MIAMI — Tight end Charles Clay is switching teams in the AFC East.

The Miami Dolphins decided Thursday against matching the contract offer Clay received from Buffalo, so he will join the Bills after signing their $38 million, five-year deal Tuesday.

The Dolphins had the right to match after giving Clay a transition tag two weeks ago, but they decided the price was too high. Miami faces salary-cap constraints after signing All-Pro defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh to a $114 million, six-year contract last week.

Even so, the Dolphins signed center J.D. Walton to a one-year contract Thursday, and hosted two other free agents – quarterback Tarvaris Jackson and receiver Michael Crabtree.

Walton started all 16 games for the Giants last year and has 52 career starts since being drafted by the Broncos in 2010. He missed the 2013 season with an ankle injury.

Clay started 47 games in four years with Miami after being taken in the sixth round of the 2011 draft. He had 58 catches last season for 605 yards and three scores despite dealing with knee trouble all season.

The Bills made Clay one of their top free-agent targets. He traveled to Buffalo by private jet on March 10, the first day of the league’s signing period, and spent several days in the area.

Jackson’s visit to Miami signals the Dolphins may replace backup quarterback Matt Moore, a free agent. Moore has been with Miami since 2011 but made $4 million last year and may be too expensive to re-sign.

Jackson has been in the NFL since 2006, but hasn’t started a game since 2011.

Crabtree has been a starter for the 49ers since they took him in the first round of the 2009 draft. He had 68 catches last year, averaging a career-low 10.3 yards per reception, and scored four touchdowns.

BROWNS: Cleveland has snagged a No. 1 wide receiver.

The Browns agreed to terms on a two-year contract with free agent Dwayne Bowe, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.

Bowe, who has spent the past eight seasons with Kansas City, will fill the void created by the season-long suspension of former Pro Bowler Josh Gordon.

Bowe had 60 receptions for 754 yards last season but did not score a touchdown.

FALCONS: Atlanta signed free agent Jacob Tamme, looking for help at tight end one year after the retirement of Tony Gonzalez. Tamme had 14 catches for 109 yards and two touchdowns with the Broncos last season.

WASHINGTON: The team re-signed free-agent quarterback Colt McCoy, who appeared in five games with Washington last season, completing 91 of 128 passes (71.7 percent) for 1,057 yards, with four touchdowns and three interceptions.

LIONS: Cornerback Rashean Mathis is back with a two-year deal and Detroit can expect to have its entire starting secondary from 2014, when it had one of the top defenses in the NFL.

GIANTS: The team re-signed tight end Daniel Fells. The eight-year veteran played in all 16 games last season. He had 16 receptions for 188 yards and a career-high four touchdowns.

JAGUARS: Jacksonville claimed Bernard Pierce off waivers, a day after the running back’s drunken driving charge led to his release by the Ravens.

The Ravens moved quickly on Wednesday to cut Pierce, holding to the team’s assertion last month that off-field misbehavior would not be tolerated.

The 23-year-old Pierce has rushed for 1,334 yards and five touchdowns in 45 career games with Baltimore.