The top free agents are ranked by position. Rankings do not include restricted free agents or players who were franchised. They do include players who have been released by their teams, as well as players who will be unrestricted free agents.

Quarterback

1. Kurt Warner, Cardinals

2. Byron Leftwich, Steelers

3. Jeff Garcia, Bucs

4. Kerry Collins, Titans

5. Dan Orlovsky, Lions

Running back

1. Derrick Ward, Giants

2. Maurice Morris, Seahawks

3. Correll Buckhalter, Eagles

4. Fred Taylor, Jaguars

5. LaMont Jordan, Patriots

Fullback

1. Heath Evans, Patriots

2. Leonard Weaver, Seahawks

3. Terrelle Smith, Cardinals

4. Lorenzo Neal, Ravens

5. Tony Richardson, Jets

Wide receiver

1. T.J. Houshmandzadeh, Bengals

2. Laveranues Coles, Jets

3. Michael Jenkins, Falcons

4. Nate Washington, Steelers

5. Marvin Harrison, Colts

Tight end

1. Jerramy Stevens, Bucs

2. L.J. Smith, Eagles

3. Chris Baker, Jets

4. Justin Peelle, Falcons

5. Tony Curtis, Cowboys

Offensive tackle

1. Tra Thomas, Eagles

2. Stacy Andrews, Bengals

3. Mark Tauscher, Packers

4. Jon Stinchcomb, Saints

5. Jon Runyan, Eagles

Guard

1. Mike Goff, Chargers

2. Cooper Carlisle, Raiders

3. Pete Kendall, Redskins

4. Stephen Peterman, Lions

5. Chris Naeole, Jaguars

Center

1. Jason Brown, Ravens

2. Jake Grove, Raiders

3. Matt Birk, Vikings

4. Jeff Saturday, Colts

5. Eric Ghiaciuc, Bengals

Defensive end

1. Antonio Smith, Cardinals

2. Chris Canty, Cowboys

3. Igor Olshansky, Chargers

4. Bertrand Berry, Cardinals

5. Demetric Evans, Redskins

Defensive tackle

1. Albert Haynesworth, Titans

2. Jovan Haye, Bucs

3. Rocky Bernard, Seahawks

4. Tank Johnson, Cowboys

5. Grady Jackson, Falcons

Inside linebacker

1. Jon Vilma, Saints

2. Bart Scott, Ravens

3. Ray Lewis, Ravens

4. Mike Peterson, Jaguars

5. Kevin Burnett, Cowboys

Outside linebacker

1. Michael Boley, Falcons

2. Marcus Washington, Redskins

3. Keith Brooking, Falcons

4. Cato June, Bucs

5. Derrick Brooks, Bucs

Cornerback

1. Bryant McFadden, Steelers

2. DeAngelo Hall, Redskins

3. Leigh Bodden, Lions

4. Chris McAlister, Ravens

5. Jabari Greer, Bills

Free safety

1. Mike Brown, Bears

2. James Butler, Giants

3. Brian Dawkins, Eagles

4. Sean Jones, Browns

5. James Sanders, Patriots

Strong safety

1. Yeremiah Bell, Dolphins

2. Gibril Wilson, Raiders

3. Jermaine Phillips, Bucs

4. Jim Leonhard, Ravens

5. Darren Sharper, Vikings

Punter

1. Hunter Smith, Colts

2. Ben Graham, Cardinals

3. Chris Hanson, Patriots

4. Craig Heintrich, Titans

5. Mitch Berger, Steelers

Placekicker

1. Rob Bironas, Titans

2. Jason Hanson, Lions

3. John Carney, Giants

4. Jay Feely, Jets

5. Matt Stover, Ravens