Below, GLS has compiled a list of the top 83 unrestricted free agents slated to become available on Friday evening. We’ll update this thing as cuts are made and we’ll cross players off as they sign.
1. Matt Hasselbeck — Signed with Titans (3 years, $21 million).
2. Marc Bulger — It’s been quiet, although there’s word the Cards are interested.
3. Alex Smith — Re-signed with 49ers (1 year, $5 million).
1. Ahmad Bradshaw — The Giants are trying to keep him, but don’t rule out Miami.
2. DeAngelo Williams — Re-signed with Panthers (5 years, $43 million / $21 million guaranteed).
3. Cedric Benson — Expected to re-sign with the Bengals.
4. Ronnie Brown — Might end up staying in Miami after all.
5. Marion Barber* — Miami wants him too. Wait, what?
6. Tiki Barber — Crickets.
1. Vonta Leach — Texans are trying to keep him around.
1. Santonio Holmes — Re-signed with Jets (5 years, $50 million / $24 million guaranteed).
2. Sidney Rice — Signed with Seahawks (5 years, $41 million / $18.5 million guaranteed).
3. Steve Smith (Giants) — Will likely take a one-year deal in New York after injury.
4. Braylon Edwards — He has hinted that he’s gone, and we keep hearing Washington.
5. Malcom Floyd — Keep an eye on Baltimore.
6. Santana Moss — Re-signed with Redskins (3 years, $15 million / $6 million guaranteed)
7. Plaxico Burress — It appears he’ll play for one of his two former teams, Pittsburgh and the Giants.
8. Mike Sims-Walker — Another possible Chicago Bear.
9. T.J. Houshmandzadeh — Crickets.
10. Mark Clayton — Fully expected to stay in St. Louis.
11. James Jones — The Packers are making an effort to re-sign him.
12. Steve Breaston — Signed with Chiefs (5 years with $9.5 million guaranteed).
13. Lance Moore — Re-signed with Saints (5 years).
14. Derrick Mason* — Wouldn’t be surprised if he returned to Baltimore.
15. Terrell Owens — Crickets.
16. Randy Moss — The Jets might consider him as a cheaper option than Braylon Edwards.
1. Zach Miller — Not hearing much, but the Raiders are expected to try to re-sign him.
2. Kevin Boss — Reportedly negotiating with the Giants and “several other teams.”
3. Bo Scaife — Titans are working to keep him in town.
1. Jared Gaither — Raiders reportedly in talks with the former Raven.
2. Doug Free — Re-signed with Cowboys (4 years, $32 million / $17 million guaranteed)
3. Tyson Clabo — Trying to get it done in Atlanta but Buffalo and Seattle are involved.
4. Jermon Bushrod — The Bears have reportedly shown interest.
5. Jeremy Trueblood — He’s taking a wait-and-see approach, according to the Pewter Report.
6. Matt Light — The Patriots want to keep the vet.
7. Willie Colon — If he doesn’t return to the Steelers, Seattle, Chicago and Buffalo are in play too.
1. Marshal Yanda — Re-signed with Ravens (5 years, $32 million)
2. Davin Joseph — The Bucs appear to be dragging their feet.
3. Harvey Dahl — Nothing yet on the Falcon.
4. Daryn Colledge — Signed with Cardinals.
5. Deuce Lutui — Another underrated offensive lineman in his prime.
6. Leonard Davis* — Three-time Pro Bowler cut by Dallas.
7. Robert Gallery — Signed with Seahawks (3 years).
1. Chris Spencer — Nothing yet on the 29-year-old from Seattle.
2. Lyle Sendlein — The Cardinal is reportedly “drawing interest from other teams.”
3. Olin Kreutz — Reliable vet expected to stay in Chicago.
4. Shaun O’Hara* — The three-time Pro Bowl will be cut loose from the Giants.
1. Charles Johnson — Re-signed with Panthers (6 years, $76 million / $32 million guaranteed).
2. Ray Edwards — The Vikes are taking their sweet-ass time, so watch for the Titans.
3. Cullen Jenkins — The Redskins and Cowboys might be competing for him.
4. Cliff Avril — Likely to stay in Detroit, but it may take some time.
5. Jason Babin — Signed with Eagles.
6. Shaun Ellis — Nothing knew on Ellis.
7. Mathias Kiwanuka — Ditto for him.
1. Brandon Mebane — In talks to return to Seattle, but the Broncos are showing interest. Rams too.
2. Aubrayo Franklin — Keep hearing about Kansas City. Regardless, probably done in San Francisco.
3. Barry Cofield — Signed with Redskins (6 years, $36 million / $12.5 guaranteed).
1. Manny Lawson — Haven’t heard anything yet.
2. James Anderson — Re-signed with Panthers (5 years, $22 million).
3. Matt Roth — Nothing here yet either.
4. Tully Banta-Cain* — Cut by the Pats despite 14.5 sacks the last two seasons.
5. Quincy Black — Re-signed with Buccaneers (5 years, $29 million).
6. Justin Durant — The Bears are pursuing a lot of guys, aren’t they?
1. Barrett Ruud — Could be done in Tampa after the Quincy Black re-signing.
2. Paul Posluszny — Signed with Jaguars (6 years, $42 million / $15 million guaranteed).
3. Stewart Bradley — The Rams have reportedly shown interest.
4. Nick Barnett* — Released by the Packers and waiting to hit the market.
5. Kirk Morrison — The Jags apparently want to keep him, but even after signing Posluszny?
6. Stephen Tulloch — Could follow former defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz to Detroit.
1. Nnamdi Asomugha — We’re waiting to see if he’ll be a Jet, a 49er or a Texan.
3. Johnathan Joseph — Likely waiting to see the money Nnamdi gets, but Detroit has been mentioned.
2. Ike Taylor — Re-signed with Steelers (4 years).
4. Antonio Cromartie — The Jets look set to move on, but the Raiders are a possibility.
5. Josh Wilson — Signed with Redskins (3 years, $13.5 million / $6 million guaranteed).
6. Chris Carr — Now the Ravens will be more likely to re-sign him. But the Jets are interested.
7. Carlos Rogers — Nothing yet but he’s probably done in Washington.
1. Eric Weddle — Re-signed with Chargers (5 years, $40 million / $19 million guaranteed).
2. Quintin Mikell — Signed with Rams (4 years, $28 million).
3. Michael Huff — A lot of pressure on the Cowboys to pursue him.
4. Dawan Landry — With Weddle gone, the Jags might make a run at him.
5. Donte Whitner — Not expected back in Buffalo.
6. Gerald Sensabaugh — Seems anxious to explore the market.
7. Danieal Manning — The Lions and Colts have been tossed out there.
* In the process of being released.
Franchise tags issued (14)
- Steelers outside linebacker LaMarr Woodley
- Patriots guard Logan Mankins
- Eagles quarterback Michael Vick
- Jets inside linebacker David Harris
- Chargers receiver Vincent Jackson
- Ravens defensive tackle Haloti Ngata
- Colts quarterback Peyton Manning
- Chiefs outside linebacker Tamba Hali
- Vikings outside linebacker Chad Greenway
- Browns kicker Phil Dawson
- Panthers center Ryan Kalil
- Jaguars tight end Marcedes Lewis
- Dolphins defensive tackle Paul Soliai
- Raiders outside linebacker Kamerion Wimbley