2005 NFL Free-Agents Ranked: Quarterbacks

Accurate listing of all NFL quarterbacks (ranked by league-wide interest) that will be available on the free-agent market March 2nd. Reference guide listed inside explaining UFA, RFA and ERFA.

Below is an accurate listing of all NFL quarterbacks (ranked by league-wide interest) that will be available on the free-agent market March 2nd. Reference guide is listed at the bottom of this page.

Matt Hasselbeck

UFA Seahawks  
Drew Brees UFA Chargers  
Vinny Testaverde UFA Cowboys  
Gus Frerotte UFA Vikings  
Mike McMahon UFA Lions  
Kelly Holcomb UFA Browns  
Charlie Batch UFA Steelers  
Jeff Blake UFA Eagles  
Quincy Carter UFA Jets  
Josh McCown RFA Cardinals  
Todd Collins UFA Chiefs  
Jeff George UFA Bears  
Doug Johnson UFA Titans  
Kordell Stewart UFA Ravens  
Tim Hasselbeck ERFA Redskins
Brock Huard UFA Seahawks  
J.T. O'Sullivan RFA Packers  
Tony Banks UFA Texans  
Ty Detmer UFA Falcons  
Sage Rosenfels UFA Dolphins  
       
Players listed/ranked in no particular order
Jamie Martin UFA Rams  
Jim Miller UFA Patriots  
Craig Nall RFA Packers  
Shaun Hill ERFA Vikings  
Jason Garrett UFA Dolphins  
Rick Mirer UFA Lions  
Shane Matthews UFA Bills  
Jesse Palmer UFA Giants  
Doug Pederson UFA Packers  
Damon Huard UFA Chiefs  
Brad Van Pelt ERFA Broncos  
Josh Harris ERFA Browns  
Matt Mauck ERFA Broncos  
Rod Rutherford ERFA Panthers  
David Rivers ERFA Raiders  

Reference Guide:
UFA:
Unrestricted free-agent. Available to negotiate with other ball clubs (including their current ball club) with no responsibility owed to former team.

RFA: Restricted free-agent. Available to negotiate with other ball clubs (including their current). Current team has option to match qualifying offers to retain player's services. Signing team must award former team with compensation (usually involving cash and/or draft choices).

ERFA: Exclusive Rights free-agent. Players with two or fewer years of experience who have no outside negotiating power. Their rights belong to their 2005 club provided they are made a minimum qualifying offer.

OTHER POSITIONS:
Quarterbacks
Running Backs
Wide Receivers
Tight Ends
Offensive Linemen
Defensive Linemen
Linebackers
Cornerbacks and Safeties


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