Best Available NFL Free Agents Offense-Week 8

The running back position has some interesting names left in free agency. Mike Bell started three games in his rookie season and is capable of playing full back as well as running back.

Best Available Free Agents-Defense

Quarterback
Jared Lorenzen - He has some upside as a No. 3 quarterback.
Tim Rattay - He's likely going to be a No. 3 quarterback for any team that wants to sign him.
Craig Nall - He's likely going to be a No. 3 quarterback for any team that wants to sign him.
Matt Baker - He's likely going to be a No. 3 quarterback for any team that wants to sign him.

Running Back

Ron Dayne - Despite performing reasonably well for the Houston Texans the past two seasons, Dayne remains unemployed.
Mike Bell - He was with the Houston Texans for about a week but they waived him after he suffered a hamstring injury.
Kenny Irons - The former second-round pick of the Cincinnati Bengals is coming back from ACL surgery.
Vernand Morency - He offers a team a third down role.
Noah Herron - He offers a team a third down role.
LaBrandon Toefield - The power back could handle a third running back role.
Marcel Shipp - Solid special teams player and fits in as a third back.
Musa Smith - He fits in as a #3 back.
Anthony Thomas - The power runner is best suited to handle a No. 3 role at this point in his career.
Verron Haynes - The former Pittsburgh Steeler could handle a No. 3 running back role.
Eric Shelton - The former second-round pick of the Carolina Panthers may have run out of chances after being waived by the Washington Redskins recently.
Samkon Gado - He worked out for the New England Patriots recently but it's believed he wasn't offered a contract.

Fullback
Thomas Tapeh - The Minnesota Vikings recently released him.
Andrew Pinnock - He has some starting experience but was beaten out by rookie FB Mike Tolbert for the starting job with the San Diego Chargers.
Darian Barnes - He was recently released by the Buffalo Bills.
Troy Fleming
Justin Green

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

Wide Receiver
Terry Glenn - The Miami Dolphins have shown interest in him, but not recently.
Joe Horn - He really only wants to play for a Super Bowl contending team.
Chad Jackson - He had tryouts for the Cincinnati Bengals, Denver Broncos, Miami Dolphins, Oakland Raiders, and St. Louis Rams recently.
Billy McMullen - The Seattle Seahawks just released him last week.
Roydell Williams - He caught 55 passes last season, but Williams is still struggling coming back from a broken ankle.
Samie Parker - The Seattle Seahawks released him after spending just a few days with the team.
Reche Caldwell - He fits in as a fourth receiver.
David Givens - His career is in doubt after suffering a serious knee injury almost two years ago.
Courtney Roby - He was recently released by the Colts.
Cedrick Wilson - His one-game suspension has been lifted by the league.
Doug Gabriel - He was recently released by the Cincinnati Bengals.
Tim Carter - He can run well in a straight line but catching the ball has been a problem.
Martin Nance - He's a tall receiver but lacks good enough speed to play on game days.
Taylor Jacobs - The former second-round pick of the Washington Redskins has bounced around in recent years.
Keenan McCardell - He said recently that he still wants to play.
Aaron Moorehead - He offers a team value as a No. 4 receiver.
David Kircus - He had a good workout for the Tennessee Titans recently.

Tight End
Ryan Krause - He fits in as a third tight end.
Adam Bergen - The former Lehigh University tight end had a good pre-season for the Baltimore Ravens.
Courtney Anderson - The Oakland Raiders once saw him as their tight end of the future. Since then, he's been with four other teams.
Aaron Walker - The Baltimore Ravens recently released the journeyman 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
Luke Petitgout - He failed a team physical by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers recently.
Kelly Butler - He has starting experience at right tackle.
Jordan Black - The Houston Texans released him earlier this year. Black is capable of backing up at right and left tackle.
Leander Jordan - The journeyman backup tackle was recently released by the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Torrin Tucker
Anthony Alabi
Will Svitek
Stockar McDougle - He's coming back from a torn Achilles tendon.
Mike Rosenthal

Guard
Jeb Terry - The former fifth-round pick of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers fits in as a fourth guard.
Toniu Fonoti - He was once one of the better young guards in the league but he's been with six teams in four years.
Dylan Gandy - He was recently released by the Denver Broncos for the second time in the last few weeks.
Steve McKinney (C) - The veteran lineman could be a decent backup for a team.
Rick Demulling
Nat Dorsey (T)
Ruben Brown
Chris Liwienski
Todd Steussie (T)

Center
LeCharles Bentley (G) - He recently visited the St. Louis Rams.
Mike Flynn
Doug Datish
Mike Flanagan
Tyson Walter
Mike Pucillo

Kicker
Dave Rayner - The Cincinnati Bengals released him earlier this week.
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.
Justin Medlock - The St. Louis Rams recently released the former fifth-round pick of the Chiefs.
Aaron Elling - The kickoff specialist was recently released by the Oakland Raiders.
Morten Andersen - Even though he turned 48 recently, Andersen hasn't officially retired.

Punter
Todd Sauerbrun - A league source said he was reinstated from his four-game suspension.
Scott Player
Josh Miller


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