Date Description
12/12/2014 Signed DT Kwame Geathers (FA) to the practice squad; DT David King (practice squad) signed with Seattle.
12/09/2014 Activated QB AJ McCarron from the Reserve/Non-Football Injury list; Placed LB Vontaze Burfict on the Reserve/Injured list.
12/02/2014 Signed OT Eric Winston (FA); Waived OT Jamon Meredith; Waived LB J.K. Schaffer from the Reserve/Injured list.
12/01/2014 Placed LB Jayson DiManche on the Reserve/Injured list.
11/26/2014 Signed LB L.J. Fort to the practice squad.
11/25/2014 Signed OT Jamon Meredith (FA); Placed OT Andre Smith on the Reserve/Injured list; LB Terrell Manning (practice squad) signed with the N.Y. Giants.
11/18/2014 Announced that QB AJ McCarron (Reserve/Non-Football Injury list) was eligible to return to practice on a roster exemption; Signed LB Terrell Manning to the practice squad; Released LB Justin Jackson from the practice squad.
11/03/2014 Signed LB Justin Jackson and TE Jake Murphy to the practice squad; Released TE Kevin Greene from the practice squad; LB Khairi Fortt (practice squad) signed with Jacksonville.
10/16/2014 Signed LB Khairi Fortt to the practice squad; Released G/C Jeff Baca from the practice squad.
10/15/2014 Signed LB Niko Johnson off Kansas City practice squad.
10/14/2014 Signed WR Greg Little (FA); Placed WR Marvin Jones on the Reserve/Injured list; Waived LB Khairi Fortt; Signed WR Cobi Hamilton (FA) to practice squad; Released WR Colin Lockett from the practice squad.
10/08/2014 Signed G/C Jeff Baca (FA) to the practice squad.
10/07/2014 Acquired LB Khairi Fortt on waivers from New Orleans; Placed LB Sean Porter on the Reserve/Injured list; C Trevor Robinson (practice squad) signed with San Diego.
09/17/2014 Activated CB Chris Lewis-Harris from exemption status to the 53-player roster.
09/15/2014 Announced that the NFL granted CB Chris Lewis-Harris (Reserve/Suspended by Commissioner list) a two-day roster exemption to participate in team activities.
09/10/2014 Signed DT Devon Still from practice squad; Placed TE Tyler Eifert on the Reserve/Injured list (designated for possible return); Signed CB Onterio McCalebb and TE Ryan Otten (FA) to practice squad.
09/08/2014 Waived CB Onterio McCalebb.
09/06/2014 Signed CB Onterio McCalebb from the practice squad; Waived DT Christo Bilukidi.
09/03/2014 Signed WR Tevin Reese to the practice squad.
08/31/2014 Signed the following nine players to the practice squad: OT Dan France, TE Kevin Greene (FA), DT David King, WR Colin Lockett, CB Onterio McCalebb, DE Sam Montgomery, C Trevor Robinson, DT Devon Still, and HB James Wilder Jr..
08/30/2014 Placed G Trey Hopkins on the Reserve/Injured list; Placed QB AJ McCarron on the Reserve/Non-Football Injury list; Placed CB Chris Lewis-Harris on the Reserve/Suspended by Commissioner list; Terminated the contracts of S Danieal Manning and OT Will Svitek; Waived CB Lavelle Westbrooks from the Reserve/Injured list (injury settlement); Waived the following 13 players: H-B Orson Charles, OT Dan France, WR Cobi Hamilton, CB Victor Hampton, DT David King, WR Colin Lockett, CB Onterio McCalebb, DE Dontay Moch, DE Sam Montgomery, C Trevor Robinson, DT Devon Still, FB Nikita Whitlock and HB James Wilder Jr..
08/29/2014 Terminated the contract of HB BenJarvus Green-Ellis; Waived LB Brandon Joiner, DT LaKendrick Ross and QB Tyler Wilson.
08/27/2014 Signed LB Vontaze Burfict* to a contract extension. LB J.K. Schaffer and CB Lavelle Westbrooks cleared waivers and reverted to the Reserve/Injured list.
08/26/2014 Waived TE Kevin Brock, WR Jasper Collins, LB James Davidson, LB J.K. Schaffer (injured), QB Matt Scott and CB Lavelle Westbrooks (injured).
08/25/2014 Terminated the contract of CB R.J. Stanford; Waived DT Larry Black, S Isaiah Lewis, K Quinn Sharp and WR Ryan Whalen.
08/09/2014 Signed QB Tyler Wilson (FA).
08/08/2014 Waived WR Jeremy Johnson, DT Zach Minter and WR Conner Vernon.
08/04/2014 Signed QB Andy Dalton* to a contract extension.
07/26/2014 Waived OT Curtis Feigt (left squad).
07/24/2014 Acquired WR Conner Vernon on waivers from Cleveland; Signed WR Jeremy Johnson (FA); Waived P T.J. Conley.
07/21/2014 Signed DT LaKendrick Ross (FA); Waived WR Alex Neutz.
06/18/2014 Waived HB Jeff Scott.
06/12/2014 Signed CB Darqueze Dennard (D1).
06/11/2014 Signed OT Will Svitek (FA) and CB Victor Hampton (CFA-South Carolina); Waived CB Brandon Burton and LB Bruce Taylor.
06/10/2014 Re-signed TE Alex Smith (UFA-Cin.).
06/05/2014 Acquired WR Jasper Collins on waivers from Pittsburgh.
06/03/2014 Signed OT Chandler Burden (FA).
05/30/2014 Waived DT Ogemdi Nwagbuo (non-football illness).
05/27/2014 Signed HB Jeremy Hill (D2) and DE Will Clarke (D3).
05/23/2014 Signed C Russell Bodine (D4).
05/22/2014 Signed QB A.J. McCarron (D5) and CB Lavelle Westbrooks (D7b).
05/21/2014 Signed LB Marquis Flowers (D6) and WR James Wright (D7a).
05/16/2014 Acquired QB Matt Scott on waivers from Jacksonville.
05/13/2014 Signed the following college free agent: HB Jeff Scott (Mississippi).
05/12/2014 Signed the following 10 college free agents: LB James Davidson (Texas-El Paso), OT Curtis Feigt (West Virginia), G Dan France (Michigan State), TE/FB Ryan Hewitt (Stanford), G Trey Hopkins (Texas), S Isaiah Lewis (Michigan State), WR Colin Lockett (San Diego State), WR Alex Neutz (Buffalo), FB Nikita Whitlock (Wake Forest) and HB James Wilder Jr. (Florida State); Terminated the contract of QB Josh Johnson.
05/10/2014 Traded the No. 111th selection in Round 4 and the 199th selection in Round 6 of the 2014 NFL draft to Seattle for the 123rd selection; Selected five players in the annual NFL draft: C Russell Bodine of North Carolina in Round 4 (111th overall), QB A.J. McCarron of Alabama in Round 5 (164th),LB Marquis Flowers of Arizona in Round 6 (212th), WR James Wright of Louisiana State in Round 7 (239th) and CB Lavelle Westbrooks of Georgia Southern in Round 7 (252nd).
05/09/2014 Selected two players in the annual NFL draft: HB Jeremy Hill of Louisiana State in Round 2 (55th overall) and DE Will Clarke of West Virginia in Round 3 (88th).
05/08/2014 Selected one player in the annual NFL draft: CB Darqueze Dennard of Michigan State in Round 1 (24th overall).
05/02/2014 Waived QB Zac Robinson (failed physical).
04/28/2014 Waived C Scott Wedige.
04/11/2014 Signed DE Sam Montgomery (FA).
04/08/2014 Re-signed WR Dane Sanzenbacher (RFA-Cin.).
04/07/2014 Marcus Lewis named defensive assistant/quality control coach.
04/03/2014 Signed S Danieal Manning (FA).
03/24/2014 Signed CB R.J. Stanford (FA).
03/21/2014 Waived QB Greg McElroy; Signed OT Marshall Newhouse (UFA-G.B.).
03/20/2014 Signed QB Jason Campbell (FA).
03/18/2014 Announced that the team would not match the Cleveland offer sheet signed by WR Andrew Hawkins (RFA-Cin.).
03/17/2014 Re-signed S Taylor Mays (UFA-Cin.).
03/15/2014 Signed LB Vincent Rey (RFA-Cin.).
03/14/2014 Acquired DE Dontay Moch on waivers from Arizona.
03/13/2014 Terminated the contract of LB James Harrison; OT Anthony Collins (UFA-Cin.) signed with Tampa Bay. CB Brandon Ghee (UFA-Cin.) signed with San Diego. WR Andrew Hawkins (RFA-Cin.) signed an offer sheet with Cleveland.
03/11/2014 Signed potential unrestricted free agent WR Brandon Tate; Terminated the contract of C Kyle Cook; With the beginning of the new league year, the free agency signing period began; The following 10 players became unrestricted free agents: LB Michael Boley, OT Anthony Collins, S Chris Crocker, CB Brandon Ghee, DE Michael Johnson, S Taylor Mays, P Zoltan Mesko, G Mike Pollak, OT Dennis Roland and TE Alex Smith; The following three players became restricted free agents: WR Andrew Hawkins, LB Vincent Rey and WR Dane Sanzenbacher; Signed G Mike Pollak (UFA-Cin.); DE Michael Johnson (UFA-Cin.) signed with Tampa Bay.
03/05/2014 Announced that tender offers were made to the following three potential restricted free agents: WR Andrew Hawkins, LB Vincent Rey and WR Dane Sanzenbacher.
02/06/2014 Assistant coach Adam Zimmer named Minnesota linebackers coach.
01/23/2014 Brian Braswell named Offensive Assistant/Quality Control coach.
01/21/2014 Named Vance Joseph defensive backs coach.
01/18/2014 Named Matt Burke linebackers coach.
01/16/2014 Named Paul Guenther defensive coordinator.
01/10/2014 Named Kyle Caskey running backs coach.
01/09/2014 Named Hue Jackson offensive coordinator.
01/07/2014 Signed QB Greg McElroy to a Reserve/Future contract.
01/06/2014 Signed six practice squad players to Reserve/Future contracts: WR Cobi Hamilton, C T.J. Johnson, DE David King, CB Onterio McCalebb, LB Bruce Taylor and C Scott Wedige.
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