2005 NFL Free-Agents Ranking: Tight Ends

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

Keith Heinrich RFA Browns
Ken Dilger UFA Buccaneers
Kendall Gammon UFA Chiefs
Lamont Hall UFA Saints
Lorenzo Diamond ERFA Cardinals
Marcellus Rivers UFA Giants
Matt Cushing UFA Steelers
Matt Murphy RFA Texans
Mike Leach UFA Broncos
Patrick Hape UFA Broncos
Rickey Dudley UFA Buccaneers
Ryan Hannam RFA Seahawks
Ryan Neufeld UFA Bills
Sean Ryan ERFA Cowboys
Stephen Alexander UFA Lions
Steve Bush UFA 49ers
Terry Jones RFA Ravens
Walter Rasby UFA Steelers
Will Heller RFA Buccaneers

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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