Best Available NFL Free Agents-Offense

Teams looking for help at the running back position can still find some in free agency. There are at least six backs who could come in and play significant role this season.

Daunte Culpepper - He's only had one free agent visit (Green Bay Packers) but he was offered a contract.
Byron Leftwich - He hasn't had one free agent visit which kind of tells you what teams think of him at this point.
Quinn Gray - He failed to keep a third string job with the Houston Texans so that's not a good sign. If Cleo Lemon continues to struggle, it's not out of the question Gray could wind up back with the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Tim Rattay
Jamie Martin - He still wants to play.
Jared Lorenzen - The New York Giants released him recently. The "hefty lefty" could still challenge for a No. 3 job with another team.
Craig Nall

Running Back
Cedric Benson - Despite his misgivings, you're looking at a talented back who fits in a power rushing scheme.
Travis Henry - He might have a hard time finding a starting job again after what transpired over the last year with the Denver Broncos.
Shaun Alexander - He struggled mightily last season and may have to wait until training camps start in late July in order to find a new home.
Kevin Jones - The New England Patriots had him in for a visit but Jones wants more than a one-year, veteran minimum type of deal.
Ron Dayne - Despite performing well for the Houston Texans the past two seasons, Dayne remains unemployed.
Najeh Davenport - The bulky back should be able to find a job once some teams start to lose backs due to injury in training camp.
Mike Anderson - He may decide to retire and he's also suspended four games by the NFL.
Anthony Thomas -
Verron Haynes
Samkon Gado - He worked out for the New England Patriots recently but it's believed he wasn't offered a contract.

Kick/Punt Returners
Eddie Drummond (KR/PR)
Tim Dwight (KR/PR)
Troy Walters (PR)
Josh Scobey (KR)
Tyson Thompson (KR)
Reshard Lee (KR)

Lorenzo Neal - The veteran blocker still wants to play but hasn't had much interest in his services of late.
Dan Kreider

Wide Receiver
Chris Henry - The talented but troubled receiver has yet to have a free agent visit since being released by the Cincinnati Bengals.
Eddie Kennison - He recently told Sirius NFL Radio that he's interested in playing at least two more seasons.
David Givens - His career is in doubt after suffering a serious knee injury almost two years ago.
Koren Robinson - The troubled but talented receiver should find work closer to training camp.
Cedrick Wilson - He'll serve a one-game suspension to start the regular season.
Taylor Jacobs - He was let go by the Denver Broncos recently. Jacobs is yet another former player who played under Steve Spurrier who hasn't performed well at the NFL level.
Doug Gabriel - He was recently released by the Cincinnati Bengals.
Eric Moulds - He's received mild interest around the league.
Peerless Price - He's probably done playing because of a neck injury.
Keenan McCardell - His stellar career may be over.
Aaron Moorehead

Tight End

Christian Fauria - He's strictly a blocking tight end.
Aaron Walker
Teyo Johnson
Ryan Neufeld
Tim Euhus
Bennie Joppru
Mike Seidman

Offensive Tackle
Shane Olivea - His four-game suspension was rescinded by the NFL recently.
Fred Miller - It's not known if he still wants to play but as far as we can tell, he hasn't had a free agent visit since the Chicago Bears released him.
Jordan Black - The Houston Texans released him recently. Black is capable of backing up at right and left tackle.
Stockar McDougle - He's coming back from a torn Achilles tendon.
Wayne Gandy - He may be done playing.
Barry Stokes (G)
Mike Rosenthal
Nat Dorsey


Chris Naeole - Maurice Williams and Uche Nwaneri are competing for his left guard position with the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Larry Allen - The belief is that he's leaning toward retirement.
John Welbourn
Rick Demulling
Chris Liwienski
Ruben Brown
Todd Steussie (T)

LeCharles Bentley (G) - He claims to be healthy enough to compete for a starting job.
Mike Flynn
Mike Flanagan
Tyson Walter
Mike Pucillo

John Carney - We're told he definitely wants to play. Two possibilities, later in training camps, are the with the Denver Broncos and Kansas City Chiefs.
Dave Rayner - He was recently waived by the Miami Dolphins.
Billy Cundiff - He was released by the Kansas City Chiefs recently. Because there's a lack of available talent at kicker, Cundiff should be able to find a job.
Morten Andersen - Even though he turns 48 in late August, Andersen hasn't officially retired.
Aaron Elling - He's primarily looked upon as a kickoff specialist.

Scott Player - He spent a few weeks with the New England Patriots recently.
Mitch Berger - He played five games with the Arizona Cardinals last season.
Chad Stanley - He was recently released by the Indianapolis Colts.

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