The NFL Management Council said Sunday that its free agent plan was a success, citing that 229 of the 619 unconditional free agents changed teams.
According to the council, the more prominent players to switch teams were linebackers E.J. Junior (Phoenix to Miami) and Barry Krauss (Indianapolis to Cleveland), quarterbacks Gary Hogeboom (Indianapolis to Phoenix) and Ron Jaworski (Miami to Kansas City), and offensive lineman Bill Ard (New York Giants to Green Bay).Only the Chicago Bears and Cincinnati Bengals had failed to sign free agents. The Green Bay Packers signed 20, the most in the NFL. Kansas City signed 17, Washington 15 and Cleveland 14.