ARIZONA CARDINALS — Re-signed LB Joe Walker to the practice squad. Released LB Tahir Whitehead from the practice squad.
BALTIMORE RAVENS — Signed DT Isaiah Mack to a reserve/future contract.
CHICAGO BEARS — Reinstated QB Justin Fields from the reserve/COVID-19 list.
CLEVELAND BROWNS — Signed CB Herb Miller to a reserve/future contract.
DALLAS COWBOYS — Reinstated S Jayron Kearse from the reserve/COVID-19 list. Agreed to terms with Will McClay on a contract extension as vice-president.
GREEN BAY PACKERS — Designated OLB Whitney Mercilus to return from injured reserve.
PITTSBURGH STEELERS — Designated WR JuJu Smith-Schuster to return from injured reserve. Reinstated WR James Washington from the reserve/COVID-19 list.
TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS — Signed WR John Brown to the practice squad. Released LB Tahir Whitehead from the practice squad.
NHL — Suspended Montreal Canadiens’ D Chris Wideman for one game without pay for head-butting during a game against Boston on Jan. 12.
ANAHEIM DUCKS — Recalled G Lukas Dostal to taxi squad and D Brendan Guhle from San Diego (AHL). Placed D Simon Benoit on the reserve/COVID19 protocol list.
BOSTON BRUINS — Recalled D Jack Ahcan from Providence (AHL).
BUFFALO SABRES — Reinstated F Kyle Okposo and F Alex Tuch from the reserve/COVID-19 protocol list. Reassigned F Brett Murray to the Taxi Squad.
CAROLINA HURRICANES — Reassigned G Alex Lyon to Chicago (AHL).
COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS — Waived LW Gregory Hofmann. Placed LW Jakub Voracek on the reserve/COVID-19 protocol.
COLORADO AVALANCHE — Recalled LW Mikhail Maltsev from Colorado (AHL) to the taxi squad.
DALLAS STARS — Reassigned F Riley Damiani from Texas (AHL) to the taxi squad.
EDMONTON OILERS — Designated G Stuart for assignment from the taxi squad.
LOS ANGELES KINGS — Reassigned D Christian Wolanin to Ontario (AHL).
PITTSBURGH PENGUINS — Recalled LWs Filip Hallander and Drew O’Connor from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
ST. LOUIS BLUES — Recalled RW James Neal from the minors to the taxi squad.
TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING — Reassigned F Daniel Walcott from Syracuse (AHL) to the taxi squad.
FORT WAYNE KOMETS — Loaned D Marcus McIvor to Ontario (AHL). Placed F Matthew Barnaby on injured reserve effective Jan. 6.
INDY FUEL — Signed G Thomas Sigouin to a standard player contract (SPC). Released G Sammy Bernard from his standard player contract.
IOWA HEARTLANDERS — Signed F Connor Graham to the active roster. Activated D Jeff Solow from the commissioners exempt list. Placed D Shane Kuzmeski on the reserve list. Loaned G Charles Williams to Rochester (AHL).