2006 Free Agent Safeties

The Cowboys likely will be in the market for a free safety with their uncertain situation at the position.

Top Names:
Corey Chavous (Minnesota) — He has put together an up and down career, but Chavous isn't anything special. He's known as a cerebral player who is good at diagnosing a play but often doesn't make many big ones. Many around the league view him as more of a backup at this point than a starter.

Adam Archuleta (St. Louis) — At times, he can be very effective but only if he's playing close to the line or in a box. Archuleta is clearly a liability in pass coverage and is much better playing in confined quarters. Though he has some shortcomings, Archuleta is still one of their best defensive players and probably will be re-signed.

2006 Free Agent Safeties

A listing of the safeties scheduled for NFL free agency in 2006. UFA=Unrestricted Free Agent; RFA=Restricted Free Agent. For definitions of free-agent terms, click here. Listed alphabetically by team.
Player Free-Agent Type 2005 Team
Quentin Harris UFA Arizona Cardinals
Antuan Edwards UFA Atlanta Falcons
Keion Carpenter UFA Atlanta Falcons
Kevin McCadam UFA Atlanta Falcons
Ronnie Heard UFA Atlanta Falcons
Omare Lowe UFA Atlanta Falcons
Will Demps UFA Baltimore Ravens
Chad Williams UFA Baltimore Ravens
Marlon McCree UFA Carolina Panthers
Idrees Bashir UFA Carolina Panthers
Anthony Mitchell UFA Cincinnati Bengals
Ifeanyi Ohalete UFA Cincinnati Bengals
Antwan Harris UFA Cleveland Browns
Lynn Scott UFA Dallas Cowboys
Sam Brandon UFA Denver Broncos
Vernon Fox UFA Detroit Lions
Bracy Walker UFA Detroit Lions
Earl Little UFA Green Bay Packers
Ramon Walker UFA Houston Texans
Joseph Jefferson UFA Indianapolis Colts
Deke Cooper UFA Jacksonville Jaguars
Lance Schulters UFA Miami Dolphins
Willie Offord UFA Minnesota Vikings
Corey Chavous UFA Minnesota Vikings
Michael Stone UFA New England Patriots
Mel Mitchell UFA New Orleans Saints
Reggie Tongue UFA Oakland Raiders
Jarrod Cooper UFA Oakland Raiders
Chris Hope UFA Pittsburgh Steelers
John Howell UFA Seattle Seahawks
Marquand Manuel UFA Seattle Seahawks
Adam Archuleta UFA St. Louis Rams
Dexter Jackson UFA Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Tank Williams UFA Tennessee Titans
Ryan Clark UFA Washington Redskins
Omar Stoutmire UFA Washington Redskins

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