Behind enemy lines: NFC West offseason moves

The 49ers have made a lot of changes to their roster so far in 2006, but so have their three divisional rivals in the NFC West. As the calendar hits June, here's a breakdown on all the personnel moves made so far this year by the Cardinals, Rams and Seahawks, along with the unrestricted free agents from each team who still remain available on the open market.

ARIZONA CARDINALS

FRANCHISE PLAYER:
None.

TRANSITION PLAYER: None.

UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS
--FB Jarrod Baxter is a third-stringer; unlikely to be re-signed.
--C Billy Conaty was a fine fill-in when three other centers went down; unlikely to be re-signed.
--G Adam Haayer is a decent depth player; likely to be re-signed.
--RB James Jackson was No. 4 back; could be re-signed depending on what others do.
--TE Teyo Johnson is nothing more than a low-level backup.
--DT Ross Kolodziej is a good backup who can start in a pinch; likely to be re-signed.
--FB Harold Morrow is nothing more than a low-level backup.
--RB J.R. Redmond missed the year to injury but can be a valuable third-down back; may be re-signed.
--WR/KR Reggie Swinton rarely played as a receiver and was high-average as a return man; may be re-signed.
--DE R-Kal Truluck was signed late in the year when injuries were taking a toll; not likely to be re-signed.

RESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: None.

EXCLUSIVE RIGHTS FREE AGENTS: None.

PLAYERS RE-SIGNED
--RB Damien Anderson: potential UFA; $545,000/1 yr, 2006 cap: $460,000.
--FB Obafemi Ayanbadejo: Potential UFA; 2 yrs, terms unknown.
--OT Jeremy Bridges: Not tendered as ERFA; 1 yr, terms unknown.
--DT Tim Bulman: ERFA; $350,000/1 yr.
--CB Dyshod Carter: ERFA; 1 yr, terms unknown.
--S Aaron Francisco: ERFA; $350,000/1 yr.
--LB Gerald Hayes: RFA; terms unknown, had been tendered at $721,600.
--LB Isaac Keys: Potential ERFA; $425,000/1 yr.
--DT Kenny King: RFA; had been tendered at $721,600.
--OL Shawn Lynch: ERFA; $350,000/1 yr.
--DE Langston Moore: ERFA; terms unknown.
--PK Nick Novak: ERFA; $350,000/1 yr.
--DE Anton Palepoi: Potential UFA; 1 yr, terms unknown.
--DE Antonio Smith: ERFA; $350,000/1 yr.
--CB Robert Tate: Potential UFA; 1 yr, terms unknown.
--QB Kurt Warner: Potential UFA; 3 yrs, terms unknown.
--OG Reggie Wells: RFA; matched Bills offer $17.6M/5 yrs, $3M SB/$2M RB.M

PLAYERS ACQUIRED
--S Jack Brewer: UFA Eagles; terms unknown.
--LB Mark Brown: Not tendered as ERFA By Jets; terms unknown.
--OG Milford Brown: UFA Texans; $12M/4 yrs, $3M SB; 2006 cap: $2.75M.
--DT Kendrick Clancy: UFA Giants; $8.1M/4 yrs, SB unknown.
--RB Edgerrin James: UFA Colts; $30M/4 yrs, $7M SB/$4.5 RB; 2006 cap: $9.5M.
--WR Troy Walters: UFA Colts; terms unknown.

PLAYERS LOST
--OT Ian Allen: UFA Chiefs; terms unknown.
--DT Russell Davis: UFA Seahawks; 3 yrs, terms unknown.
--S Quentin Harris: UFA Giants; terms unknown.
--QB Josh McCown: UFA Lions; $6M/2 yrs, $2M SB.
--CB Raymond Walls: UFA Chargers; terms unknown.

ST. LOUIS RAMS

FRANCHISE PLAYER:
None.

TRANSITION PLAYER: None.

UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS
--P Bryan Barker gave the Rams solid punting after rookie Reggie Hodges failed, but he won't be back after the team signed Matt Turk.
--RB Aveion Cason was active for just two games, but looked good in season finale against Dallas. He might be re-signed.
--CB Terry Fair ended season on injured reserve with neck injury. He wants to keep playing, but it probably won't be in St. Louis.
--G Tom Nutten will probably retire, for good this time.
--TE Roland Williams missed most of season with knee injury, and his return is unlikely.

RESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: None.

EXCLUSIVE RIGHTS FREE AGENTS
--CB Dwight Anderson got a second chance late in 2005 season and can develop if he matures.
--DT Jeremy Calahan is somewhat undersized, but works hard and gives great effort.
--S Dwaine Carpenter was signed late in the season, and could be in the mix at a position that needs help.
--TE Jerome Collins has excellent athletic ability, but remains very raw at the position.
--DE Clifford Dukes showed some quickness off the edge, and might get a shot at a backup job.
--LB Mike Goolsby was added to the roster late in the season, and contributed on special teams.

PLAYERS RE-SIGNED
--WR Isaac Bruce (had been released; $15M/3 yrs, $1M SB/$5M base guarantee; 2006 cap: $7.273M
. --WR Kevin Curtis: RFA; $1.573M/1 yr.
--DE Brandon Green: RFA; $721,600/1 yr.
--CB DeJuan Groce: RFA; $721,600/1 yr.
--LS Chris Massey: Potential UFA; $2.73M/4 yrs, $300,000 SB.
--WR Shaun McDonald: RFA; $721,600/1 yr.
--OG Blaine Saipaia: Potential ERFA; $385,000/1 yr.
--QB Jeff Smoker: Potential ERFA; $385,000/1 yr.
--LB Drew Wahlroos: Potential ERFA; 1 yr, terms unknown.

PLAYERS ACQUIRED
--CB Fakhir Brown: UFA Saints; $12M/5 yrs, $2.5M SB.
--S Corey Chavous: UFA Vikings; $16M/5 yrs, $4M SB/$1M RB; 2006 cap: $3.3M.
--RB Tony Fisher: UFA Packers; $625,000/1 yr, $40,000 SB; 2006 cap: $465,000.
--QB Gus Frerotte: FA Dolphins; $6.3M/3 yrs, $2.1M SB/$500,000 RB '07-08; 2006 cap: $1.51M.
--DT La'Roi Glover: FA Cowboys; $12M/3 yrs, $3M SB; 2006 cap: $3.506M.
--WR Brad Pyatt: Not tendered as RFA by Colts; $432,500/1 yr, $7,500 SB).
--FB Paul Smith: UFA Lions; terms unknown.
--LB Raonall Smith: UFA Vikings; $750,000/1 yr, $150,000 SB.
--OT Todd Steussie: UFA Buccaneers; $850,000/1 yr, $40,000 SB; 2006 cap: $465,000.
--P Matt Turk: FA; $850,000/1 yr, $40,000 SB; 2006 cap: $465,000.
--LB Will Witherspoon: UFA Panthers; $33M/6 yrs, $9M SB/$2M, $4M base guarantee 2006-07; 2006 cap: $3.5M.

PLAYERS LOST
--S Adam Archuleta: UFA Redskins; $30.18M/6 yrs, $5M SB.
--LB Chris Claiborne (released; failed physical/knee).
--S Mike Furrey: Not tendered as RFA/Lions; $540,000/1 yr, $40,000 SB.
--RB Arlen Harris: Not tendered as RFA/Lions; $500,000/1 yr.
--CB Corey Ivy: UFA Ravens; $2.16M/3 yrs, $250,000 SB.
--DE Tyoka Jackson: UFA Lions; 2 yrs, terms unknown.
--CB Chris Johnson: Not tendered as RFA/Chiefs; $940,000/2 yrs, $5,000 SB.
--DT Damione Lewis: UFA Panthers; $3.9M/2 yrs, $1.5M SB.
--LB Jeremy Loyd: Not tendered as ERFA/Patriots; terms unknown (subsequently cut).
--TE Brandon Manumaleuna: Traded Chargers.
--QB Jamie Martin: UFA Saints; 2 yrs, terms unknown.
--OT Matt Morgan: Not tendered as ERFA/Bills; terms unknown.
--NT Ryan Pickett: UFA Packers; $14M/4 yrs, $2M SB/$3M RB.
--OL Rex Tucker: UFA Lions; $3.65M/3 yrs, $1M SB.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS

FRANCHISE PLAYER:
None.

TRANSITION PLAYER: OG Steve Hutchinson (Seahawks did not match $49M/7 yr offer from Vikings).

UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS
--S John Howell finished the season on injured reserve. He is more of a special-teams player than an every-down defensive back.

RESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: None.

PLAYERS RE-SIGNED
--RB Shaun Alexander: Potential UFA; $61.687M/8 yrs, $11.5M SB/$2M RB 2007-08; 2006 cap: $6.5M.
--CB Jordan Babineaux: ERFA; terms unknown.
--LB Kevin Bentley: UFA; 2 yrs, terms unknown.
--DT Rocky Bernard: UFA; $13M/3 yrs, $5.4M SB; 2006 cap: $2.4M.
--PK Josh Brown: RFA; $721,600/1 yr.
--OT Wayne Hunter: RFA; $721,600/1 yr.
--RB Maurice Morris: UFA; $3.75M/3 yrs, $900,000 SB.
--P Tom Rouen: UFA; $810,000/1 yr; 2006 cap: $425,000.
--FB Mack Strong: UFA; $3.16M/3 yrs, $500,000 SB; 2006 cap: $1.027M.
--DE Joe Tafoya: UFA; terms unknown.
--QB Seneca Wallace: RFA; $721,600/1 yr.
--WR Peter Warrick: UFA; $1M/1 yr, SB unknown.
--CB Jimmy Williams: UFA; $585,000/1 yr.

PLAYERS ACQUIRED
--T/G Tom Ashworth; UFA Patriots; $13M/5 yrs, SB unknown.
--WR Nate Burleson: RFA Vikings; Vikings did not match offer of $49M/7 yrs, $4M SB; 2006 cap: $2.05M and receive 3rd-round pick as compensation.
--DE Chris Cooper: FA 49ers; terms unknown.
--DT Russell Davis: UFA Cardinals; 3 yrs, terms unknown.
--S Mike Green (trade Bears).
--S Shaunard Harts: FA; terms unknown.
--TE Will Heller: Not tendered as RFA by Buccaneers; terms unknown.
--LB Julian Peterson: UFA 49ers; $54M/6 yrs, $11.5M SB.
--DE Kemp Rasmussen: UFA Panthers; $625,000/1 yr, $40,000 SB: 2006 cap: $465.000.

PLAYERS LOST
--DE Rodney Bailey: UFA Steelers; $625,000/1 yr, $40,000 SB).
--CB Andre Dyson (released).
--TE Ryan Hannam: UFA Cowboys; $5M/4 yrs, $1.25M SB.
--OG Steve Hutchinson: TFA Vikings; $49M/7 yrs, $16M guaranteed.
--WR Joe Jurevicius: UFA Browns; $10M/4 yrs, SB unknown.
--S Marquand Manuel: UFA Packers; $10M/5 yrs, $2M SB.
--LB Jamie Sharper (released; failed physical/knee).


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