FRANCHISE PLAYER: None.
TRANSITION PLAYER: None.
UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS STILL UNSIGNED
- DB Antwan Harris spent the season on injured reserve and won't be
- TE Keith Heinrich has talent, but he is injured too often to be relied
- DB Ray Mickens played well as a nickel back in 2005 and could get
another chance if he doesn't sign with another team.
- P Kyle Richardson shanked too many punts to be re-signed; free agent
addition Dave Zastudil is from the Cleveland area.
- LB Orlando Ruff could not knock Ben Taylor from the starting lineup. He will not be back.
RESTRICTED FREE AGENTS UNSIGNED: None.
EXCLUSIVE RIGHTS FREE AGENTS UNSIGNED: None.
- OT Kirk Chambers: ERFA; $425,000/1 yr
- DE Simon Fraser: ERFA; terms unknown
- NT Ethan Kelly: RFA; 1 yr, terms unknown
- DE Orpheus Roye: Potential UFA; 3 yrs, terms unknown
- C LeCharles Bentley: UFA Saints; $36M/6 yrs, SB unknown
- PK Jeff Chandler: FA; 1 yr, terms unknown
- TE Darnell Dinkins: UFA Ravens; $2.1M/3 yrs, $200,000 SB
- QB Ken Dorsey: Trade 49ers
- OG Bob Hallen: UFA Chargers; 2 yrs, terms unknown
- WR Joe Jurevicius: UFA Seahawks; $10M/4 yrs, SB unknown
- LB Willie McGinest: FA Patriots; $12M/3 yrs, SB unknown
- T Kevin Shaffer: UFA Falcons; 6 yrs, terms unknown
- NT Ted Washington: FA Raiders; $7M/2 yrs, SB unknown
- P Dave Zastudil: UFA Ravens; $8M/5 yrs, $1.66M SB
- WR Antonio Bryant: UFA 49ers; $13.9M/4 yrs, $4M SB
- S Chris Crocker: Trade Falcons
- QB Trent Dilfer: Traded 49ers
- C Jeff Faine: Traded Saints
- DT Jason Fisk (released)
- LB Kenard Lang (released)
- C Dwayne Ledford: Not tendered as ERFA/Saints; terms unknown
- DB Michael Lehan (released)
- OL Mike Pucillo: UFA Redskins; $465,000/1 yr
- TE Aaron Shea: UFA Chargers; 3 yrs, terms unknown
- LT L.J. Shelton: UFA Dolphins; $15M/4 yrs, $3.5M SB
- LB Ben Taylor: UFA Packers; $665,280/1 yr., $50,000 SB