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2018 NFL notable off-season transactions – NFC North



Chicago Bears

Coaching/Front Office Changes:

Fired: HC John Fox, OC Dowell Loggains
Hired: HC Matt Nagy, OC Mark Helfrich

Player Additions:

WR Allen Robinson
TE Trey Burton
WR Taylor Gabriel
QB Chase Daniel
K Cody Parkey
LB Aaron Lynch

Player Subtractions:

WR Cameron Meredith
DE Mitch Unrein CHI
LB Jerrell Freeman
G Josh Sitton
LB Christian Jones
LB Pernell McPhee
S Quinton Demps
QB Mike Glennon
LB Willie Young
WR Markus Wheaton
CB Marcus Cooper

2017 Offensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 287.4 (Rank: 30), Pass Yards/Gm – 175.7 (Rank: 32), Rush Yards/Gm – 111.8 (Rank: 16), Points/Gm – 16.5 (Rank: 29)

2017 Defensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 319.1 (Rank: 10), Pass Yards/Gm – 211.0 (Rank: 10), Rush Yards/Gm – 108.1 (Rank:11), Points/Gm – 20.0 (Rank: 9), Fantasy Points/Gm – 8.63 (Rank: 9)

Detroit Lions

Coaching/Front Office Changes:

Fired HC Jim Caldwell. Hired HC Matt Patricia and DC Paul Pasqualoni.

Player Additions:

DT Sylvester Williams
RB LeGarrette Blount
TE Luke Willson
LB Devin Kennard
LB Christian Jones
TE Levine Toilolo
G Kenny Wiggins
CB Deshawn Shead
QB Matt Cassell

Player Subtractions:

LB Tahir Whitehead
LB Paul Worrilow
TE Eric Ebron

2017 Offensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 302.6 (Rank: 29), Pass Yards/Gm – 176.6 (Rank: 31), Rush Yards/Gm – 126.1 (Rank: 6), Points/Gm – 18.9 (Rank: 22)

2017 Defensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 355.1 (Rank: 26), Pass Yards/Gm – 230.5 (Rank: 20), Rush Yards/Gm – 124.6 (Rank: 29), Points/Gm – 22.4 (Rank: 18), Fantasy Points/Gm – 6.63 (Rank: 20)

Green Bay Packers

Coaching/Front Office Changes:

Fired OC Edgar Bennett and DC Dom Capers. Hired OC Joe Philbin and DC Mike Pettine. Promoted GM Brian Gutekunst (formerly director of player personnel) to replace GM Ted Thompson.

Player Additions:

TE Jimmy Graham
DE Muhammad Wilkerson
CB Tramon Williams
QB DeShone Kizer

Player Subtractions:

WR Jordy Nelson
S Morgan Burnett
CB Damarious Randall
G Jahri Evans
WR Jeff Janis
LB Joe Thomas

2017 Offensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 305.7 (Rank: 26), Pass Yards/Gm – 197.9 (Rank: 25), Rush Yards/Gm – 107.8 (Rank: 17), Points/Gm – 20.0 (Rank: 21)

2017 Defensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 348.9 (Rank: 22), Pass Yards/Gm – 236.8 (Rank: 23), Rush Yards/Gm – 112.1 (Rank: 17), Points/Gm – 24.0 (Rank: 26), Fantasy Points/Gm – 5.69 (Rank: 24)

Minnesota Vikings

Coaching/Front Office Changes:

Hired OC John DeFilippo to replace OC Pat Shurmur (now HC of the Giants).

Player Additions:

QB Kirk Cousins
DT Sheldon Richardson
G Tom Compton
WR Kendall Wright
QB Trevor Siemian

Player Subtractions:

RB Jerick McKinnon
QB Case Keenum
QB Sam Bradford
CB Tramaine Brock
QB Teddy Bridgewater
DT Tom Johnson
NT Shamar Stephen
WR Jarius Wright

2017 Offensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 356.9 (Rank: 11), Pass Yards/Gm – 234.6 (Rank: 11), Rush Yards/Gm – 122.3 (Rank: 7), Points/Gm – 23.9 (Rank: 10)

2017 Defensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 275.9 (Rank: 1), Pass Yards/Gm – 192.4 (Rank: 2), Rush Yards/Gm – 83.6 (Rank: 2), Points/Gm – 15.8 (Rank: 1), Fantasy Points/Gm – 7.31 (Rank: 14)

Last updated: May 10, 2018 at 8:23 am


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