CLEVELAND INDIANS – Sent LHP Clay Rapada outright to Columbus (IL).
NEW ORLEANS PELICANS – Waived F Rodney Carney.
BUFFALO BILLS – Placed K Dustin Hopkins on injured reserve. Signed QB Thad Lewis from the practice squad. Claimed OL Antoine McClain off waivers from Oakland. Released OL Sam Young.
GREEN BAY PACKERS – Signed CB James Nixon from the practice squad. Placed LB Robert Francois on injured reserve.
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS – Activated WR LaVon Brazill. Waived DE Lawrence Guy.
JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS – Claimed WR Stephen Williams off waivers from Seattle. Waived WR Jeremy Ebert.
MINNESOTA VIKINGS – Agreed to terms with QB Josh Freeman.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS – Re-signed CB Marquice Cole. Released S Kanorris Davis and LB Ja’Gared Davis.
OAKLAND RAIDERS – Activated WR Andre Holmes. Released QB Matt Flynn. Waived OL Jack Cornell.
LOS ANGELES KINGS – Agreed to terms with F Scott Sabourin on a three-year entry level contract.
PHILADELPHIA FLYERS – Fired coach Peter Laviolette.