2009 Top NFL Free Agents

With the 2009 NFL Free Agency period approaching fast (February 27th), I thought that I would put together my top free agent by position.

** Indicates a player that has been “franchised” by their team


QB Kyle Boller, UFA Baltimore Ravens 

 **QB Matt Cassel, UFA New England Patriots 

QB Kerry Collins, UFA Tennessee Titans 

QB Jeff Garcia, UFA Tampa Bay Buccaneers 

QB Rex Grossman, UFA Chicago Bears 

QB Byron Leftwich, UFA Pittsburgh Steelers 

QB J.P. Losman, UFA Buffalo Bills 

QB Dan Orlovsky, UFA Detroit Lions

QB JT O’Sullivan, UFA San Francisco 49ers

QB Chris Simms, UFA Tennessee Titans 

QB Kurt Warner, UFA Arizona Cardinals 

 Running Backs

RB J.J. Arrington, UFA Arizona Cardinals 

RB Tatum Bell, UFA Denver Broncos

RB Cedric Benson, UFA Cincinnati Bengals 

RB Correll Buckhalter, UFA Philadelphia Eagles 

RB Warrick Dunn, UFA Tampa Bay Buccaneers

RB DeShaun Foster, UFA San Francisco 49ers

RB Ahmad Green, UFA Houston Texans

**RB Brandon Jacobs, UFA New York Giants

RB Edgerrin James, UFA Arizona Cardinals  (expected to be released)

RB Rudi Johnson, UFA Detroit Lions

RB Kevin Jones, UFA Chicago Bears 

RB LaMont Jordan, UFA New England Patriots 

RB Deuce McAllister, UFA New Orleans Saints

RB Chris Perry, UFA Cinncinati Bengals

RB Dominic Rhodes, UFA Indianapolis Colts

**RB Darren Sproles, UFA San Diego Chargers 

RB Fred Taylor, UFA Jacksonville Jaguars

RB Derrick Ward, UFA New York Giants 


FB Heath Evans, UFA New England Patriots 

FB Lorenzo Neal, UFA Baltimore Ravens 

FB Tony Richardson, UFA New York Jets 

FB Leonard Weaver, UFA Seattle Seahawks 

Wide Receivers

WR Miles Austin, RFA Dallas Cowboys 

WR Hank Baskett, RFA Philadelphia Eagles

WR Drew Bennett, UFA St. Louis Rams

**WR Antonio Bryant, UFA Tampa Bay Buccaneers 

WR Michael Clayton, UFA Tampa Bay Buccaneers 

WR Ronald Curry, UFA Oakland Raiders

WR Jabar Gaffney, UFA New England Patriots 

WR Joey Galloway, UFA Tampa Bay Buccaneers

WR Devery Henderson, UFA New Orleans Saints 

WR T.J. Houshmandzadeh, UFA Cincinnati Bengals 

WR Michael Jenkins, UFA Atlanta Falcons

WR Bryant Johnson, UFA San Francisco 49ers 

WR Brandon Jones, UFA Tennessee Titans 

WR Brandon Lloyd, UFA Chicago Bears 

WR Dane Looker, UFA St. Louis Rams

WR Justin McCareins, UFA Tennessee Titans 

WR Shaun McDonald, UFA Detroit Lions 

WR Lance Moore, RFA New Orleans Saints 

WR Jerry Porter, UFA Jacksonville Jaguars

WR Amani Toomer, UFA New York Giants

WR Javon Walker, UFA Oakland Raiders

WR Nate Washington, UFA Pittsburgh Steelers 

WR Reggie Williams, UFA Jacksonville Jaguars

Tight Ends

TE Mark Bruener, UFA Houston Texans

TE Dominique Byrd, RFA St. Louis Rams

TE Desmond Clark, UFA Chicago Bears 

TE Tony Curtis, RFA Dallas Cowboys

TE Owen Daniels, UFA Houston Texans

TE Darnell Dinkins, UFA Cleveland Browns 

TE Bubba Franks, UFA New York Jets

TE Jeff King, RFA Carolina Panthers 

TE Jim Kleinsasser, UFA Minnesota Vikings 

TE Ben Patrick, RFA Arizona Cardinals 

TE Leonard Pope, RFA Arizona Cardinals 

**TE Bo Scaife, UFA Tennessee Titans

TE L.J. Smith, UFA Philadelphia Eagles 

TE Jerramy Stevens, UFA Tampa Bay Buccaneers

TE Daniel Wilcox, UFA Baltimore Ravens 

Offensive Line

OT Stacy Andrews, UFA Cincinnati Bengals

OT Khalif Barnes, UFA Jacksonville Jaguars 

C Matt Birk, UFA Minnesota Vikings 

C Jason Brown, UFA Baltimore Ravens 

C/G Nick Cole, RFA Philadelphia Eagles

OT Marc Colombo, UFA Dallas Cowboys 

OT Willie Colon, RFA Pittsburgh Steelers 

OG Jahri Evans, RFA New Orleans Saints 

OT George Foster, UFA Detroit Lions 

C Melvin Fowler, UFA Buffalo Bills 

OG Pete Kendall, UFA Washington Redskins

OG Richie Incognito, RFA St. Louis Rams 

OG Seth McKinney, UFA Cleveland Browns 

OT Jon Runyan, UFA Philadelphia Eagles 

C Jeff Saturday, UFA Indianapolis Colts 

OT Marvel Smith, UFA Pittsburgh Steelers 

**OT Max Starks, UFA Pittsburgh Steelers

OT Jon Stinchcomb, UFA New Orleans Saints 

OT Mark Tauscher, UFA Green Bay Packers 

OT Tra Thomas, UFA Philadelphia Eagles 

C Ben Wilkerson, UFA Atlanta Falcons 

Defensive Line

DL Victor Adeyanju, RFA St. Louis Rams 

DL Rocky Bernard, UFA Seattle Seahawks

DL Bertrand Berry, UFA Arizona Cardinals 

DL Chris Canty, UFA Dallas Cowboys

DL Tommie Harris, UFA Chicago Bears 

DL Albert Haynesworth, UFA Tennessee Titans 

DL Tank Johnson, UFA Dallas Cowboys 

DL Stanley McClover, RFA Carolina Panthers

DL Jerome McDougle, UFA New York Giants

DL Igor Olshansky, UFA San Diego Chargers

**DL Julius Peppers, UFA Carolina Panthers 

DL Kenny Peterson, UFA Denver Broncos 

DL Antonio Smith, UFA Arizona Cardinals

**OLB/DL Terrell Suggs, UFA Baltimore Ravens 

DL John Thornton, UFA Cincinnati Bengals 

DL Gabe Watson, RFA Arizona Cardinals 


LB Eric Barton, UFA New York Jets 

LB Monty Beisel, UFA Arizona Cardinals 

LB Michael Boley, UFA Atlanta Falcons

LB Keith Brooking, UFA Atlanta Falcons

LB Derrick Brooks, UFA Tampa Bay Buccaneers

**LB Karlos Dansby, UFA Arizona Cardinals

LB Andra Davis, UFA Cleveland Browns

LB Kalimba Edwards, UFA Oakland Raiders

LB James Farrior, UFA Pittsburgh Steelers 

LB Tyjuan Hagler, UFA Indianapolis Colts 

**LB Leroy Hill, UFA Seattle Seahawks

LB Napoleon Harrison, UFA Minnesota Vikings

LB Larry Izzo, UFA New England Patriots 

LB D.D. Lewis, UFA Seattle Seahawks 

LB Ray Lewis, UFA Baltimore Ravens 

LB Willie McGinest, UFA Cleveland Browns 

LB Quentin Moses, ERFA Miami Dolphins 

LB Mike Peterson, UFA Jacksonville Jaguars

LB Junior Seau, UFA New England Patriots

LB Bart Scott, UFA Baltimore Ravens 

LB Zach Thomas, UFA Dallas Cowboys 

LB Jonathan Vilma, UFA New Orleans Saints 

LB Nate Webster, UFA Denver Broncos 


CB Phillip Buchanon, UFA Tampa Bay Buccaneers 

CB/KR Chris Carr, UFA Tennessee Titans

CB Cortland Finnegan, RFA Tennessee Titans 

CB Domonique Foxworth, UFA Atlanta Falcons

CB Chris Gamble, UFA Carolina Panthers 

CB Andre’ Goodman, UFA Miami Dolphins 

CB Charles Gordon, RFA Minnesota Vikings 

CB Jabari Greer, UFA Buffalo Bills 

CB DeAngelo Hall, UFA Washington Redskins

CB Corey Ivy, UFA Baltimore Ravens 

CB Adam “Pacman” Jones, UFA Dallas Cowboys 

CB Eric King, UFA Tennessee Titans 

CB Ty Law, UFA New York Jets

CB Bryant McFadden, UFA Pittsburgh Steelers 

CB R.W. McQuarters, UFA New York Giants 

CB Justin Miller, UFA Oakland Raiders 

CB Deltha O’Neil, UFA New England Patriots

**CB Dunta Robinson, UFA Houston Texans 

CB/KR Allen Rossum, UFA San Francisco 49ers 

CB Duane Starks, UFA Oakland Raiders 


FS Mike Adams, UFA Cleveland Browns 

FS Will Allen, UFA Tampa Bay Buccaneers 

**FS Oshiomogho “O.J” Atogwe, UFA St Louis Rams

SS Atari Bigby, RFA Green Bay Packers 

SS Mike Brown, UFA Chicago Bears 

FS Brian Dawkins, UFA Philadelphia Eagles 

SS Rodney Harrison, UFA New England Patriots 

FS Renaldo Hill, UFA Miami Dolphins 

SS Sean Jones, UFA Cleveland Browns 

SS Dawan Landry, RFA Baltimore Ravens 

SS/KR Jim Leonhard, UFA Baltimore Ravens

FS Anthony Madison, RFA Pittsburgh Steelers 

SS Jon McGraw, UFA Kansas City Chiefs 

SS Lawyer Milloy, UFA Atlanta Falcons 

SS Jermaine Phillips, UFA Tampa Bay Buccaneers

SS James Sanders, UFA New England Patriots 

SS Darren Sharper, UFA Minnesota Vikings 

FS Anthony Smith, RFA Pittsburgh Steelers

FS Eugene Wilson, UFA Houston Texans

FS Gibril Wilson, UFA Oakland Raiders 

Kickers and Punters

PK John Carney, UFA New York Giants 

PK Robbie Gould, UFA Chicago Bears 

**PK Shayne Graham, UFA Cincinnati Bengals

P Craig Hentrich, UFA Tennessee Titans 

PK John Kasay, UFA Carolina Panthers 

**P Michael Koenen, UFA Atlanta Falcons 

P Sam Koch, RFA Baltimore Ravens

PK Mike Nugent, UFA New York Jets 

PK Matt Stover, UFA Baltimore Ravens  


Lloyd Vance is a Sr. NFL Writer for Taking It to the House and an award-winning member of the Pro Football Writers of America (PFWA)


Author: lloydvance

Lloyd Vance is a NFL Writer, Analyst, Draft Expert, Researcher, and Historian. He serves as a Editor for "Taking It to the House and he covers the NFL on a daily basis. He is an Accredited Member of NFL Media and Philadelphia Eagles Media. Member of the Pro Football Writers of America (PFWA), Pro Football Researchers Association (PFRA), and The Maxwell Football Club

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