NFL transactions for December 17, 2012

Posted Dec. 22, 2012 @ 9:57 p.m.
Posted By PFW staff

AMERICAN FOOTBALL CONFERENCE

CLEVELAND — Placed on waivers: CB Dimitri Patterson

JACKSONVILLE — Placed on waivers: FB Will Ta’ufo’ou.

PITTSBURGH — Suspension lifted by club: RB Rashard Mendenhall.

NATIONAL FOOTBALL CONFERENCE

ARIZONA — Placed on waivers: NT Ricky Lumpkin.

ATLANTA — Reinstated: C-OG Joe Hawley (from reserve/suspended by commissioner).

CHICAGO — Placed on waivers: LB Patrick Trahan (from reserve/injured). Reserve/injured: NT Matt Toeaina (knee).

NEW ORLEANS — Practice-squad additions: S Phillip Thomas; OG Wayne Tribue.

N.Y. GIANTS — Placed on waivers: CB Terrence Frederick.

SAN FRANCISCO — Practice-squad addition: WR Chad Hall.

SEATTLE — Practice-squad deletion: WR Lavasier Tuinei. Reinstated: S Winston Guy (from reserve/suspended by commissioner). Tryouts: TE Visanthe Shiancoe; DE Monte Taylor.

WASHINGTON — Reserve/suspended by commissioner: OT Jordan Black (four games, violation performance-enhancing drugs policy).