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Here is a list of all the free agents for 2006, assuming no one signs contract extensions or a new contract before the end of the year. The projected salary cap for next year is $92-$95 million for each team, and we've included what each team's salary cap mark will be assuming they do not resign, cut, or trade anyone, so you can get an idea of which teams will have available money for signing free agents or teams that will be short on money and likely have to cut more people. The players are listed by team and position and include the number of years they've been in the league, an arbitrary level of interest that teams will likely have in them, and their free agency status (restricted or unrestricted). Cadahnic and/or Coach C will be online tomorrow morning to break down the list with free agent that will likely resign with their teams or be released.
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Pos Name Exp Int FA
Baltimore - $77M
CB Dale Carter 12 Low UFA
CB Deion Sanders 14 Low UFA
DE Anthony Weaver 4 Med UFA
DE Jarret Johnson 3 Low RFA
DT Ma'ake Kemoeatu 4 Low UFA
DT Aubrayo Franklin 2 Low RFA
K Aaron Elling 3 Low RFA
LB Tommy Polley 5 Med UFA
LB Bart Scott 4 Low UFA
OT Tony Pashos 2 Low RFA
P Dave Zastudil 4 Low UFA
QB Anthony Wright 5 Low UFA
RB Jamal Lewis 5 High UFA
RB Ovie Mughelli 3 Low RFA
RB Chester Taylor 4 High UFA
RB Musa Smith 3 Low RFA
S Chad Williams 4 Med UFA
S Will Demps 4 Med UFA
TE Darnell Dinkins 3 Low UFA
TE Daniel Wilcox 2 Low RFA
WR Patrick Johnson 7 Low UFA
WR Randy Hymes 3 Low UFA
Buffalo - $82M
CB Nate Clements 5 High UFA
LS Mike Schneck 7 Low UFA
C Trey Teague 6 Med UFA
CB Kevin Thomas 4 Low UFA
DE Ryan Denney 4 Low UFA
DT Justin Bannan 4 Low UFA
DT Ron Edwards 5 Low UFA
LB Angelo Crowell 3 Low RFA
LB Mario Haggan 2 Med RFA
LB Josh Stamer 3 Low RFA
QB Shane Matthews 9 Low UFA
WR Sam Aiken 3 Low RFA
Cincinnati - $71M
CB Reggie Myles Low UFA
CB Rashad Bauman 4 Low UFA
DE Carl Powell 6 Low UFA
FB Jeremi Johnson 3 Med RFA
FB Nick Luchey 7 Med UFA
G Scott Kooistra 3 Low RFA
LB Marcus Wilkins 4 Low UFA
LB Hannibal Navies 7 Low UFA
LB Nate Webster 6 Med UFA
QB Jon Kitna 9 Med UFA
RB Kenny Watson 4 Low UFA
S Ifeanyi Ohalete 5 Low UFA
S Anthony Mitchell 6 Low UFA
TE Matt Schobel 4 Med UFA
TE Tony Stewart 5 Low UFA
WR Kevin Walter 3 Low RFA
WR Kelley Washington 3 Low RFA
Cleveland - $61M
C Mike Pucillo 3 Low UFA
CB Leigh Bodden 3 Low RFA
CB Ray Mickens 9 Low UFA
DE Orpheus Roye 10 Low UFA
DT Ethan Kelley 1 Low RFA
LB Andra Davis 4 High UFA
LB Ben Taylor 4 Low UFA
LB Orlando Ruff 7 Low UFA
OT L.J. Shelton 7 Med UFA
P Kyle Richardson 8 Low UFA
S Antwan Harris 5 Low UFA
TE Aaron Shea 6 Med UFA
WR Antonio Bryant 4 Med UFA
Denver - $119M
DE Marco Coleman 14 Low UFA
DT Monsanto Pope 4 Low UFA
DT Demtrin Veal 3 Low RFA
LB Keith Burns 12 Low UFA
LB Patrick Chukwurah 4 Low UFA
RB Charlie Adams 3 Low RFA
RB Ron Dayne 5 Med UFA
S Sam Brandon 4 Low UFA
LS Mike Leach. 6 Low UFA
Houston - $78M
CB Jason Bell 5 Low UFA
G Fred Weary 3 Low UFA
G Milford Brown 3 Low UFA
LB Shantee Orr 3 Med RFA
LB Dashon Polk 6 Low UFA
LB Antwan Peek 3 Med RFA
LB Frank Chamberlin 5 Low UFA
LB Troy Evans 4 Low UFA
LS Bryan Pittman 3 Low RFA
OT Seth Wand 3 Low RFA
QB Dave Ragone 3 Low RFA
RB Jonathan Wells 4 Low UFA
S Ramon Walker 3 Low UFA
TE Matt Murphy 3 Low UFA
WR Corey Bradford 7 Low UFA
WR Jabar Gaffney 4 Med UFA
WR Derick Armstrong 3 Low RFA
Indianapolis - $92M
DE Raheem Brock 4 Med UFA
DE Robert Mathis 3 Med RFA
DT Larry Tripplett 4 Med UFA
FB James Mungro 4 Low UFA
K Mike Vanderjagt 8 High UFA
LB David Thornton 4 Med UFA
LB Gary Brackett 3 Low RFA
LB Cato June 3 Med RFA
LB Rob Morris 6 Low UFA
LB Keith O'Neil 3 Low RFA
LB Rocky Calmus 4 Low UFA
OT Makoa Freitas 3 Low RFA
RB Edgerrin James 7 High UFA
S Joseph Jefferson 3 Low UFA
S Gerome Sapp 3 Low RFA
WR Reggie Wayne 5 High UFA
WR Troy Walters 6 Low UFA
WR Aaron Moorehead 3 Low RFA
WR Brad Pyatt 3 Low RFA
Jacksonville - $75M
C Dennis Norman 1 Low UFA
CB Kenny Wright 7 Low UFA
CB Terry Cousin 9 Low UFA
DE Marcellus Wiley 9 Med UFA
DT Rob Meier 6 Low UFA
G Vince Manuwai 3 Med RFA
LB Akin Ayodele 4 Med UFA
LB Tracy White 3 Low RFA
LB Tony Gilbert 3 Low RFA
LB Jamie Winborn 5 Low UFA
OT Mike Pearson 4 Med UFA
OT Ephraim Salaam 8 Low UFA
RB LaBrandon Toefield 3 Low RFA
S Deke Cooper 4 Low UFA
TE George Wrighster 3 Med RFA
WR Cortez Hankton 3 Low RFA
Kansas City - $114M
CB DeWayne Washington 12 Low UFA
DE Jimmy Wilkerson 3 Low RFA
DE Carlos Hall 4 Med UFA
DT Lional Dalton 7 Low UFA
FB Tony Richardson 11 Low UFA
OT Jordan Black 2 Low RFA
QB Todd Collins 10 Low UFA
QB Damon Huard 7 Low UFA
LS Kendall Gammon. 14 Low UFA
WR Chris Horn 2 Low RFA
WR Marc Boerigter 3 Low UFA
Miami - $97M
FB Sammy Morris 6 Low UFA
LB Jason Glenn 5 Low UFA
C Seth McKinney 4 Med UFA
CB Kiwaukee Thomas 6 Low UFA
LB Nick Rogers 4 Low UFA
OL Stocker McDougle 6 Low UFA
OL Alonzo Ephraim 3 Low RFA
QB Sage Rosenfels 4 Med UFA
RB Travis Minor 5 Low UFA
S Lance Schulters 8 Med UFA
S Yeremiah Bell 2 Low RFA
WR Bryan Gilmore 5 Low UFA
WR David Boston 6 Low UFA
WR Kendall Newson. 2 Low UFA
N.Y. Jets - $120M
LB Kenyatta Wright 5 Low UFA
QB Vinny Testaverde 18 Low UFA
DE John Abraham 6 High UFA
DT James Reed 5 Low UFA
G Jonathan Goodwin 4 Low UFA
OT Scott Gragg 11 Low UFA
QB Kliff Kingsbury 1 Low RFA
TE Chris Baker 4 Med UFA
New England - $92M
FB Heath Evans 5 Low UFA
G Stephen Neal 3 Low UFA
LB Don Davis 10 Low UFA
QB Doug Flutie 12 Low UFA
CB Hank Poteat 4 Low UFA
CB Chad Scott 8 Med UFA
K Adam Vinatieri 10 High UFA
LB Matt Chatham 6 Low UFA
OT Tom Ashworth 3 Med UFA
RB Mike Cloud 7 Low UFA
S Michael Stone 4 Low UFA
TE Christian Fauria 11 Low UFA
WR David Givens 4 Med UFA
WR Tim Dwight 8 Low UFA
WR Troy Brown 13 Low UFA
WR Andre' Davis 4 Low UFA
WR Cedric James Low UFA
Oakland - $120M
CB Reynaldo Hill 5 Low UFA
CB Charles Woodson 8 High UFA
DT Terdell Sands 3 Low UFA
DT Edward Jasper 9 Low UFA
DT Kenny Smith. 4 Low UFA
G Corey Hulsey 4 Low UFA
LB Grant Irons 3 Low UFA
LB DeLawrence Grant 4 Low UFA
LB Tim Johnson 4 Med UFA
OT Chad Slaughter 3 Low UFA
RB Omar Easy 4 Low UFA
S Reggie Tongue 10 Low UFA
S Jarrod Cooper 5 Low UFA
TE Zeron Flemister 5 Low UFA
WR Randal Williams 4 Low UFA
Pittsburgh - $96M
TE Jerame Tuman 7 Low UFA
CB Ike Taylor 3 Med RFA
CB DeShea Townsend 8 Low UFA
DE Kimo von Oelhoffen 12 Low UFA
LB Brett Keisel 3 Low UFA
LB Clint Kriewaldt 7 Low UFA
OT Barrett Brooks 10 Low UFA
QB Charlie Batch 6 Low UFA
RB Verron Haynes 4 Low UFA
S Chris Hope 4 Med UFA
WR Antwaan Randle El 4 Med UFA
WR Quincy Morgan 5 Low UFA
WR Sean Morey 3 Low UFA
San Diego - $71M
CB Jamar Fletcher 5 Med UFA
DE DeQuincy Scott 4 Low UFA
DE Jacques Cesaire 3 Low RFA
FB Andrew Pinnock 2 Low RFA
G Kris Dielman 3 Low RFA
G Bob Hallen 8 Low UFA
LB Ben Leber 4 Med UFA
LB Matt Wilhelm 2 Low RFA
LB Stephen Cooper 3 Low RFA
LB Carlos Polk 4 Low UFA
OT Courtney Van Buren 3 Med RFA
QB Drew Brees 5 High UFA
S Clinton Hart 3 Low RFA
TE Justin Peelle 4 Low UFA
WR Reche Caldwell 4 Med UFA
WR Kassim Osgood 3 Low RFA
Tennessee - $102M
C Justin Hartwig 4 Med UFA
CB Tony Beckham 4 Low UFA
DE Kyle Vanden Bosch 4 Med UFA
LB Brad Kassell 4 Low UFA
LB Rocky Boiman 4 Low UFA
LS Jon Dorenbos 3 Low RFA
S Tank Williams 4 Med UFA
S Donnie Nickey 3 Low RFA
Arizona - $62M
CB Robert Tate 8 Low UFA
CB Raymond Walls 5 Low UFA
DE Ross Kolodziej 3 Low UFA
DE Antonio Cochran Low UFA
DE R-Kal Truluck 4 Low UFA
DE Kenny King 3 Low RFA
DT Russel Davis 7 Low UFA
DT Langston Moore 3 Low RFA
FB Obafemi Ayanbadejo 6 Low UFA
FB Jarrod Baxter 3 Low RFA
FB Harald Morrow 10 Low UFA
G Reggie Wells 3 Low RFA
LB Gerald Hayes 3 Low RFA
OL Adam Haayer 3 Low UFA
OL Ian Allen 4 Low UFA
OL Billy Conaty 9 Low UFA
QB Kurt Warner 7 Med UFA
QB Josh McCown 4 Med UFA
RB James Jackson 5 Low UFA
RB J.R. Redmond 5 Low UFA
S Quentin Harris 4 Low UFA
TE Teyo Johnson 3 Med RFA
WR J.J. Moses 3 Low RFA
WR Reggie Swinton 5 Low UFA
Atlanta - $101M
C Austin King 2 Low RFA
DE Antwan Lake 3 Med UFA
FB Fred McCrary 9 Low UFA
K Todd Peterson 11 Low UFA
LB Artie Ulmer 7 Low UFA
LB Erik Flowers 6 Low UFA
OT Kevin Shaffer 4 Med UFA
OT Barry Stokes 6 Med UFA
QB Ty Detmer 9 Low UFA
S Keion Carpenter 6 Med UFA
S Ronnie Heard 6 Low UFA
S Kevin McCadam 4 Low UFA
S Antuan Edwards 7 Low UFA
S Omare Lowe 3 Low UFA
WR Dez White 6 Low UFA
WR Jerome Pathon 8 Low UFA
Carolina - $93M
C Jeff Mitchell 8 Med UFA
CB Dante Wesley 4 Med UFA
CB Ricky Manning 3 Med RFA
DE Kemp Rasmussen 4 Low UFA
DT Kindal Moorehead 3 Low RFA
G Tutan Reyes 3 Low UFA
LB Will Witherspoon 4 High UFA
LB Vinny Ciurciu 3 Low RFA
OL Matt Hill 4 Low UFA
OT Todd Fordham 7 Low UFA
P Jason Baker 5 Low UFA
QB Chris Weinke 3 Low UFA
RB Ricky Proehl 16 Retired UFA
RB DeShaun Foster 3 High UFA
S Marlon McCree 5 Med UFA
S Idrees Bashir 5 Low UFA
S Colin Branch 3 Low RFA
TE Mike Seidman 3 Low RFA
WR Rod Gardner 5 Med UFA
Chicago - $75M
C Roberto Garza 5 Med UFA
CB Jerry Azumah 7 Med UFA
G Terrence Metcalf 4 Low UFA
LB Hunter Hillenmeyer 3 Med RFA
LB Marcus Reese 3 Low RFA
OT John St. Clair 4 Low UFA
QB Jeff Blake 13 Low UFA
TE John Gilmore 4 Low UFA
TE Gabe Reid 3 Low RFA
Dallas - $90M
DT Willie Blade Low UFA
LB Scott Fujita 4 Med UFA
LB Scott Shanle 3 Low RFA
LB Eric Ogbogu 7 Low UFA
OT Torrin Tucker 3 Low RFA
OT Ethan Brooks Low UFA
S Keith Davis 3 Low RFA
S Willie Pile 2 Low RFA
S Lynn Scott 5 Low UFA
TE Dan Campbell 7 Med UFA
WR Peerless Price 6 Med UFA
Detroit - $83M
C Brock Gutierrez 8 Low UFA
CB Andre' Goodman 4 Low UFA
CB R.W. McQuarters 8 Low UFA
DE Cory Redding 3 Med RFA
DE Jared DeVries 6 Low UFA
DE Kalimba Edwards 4 Low UFA
FB Paul Smith 5 Low UFA
G Kyle Kosier 4 Low UFA
G Tyrone Hopson Low UFA
LB Earl Holmes 10 Low UFA
LB James Davis 3 Low RFA
LB Wali Rainer 7 Low UFA
LB Nate Wayne 7 Low UFA
OT Jeff Backus 5 High UFA
QB Jeff Garcia 7 Med UFA
RB Shawn Bryson 6 Low UFA
RB Artose Pinner 3 Low RFA
S Terrence Holt 3 Low RFA
S Bracy Walker 12 Low UFA
S Vernon Fox 4 Low UFA
TE Casey Fitzsimmons 3 Low RFA
WR Troy Edwards 7 Low UFA
WR Kevin Johnson 7 Low UFA
Green Bay - $70M
C Mike Flanagan 8 Med UFA
DE Aaron Kampman 4 Med UFA
DE Kenny Peterson 3 Low RFA
DT Grady Jackson 9 Low UFA
FB William Henderon 11 Low UFA
G Grey Ruegamer 6 Low UFA
K Ryan Longwell 9 Med UFA
LB Paris Lenon 4 Low UFA
LS Rob Davis 10 Low UFA
OT Kevin Barry 4 Med UFA
QB Craig Nall 2 Low UFA
RB Tony Fisher 4 Low UFA
RB Najeh Davenport 4 Med UFA
RB Ahman Green 8 Med UFA
S Earl Little 6 Low UFA
Minnesota - $68M
C Melvin Fowler 4 Med UFA
C Cory Withrow 6 Low UFA
CB Brian Williams 4 Low UFA
CB Ralph Brown 5 Low UFA
DE Lance Johnstone 10 Low UFA
G Toniu Fonoti 3 Med UFA
K Paul Edinger 6 Low UFA
LB Keith Newman 7 Low UFA
LB Sam Cowart 7 Low UFA
LB Raonall Smith 3 Low UFA
QB Shaun Hill 1 Low UFA
RB Michael Bennett 5 Med UFA
RB Moe Williams 10 Low UFA
S Corey Chavous 8 Med UFA
S Willie Offord 4 Low UFA
WR Nate Burleson 3 Med RFA
WR Koren Robinson 5 Low UFA
N.Y. Giants - $89M
CB Will Allen 5 Med UFA
CB Frank Walker 3 Low RFA
DT Kendrick Clancy 6 Med UFA
DT Kenderick Allen 3 Low RFA
LB Nick Greisen 4 Low UFA
OT Bob Whitfield 14 Low UFA
QB Tim Hasselbeck 3 Med UFA
RB Chad Morton 6 Low UFA
TE Visanthe Shiancoe 3 Med RFA
TE Sean Berton 3 Low RFA
WR Tim Carter 4 Low UFA
WR David Tyree 3 Low RFA
WR Willie Ponder 3 Low RFA
New Orleans - $82M
C/G LeCharles Bentley 4 High UFA
CB Fakhir Brown 6 Med UFA
DE Willie Whitehead 7 Low UFA
DE Darren Howard 6 High UFA
FB Fred McAfee 14 Low UFA
G Montrae Holland 3 Low RFA
LB Sedrick Hodge 5 Med UFA
LB Ronald McKinnon 10 Low UFA
LB T.J. Slaughter 6 Low UFA
LB James Allen 4 Low UFA
RB Antowain Smith 9 Low UFA
RB Anthony Thomas 5 Low UFA
S Mel Mitchell 3 Low UFA
TE Zach Hilton 2 Low RFA
TE Lamont Hall 6 Low UFA
WR Az-Zahir Hakim 8 Low UFA
WR Michael Lewis 5 Low UFA
Philadelphia - $85M
CB Roderick Hood 3 Low RFA
DE N.D. Kalu 8 Low UFA
DE Juqua Thomas 5 Low UFA
K Jose Cortez 4 Low UFA
LB Keith Adams 5 Low UFA
LB Zeke Moreno 5 Low UFA
P Dirk Johnson 3 Low RFA
RB Lamar Gordon 4 Low UFA
RB Reno Mahe 3 Low RFA
S Quintin Mikell 3 Low RFA
T Jon Runyan 10 Med UFA
TE Chad Lewis 8 Low UFA
WR Darnerian McCants 4 Low UFA
San Francisco - $74M
OT Anthony Clement 6 Low UFA
CB Willie Middlebrooks Low UFA
DE Travis Hall 10 Low UFA
FB Fred Beasley 8 Low UFA
FB Chris Hetherington 10 Low UFA
K Joe Nedney 8 Low UFA
LB Julian Peterson 6 High UFA
LB Brandon Moore 4 Med UFA
LB Derek Smith 9 Med UFA
QB Ken Dorsey 3 Low RFA
QB Jesse Palmer Low UFA
RB Steve Bush 9 Low UFA
TE Trent Smith 3 Low RFA
WR Arnaz Battle 3 Low RFA
WR Brandon Lloyd 3 Med RFA
WR Jason McAddley 3 Low UFA
Seattle - $71M
CB Jimmy Williams 5 Low UFA
CB Kevin House Low UFA
DE Rodney Bailey 4 Low UFA
DE Joe Tafoya 4 Low UFA
DT Rocky Bernard 4 High UFA
FB Mack Strong 12 Low UFA
G Steve Hutchinson 5 High UFA
K Josh Brown 3 Med RFA
LB Kevin Bentley 4 Low UFA
OT Wayne Hunter 3 Low RFA
P Tom Rouen 13 Low UFA
QB Seneca Wallace 3 Low RFA
RB Shaun Alexander 6 High UFA
RB Maurice Morris 4 Low UFA
S Marquand Manuel 4 Low UFA
S John Howell 5 Low UFA
TE Ryan Hannam 4 Low UFA
WR Joe Jurevicius 8 Med UFA
WR Peter Warrick 6 Low UFA
WR Jerheme Urban 3 Low RFA
St. Louis - $76M
C Andy McCollum 11 Low UFA
CB Dejuan Groce 3 Low RFA
CB Corey Ivy 4 Low UFA
CB Chris Johnson 3 Low RFA
CB Terry Fair 6 Low UFA
DE Tyoka Jackson 11 Low UFA
DE Brandon Green 3 Low RFA
DT Ryan Pickett 5 Med UFA
DT Damione Lewis 5 Med UFA
FB Chris Massey 5 Low UFA
G Tom Nutten 7 Low UFA
LB Trev Faulk 2 Low UFA
OT Rex Tucker 6 Low UFA
P Bryan Barker 16 Low UFA
QB Jamie Martin 7 Low UFA
RB Arlen Harris 3 Low RFA
RB Aveion Cason 5 Low UFA
RB David Allen 3 Low RFA
S Adam Archuleta 5 High UFA
S Mike Furrey 3 Med RFA
TE Brandon Manumaleuna 5 Med UFA
TE Cameron Cleeland 7 Low UFA
TE Roland Williams 7 Low UFA
WR Shaun McDonald 3 Med RFA
WR Kevin Curtis 3 Med RFA
Tampa Bay - $100M
CB Torrie Cox 2 Low RFA
CB Juran Bolden 8 Low UFA
DT Chris Hovan 6 Med UFA
FB Jameel Cook 5 Low UFA
G Sean Mahan 3 Low RFA
K Matt Bryant 4 Low UFA
OT Todd Steussie 12 Med UFA
QB Chris Simms 3 Med RFA
S Dexter Jackson 7 Med UFA
TE Dave Moore 14 Low UFA
WR Ike Hilliard 8 Low UFA
WR Edell Shepherd 2 Low RFA
Washington - $112M
CB Ade Jimoh 3 Low RFA
DE Demetric Evans 4 Low UFA
DT Cedric Killings 3 Low RFA
G Ray Brown 18 Low UFA
LB Khary Campbell 4 Low UFA
LB Warrick Holdman 7 Med UFA
LS Ethan Albright 11 Low UFA
RB Rock Cartwright 4 Med UFA
S Ryan Clark 4 Low UFA
S Omar Stoutmire 8 Low UFA
TE Robert Royal 4 Low UFA
TE Brian Kozlowski 12 Low UFA
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I do not guarantee the complete accuracy of this list as I got the information off of various websites, but it shows the players that could be available to us in this offseason. With that, I plan to go to bed and leave it to cadahnic and coach c to expand on this list tomorrow with their opinions.
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Very nice work, appreciated as always. My opinion from skimming over the list of who I would like our front office to persue. (If one is signed, we stop persuing the others at that position. I am not saying I want all of them. I will but in bold the ones I would like to really see on our team next year.

G Steve Hutchinson 5 High UFA
CB Nate Clements 5 High UFA
LB Cato June 3 Med RFA

DE Carlos Hall 4 Med UFA
DE John Abraham 6 High UFA
K Adam Vinatieri 10 High UFA
CB Jamar Fletcher 5 Med UFA
LB Rocky Boiman 4 Low UFA
S Tank Williams 4 Med UFA
C Jeff Mitchell 8 Med UFA
LB Will Witherspoon 4 High UFA
CB Ricky Manning 3 Med RFA
C Roberto Garza 5 Med UFA
DE Cory Redding 3 Med RFA
G Toniu Fonoti 3 Med UFA
WR Koren Robinson 5 Low UFA
DT Kendrick Clancy 6 Med UFA
C/G LeCharles Bentley 4 High UFA
DE Darren Howard 6 High UFA
LB Sedrick Hodge 5 Med UFA
LB Julian Peterson 6 High UFA
DE Joe Tafoya 4 Low UFA
DT Rocky Bernard 4 High UFA
WR Peter Warrick 6 Low UFA
DT Ryan Pickett 5 Med UFA
S Adam Archuleta 5 High UFA
TE Brandon Manumaleuna 5 Med UFA
WR Kevin Curtis 3 Med RFA
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Ashworth on NE is pretty good right?

Maybe he could come in and be our RT
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Good Post!!
Awesome research!

Did anyone else notice how few OLineman were on the list? Teams seem to get good lineman and hang on to them!

Finding good linemen is like a needle in the haystack.

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Awesome research!
Amen brother!
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Good Post!!
Awesome research!

Did anyone else notice how few OLineman were on the list? Teams seem to get good lineman and hang on to them!

Finding good linemen is like a needle in the haystack.

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No, but you certainly are right about that.
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Good idea, thanks. I thought about posting it here but I figured I'd put it in the bull pen first so more people would actually see it and then you guys could move it to wherever you deemed appropriate.
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Good idea, thanks. I thought about posting it here but I figured I'd put it in the bull pen first so more people would actually see it and then you guys could move it to wherever you deemed appropriate.
I did one last year about this same time and it was on my "to do list" to search for a complete list....so in reality thank you.
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Mork here is the rest of the thread. This is a look at some FAs that could find other places and might be of interest to the Texans. The main guys that I would look at are Steve Hutchinson, LeCharles Bentley, Chris Baker, Teyo Johnson, Peerless Price, and Rod Garder. The latter of this list would be only if Gaffney leaves. I think Gaffney has T.J. Housh type of potential if used in the right way.
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New England
David Givens WR- solid receiver who should get a decent run in free agency
Tom Ashworth OT- veteran tackle that has played many line positions on a winning team
Chad Scott CB- veteran tweener that can play corner or FS
Miami
Seth McKinney C- the younger brother who has started at center his whole career
Sage Rosenfals QB- a solid back up quarterback
Lance Shulters S- veteran safety that may not be released, but will get a run in FA if he gets free of Miami
Buffalo
Trey Teague C- solid center that could be brought in for competition, doubt he gets free of Buffalo
Mario Haggan LB- young athletic linebacker that will be kept in buffalo for cheap
N.Y.Jets
John Abraham DE/OLB- Pro-bowler that could be signed or franchised again, could be used as possible trade bait
Chris Baker TE- young blocking/receiving TE that could prove useful to any team
Pittsburgh
Antwaan Randle El WR- fast WR and return threat, doubt he will leave Pitt, but he could be asking for more than he is worth, a glorified slot receiver
Ike Taylor CB- solid CB, which could add depth to any team
Chris Hope S- good FS who is athletic, can cover, and will hit
Cleveland
Antonio Bryant WR- young receiver that has talent, but has displayed attitude problems
L.J. Shelton OT- young tackle that could provide depth or even a starter at the RT spot
Aaron Shea TE- proven TE that will likely be the odd man out in Cleveland a solid blocker and underrated receiver
Andra Davis LB- a young solid LB that is a tackling machine fast enough to play OLB in a 4-3 and a solid run stuffer in a 3-4. May not get away from Cleveland, but would definitely be on the radar even though would get a contract similar to Greenwood
Cincinnati
Jeremi Johnson FB- solid FB that consistently opens holes for Rudi Johnson also a pass-catching threat
Matt Schobel TE- solid blocking TE and underrated pass catcher will not stretch the defense
Jon Kitna QB- a solid veteran backup that has starting experience
Nate Webster LB- a solid veteran LB more depth for any team
Baltimore
Jamal Lewis RB- Likely will be let go by Baltimore, should have a good year next year and get a solid run in FA
Chester Taylor RB- has really shown his talent this year and will likely be resigned by Baltimore
Anthony Weaver DE- a solid DE that translates well in any defense, much more of a run stopper than pass rusher
Tommy Polley LB- a veteran LB that is still very athletic could be a late FA acquisition for a team or resigned
Chad Williams S- a solid Safety that ball hawks
Will Demps S- a solid SS that enjoys making the big hit
Indianapolis
Reggie Wayne WR- big time #2 receiver that will be odd man out in Indy will look for a team he can be #1, could possibly land in Philly
Raheem Brock DE- 7th round pick that has exceeded expectations is a solid starter on a good defense
David Thornton LB- a solid LB that is a solid tackler
Robert Mathis DE- undersized DE that uses his speed to pile up sacks, might translate to an OLB in another system
Jacksonville
Vince Manuwai G- solid guard that could provide depth for any team
Mike Pearson OT- a decent RT that has had some injury problems
Akin Ayodele LB- good LB that can play DE or LB, young and athletic
Marcellus Wiley DE- veteran DE that has not gotten back to his level of play in his prime
Houston
Jabar Gaffney WR- solid WR, good hands and decent speed, might leave for a larger role, but likely to stay with new system on the horizon
Shantee Orr LB- solid LB that is undersized, but has proven to have good talent
Antwan Peek LB- athletic LB that could play DE makes a lot of mistakes but likely will be back
Tennessee
Justin Hartwig C- a good C that is young and if not resigned could get a good run in FA
Kyle Vanden Bosch DE- veteran that has really come on this year and is leading the league in sacks should be resigned, but Tennessee’s cap situation could let this guy get away
Tank Williams S- hard-hitting athletic safety that will get a good run in FA
Denver
N/A
Oakland
N/A
Kansas City
Carlos Hall DE-fast, athletic DE that KC will likely resign
San Diego
Jamal Fletcher CB- a decent cover corner who plays quite physical
Courtney Van Buren OT- solid tackle that has played RT and LT
Dallas
Peerless Price WR- a bust in Atlanta, but a proven #2 guy, could be a solid replacement for Gaffney if he leaves
Dan Campbell TE- solid blocking/receiving TE
Scott Fujita LB- smart LB that succeeds in blitzing and run stopping
Philadelphia
Jon Runyan OT- veteran tackle that has performed at a high level for 10 years
Washington
N/A
N.Y. Giants
Visanthe Shiancoe TE- pass-catching TE that could be looking for brighter horizons
Kendrick Clancy DT- Big run stuffing DT, played well in Pittsburgh and is solid in NY
Will Allen CB- fast corner that can stay with any receiver may be suspect if asked to come up and stop the run
Minnesota
Corey Chavous S- solid veteran safety that enjoys staying up in the box
Chicago
Terrance Metcalf G- young guard/center that could provide decent depth for any team strong run blocker
Roberto Garza G/C- a good run blocker that started for a year in Atlanta, versatile player
Hunter Hillenmeyer LB- a good young LB that is a big part of Chicago’s improved defense; will likely not get away from Chicago
Jerry Azumah CB- veteran corner that has return abilities
Detroit
Jeff Backus OT- good OL that has been a solid starter
Green Bay
Mike Flanagan C- good C that has been solid for Green Bay’s underachieving line may not get free from GB
Kevin Barry OT- solid young tackle that has played well every time he gets PT
Aaron Kampman DE- hard working DE that has a non-stop motor, his work ethic make up for a lack of athleticism
Carolina
Jeff Mitchell C- veteran center that will likely be brought back to the panthers
Rod Gardner WR- big receiver that played ok in Washington, but has been unproductive in Carolina, has had attitude problems
Will Witherspoon LB- young, fast, athletic LB that would be a solid contributor on any team
Dante Wesley CB- veteran corner that is solid, but unimpressive
Ricky Manning CB- young corner that is solid in coverage and good in run support, was huge in the Panthers SB run
New Orleans
LeCharles Bentley C/G-Pro Bowler at guard and center, rumored not to be happy in NO, but could cost a pretty penny since he is just hitting his prime
Darren Howard DE- athletic pass rushing DE may get free of NO since the emergence of Will Smith
Fakhir Brown CB- solid veteran corner that is decent in coverage
Tampa Bay
Dexter Jackson S- good safety that has played well over his career, not sure if he will be let go or not
Atlanta
Kevin Shaffer OT- undersized tackle that has done well in Alex Gibbs system; has trouble against the bull rush, but is a solid pass protector
Barry Stokes OT- another solid pass-protector, but has a mauler mentality
Antwan Lake DE- young DE that has started to come into his own
Arizona
Teyo Johnson TE- pass-catching TE that had a falling out with the Raiders, should find a home in FA due to his ability to stretch the defense
St. Louis
Adam Archuleta S- Pro-bowl safety that has played well most of his career, should be resigned by St. Lou
Damione Lewis DT- One-gap DT that has played a two-gap technique and been relatively successful
Seattle
Steve Hutchinson G/T- Pro Bowler that can play RT or G; successful and may not be able to be kept in Seattle a good run blocker will get good money if he hits FA
Rocky Bernard DT- young DT that consistently collapses the pocket will likely be resigned in Seattle
San Francisco
Julian Peterson LB- Pro-Bowl LB that has tons of talent, wants a long term deal and will cost a lot of cap if he hits FA
Brandon Moore LB- solid veteran LB should provide decent depth for any team
Derek M. Smith LB- emerged as a solid middle LB and effective run stopper in the middle of S.F. 3-4 system.

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the guys that are in bold are guys that I think will be able to shake free of their teams and could be interesting players in FA. Notably Ricky Manning, Bentley, Witherspoon, and Andra Davis would be great guys to bring in. Doubt we could afford it though, because each would get at least Kailee Wong's deal. Ricky Manning, Bentley, and Andra Davis I think should be seriously looked at though.
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Looks like Andra Davis is off the list of free agents, he was just signed to a five year extension. It should be a busy couple weeks for resigning people before the Dec. 31 deadline.
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...the Dec. 31 deadline.
What deadline would that be?
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What deadline would that be?
If a player's contract is running out at the end of the year, their team has until December 31st to resign them otherwise they cannot resign them until the offseason and they would become a free agent, so there should be a decent number of players getting resigned before that deadline.
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Teams have until March 2 - the day player contracts expire - to sign or offer tenders to their own players who are scheduled to become free agents in '06. Free agency begins March 3.

Transition and f-tag players have to be designated about a week before that.

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AJ, Mork was speaking of the fact that you cannot make signings after Dec. 31st until the offseason begins. Meaning that when the season offiicially ends then they can be resigned.
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