2005 NFL Free-Agents Ranked: Running Backs

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

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

Shaun Alexander UFA Seahawks  
Edgerrin James UFA Colts  
Rudi Johnson UFA Bengals  
Lamont Jordan UFA Jets  
Brian Westbrook RFA Eagles  
Derrick Blaylock UFA Chiefs  
Chester Taylor UFA Ravens  
Dominic Rhodes UFA Colts  
Emmitt Smith UFA Cardinals  
Anthony Thomas UFA Bears  
Najeh Davenport RFA Packers  
Verron Haynes RFA Steelers  
Antowain Smith UFA Titans  
Correll Buckhalter UFA Eagles  
Dorsey Levens UFA Eagles  
Eddie George UFA Cowboys  
Ron Dayne UFA Giants  
Brandon Bennett UFA Panthers  
Jesse Chatman RFA Chargers  
Garrison Hearst UFA Broncos  
       
Players listed/ranked in no particular order
Jonathan Wells RFA Texans  
Reshard Lee ERFA Cowboys  
Adrian Peterson RFA Bears  
James Mungro UFA Colts  
Arlen Harris ERFA Rams  
Amos Zereoue UFA Raiders  
Jamel White UFA Ravens  
Kenny Watson UFA Bengals  
Travis Minor UFA Dolphins  
Leonard Henry RFA Dolphins  
Eric Bickerstaff ERFA Cowboys  
Leon Johnson UFA Chargers  
Patrick Pass UFA Patriots  
Terry Jackson UFA 49ers  
B. J. Sams ERFA Ravens  
Butchie Wallace ERFA Vikings  
Calvin Murray ERFA Chargers  
Cecil Sapp ERFA Broncos  
Chris Fuamatu-Ma'afala UFA Jaguars  
Chris Hetherington UFA Raiders  
DeJuan Green ERFA Raiders  
Derrick Ward ERFA Giants  
Fred McAfee UFA Saints  
Fred McCrary UFA Falcons  
Greg Comella UFA Buccaneers  
Heath Evans UFA Seahawks  
Ian Smart ERFA Buccaneers  
J. R. Redmond UFA Raiders  
Jamal Robertson RFA Panthers  
Jameel Cook UFA Buccaneers  
Jarret Payton ERFA Titans  
Jarrod Baxter RFA Texans  
Jason Anderson ERFA Texans  
Jim Finn UFA Giants  
Joe Burns RFA Bills  
Joey Goodspeed RFA Rams  
Joey Harris ERFA Panthers  
John Simon ERFA Redskins
Jon Ritchie UFA Eagles
Kaylon Kincade ERFA Cowboys  
Kory Chapman ERFA Patriots  
Lousaka Polite ERFA Cowboys  
Michael Cloud UFA Giants  
Mike Sellers UFA Redskins  
Moran Norris UFA Texans  
Nick Maddox RFA Panthers  
Omar Easy RFA Chiefs  
Rabih Abdullah UFA Patriots  
Rock Cartwright RFA Redskins  
Rod Smart UFA Panthers  
Ronnie Cruz ERFA Chiefs  
Santonio Beard ERFA Broncos  
Stanley Pritchett UFA Falcons  
Stephen Trejo UFA Lions  

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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