KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Named Mitch Maier director of baseball operations.
TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Agreed to terms with RHP Anthony Bass on a one-year contract.
PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Named Steve Sanders assistant general manager.
ATLANTA HAWKS — Transferred G Brandon Goodwin to College Park (NBAGL).
CINCINNATI BENGALS — Waived WR Damion Willis. Activated WR John Ross III from IR.
CLEVELAND BROWNS — Released DE Chris Smith. Released S A.J. Howard from the practice squad. Signed DT Justin Zimmer from Atlanta’s practice squad and DE Trevon Young to the practice squad.
DENVER BRONCOS — Signed QB Brett Rypien to the practice squad.
DETROIT LIONS — Signed LB Jason Cabinda from the practice squad and WR Victor Bolden to the practice squad.
GREEN BAY PACKERS — Claimed RB Tyler Ervin off waivers from Jacksonville.
HOUSTON TEXANS — Released TE Jerell Adams from the practice squad. Signed LB Nate Hall to the practice squad.
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Placed WR Chester Rogers on IR. Signed WR Chad Williams from the practice squad and WR Malik Henry to the practice squad.
JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS — Waived CB Breon Borders. Signed CB Parry Nickerson from the practice squad and RB Paul Perkins to the practice squad.
NEW YORK JETS — Placed LB C.J. Mosley on IR. Claimed S Bennett Jackson off waivers from Baltimore.
PHILADELPHIA EAGLES — Waived WR Mack Hollins. Signed G Sua Opeta from the practice squad and DT Kevin Wilkins to the practice squad.
PITTSBURGH STEELERS — Released C Patrick Morris. Activated C Maurkice Pouncey and placed him on the exempt/commissioner permission list.
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Waived PK Chase McLaughlin. Released OL Will Holden from the practice squad. Signed WR Chris Thompson to the practice squad.
TENNESSEE TITANS — Waived C Hroniss Grasu. Claimed CB Tremaine Brock off waivers from Arizona.