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Date Player
5/14/2015 Karlos Williams, Buf, RB
The Buffalo Bills have signed fifth-round pick Karlos Williams to his rookie contract.

Analysis: Williams was chosen 155th overall out of Florida State. The 6-foot-1, 225-pound running back finished his college career ninth in Seminoles history with 22 rushing touchdowns. He ran for 1,419 yards on 241 carries at Florida State.
5/14/2015 John Miller, Buf, G
The Buffalo Bills have signed third-round pick John Miller to his rookie contract.

Analysis: Miller was chosen 81st overall and has a chance to start at guard this season for the Bills. The 6-foot-2, 312-pound from Louisville started 47 of 48 games with the Cardinals.
5/14/2015 Tyler Polumbus, Atl, T
The Atlanta Falcons have added a possible new starter to their offensive line by signing former Redskins tackle Tyler Polumbus.

Analysis: The 6-foot-8, 308-pound Polumbus started 42 of his 47 games during four years with the Redskins. He also has played with Denver and Seattle.
5/14/2015 Robert Turbin, Sea, RB
Turbin underwent offseason hip surgery, but is expected back in time for the start of the 2015 regular season.

Analysis: Turbin is entering the final year of his rookie contract with the Seahawks and has been the main backup for Marshawn Lynch since being drafted in 2012. Turbin has made three starts, all last season, and has rushed for 928 total yards. Both of his NFL touchdowns have been receiving.
5/14/2015 Corey Wootton, Det, DE
The Detroit Lions have signed Wootton to a one-year contract.

Analysis: Wootton joins the Lions after playing 15 games for the Minnesota Vikings last season. He had 16 tackles - 11 solo - and one sack. He spent the previous four seasons with the Chicago Bears and had a career-high seven sacks in 2012.
5/12/2015 Solomon Patton, Den, WR
The Denver Broncos have been awarded two second-year players off waivers: Patton from Tampa Bay and tight end Marcel Jenson from Jacksonville.

Analysis: Patton played in seven games in his rookie season. Patton averaged 23.1 yards on 18 kickoff returns and 11.2 yards on 10 punt returns.
5/12/2015 Andre Debose, Oak, WR
The Oakland Raiders have signed receiver Andre .

Analysis: Debose was drafted in the seventh round earlier this month.
5/12/2015 Anthony Morris, Oak, T
The Oakland Raiders have signed tackle Anthony Morris.

Analysis: Morris was drafted in the seventh round earlier this month.
5/12/2015 Chris Pantale, Chi, TE
The Chicago Bears have claimed tight end Chris Pantale off waivers from the New York Jets. The Bears announced the move on Tuesday.

Analysis: Pantale played in five games last season with the Jets, mostly on special teams. The 6-foot-5 Pantale played his college ball at Boston College, grabbing 98 balls for 986 yards and seven touchdowns.
5/12/2015 Lance Moore, Det, WR
The Detroit Lions have signed free agent wide receiver Lance Moore to a one-year contract. The Lions announced that deal Tuesday.

Analysis: Moore caught 14 passes for 198 yards for the Pittsburgh Steelers last season. Prior to that, he played eight seasons for the New Orleans Saints.
5/12/2015 P.J. Williams, NO, CB
The Saints signed their third-round choice, cornerback P.J. Williams, to a four-year deal.

Analysis: The 6-foot, 196-pound Williams, who was the second of two third-round picks, had four career interceptions at Florida State.
5/12/2015 Stephone Anthony, NO, LB
The New Orleans Saints have signed linebacker Stephone Anthony, the second of two first-round picks in this year's NFL draft, to a four-year deal.

Analysis: The 6-foot-3, 245-pound Anthony, picked 31st overall, led Clemson with 90 tackles last season. He was credited with 10 1/2 tackles for losses, 2 1/2 sacks, two forced fumbles and an interception.
5/12/2015 Joey Iosefa, TB, RB
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have agreed to contracts with four more draft picks, including Iosefa.

Analysis: Iosefa is a seventh-round selection at running back/fullback who could help in special teams.
5/12/2015 Kaelin Clay, TB, WR
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have agreed to contracts with four more draft picks, including Clay.

Analysis: Clay is a sixth-round selection at receiver out of Utah best known for his blunder this past season when he spiked the ball before he reached the end zone in a loss to Oregon in one of the most bone-headed plays in college football history.
5/12/2015 Kenny Bell, TB, WR
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have agreed to contracts with four more draft picks, including Bell.

Analysis: Bell is a fifth-round selection at receiver.
5/12/2015 M.D. Jennings, TB, S
The Bucs waived safety M.D. Jennings.

Analysis: Jennings is a free agent.
5/12/2015 Kwon Alexander, TB, LB
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have agreed to contracts with four more draft picks, including Alexander.

Analysis: Alexander is a fourth-round selection at linebacker.
5/12/2015 Dante Fowler Jr., Jax, DE
The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed Fowler Jr. to a four-year, $23.5 million contract. The deal is fully guaranteed and includes a $15.3 million signing bonus.

Analysis: Fowler, the third overall pick in the draft, tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee last Friday and will miss the entire season. Beforehand, he signed an injury protection waiver.
5/12/2015 Brandon Scherff, Was, T
Scherff has signed his rookie contract with the Washington Redskins. The team announced the deal Tuesday. All 10 of Washington's draft choices are under contract.

Analysis: Scherff, an offensive lineman from Iowa, was the No. 5 overall pick in the draft. The Redskins hadn't taken a player in the first round since 2012, when they chose Robert Griffin III after sending a bevy of picks to the St. Louis Rams to move up in the draft.
5/11/2015 Ahmad Bradshaw, Ind, RB
Bradshaw has pleaded no contest and paid a fine to settle a misdemeanor count of marijuana possession in Ohio. Court documents at Eaton Municipal Court show Bradshaw paid $351 in fines and costs under the plea agreement. His Ohio driving privileges are suspended for six months.

Analysis: The 29-year-old free agent had earlier pleaded not guilty to the charges from a Feb. 5 traffic stop in western Ohio by the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Troopers said they found a small amount of marijuana in the car he was driving. An NFL spokesman said Bradshaw's case will be reviewed under league policies. Bradshaw's attorney confirmed the court records, but declined to comment further Monday.
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