BOSTON RED SOX—Placed DH David Ortiz on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 25. Recalled OF Ryan Kalish from Pawtucket (IL). Activated RHP Daisuke Matsuzaka from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Pedro Beato to Pawtucket.
CHICAGO CUBS—Acquired C Anthony Recker from Oakland for C-1B Blake Lalli and assigned Recker to Iowa (PCL). Designated LHP Scott Maine for assignment.
SAN DIEGO PADRES—Selected the contract of RHP Casey Kelly from Tucson (PCL). Activated RHP Dale Thayer from the paternity list. Optioned LHP Josh Spence and RHP Brad Boxberger to Tucson.
BALTIMORE RAVENS—Placed LB Stevie Baggs, LB Darryl Blackstock, S Emanuel Cook and DT Ryan McBean on injured reserve. Placed WR David Reed and LB Terrel Suggs on reserve/physically unable to perform list.
BUFFALO BILLS—Acquired QB Tarvaris Jackson from Seattle for an undisclosed draft choice. Released QB Vince Young.
CAROLINA PANTHERS—Terminated the contracts of P Nick Harris and K Olindo Mare. Waived WR Darvin Adams, G Roger Allen, WR Michael Avila, WR Brenton Bersin, G Will Blackwell, RB Lyndon Rowells, TE Greg Smith and RB Josh Vaughan. Waived/injured WR Rico Wallace. Placed CB Brandon Hogan on injured reserve and WR David Gettis on the physically unable to perform list.
CHICAGO BEARS—Waived RB Harvey Unga.
CINCINNATI BENGALS—Waived WR Kashif Moore.
CLEVELAND BROWNS—Claimed DL Ernest Owusu off waivers from Minnesota. Waived/injured DL Marcus Benard, DL Auston English and DB Antwuan Reed. Placed LB Emmanuel Acho and LB Chris Gocong on injured reserve. Placed DL Phil Taylor on the reserve-physically unable to perform list.
DALLAS COWBOYS—Waived WR Raymond Radway, OT Levy Adcock, OT Tyrone Novikoff, WR David Little, TE Harry Flaherty, RB Javarris Williams, LS Charley Hughlett, CB C.J. Wilson and P Delbert Alvarado. Waived/injured WR Donovon Kemp and LB Caleb McSurdy. Placed C-G Kevin Kowalski on the physically unable to perform list.
DENVER BRONCOS—Waived LS Lonie Paxton, WR Mark Dell, WR Cameron Kenney, TE Anthony Miller, RB Xavier Omon, FB Austin Sylvester, OT Mike Remmers, G Austin Wuebbels, LB Eliot Coffey, DE Cyril Obiozor, S Anthony Perkins and CB Ramzee Robinson. Placed DE Jason Hunter on injured reserve.
JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS—Placed C John Estes, G Drew Nowak, G Jason Spitz and TE Matt Veldman on injured reserve. Waived/injured FB Brock Bolen. Placed DE John Chick and LB Clint Session on the reserve physically unable to perform list.
MIAMI DOLPHINS—Waived WR Julius Pruitt. Placed S Kelcie McCray on injured reserve.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS—Signed TE Aaron Hernandez to a five-year contract through 2018.
NEW ORLEANS SAINTS—Waived QB Luke McCown, DT Remi Ayodele, WR Marques Clark, LB Aaron Tevis, TE Jake Byrne, WR Derek Moye, WR Kevin Hardy, OL Brian Folkerts, OL Paul Fenaroli, OL Hutch Eckerson, DL Donavan Robinson, DL Swanson Miller, DB Kamaal McIlwain, DB Cord Parks and DB Johnny Thomas.
NEW YORK GIANTS—Placed DT Chris Canty and TE Travis Beckum on the reserve-physically unable to perform list. Terminated the contract of CB Antwaun Molden. Placed OL Brandon Mosley on injured reserve. waived TE Ryan Purvis, TE Christian Hopkins, DT Carlton Powell, DT Oren Wilson, DB Chris Horton, DB Brandon Bing, DB Jojo Nicolas, WR Julian Talley, WR Brandon Collins, RB Joe Martinek and OT Joel Reinders.
NEW YORK JETS—Released K Josh Brown. Waived/injured FB-TE Josh Baker. Waived LB Damario Ambrose, WR Stanley Arukwe, WR Wes Kemp and RB Jeremy Stewart.
OAKLAND RAIDERS—Waived FB Manase Tonga, QB Kyle Newhall-Caballero, LB Korey Bosworth, DE Mason Brodine, DE Wayne Dorsey, S Aaron Henry, CB Terrail Lambert, WR Thomas Mayo, WR DeAundre Muhammad and S Chaz Powell. Waived/injured FB Rashawn Jackson and OL Ed Wang.
PHILADELPHIA EAGLES—Placed OT Jason Peters on the reserve/non-football injury list. Placed DT Mike Patterson on the reserve/non-football illness list. Placed G Mike Gibson on injured reserve. Waived WR Jamel Hamler.
PITTSBURGH STEELERS—Released LB Ryan Baker, DT Mike Blanc, WR Paul Cox, CB Andre Freeman, K Daniel Hrapmann, OL Kyle Jolly, LS Matt Katula, TE Jamie McCoy, CB Walter McFadden, TE Justin Peelle, S Myron Rolle, WR Juamorris Stewart, DT Kade Weston and WR Jimmy Young. Waived/injured LB Mortty Ivy. Claimed RB DuJuan Harris off waivers from Jacksonville.
ST. LOUIS RAMS—Waived/injured WR Danario Alexander. Placed DT Trevor Laws on injured reserve. Waived FB Todd Anderson, TE Brody Eldridge, WR Charles Gilbert, DT John Gill, WR Brandyn Harvey, LB Alex Hoffman-Ellis, OT Kevin Hughes, LB Noah Keller, K Garrett Lindholm, OT Ryan McKee, RB Calvin Middleton, RB Nick Schweiger and LS Travis Tripucka.
SAN DIEGO CHARGERS—Released WR-KR Roscoe Parrish and OT Michael Toudouze. Waived WR Jason Barnes, WR Taylor Embree, WR Phillip Payne, DT Eddie Brown, LS Nick Guess, RB Michael Hayes, TE Brad Taylor and OT Phil Trautwein. Waived/injured DT Garrett Brown. Placed G Johnnie Troutman on the eserve-non-football injury list and G Brandyn Dombrowski on the reserve-non-football illness list.
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS—Waived C Jason Slowey, FB Cameron Bell, LB Kourtnei Brown, DT Patrick Butrym, DT Matthew Masifilo, WR Ben Hannula, WR Joe Hastings, WR Brian Tyms, CB Cory Nelms, CB Deante' Purvis, TE Joe Sawyer and K Giorgio Tavecchio. Placed RB Jewel Hampton on the reserve/non-football injury list and LB Darius Fleming on the reserve/physically unable to perform list.
WASHINGTON REDSKINS—Waived K Neil Rackers.
ALBANY (NY)—Named Chad O'Donnell men's associate head basketball coach.
CLEMSON—Named Jonah Baize men's graduate manager for basketball.
FELICIAN—Named Erik Kotynski and Paul Reece men's assistant soccer coaches.
ILLINOIS—Named Paul Schmidt director of sports medicine.
KANSAS STATE—Announced freshman QB Tavarius Bender has left the football team.
NEW MEXICO—Suspended sophomore DB Devonta Tabannah for a violation of team rules.
SAINT JOSEPH'S—Named Liz Martin, Kelly Barnes and Jebb Chagan women's assistant lacrosse coaches. Named Steve Grossi men's assistant lacrosse coach.
SHENANDOAH—Named CK Calhoun women's basketball coach.
UNC GREENSBORO—Named Jade Leitao director of women's basketball operations and Brett Bernstein men's assistant tennis coach.