NFL Transactions for May 16th, 2016; Tons of moves today

Zach Mettenberger the former LSU gunslinger will not go down without a fight
Zach Mettenberger was released by the Titans today

Baltimore Ravens

  • Ravens signed DB Sam Brown, OL Vlad Ducasse and QB Josh Johnson

Carolina Panthers
  • Panthers released WR Jenson Stoshak
  • Panthers released DB Brandon Boykin and DB Ras I Dowling
  • Panthers signed LB Jared Barber, TE Braxton Deaver, DB Shaq Richardson, G Jordan Rigsbee, WR Miles Shuler and RB Jalen Simmons

Chicago Bears

  • Bears released OL Dan Buchholz, DT Bruce Gaston, WR Marcus Lucas, and WR Nathan Palmer
  • Bears signed DT Kenton Adeyemi, WR Kieren Duncan, P Ben LeCompte, and G Donovan Williams

Cincinnati Bengals

  • Bengals released QB Matt Johnson
  • Bengals signed QB Joe Licata
  • Bengals signed draft pick Tyler Boyd

Cleveland Browns

  • Browns signed DB Eric Patterson

Dallas Cowboys

  • Cowboys cut LS Brandon Hartson

Denver Broncos

  • Broncos signed LB Dekoda Watson
  • Broncos signed draft pick Connor McGovern

Jacksonville Jaguars

  • Jaguars signed draft pick Sheldon Day

Miami Dolphins

  • Dolphins signed DE Jason Jones

New Orleans Saints

  • Saints cut DB Michael Caputo, QB Griffin Neal, and WR Shane Wynn
  • Saints signed WR Jake Lampman, LB Tony Steward and OT Tyrus Thompson

Oakland Raiders

  • Raiders released DE Shelby Harris, DB Tevin McDonald and DB Tony McRae
  • Raiders signed DB Chris Edwards, WR Joe Hansley, DE Branden Jackson, RB Jalen Richard, and OT Torian White

San Diego Chargers

  • Chargers released LB Brock Hekking, OG Sebastian Johansson
  • Chargers signed OC Matt Slauson and G Vi Teofilo

San Francisco 49ers

  • 49ers placed RB Jarryd Hayne on the reserve/retired list

Seattle Seahawks

  • Seahawks released LB Christian French
  • Seahawks signed LB Khairi Fortt

Tennessee Titans

  • Titans released WR Rashon Ceaser, TE Kevin Greene, DE Iosia Iosia, and QB Zach Mettenberger
  • Titans signed RB Sam Bergen, DB Bennett Okotcha, WR Ben Roberts, and DE Michael Smith

Washington Redskins

  • Redskins released T Dominick Jackson, and LB Reggie Northrup
  • Redskins signed OT Al Bond, OG Nila Kasitati, LB Michael Wakefield, and RB Kelsey Young

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