Five weeks and waiting in free agency

As 2006 free agency enters its sixth week, there are several established veterans still waiting for the right offer on the open market, and many of them will be waiting until after the NFL draft later this month, when teams will re-evaluate their rosters once they see what they get out of the college lottery.

Here's a list of the top free agents still available on the open market at each position after five weeks of the free-agency period.

Alternate positions played in parentheses
Former 49ers and UFA 49ers listed in bold

Quarterback
Kerry Collins
Anthony Wright
Tommy Maddox
Jamie Martin
Jay Fiedler
Tony Banks
Shane Matthews
Jeff Blake
Doug Flutie

Running Back
Anthony Thomas
Antowain Smith
Jonathan Wells
Lamar Gordon
Stephen Davis
Tony Hollings
Mike Cloud
Moe Williams
James Jackson
J.R. Redmond

Fullback
Jerald Sowell
Jarrod Baxter
Daimon Shelton
Nick Luchey
Paul Smith

Wide receiver
Kevin Johnson
Dez White
Az-Zahir Hakim (PR)
Randy Hymes
David Boston
Johnnie Morton
Troy Edwards
Troy Walters (PR)
Ricky Proehl

Tight end
Boo Williams
Lamont Hall
Roland Williams
Marcellus Rivers
Cam Cleeland
Tony Stewart

Offensive guard
Tutan Reyes
Ron Stone
Kendyl Jacox
Victor Riley (OT)
Fred Weary
Tom Nutten

Offensive tackle
Brad Hopkins (LT)
Orlando Brown
Mike Pearson
Matt Stinchcomb
Todd Fordham
Ephraim Salaam
Todd Steussie
Ethan Brooks
Jacob Rogers

Center
Jeff Mitchell
Trey Teague
Cory Raymer

Kicker
Todd Peterson

Paul Edinger
Jose Cortez

Punter
Kyle Richardson
Tom Tupa
Sean Landeta

Defensive tackle
Brenston Buckner

Jason Fisk
Grady Jackson
James Reed
Lance Legree
Steve Martin

Defensive end
Duane Clemons
Gary Walker (DT in 4-3)
Adrian Dingle
Carl Powell (DT)
Tyoka Jackson

Inside linebacker
Rocky Calmus
Nick Griesen (WLB)
Earl Holmes
Chris Claiborne (WLB)
Saleem Rasheed
Ronald McKinnon

Outside linebacker
LaVar Arrington (WLB)
Na'il Diggs (WLB/SLB)
Jamie Sharper (WLB/SLB)
Tommy Polley (WLB)
Chad Brown (SLB/WLB)
Peter Boulware (SLB)
Keith Newman (SLB)
Barrett Green (WLB)
Brandon Short (SLB, WLB)
Junior Seau (WLB)
Warrick Holdman (WLB)
T.J. Slaughter (WLB, SLB)
DeLawrence Grant (SLB)

Cornerback
Charles Woodson
Ahmed Plummer
Ty Law
Dexter McCleon
Ray Mickens
Willie Williams
Jamar Fletcher
Michael Lehan
DeWayne Washington
Willie Middlebrooks (S)

Safety
Antuan Edwards
Marcus Coleman
Brent Alexander
Lance Schulters
Keion Carpenter
Ronnie Heard
Earl Little
Jerry Wilson
Ifeanyi Ohalete
Bracy Walker
Mike Logan
John Howell


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