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Thursday, July 31, 2014

South Division Poll '87


'87 Chronology-South Preview

Event Date: February 9th, 1987

Event Description: South Division Preview

Source: PFW

Jacksonville Bulls

1986 Record: 9-7 *League Champions

Owner: Fred Bullard

Stadium: Gator Bowl    

Avg. Attendance: 47,329

Head Coach: Lindy Infante

Key players: QB Ed Luther, RB Tony Smith, OT J.T. Turner, WR Alton Alexis, C Ken Howell, OL George Collins, DT Don Latimer, LB Terry Beeson, DB Don Bessillieu, DB Derrick Batiste, S Lyndell Jones, K Brian Franco.

New players: TE Robert Young (Bulls ’85), RB-WR Tommy Vigorito (NFL-Miami ’85), C Pete Speros (Gunslingers ’84), RB Gerald Harris*, QB Tracy Ham*, LB John El-Masry*.

1987 Prediction: 12-6 First Place


Memphis Showboats

1986 Record: 6-10

Owner: William Dunavant

Stadium: Liberty Bowl    

Avg. Attendance: 33,569

Head Coach: Pepper Rodgers

Key players: QB Walter Lewis, WR Derrick Crawford, WR Perry Kemp, RB Gill Fenerty, OL Tyrone McGriff, C Art Kuehn, G Bob Gruber, K Roger Ruzek, NT Ron Simmons, DB Doran Major, S Mike Fox.

New players: QB Condredge Holloway (CFL-Toronto ’86), RB-TE William Andrews (NFL-Atlanta ’86), LB John Corker (Panthers ’86), RB Leonard Williams (Gamblers ’86), RB Tony Burse*, OT Ralph Van Dyke*, LB James Hall*.

1987 Prediction: 10-8 Second Place


Tampa Bay Bandits

1986 Record: 7-10-1

Owner: S.C.R. Football Club (Scarfone-Cunningham-Reynolds)

Stadium: Tampa     

Avg. Attendance: 39,119

Head Coach: Steve Spurrier

Key players: QB Ben Bennett, RB Joe Dudek, FB Greg Boone, TE Marvin Harvey, C-G Chuck Pitcock, G Jerrell Franklin, NT Dave Opfar,  DE Don Fielder, LB Alonzo Johnson, DB Doug Beaudoin.

New players: RB Wendell Tyler (NFL-San Francisco ’86), K Jeff Brockhaus (Renegades ’85), WR Mike Shumann (Invaders ’85), RB Greg Allen (NFL-Tampa Bay ’86), OL Vernice Smith*, DE Terence Mack*.

1987 Prediction: 8-10 Third Place


Orlando Renegades

1986 Record: 6-10

Owner: Donald Dizney

Stadium: Citrus Bowl    

Avg. Attendance: 22,750

Head Coach: Lee Corso

Key players: QB John Reaves, RB Curtis Bledsoe, WR Joey Walters, WR Jackie Flowers, C Brian Musselman, G Larry Pfohl, OT Joel Patten, DE Don Reese, DT Eddie Weaver, LB Fred McAllister, LB Fernando Jackson, K Alan Duncan.

New players: QB David Woodley (NFL-Pittsburgh ’86), DB Neal Colzie (Renegades ’85), DB Zac Henderson (Bandits ’86), QB Ron Reeves (Bulls ’86).


1987 Prediction: 6-12 Fourth Place

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Central Division Poll '87


'87 Chronology-Central Preview

Event Date: February 9th, 1987

Event Description: Central Division Preview

Source: PFW

Birmingham Stallions

1986 Record: 10-6

Owner: Harold Ripps & Jerry Sklar* (*Team is partly community owned) 

Stadium: Legion Field    

Avg. Attendance: 36,046

Head Coach: Rollie Dotsch

Key players: QB Cliff Stoudt, RB Joel Coles, WR Jim Smith, C Joe Bock, T Pat Phenix, G Buddy Aydelette, LB Stan Blinka, LB Herb Spencer, DB Chuck Clanton.

New players: DB Von Mansfield (Wranglers ‘85), DE Mack Moore (NFL-Miami ‘86), WR Joey Jones (NFL-Atlanta ‘86), RB Tim Jessie*, G-T Eric Floyd*.

1987 Prediction: 12-6 First Place

Houston Gamblers

1986 Record: 6-10

Owner: The A.I. Group (Argovitz-Icahn)

Stadium: Astrodome    

Avg. Attendance: 34,152

Head Coach: Jack Pardee

Key players: QB Jim Kelly, QB Todd Dillon, RB Sam Harrell, WR Richard Johnson, WR Vince Courville, WR Mark Barousse, WR-KR Herkie Walls, OL Billy Kidd, OL Scott Boucher, DT Hosea Taylor, LB Mike Hawkins, DB Luther Bradley.

New players: K Efren Herrera (Outlaws ’84), RB Earl Gant (Stallions ’86), WR Mark Barousse (CFL-Ottawa ’86), WR-KR Herkie Walls (NFL-Houston ’85), NT Reggie Kinlaw (NFL-Seattle ’86), DB Dennis Thurman (NFL-St.Louis ’86).

1987 Prediction: 11-7  Second Place

New Orleans Breakers

1986 Record: 15-1

Owner: Joseph Canizaro

Stadium: Superdome     

Avg. Attendance: 32,908

Head Coach: Dick Coury

Key players: RB Marcus Dupree, QB John Fourcade, WR Frank Lockett, C Frank Roberts, OT Louis Bullard, DT Allen Hughes, DE Jerald Baylis, LB Frank Manumaleuga, LB Ben Needham, DB Bruce Miller, K Tim Mazzetti.

New players: QB Richard Todd (NFL-New Orleans ‘85), David Boisture (Stars ‘85), RB-KR Tyrone Anthony (NFL-New Orleans ‘85), WR Malcolm Barnwell (NFL-Wash-New Orleans ’85).

1987 Prediction: 11-7 Third Place

Chicago Blitz

1986 Record: 7-9

Owner: League Owned 

Stadium: Soldier Field    

Avg. Attendance: 16,443

Head Coach: Chuck Fairbanks

Key players: QB Mike Hohensee, RB Larry Canada, RB Vagas Ferguson, WR Marcus Anderson, TE Gary Lewis, DE Rod Skillman, LB James Looney, DB Donnell Daniel, K-P Frank Corral.

New players: QB Dieter Brock (NFL-Los Angeles Rams ‘86), WR Buster Rhymes (NFL-Minnesota ‘86), DB Johnny Holloway (NFL-Dallas ‘85), OT Dave Croston*.


1987 Prediction: 6-12 Fourth Place

more to come...

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Pacific Division Poll '87


'87 Chronology-Pacific Preview

Event Date: February 9th, 1987

Event Description: Pacific Division Preview

Source: PFW

Arizona Wranglers

1986 Record: 10-6

Owner: Tatham-Allen & Associates

Stadium: Sun Devil    

Avg. Attendance: 28,008

Head Coach: Frank Kush

Key players: QB Doug Williams,  RB Reggie Brown, OG Alvin Powell, WR Eric Truvillion, TE Mark Keel, DB Selwyn Drain, K Luis Zendejas.

New players: WR John Jefferson (NFL-Cleveland ‘86), WR Chris DeFrance (CFL-Saskatchewan ‘85), TE Gordon Hudson (NFL-Seattle ‘86), DT Rush Brown (USFL ’85), Rickey Hagood (NFL ’84), RB David Adams*.

1987 Prediction: 10-8 First place

Los Angeles Express

1986 Record: 5-11

Owner: Jay Roulier

Stadium: Coliseum    

Avg. Attendance: 19,641

Head Coach: John Hadl

Key players: QB Damon Allen, RB Kevin Nelson, WR Duane Gunn, TE Mike Sherrod, TE David Hersey, DL Ray Cattage, LB Howard Carson, DB Troy West.

New players: QB Vince Ferragamo (NFL-Green Bay ‘86), QB Rick Neuheisel (Wranglers ‘86), RB Craig Ellis (NFL-Miami ‘86), RB Jairo Penaranda (Showboats ‘86), OL Donnie Hickman (Wranglers ‘86), LB Greg Storr (Breakers ‘86).

1987 Prediction: 8-10 Second Place

Oakland Invaders

1986 Record: 12-4

Owner: Tad Taube

Stadium: Oakland Coliseum     

Avg. Attendance: 26,750

Head Coach: Charlie Sumner

Key players: QB Fred Besana, WR Wes Howell, OL Terry Fransz, OL Reggie Irving, DE Dave Browning, DE Monte Bennett, LB Carlton Rose, DB Derrick Martin.

New players: FB Ted Torosian (Invaders ‘85), LB Thomas Carter (Invaders ‘85), DL Fred Robinson (NFL-Miami ‘86), QB Tim Cowan (CFL-BC-Toronto ‘86), S David Greenwood (NFL-Green Bay ‘86), WR Gene Taylor*.

1987 Prediction: 6-12 3rd Place

Denver Gold

1986 Record: 5-11

Owner: R. Douglas Spedding

Stadium: Mile High    

Avg. Attendance: 33,395

Head Coach: Mouse Davis

Key players: QB Vince Evans, RB Earnest Anderson, WR Marc Lewis, OL John Yarno, OG Walt Downing, DE Calvin Turner, DL Bruce Thornton, LB Willie Pless, DB Nate Miller, DB David Martin.

New players: TE Ron Wheeler (Invaders ‘86), DL Dave Stalls (Invaders ‘86), P Chris Norman (NFL-Denver ‘86), DT Reggie Singletary (Gold ‘85), DE Bobby Jurasin (Panthers ‘86).

1987 Prediction: 6-12 Fourth Place


more to come......  

Sunday, July 27, 2014

'87 Chronology-Exhibition Games: Week #1

Event Date: February 7th, 1987

Event Description: Pre-Season Scoreboard

Source: PFW 


Chicago vs. Denver at Tucson, AZ (Gold win 40-14)

Michigan vs. Arizona at Mesa, AZ (Panthers win 11-3)

Los Angeles vs. Oakland at San Diego, CA (Invaders win 25-12)

Memphis at Houston (Gamblers win 24-20)

Birmingham vs New Orleans at Dallas, TX (Breakers win 30-9)

Philadelphia at Orlando (Renegades win 20-19)

New Jersey at Jacksonville (Bulls win 30-7)

Pittsburgh at Tampa Bay (Maulers win 27-13)

For complete boxscores go here...


more to come...

Friday, July 25, 2014

'87 Chronology-Rosters Released

1.26.1987

1987 United States Football League Pre-Season Rosters

All teams have released their pre-season rosters, please go here for detailsregarding individual teams.

About the United States Football League

The U.S. Football League is a professional football league which will play its season from early March through July. 

The league will follow the David Dixon Model and will present quality professional football in the spring and summer months.


Jim Byrne
Director of Communications
United States Football League
52 Vanderbilt Avenue


New York, N.Y.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

'87 Chronology-Post Draft Transactions

Event Date: January 23rd, 1987

Event Description: Post Draft Transactions

Source: League Office

USFL POST COLLEGE DRAFT TRANSACTIONS
ATLANTIC DIVISION
MICHIGAN — Signed RB Gerald White*, RB Joe Armentrout*, LB Shane Bullough*, LB Mark Dusbabek*, DB Len Bell*, WR Willis Jacox* and WR Ken Higgins*.
PITTSBURGH — Signed QB John Congemi*, OT Tony Brown*, and RB John Settle*.
PHILADELPHIA —Signed RB Michael Clemons*, QB Lee Saltz*, LB Bob White*, DB Sid Lewis*, and OL Archie Harris*.
NEW JERSEY— Signed OL Robert Maggs*, LB Tom Porrell and OL Lee Getz*, and S Sonny Gordon*.
SOUTH DIVISION
JACKSONVILLE —Signed QB’s Erik Kramer* and Tracy Ham*, WR-RB Gerald Harris*, NT Henry Harris*, DE-LB John El-Masry*, and LB Pat Teague*.
MEMPHIS — Signed QB Ed Rubbert , DE Charles Buchanan*, OL Mike Nease*, OL Ralph Van Dyke*, RB Tony Burse*, LB Matt Battaglia*, LB James Hall*, and DB Charles Davis*.
ORLANDO —Signed P Louis Berry*, DB Jerome Norris*, DT Dan Sileo*, and OT Tim Morrison*.
TAMPA BAY —Signed OL Vernice Smith*, Victor Perry*, and DE-LB Terence Mack*.
CENTRAL DIVISION
BIRMINGHAM—Signed G-T Eric Floyd*, RB Tim Jessie*, and DB Jon Shelley (NFL ’87).
CHICAGO—Signed OL Dave Croston*, OG Chris Gambol*, and QB Sean Payton*.
HOUSTON—Signed QB Sammy Garza*, LB Steve Bullitt*, WR Donald Narcisse*, RB Sloan Hood*, and LB Todd Howard*.
NEW ORLEANS—Signed LB Will Johnson*, RB Garland Jean-Batiste*, and OL Chris Thatcher*.
WEST DIVISION
ARIZONA—Signed OL Jim Warne*, LB Danny Lockett*, QB Alfred Jenkins*, RB David Adams*, NT Stan Mataele, DE Tom Gibson*, and OL Navy Tuiasosopo*.
DENVER—Signed C Guy Goar*, DE Tony Holloway*, RB Lakei Heimuli*, and WR-KR Tracy Martin*.
LOS ANGELES—Signed C Joe Goebel*, DB Junior Thurman*, RB Marcus Greenwood*, OG Doug Aronson*, DT Ron McLean*, and DB Junior Thurman*.

OAKLAND—Signed TE Brent Jones*, OG David Diaz Infante*, OL Ricky Siglar*, DL Greg Ramsey*, DE Tony Leiker*, RB Anthony Mosley*, QB Brent Pease*, and WR Gene Taylor*.
more to come...




Sunday, July 20, 2014

'87 Chronology-Pre-Season Schedule

Event Date: January 12th, 1987

Event Description: Training Camp Schedule

Source: League Office

1.12.1987

Pre-Season Exhibition Schedule

The 1987 United States Football League training camps will be held in Arizona, Florida, Texas and California.

The following teams will train in Arizona; Chicago, Denver, Michigan and Arizona. 

The following teams will train in Florida; Jacksonville, Tampa Bay, Orlando,, New Jersey, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.

The following teams will train in Texas; Houston, Memphis, New Orleans, and Birmingham. 

The following teams will train in California; Los Angeles and Oakland.

Camps will open Friday, January 23rd.

Exhibition Games 

Week #1 (Saturday, February 7th)

Chicago vs. Denver (Tucson)
Michigan vs. Arizona (Mesa)
Los Angeles vs. Oakland (San Diego)
Memphis at Houston
Birmingham vs. New Orleans (Dallas)
Philadelphia at Orlando
New Jersey at Jacksonville 
Pittsburgh at Tampa Bay

Week #2 (Saturday, February 14th)

Pittsburgh at Jacksonville
Tampa Bay at Orlando
Michigan vs. Chicago (Tucson)
Denver at Arizona
Birmingham at Houston
New Jersey vs. Philadelphia (Baltimore)
Oakland vs. Los Angeles (Anaheim)
Memphis vs. New Orleans (Shreveport)

About the United States Football League

The U.S. Football League is a professional football league which will play its season from late February through mid-July. 

The league will follow the David Dixon Model and will present quality professional football in the spring and summer months.

For Additional Information contact

Jim Byrne
Director of Communications

United States Football League

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

'87 Chronology-College Draft Rounds 1-10

Event Date: January 9th, 1987

Event Description: '87 College Draft

Source: League Office

The 1987 United States Football League College Draft is now underway…go here for complete updates as they become available…

more to come…...

Saturday, July 12, 2014

'87 Chronology-Territorial Draft Updates

Event Date: January 8th, 1987

Event Description: '87 Territorial Draft

Source: League Office

The 1987 United States Football League Territorial Draft is now underway…go here for complete updates as they become available…

more to come…...

Friday, July 11, 2014

'87 Chronology-Off-Season Transactions: Oakland

Event Date: January 5th, 1987

Event Description: Oakland Transactions

Source: League Office

OAKLAND INVADERS—Signed QB Tim Cowan (CFL-BC-Toronto ’86), FB Ted Torosian (Invaders ’85), LB Thomas Carter (Invaders ’85), LB-DE Fred Robinson (NFL-Miami ’86), S David Greenwood (NFL-Green Bay ’86);
acquired TE Ron Wheeler from Arizona for draft pick considerations, (subsequently traded to Denver);
agreed to terms with the following draft picks; OG David Diaz Infante*, OL Ricky Siglar*, DL Greg Ramsey*, DE Tony Leiker*, RB Anthony Mosley*, QB John Paye*, WR Gene Taylor*;
granted free agency to QB Tom Ramsey (to NFL-New England), QB Hugh Millen, RB Marcus Bonner, WR Gordon Banks (to NFL-Dallas), OL Jim Leonard (to NFL-San Diego), LB Gary Plummer (to NFL-San Diego), LB Tim Lucas (to NFL-Denver), DB Vito McKeever (to NFL-Tampa Bay), DB Zeph Lee (to NFL-Raiders), DB John Sullivan (to NFL-San Diego);
rescinded rights to DL Dave Stalls and TE Doug Cozen under terms of the Equalization Draft;
placed RB Arthur Whittington on Reserve-Retired List;
more to come...

Thursday, July 10, 2014

'87 Chronology-Off-Season Transactions: Los Angeles

Event Date: January 5th, 1987

Event Description: Los Angeles Transactions

Source: League Office

LOS ANGELES EXPRESS—Signed QB Vince Ferragamo (NFL-Green Bay ’86), DB Ed Scott (Express ’85), RB Craig Ellis (NFL-Miami ’86);
acquired QB Rick Neuheisel from Arizona for QB David Norrie and the rights to HB-TE Gordon Hudson;
acquired RB Jairo Penaranda from Memphis for draft pick considerations;
granted free agency to QB Matt Kofler, RB Tony Boddie (to NFL-Denver), RB Mel Gray (to NFL-New Orleans), FB Tom Newton, OL Mike Ruether (to NFL-St.Louis), OL Mark Adickes (to NFL-Kansas City), OL Russ Bolinger, LB David Howard (to NFL-Minnesota), LB Gary Moten, DB Dwight Drane (to NFL-Buffalo), DB Lance Shields;
agreed to terms with OL Dallas Hickman (Arizona ’86) and LB Greg Storr (New Orleans ’86) via the Equalization Draft;
more to come...

Denver QB Poll '87


Wednesday, July 9, 2014

'87 Chronology-Off-Season Transactions: Denver

Event Date: January 5th, 1987

Event Description: Denver Transactions

Source: League Office

DENVER GOLD—Signed P Chris Norman (NFL-Denver ’86), DT Reggie Singletary (Denver ’85),
agreed to terms with NG Jay Hayes (Michigan ’86) and DL Dave Stalls (Oakland ’86) via the Equalization Draft; 
traded QB Bob Gagliano to Michigan in exchange for DE Bobby Jurasin and QB Mike Norseth; waived QB Mike Fisher;
acquired TE Ron Wheeler from Oakland for draft considerations and cash;
acquired rights to DT Chris Pike from Orlando for draft considerations;
granted free agency to RB Bill Johnson (to NFL-Cincinnati), RB Jon Francis, WR Brad Calip, OL George Yarno (to NFL-Tampa Bay), DL Rodney Harding (to CFL-Toronto), DL Mike Taliferro, LB Tom Kilkenny, LB Scott Strasburger.
more to come...

'87 Chronology-Off-Season Transactions: Arizona

Event Date: January 5th, 1987

Event Description: Arizona Transactions

Source: League Office

ARIZONA WRANGLERS—Signed QB Glenn Carano (Maulers ‘85), WR John Jefferson (NFL-Cleveland ’85), WR Chris DeFrance (CFL-Saskatchewan ’85), DT Rush Brown (Outlaws ’85), DL Rickey Hagood (NFL-San Diego ’84), RB-KR Derek Hughes (Outlaws ’84), TE Gordon Hudson (NFL-Seattle ’86);
acquired QB David Norrie (subsequently waived) and the rights to HB-TE Gordon Hudson from Los Angeles for QB Rick Neuheisel; 
traded LB John Gillen to Chicago for draft pick considerations;
rescinded rights to OL Dallas Hickman and DL Tony Suber under terms of the Equalization Draft;
traded TE Ron Wheeler to the Oakland Invaders for draft picks;
granted free agency to DE Tony Casillas (to NFL-Atlanta), RB Mack Boatner, WR’s Jay Dobyns, Doug Allen, John Mistler, Daryle Crane, OL Chris DiGiacomo, DL Kit Lathrop (to NFL-Kansas City).
more to come...

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

'87 Chronology-Off-Season Transactions: New Orleans

Event Date: January 4th, 1987

Event Description: New Orleans Transactions

Source: League Office

NEW ORLEANS—Signed QB’s Richard Todd (NFL-New Orleans ‘86) and David Boisture (Stars ’85), RB-KR Tyrone Anthony (NFL-New Orleans ‘85), RB Toussaint Tyler (Invaders ‘84), P Carl Birdsong (NFL-St.Louis ’85 ), WR’s Malcolm Barnwell (NFL-New Orleans-Washington ‘85), and Richard Estell (NCAA-Kansas ‘85);
granted free agency to RB Buford Jordan (to NFL-New Orleans), WR Nolan Franz (to NFL-Green Bay), WR Herbert Harris (to NFL-New Orleans), P Jeff Gossett (to NFL-Cleveland), OL Broderick Thompson (to NFL-Dallas), LB Randy McClanahan;
acquired rights to P Carl Birdsong from Memphis for draft considerations; 
rescinded rights to LB Greg Storr and DL Robert Brannon under terms of the Equalization Draft;
placed QB Robbie Mahfouz on the Reserve-Retired List.
more to come...

Monday, July 7, 2014

'87 Chronology-Off-Season Transactions: Houston

Event Date: January 4th, 1987

Event Description: Houston Transactions

Source: League Office

HOUSTON GAMBLERS—Signed WR Mark Barousse (CFL-Ottawa ‘86), K Efren Herrera (Outlaws ‘84), QB Rick McIvor (NFL-St.Louis ’85), OL Joe Silipo (Gunslingers ’85), WR-KR Herkie Walls (NFL-Houston ’85), NT Reggie Kinlaw (NFL-Seattle ’86), DB Dennis Thurman (NFL-St.Louis ’86);
agreed to terms with RB Earl Gant (Birmingham ’86) and DL Tony Suber (Wranglers ’86) via the Equalization Draft;
traded RB Ken Lacy to Michigan and RB Leonard Williams to Memphis in exchange for WR Greg Moser (Memphis ’86) and WR-KR Thad McFadden (Michigan ’86);
traded WR Greg Moser to Los Angeles for draft pick considerations and a player to be named later;
granted free agency to WR Ricky Sanders (to NFL-Washington), WR-KR Gerald McNeil (to NFL-Cleveland), WR Clarence Verdin (to NFL-Washington), OT Rob Taylor (to NFL-Tampa Bay),  DT Tony Fitzpatrick (to CFL-Ottawa), LB Andy Hawkins (to NFL-San Diego), LB Kiki DeAyala (to NFL-Cincinnati), S Tom Moriarity, RB Ted Sample, DL Mike St. Clair;
placed K Toni Fritsch and DE Mike St.Clair on Reserve-Retired List;
more to come...

'87 Chronology-Off-Season Transactions: Birmingham

Event Date: January 4th, 1987

Event Description: Birmingham Transactions

Source: League Office

BIRMINGHAM STALLIONS—Signed DB Von Mansfield (Wranglers ’85), DE Mack Moore (NFL-Miami ’86);
rescinded rights to RB Earl Gant and and WR Jack Steptoe under terms of the Equalization Draft; re-signed WR Joey Jones (NFL 86-Atlanta);
granted free agency to RB Paul Ott Carruth (to NFL-Green Bay), WR Joey Jones (to NFL-Atlanta), OL Pat Saindon (to NFL-New Orleans), DE Jackie Cline (to NFL-Miami), DB David Evans (to NFL-Minnesota), DB Dennis Woodberry (to NFL-Atlanta);
placed TE Robin Earl on Reserve-Retired List.
more to come…...

'87 Chronology-Off-Season Transactions: Chicago

Event Date: January 4th, 1987

Event Description: Chicago Transactions

Source: League Office

CHICAGO BLITZ—Signed QB’s Dieter Brock (NFL-Rams ’86-Injured Reserve), and Jeff Christensen (NFL-Cincinnati ‘83), WR Buster Rhymes (NFL-Minnesota ’86), DB Johnny Holloway (NFL-Dallas ’85);
agreed to terms with DT Paul Hanna (Jacksonville ‘86) and TE Doug Cozen (Oakland ’86) via the Equalization Draft;
acquired LB John Gillen from Arizona for draft pick considerations;
granted free agency to QB Mike Kerrigan (to CFL-Hamilton), OL Vince Stroth (to NFL-Houston), TE Warren Seitz, LB Joe Mauntel, WR Scott Holman, DE Malcolm Taylor (to NFL-Houston), DB Dwayne Pugh, DB Tommy Wilcox;
waived QB Sean Salisbury (to Michigan);
placed DB Virgil Livers on Reserve-Retired List.
more to come...