    Mason, Ben TE Michigan      

DALLAS
    Smith, Ito RB Southern Mississippi      
         Veteran

HOUSTON
    LeBlanc, Cre’von DB Florida Atlantic      
         Veteran

LAS VEGAS
    Compton, Will LB Nebraska      
         Veteran

NEW ORLEANS
    Carpenter, James G Alabama      
         Veteran
    Hawkins, Jerald T Louisiana State      
         Veteran

NEW YORK GIANTS
    Thorson, Clayton QB Northwestern      

NEW YORK JETS
    Benton, Elijah DB Liberty      

PITTSBURGH
    Chrisman, Drue P Ohio State      
    Sunahara, Rex LS West Virginia      

SAN FRANCISCO
    Hill, Brian RB Wyoming      
         Veteran
SEATTLE
    Scott, Niles NT Frostburg State      

TENNESSEE
    Clemons, Rodney DB Southern Methodist      
    Wilkins, Jordan RB Mississippi      
         Veteran

RESTORED TO PRACTICE SQUAD

JACKSONVILLE
    Burns, Lorenzo DB Arizona      
         From Practice Squad; Injured
PRACTICE SQUAD; INJURED

TENNESSEE
    Carter, Jamal LB Miami      
         Does Not Count on Practice Squad

CONTRACTS TERMINATED BY CLUB

HOUSTON
    Hazelton, Damon WR Missouri      

LAS VEGAS
    Clinton-Dix, Ha Ha DB Alabama      

PITTSBURGH
    Stephens, Linden DB Cincinnati      
    Vaughns, Tyler WR Southern California      

SAN FRANCISCO
    Jefferson, Tony DB Oklahoma      

TENNESSEE
    Smith, Rodney RB Minnesota      

CONTRACTS TERMINATED BY PLAYER

LOS ANGELES RAMS
    Sargent, Mekhi RB Iowa      
         (Also see ACTIVE LIST ADDITIONS)

NEW YORK GIANTS
    Williams, Jonathan RB Arkansas      
         (Also see ACTIVE LIST ADDITIONS)

NEW YORK JETS
    Walter, Austin RB Rice      
         (Also see ACTIVE LIST ADDITIONS)

PHILADELPHIA
    Clark, Le’Raven T Texas Tech      
         (Also see ACTIVE LIST ADDITIONS)

PRACTICE SQUAD PROTECTIONS


BUFFALO
    Ankou, Eli DT UCLA      
    Giles-Harris, Joe LB Duke      
    McCloud, Nick DB Notre Dame      
    Thomas, Josh DB Appalachian State      
OTHER TRANSACTIONS/COMMENTS

ROSTER EXEMPTION

LOS ANGELES CHARGERS
    Joseph, Linval NT East Carolina      
         Exempt/COVID-19

ROSTER EXEMPTION LIFTED


MINNESOTA
    Peterson, Patrick DB Louisiana State      
         From Exempt/COVID-19

Counts on Active List


RETURNED TO PRACTICE

BALTIMORE
    James, Ja’Wuan T Tennessee      
         Remains on Reserve/Non-Football Injury

CINCINNATI
    Smith, D’Ante G East Carolina      
         Remains on Reserve/Injured; Designated for Return
    Waynes, Trae DB Michigan State      
         Remains on Reserve/Injured; Designated for Return

DALLAS
    Gregory, Randy DE Nebraska      
         Remains on Reserve/Injured; Designated for Return

DENVER
    Callahan, Bryce DB Rice      
         Remains on Reserve/Injured; Designated for Return
 

DETROIT

    Cornell, Jashon DE Ohio State      
         Remains on Reserve/Non-Football Illness; Designated for Return
 

GREEN BAY

    Alexander, Jaire DB Louisville      
         Remains on Reserve/Injured; Designated for Return

LAS VEGAS
    Gillespie, Tyree DB Missouri      
         Remains on Reserve/Injured; Designated for Return
    Philon, Darius DT Arkansas      
         Remains on Reserve/Injured; Designated for Return

NEW ORLEANS
    Gardner-Johnson, Chauncey DB Florida      
         Remains on Reserve/Injured; Designated for Return
NEW YORK JETS
    Echols, Brandin DB Kentucky      
         Remains on Reserve/Injured; Designated for Return

TAMPA BAY
    Sherman, Richard DB Stanford      
         Remains on Reserve/Injured; Designated for Return
    Watson, Justin WR Pennsylvania      
         Remains on Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform