Available NFL Free Agents-Defense
Tim Rattay - He's likely going to be a No. 3 quarterback for any team that wants
to sign him.
Jared Lorenzen - He has some upside as a No. 3 quarterback.
Matt Baker - He's likely going to be a No. 3 quarterback for any team
that wants to sign him.
Shaun Alexander - The Washington Redskins released him earlier this
week. He still could find a job if another starting back or backup goes down to
Ron Dayne - Despite performing reasonably well for the Houston Texans the past two seasons, Dayne remains unemployed.
Samkon Gado - The St. Louis Rams released him recently.
Kenny Irons - The former second-round pick of the Cincinnati Bengals is still coming
back from ACL surgery.
Vernand Morency - He offers a team a third down role.
LaBrandon Toefield - The power back could handle a third running back role.
Marcel Shipp - Solid special teams player and fits in as a third back.
Musa Smith - He fits in as a #3 back.
Alex Haynes - The Denver Broncos released him recently.
Verron Haynes - The former Pittsburgh Steeler could handle a No. 3 running back
Wali Lundy - He actually started eight games for the Houston Texans during the
Eric Shelton - The former second-round pick of the Carolina Panthers may have
run out of chances after being waived by the Washington Redskins recently.
Thomas Tapeh - The Minnesota Vikings recently released him.
Jeremi Johnson - The Cincinnati Bengals released him off of IR recently.
Troy Fleming - He has plenty of starting experience.
Reagan Maui'a - The Cincinnati Bengals waived him recently. He did start nine
games for the Miami Dolphins in 2007.
Justin Green - The athletic fullback started seven games for the Baltimore Ravens from 2005-2007.
David Kirtman - The San Francisco 49ers waived him recently.
Tim Dwight (KR/PR)
Troy Walters (PR)
Josh Scobey (KR)
Tyson Thompson (KR)
Reshard Lee (KR)
Terry Glenn - The Miami Dolphins have shown interest in him, but not
Joe Horn - He really only wants to play for a Super Bowl contending team.
Derek Hagan - The former third-round pick of the Miami Dolphins was released
Billy McMullen - The Seattle Seahawks released recently him.
Roydell Williams - He caught 55 passes last season, but Williams is still
struggling coming back from a broken ankle.
Samie Parker - The Seattle Seahawks released him after spending just a few days
with the team.
Reche Caldwell - He fits in as a fourth receiver.
David Givens - His career is in doubt after suffering a serious knee injury
almost two years ago.
Cedrick Wilson - His one-game suspension has been lifted by the league.
Doug Gabriel - He was recently released by the Cincinnati Bengals.
Tim Carter - He can run well in a straight line but catching the ball has been a
Martin Nance - He's a tall receiver but lacks good enough speed to play on game
Taylor Jacobs - The former second-round pick of the Washington Redskins has
bounced around in recent years.
Keenan McCardell - He said recently that he still wants to play.
Aaron Moorehead - He offers a team value as a No. 4 receiver.
David Kircus - He had a good workout for the Tennessee Titans recently.
Jeb Putzier - The Seattle Seahawks released him for the second time in
two weeks recently.
Ryan Krause - He fits in as a third tight end.
Adam Bergen - The former Lehigh University tight end had a good
pre-season for the Baltimore Ravens.
Courtney Anderson - The Oakland Raiders once saw him as their tight end
of the future. Since then, he's been with four other teams.
Aaron Walker - The Baltimore Ravens recently released the journeyman
Teyo Johnson - Journeyman, No. 3 tight end who has been in and out of the league
for a while.
Luke Petitgout - He failed a team physical by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers recently.
Oliver Ross - The veteran lineman was released recently by the New England Patriots.
Kelly Butler - He has starting experience at right tackle.
Jordan Black - The Houston Texans released him earlier this year. Black is capable of
backing up at right and left tackle.
Leander Jordan - The journeyman backup tackle was recently released by the
Stockar McDougle - He's coming back from a torn Achilles tendon.
Jeb Terry - The former fifth-round pick of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers fits
in as a fourth guard.
Toniu Fonoti - He was once one of the better young guards in the league but he's
been with six teams in four years.
Dylan Gandy - He was recently released by the Oakland Raiders after a brief
Milford Brown - The Jacksonville Jaguars recently released him.
Nat Dorsey (T)
Todd Steussie (T)
LeCharles Bentley (G) - He visited the St. Louis Rams earlier this
Dave Rayner - The Cincinnati Bengals released him recently.
Billy Cundiff - He was released by the Kansas City Chiefs recently.
Justin Medlock - The St. Louis Rams recently released the former fifth-round
pick of the Chiefs.
Aaron Elling - The kickoff specialist was recently released by the Oakland
Dirk Johnson - The Arizona Cardinals released him recently.
Paul Ernster - The Pittsburgh Steelers let him go after a poor performance
against the Bengals.
Todd Sauerbrun - A league source said he was reinstated from his four-game
Derrick Frost - The Green Bay Packers tired of his struggles and released
him earlier this week.