Arizona Cardinals -- Signed CB Ben Smith and LB Simon Shanks. Atlanta Falcons -- Acquired OL Gene Williams from Cleveland for an undisclosed 1996 draft pick. Carolina Panthers -- Waived RB Barry Foster. Signed RB Derrick Moore. Acquired LB Travis Hill from Cleveland for past considerations. Claimed DL Jeff Zgonina off waivers from Pittsburgh and WR Michael Bates off waivers from Seattle. Reached an injury settlement with CB James Williams. Signed DL Jeff Fields to the practice squad. Jacksonville Jaguars -- Claimed LB Ashley Sheppard off waivers from Minnesota. Waived TE Greg Schorp. Placed WR Curtis Marsh, CB Tommy Johnson, DE Jason Simmons, OL Rich Tylski and LB Ryan McCoy on the practice squad. Minnesota Vikings -- Signed T Keith Washington, LB Earl Mackey, S Shelly Hammonds, WR Moses Ware and TE Greg Delong to the practice squad. New England Patriots -- Signed QB Jay Barker, WR Kendricke Bullard, RB David Green, LB Sean Holcomb and CB Carlos Yancy to the practice squad. New York Giants -- Waived RBs Kenyon Rasheed and Gary Downs, DT Chris Maumalanga, CB Roderick Mullen, OLs Chuck Bradley and Keith Wagner and TE Brian Saxton. Oakland Raiders -- Traded DT Willie Broughton to New Orleans for an undisclosed draft choice. Philadelphia Eagles -- Signed TE Ed West. San Diego Chargers -- Signed LB David Brandon. Released LB Nate Dingle. Seattle Seahawks -- Cut T Rich Baldinger and LB David Brandon. Signed DE Keith Bryant, TE James McKeehan and CB Dexter Seigler to the practice squad. Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- Signed TE Cedric Saunders and DE Herman Smith to the practice squad. Washington Redskins -- Claimed DT William Gaines off waivers from Miami. Waived DT Anthony Abrams. Assigned WR Bobby Olive, G Ron Lewis and LB Al Catanho to the practice squad.