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2003 Free Agency - May Transactions

2003 NFL Free Agent Watch


Transactions For The Month Of May


May 31st, 2003

AFC

Cincinnati Bengals
Signed QB Shane Matthews (Redskins) to a 1-year contract. Terms undisclosed.

San Diego Chargers
Released FB Chad Killian.

Jacksonville Jaguars
Signed OT Barry Hall (previously released from the Texans) to an undisclosed contract.
Waived QB Jonathan Beasley.
Waived OT Josh Foster.

Houston Texans
Signed their 6th-round draft pick, DT Keith Wright, to an undisclosed contract.
Re-signed WR Avion Black. Terms undisclosed.

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May 29th, 2003

AFC

Indianapolis Colts
Released undrafted rookie free agent OT Matt Anderle.
Released undrafted rookie free agent OT Ryan Deterding.

Jacksonville Jaguars
Signed S Johndale Carty. Terms undisclosed.

New England Patriots
Released undrafted rookie free agent CB Ricklan Holmes (Oklahoma State).
Released undrafted rookie free agent LB Matt Word (Iowa State).

Pittsburgh Steelers
Officially signed RB J.T. Wall to a 3-year contract. Terms undisclosed.
Officially signed CB Ivan Taylor to a 3-year contract. Terms undisclosed.

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May 28th, 2003

NFC

New Orleans Saints
Traded a 7th round pick in the 2004 draft for Dolphins LB Derrick Rodgers.

AFC

Cincinnati Bengals
Released DE Eric Oqboqu.
Released RB Mike Green.
Released C Brock Gutierrez.
Released LB Canute Curtis.

Jacksonville Jaguars
Signed S Johndale Carty. Terms undisclosed.

New England Patriots
Released DL Walter Sampson.

Pittsburgh Steelers
Agreed to terms with FB J.T. Wall (7th round selection) on a 3-year contract worth $940,000 and a $30,000 signing bonus.
Agreed to terms with CB Ivan Tayler (4th round selection) on a 3-year contract worth $1.1855 million and a $275,000 signing bonus.

Houston Texans
Claimed DT Alonzo Shuler off waivers from the New York Jets.

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May 24th, 2003

AFC

New England Patriots
Signed WR Dedric Ward (Dolphins) on 5/22 believed to be a 1-year deal close to the veteran minimum of $530,000.
Resigned RB/FB Patrick Pass. Terms undisclosed.

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May 22nd, 2003

AFC


Cleveland Browns
Released DT Adriano Belli on 5/20.
Released OL Reese Hicks on 5/20.
Released WR B.J. Lovett on 5/20.
Released LS Bryan Pittman on 5/20.
Released DB Yancey Satterwhite on 5/20.
Released OL Brady Washburn on 5/20.

San Diego Chargers
Signed rookie free agent RB P.J. Mays (Youngstown State) to an undisclosed contract on 5/20.

Jacksonville Jaguars
Released S James Boyd on 5/19.
Released CB Steve Smith on 5/19.
Released WR Francis St. Paul on 5/19.

Baltimore Ravens
Resigned QB Chris Redman to a 1-year contract worth $1.318 million today.

Pittsburgh Steelers
Signed WR Chris Doering (Redskins) to a 1-year contract on 5/20. Terms undisclosed.

Tennessee Titans
Released WR Aaron Overton on 5/20.
Released C Vince Walker on 5/20

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May 20th, 2003

NFC

St Louis Rams
Signed CB Jason Sehorn (Giants) to a 1 year $1M guaranteed contract - he is going to convert to a FS for the Rams.

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May 17th, 2003

NFC

San Francisco 49ers
Resigned restricted FA WR Tai Streets to a reported one year tender offer
Resigned unrestricted FA S Ronnie Heard to an undisclosed deal

AFC

Denver Broncos
Signed WR Darcey Levy. Terms undisclosed.

San Diego Chargers
Claimed WR B.J. Lovett off waivers from the Browns.

Kansas City Chiefs
Re-signed S Greg Wesley to (what is believed to be) a 1-year tender offer of $1.3 million.

New York Jets
Waived DT Alonzo Shuler.

New England Patriots
Signed LB Don Davis. Terms undisclosed.
Released OG Kyle Croskey.
Pittsburgh Steelers
Released OL Deon White.

Houston Texans
Released OT Barry Hall.
Released OT Jelani Hawkins.

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May 15th, 2003

NFC

San Francisco 49ers
Resigned restricted FA WR Tai Streets to a reported one year tender offer.
Resigned unrestricted FA S Ronnie Heard to an undisclosed deal.

AFC

Cincinnati Bengals
Signed DE Duane Clemons (Chiefs) to a 2-year contract. Terms undisclosed.

Cleveland Browns
LB Jamir Miller has announced his plan to retire from the NFL.

Jacksonville Jaguars
Re-signed LB T.J. Slaughter to his 1-year tender offer of $605,000.

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May 14th, 2003

AFC

Buffalo Bills
Released CB Ronald Hardge.
Released CB Ken Harris.

Kansas City Chiefs
Signed P Jason Baker (Eagles) to an undisclosed contract.

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May 13th, 2003

AFC

Cincinnati Bengals
Have agreed to terms with DE Duane Clemons on a 2-year contract worth $2.178 million and a $622,500 signing bonus.

Miami Dolphins
Have agreed to terms with S Sammy Knight (Saints) on a 2-year, $2.38 million, contract which includes a $300,000 signing bonus.

Jacksonville Jaguars
Signed QB Jonathon Beasley to an undisclosed contract.

Houston Texans
Re-signed RB James Allen to a 1-year, $730,000 contract plus a $200,000 signing bonus.

Tennessee Titans
Signed TE Erron Kinney to a 1-year tender offer of $605,000.
Signed DT Robaire Smith to a 1-year tender offer of $605,000.

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May 12th, 2003

AFC

Kansas City Chiefs
Signed P Leo Araquz to a 1-year contract. Terms undisclosed.
Signed 7th-round pick S Willie Pile, to a 3-year contract worth $936,000 with a signing bonus of $26,000.

Jacksonville Jaguars
Re-signed P Chris Hanson to his 1-year tender offer of $375,000.

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May 9th, 2003

AFC

New York Jets
Waived FB Chad Kuhns.

New England Patriots
Signed un-drafted rookie free agent S Scott Farley (Williams College) to an undisclosed contract.
Signed S Aric Morris (Titans) to an undisclosed contract.

Oakland Raiders
Have now officially re-signed G Mo Collins to a 6-year, $17.5 million contract.

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May 8th, 2003

AFC

Houston Texans
Released OT Tarlos Thomas.
Released FS Kevin Williams.

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May 7th, 2003

AFC

Jacksonville Jaguars
Signed LB Danny Clark to his one-year, $605,000 tender offer.

Oakland Raiders
Re-signed OG Mo Collins to a 6-year, $17.5 million contract with a $400,000 signing bonus.

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May 6th, 2003

AFC

New York Jets
Released G Faaessea Mailo.
Released CB Demario Suggs.
Released Lyle Weaver.
Release QB Todd Husak.
Signed OT Brent Smith (Dolphins) to an undisclosed contract.

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May 5th, 2003

AFC

Cincinnati Bengals
Waived OT Reggie Coleman. Waived OT Garrett DiCarlo.

New York Jets
Released WR Shawn Witten.
Released TE Rolando Shuler.

New England Patriots
Waived WR Michael Hayes.

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May 4th, 2003

AFC

New York Jets
Signed PK Danny Kight (who was out of football last year) to an undisclosed contract.

Jacksonville Jaguars
Re-signed DT Larry Smith to undisclosed contract.

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May 2nd, 2003

AFC

Buffalo Bills
Released OL Ronald Boldin.

Jacksonville Jaguars
Signed CB James Trapp (Ravens) to an undisclosed contract.
Signed OG Jamar Nesbit (Panthers) to an undisclosed contract.

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May 1st, 2003

AFC

Baltimore Ravens
Signed WR Marcus Robinson (Bears) to a 1-year, $700,00 contract with a $100,000 signing bonus.

Jacksonville Jaguars
Waived FB Patrick Washington.
Waived OT Chris Ziemann.

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This is an archived section, and is strictly for reference purposes only. Please use the links below to navigate through this section.
2003 Free Agency Links
2003 Free Agency News - May
2003 Free Agency News - April
2003 Free Agency News - March
Franchise and Transition Players
Top 5 Free Agents By Position
Redskins Free Agent News
Free Agency Terms

2003 NFC Free Agents
2003 AFC Free Agents

Top 10 Unrestricted Free Agents
1. Daryl Gardener, DT, Redskins

2. David Boston, WR, Cardinals

3. Takeo Spikes, LB, Bengals

4. Olandis Gary, RB, Broncos

5. Vonnie Holliday, DE, Packers

6. Chris McAlister, CB, Ravens

7. Peerless Price, WR, Bills

8. Lee Flowers, S, Steelers

9. Hugh Douglas, DE, Eagles

10. Tebucky Jones, S, Patriots

Top 10 Restricted Free Agents
1. Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila, DE, Packers

2. Darwin Walker, DT, Eagles

3. Kendrick Clancy, DT, Steelers

4. Brandon Short, LB, Giants

5. Leonardon Carson, DT, Chargers

6. Chad Morton, KR, Jets

7. Na'il Diggs, LB, Packers

8. Mike Brown, S, Bears

9. Chris Bober, C, Giants

10. Rian Lindell, K, Seahawks