Updated Best Available Free Agents-Offense

There are still plenty of talented running backs left on the free agent market. Will Shaun Alexander find a job soon? How about former first-round pick Cedric Benson?

Daunte Culpepper - He's only had one free agent visit (Green Bay Packers) but he was offered a contract.
Byron Leftwich - He's received only mild interest of late.
Tim Rattay
Jamie Martin - We're told he still wants to play.
Craig Nall

Running Back
Shaun Alexander - He struggled mightily last season and may have to wait until late August in order to find a new home.
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. And Henry reportedly failed a recent drug test which would have him suspended for a year.
Ron Dayne - Despite performing well for the Houston Texans the past two seasons, Dayne remains unemployed.
Mike Bell - He fits in with a power rushing offense. He had recent workouts for the New England Patriots and Houston Texans.
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.

Wide Receiver
Chris Henry - The talented but troubled receiver has yet to have a free agent visit since being released by the Cincinnati Bengals.
Terry Glenn - He could sign with the Miami Dolphins soon who are in major need of receiver help.
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 the start of the regular season.
Cedrick Wilson - He'll serve a one-game suspension to start the regular season.
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 - He said recently that he still wants to play.
Aaron Moorehead - He offers a team value as a No. 4 receiver.

Tight End

Christian Fauria - He's strictly a blocking tight end.
Teyo Johnson - Journeyman, No. 3 tight end who has been in and out of the league for a while.
Ryan Neufeld
Tim Euhus
Bennie Joppru
Mike Seidman

Offensive Tackle
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 (G)


Chris Naeole - Maurice Williams and Uche Nwaneri are competing for his vacated left guard position with the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Larry Allen - There have been recent reports that he wants to play another season.
John Welbourn - He worked out for the Baltimore Ravens recently and was offered a contract but the team signed Chad Slaughter instead.
Rick Demulling
Ruben Brown
Todd Steussie (T)

LeCharles Bentley (G) - He claims to be healthy enough to compete for a starting job yet he hasn't received a substantial offer.
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.

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