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2012 free agents by position

Updated March 14, 2012 @ 8:39 p.m. ET

The following list was provided by the NFLPA. It includes the players who became free agents on March 13. Players are listed alphabetically by position, with their 2011 team and the number of years they have accrued in the NFL.

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Quarterbacks

Derek Anderson, Carolina    7
Richard Bartel, Arizona    2
Charlie Batch, Pittsburgh    14
Kyle Boller, Oakland    9
Tom Brandstater, St. Louis    2
Drew Brees, New Orleans    11 (franchised — exclusive tag)
Mark Brunell, New York Jets    19
Kellen Clemens, St. Louis    6
Kerry Collins, Indianapolis    17 (retired)
Jake Delhomme, Houston    12
Dennis Dixon, Pittsburgh    4
A.J. Feeley, St. Louis    11
Matt Flynn, Green Bay    4
Jeff Garcia, Houston    10
Chris Greisen, Dallas    3
Rex Grossman, Washington    9
Max Hall, Arizona    2
Caleb Hanie, Chicago    4
Shaun Hill, Detroit    10
Brian Hoyer, New England    3
Josh Johnson, Tampa Bay    4
Jon Kitna, Dallas    15 (retired)
Byron Leftwich, Pittsburgh    9
Matt Leinart, Houston    7
J.P. Losman, Miami    7
Peyton Manning, Indianapolis    15
Luke McCown, Jacksonville    8
Kevin O'Connell, New York Jets    4
Dan Orlovsky, Indianapolis    7
Curtis Painter, Indianapolis    3
Tyler Palko, Kansas City    2
Brady Quinn, Denver    5
Alex Smith, San Francisco    7
Drew Stanton, Detroit    5
Charlie Whitehurst, Seattle    6
Vince Young, Philadelphia    6

Running backs

Joseph Addai, Indianapolis    6
Lance Ball, Denver    2
Jackie Battle, Kansas City    5
Kahlil Bell, Chicago    3
Cedric Benson, Cincinnati    7
LeGarrette Blount, Tampa Bay    2
Lorenzo Booker, Minnesota    3
Ronnie Brown, Philadelphia    7
Michael Bush, Oakland    4
Rock Cartwright, Oakland    10
Tashard Choice, Buffalo    4
Kevin Faulk, New England    13
Justin Forsett, Seattle    4
Matt Forté, Chicago    4 (franchised)
Earnest Graham, Tampa Bay    8
Ryan Grant, Green Bay    5
BenJarvus Green-Ellis, New England    4
Bruce Hall, Buffalo    1
Jerome Harrison, Detroit    6
Tim Hightower, Washington    4
Brandon Jacobs, New York Giants   7
Thomas Jones, Kansas City    13
Matt Lawrence, Baltimore    3
Kregg Lumpkin, Tampa Bay    3
Mewelde Moore, Pittsburgh    8
Maurice Morris, Detroit    10
Sammy Morris, Dallas    11
Jerious Norwood, St. Louis    6
Issac Redman, Pittsburgh    2
Ray Rice, Baltimore    4 (franchised)
Steve Slaton, Miami    4
Alfonso Smith, Arizona    1
Kevin Smith, Detroit    4
LaRod Stephens-Howling, Arizona    3
Chester Taylor, Arizona    10
Mike Tolbert, San Diego    4
LaDainian Tomlinson, New York Jets    11
Derrick Ward, Houston    8
Chauncey Washington, Dallas    1
Cadillac Williams, St. Louis    7

Fullbacks

Brock Bolen, Jacksonville   2
Jerome Felton, Indianapolis   4
Tony Flammetta, Dallas   3
Ahmard Hall, Tennessee    6
Jacob Hester, San Diego    4
Lex Hilliard, Miami   3
Spencer Larsen, Denver   4
Moran Norris, San Francisco   11
Marcel Reece, Oakland   2
Michael Robinson, Seattle   6
Owen Schmitt, Philadelphia   4
Kris Wilson, Baltimore   8

Wide receivers

Seyi Ajirotutu, Carolina    2
Danny Amendola, St. Louis    3
David  Anderson, Washington    6
Devin Aromashodu, Minnesota    4
Donnie Avery, Tennessee    4
Dwayne Bowe, Kansas City    5 (franchised)
Deion Branch, New England    10
Plaxico Burress, New York Jets    10
Andre Caldwell, Cincinnati    4
Greg Camarillo, Minnesota    6
Michael Clayton, New York Giants    8
Mark Clayton, St. Louis    7
Jerricho Cotchery, Pittsburgh    8
Patrick Crayton, San Diego    8
Dominique Curry, St. Louis    2
Rashied Davis, Detroit    7
Early Doucet, Arizona    4
Lee Evans, Baltimore     9
Ted Ginn Jr., San Francisco    5
Anthony Gonzalez, Indianapolis    5
Richard Goodman, San Diego    1
Derek Hagan, Buffalo    6
Jesse Holley, Dallas    2
T.J. Houshmandzadeh, Oakland    11
Bryant Johnson, Houston    9
Brandon Lloyd, St. Louis    9
Mario Manningham, New York Giants    4
Legedu Naanee, Carolina    5
Jordan Norwood, Cleveland    1
Kevin Ogletree, Dallas    3
Kasim Osgood, Jacksonville   10
Preston Parker, Tampa Bay    2
Roscoe Parrish, Buffalo    7
Courtney Roby, New Orleans    6
Eddie Royal, Denver    4
Chaz Schilens, Oakland    4
Jerome Simpson, Cincinnati    4
Matt Slater, New England    4
Steve Smith, Philadelphia    5
Micheal Spurlock, Tampa Bay    4
Donté Stallworth, Washington    9
Maurice Stovall, Detroit    6
Brett Swain, San Francisco    3
Devin Thomas, New York Giants    4
Jerheme Urban, Kansas City    7
Mike Wallace, Pittsburgh    3
Wes Welker, New England    8 (franchised)
Roy Williams, Chicago    8
Matt Willis, Denver    3 

Tight ends

Billy Bajema, St. Louis   7
Anthony Becht, Kansas City   11
Richie Brockel, Carolina   1
Dallas Clark, Indianapolis    9
Kellen Davis, Chicago   4
Fred Davis, Washington   4 (franchised)
Joel Dreessen, Houston   6
Daniel Fells, Denver   5
John Gilmore, New Orleans   10
Anthony Hill, Indianapolis   3
Tory Humphrey, New Orleans   4
David Johnson, Pittsburgh   3
Edgar Jones, Baltimore   5
Reggie Kelly, Atlanta   13
Jim Kleinsasser, Minnesota   13 (retired)
Donald Lee, Cincinnati   9
Jeron Mastrud, Miami   2
Randy McMichael, San Diego  10
Matthew Mulligan, New York Jets   3
Jake O'Connell, Kansas City   3
Bear Pascoe, New York Giants   2
Justin Peelle, San Francisco   10
Leonard Pope, Kansas City   6
Dante Rosario, Denver   5
Martin Rucker, Jacksonville   2
Bo Scaife, Cincinnati   7
Mike Sellers, Washington   12
Visanthe Shiancoe, Minnesota   9
Jeremy Shockey, Carolina   10
Stephen Spach, St. Louis   5
Jacob Tamme, Indianapolis   4

Offensive tackles

Stacy Andrews, New York Giants    8
Jeff Backus, Detroit    11
Khalif Barnes, Oakland    7
D'Anthony Batiste, Arizona    5
Demetrius Bell, Buffalo    4
Levi Brown, Arizona   6
Patrick Brown, Minnesota    2
Kirk Chambers, Atlanta    7
Chris Clark, Denver    2
Anthony Collins, Cincinnati    4
Marc Colombo, Miami    10
Oniel Cousins, Cleveland    4
Brandyn Dombrowski, San Diego    3
Demar Dotson, Tampa Bay    3
King Dunlap, Philadelphia    4
Adam Goldberg, St. Louis    8
Stephon Heyer, Oakland    5
Artis Hicks, Cleveland    10
Corey Hilliard, Detroit    3
Brandon  Keith, Arizona    4
Scott Kooistra, Minnesota    9
James Lee, Tampa Bay    4
Mark LeVoir, St. Louis    5
Daniel Loper, Dallas    7
Kareem McKenzie, New York Giants    11
Marcus McNeill, San Diego    7
Pat  McQuistan, New Orleans    6
Paul McQuistan, Seattle    5
Jamon Meredith, Pittsburgh    3
Lydon Murtha, Miami    3
Ryan O'Callaghan, Kansas City    6
Quinn Ojinnaka, Indianapolis    6
Frank Omiyale, Chicago     7
Tony Pashos, Cleveland    10
Barry Richardson Kansas City    4
William Robinson, Jacksonville    3
Dennis Roland, Cincinnati    4
Max Starks, Pittsburgh    8
Steve Vallos, Cleveland    4
Eric Winston, Houston    7

Offensive guards

Jacob Bell, St. Louis    8
Mike Brisiel, Houston    4
Vernon Carey, Miami    8
Cooper Carlisle, Oakland   12
Leonard Davis, Detroit    11
Ryan Diem, Indianapolis    11
Derrick Dockery, Dallas    9
Trai Essex, Pittsburgh    7
Ramon Foster, Pittsburgh    3
Ben Grubbs, Baltimore    5
Andre Gurode, Baltimore    10
Anthony Herrera, Minnesota    8
Russ Hochstein, Denver    11
Montrae Holland, Dallas    9
Steve Hutchinson, Minnesota    11
Chris Kemoeatu, Pittsburgh    8
Doug Legursky, Pittsburgh    3
Kory Lichtensteiger, Washington    3
Nate Livings, Cincinnati    4
Sean Locklear, Washington    8
Deuce Lutui, Arizona    6
Evan Mathis, Philadelphia    7
Mike McGlynn, Cincinnati    4
Tony Moll, San Diego    6
Scott Mruczkowski,San Diego    7
Mike Pollak, Indianapolis    4
Chilo Rachal, San Francisco    4
Manuel Ramirez, Denver    4
Chad Rinehart, Buffalo    3
Geoff Schwartz, Carolina    3
Jake  Scott, Tennessee    8
Eric Steinbach, Cleveland  9
Kasey Studdard, Houston    5
Robert Turner, New York Jets    4
Tony Ugoh, New York Giants    4
Kraig Urbik, Buffalo    3
Travelle Wharton, Carolina   9
Bobbie Williams, Cincinnati    12
Pork Chop Womack, Arizona    11
Tony Wragge, St. Louis    7

Centers

Matt Birk, Baltimore   14
Jason Brown, St. Louis   7
Dan Connolly, New England   6
Jamaal Jackson, Philadelphia   8
Dan Koppen, New England   9
Todd McClure, Atlanta   13
Chris Myers, Houston   7
Jamey Richard, Indianapolis   4
Brett Romberg, Atlanta   7
Samson Satele, Oakland   5
Jeff Saturday, Indianapolis   13
Fernando Velasco, Tennessee   2
Scott Wells, Green Bay   8
Casey Wiegmann, Kansas City   16

Defensive ends

Victor Abiamiri, Philadelphia    5
John Abraham, Atlanta    12
C.J. Ah You, St. Louis    3
Ikaika Alama-Francis, Miami    5
Jamaal Anderson, Indianapolis    5
Mark Anderson, New England    6
Cliff Avril, Detroit    4 (franchised)
Ryan Baker, Miami    3
Dave Ball, Tennessee    7
Michael Bennett, Tampa Bay    3
Tyler Brayton, Indianapolis    9
Raheem Brock, Seattle    10
Mason Brodine, Oakland    0
Calais Campbell, Arizona    4 (franchised)
Andre Carter, New England    11
Luis Castillo, San Diego    7
Jeff Charleston, New Orleans    5
Shaun Ellis, New England    12
Clifton Geathers, Dallas    2
Wallace Gilberry, Kansas City    4
Kedric Golston, Washington    6
James Hall, St. Louis    12
Tony Hargrove, Seattle    7
Derrick Harvey, Denver    4
William Hayes, Tennessee    4
Vonnie Holliday, Arizona    14
Israel Idonije, Chicago    9
Jason Jones, Tennessee    4
Sergio Kindle, Baltimore    1
Kendall Langford, Miami    4
Trevor Laws, Philadelphia    4
Bryan Mattison, St. Louis    1
Aaron Maybin, New York Jets    3
Ryan McBean, Denver    3
Turk McBride, New Orleans    5
Albert McClellan, Baltimore    1
Clinton McDonald, Seattle    2
Phillip Merling, Miami    3
Juqua Parker, Philadelphia    11
Zach Potter, Jacksonville    2
Trevor Scott, Oakland    4
Aaron Smith, Pittsburgh    14
Ronald Talley, Arizona    1
Dave Tollefson, New York Giants    5
Gerard Warren, New England    11
Jamaal Westerman, New York Jets    3
Jimmy Wilkerson, Seattle    9
Brandon Williams, Arizona    2

Defensive tackles

Anthony Adams, Chicago   9
Justin Bannan, St. Louis   10
Rocky Bernard, New York Giants    10
Desmond Bryant, Oakland    3
Tim Bulman, Houston    5
Brodrick Bunkley, Denver    6
Nate Collins, Jacksonville    2
Jermelle Cudjo, St. Louis    2
Leger Douzable, Jacksonville    3
Fred Evans, Minnesota    6
Andre Fluellen, Detroit    4
Eric Foster, Indianapolis    4
Aubrayo Franklin, New Orleans    9
Antonio Garay, San Diego    6
Gary Gibson, St. Louis    6
Howard Green, Green Bay    7
Kelly Gregg, Kansas City    11
Tommie Harris, San Diego    8
Jovan Haye, Tampa Bay    6
Albert Haynesworth, Tampa Bay 10
John Henderson, Oakland  10
Sammie Lee Hill, Detroit    3
Chris Hoke, Pittsburgh    11 (retired)
Jimmy Kennedy, New York Giants    8
Derek Landri, Philadelphia    5
Kyle Love, New England    2
Brandon McKinney, Baltimore    6
Steve McLendon, Pittsburgh    2
C.J. Mosley, Jacksonville    7
Amobi Okoye, Chicago    5
Jeremy Parnell, Dallas    2
Fred Robbins, St. Louis   12
Shaun Rogers, New Orleans    11
Brian Schaefering, Cleveland    2
Malcolm Sheppard, Tennessee    2
Pat Sims, Cincinnati    4
Marcus Thomas, Denver    5
Vance Walker, Atlanta    3

Outside linebackers

Xavier Adibi, Minnesota    4
Antwan Applewhite, Carolina    4
Marcus Benard, Cleveland    3
Kevin Bentley, Indianapolis    10
Jerome Boyd, Oakland    1
Keith Brooking, Dallas    14
Cody Brown, Detroit    2
Everette Brown, San Diego    4
Bobby Carpenter, Detroit    6
Jonathan Casillas, New Orleans    3
Chris Chamberlain, St. Louis    4
Jo-Lonn Dunbar, New Orleans    4
Isaiah Ekejiuba, Detroit    7
Omar Gaither, Carolina    6
Quentin Groves, Oakland    4
Gary Guyton, New England    4
Mario Haggan, Denver    9
Clark  Haggans, Arizona    12
Geno Hayes, Tampa Bay    4
Erin Henderson, Minnesota    4
Leroy Hill, Seattle    7
Jason Hunter, Denver    6
Brandon Johnson, Cincinnati    6
Bryan Kehl, St. Louis    4
Manny Lawson, Cincinnati    6
Rocky McIntosh, Washington    6
Brit Miller, St. Louis    2
Jarvis Moss, Oakland    5
Kenny Onatolu, Minnesota    3
Ashlee Palmer, Detroit    3
Mike Peterson, Atlanta    13
Brady Poppinga, St. Louis    7
Joey Porter, Arizona    13
Matt Roth, Jacksonville    7
Jordan Senn, Carolina    4
Ernie Sims, Indianapolis    6
Dan Skuta, Cincinnati    3
Anthony Spencer, Dallas    5 (franchised)
Austin Spitler, Miami    2
David  Vobora, Seattle    4
Erik Walden, Green Bay    4
Philip Wheeler,Indianapolis    4
Chavis Williams, Baltimore    1
Thomas Williams, Carolina    2
Mario Williams, Houston    6
Wesley Woodyard, Denver    4

Inside linebackers

Brendon Ayanbadejo, Baltimore    9
Jovan Belcher, Kansas City    3
Chase Blackburn, New York Giants    6
Darryl Blackstock, Oakland    5
Gary Brackett, Indianapolis   9
Titus Brown, Cleveland    2
Dan Connor, Carolina    4
Stephen Cooper, San Diego    9
Andra Davis, Buffalo    10
Na'il Diggs, San Diego    12
Tim Dobbins, Houston    6
Dannell Ellerbe, Baltimore    3
James Farrior, Pittsburgh    16
London Fletcher, Washington    14
Keyaron Fox, Washington    8
Jonathan Goff, New York Giants    4
Larry Grant, San Francisco    3
David Hawthorne, Seattle    4
E.J. Henderson, Minnesota    9
Ramon Humber, New Orleans    3
Bradie James, Dallas    9
DeAndre Levy, Detroit    3
Curtis Lofton, Atlanta    4
Joe Mays, Denver    4
Jameel McClain, Baltimore    4
Matt McCoy, Seattle    7
Marvin Mitchell, Miami    5
Barrett Ruud, Tennessee    7
Tim Shaw, Tennessee    4
Reggie Torbor, Buffalo    8
Stephen Tulloch, Detroit    6
Reggie Walker, Arizona    3

Cornerbacks

Jason Allen, Houston    6
Will Allen, Miami    11
Ronde Barber, Tampa Bay    15
Ron Bartell, St. Louis    8
Will Blackmon, New York Giants    6
Zack Bowman, Chicago    4
Tramaine Brock, San Francisco    2
Phillip Buchanon, Washington    10
Jarrett Bush, Green Bay    6
Chris Carr, Baltimore    8
Marquice Cole, New York Jets    3
Reggie Corner, Buffalo    4
Kennard Cox, Seattle    2
Travis Daniels, Kansas City    7
Domonique Foxworth, Baltimore   7
William Gay, Pittsburgh    5
Cletis Gordon, Carolina    5
Danny Gorrer, Baltimore    2
Corey Graham, Chicago    5
Cedric Griffin, Minnesota    6
Brent Grimes, Atlanta    4 (franchised)
Al Harris, St. Louis    14 (retired)
Kelvin Hayden, Atlanta    7
Roderick Hood, St. Louis    9
Dante Hughes, San Diego     6
Kelly Jennings, Cincinnati    6
Adam Jones, Cincinnati    5
David Jones, Jacksonville    5
Nathan Jones, New England    8
Justin King, St. Louis    4
Jacob Lacey, Indianapolis    3
Patrick Lee, Green Bay    4
Keenan Lewis, Pittsburgh    3
Roy Lewis, Seattle    3
Elbert Mack, Tampa Bay    4
Richard Marshall, Arizona    6
Bryan McCann, Oakland    2
Brandon McDonald, Detroit    5
Bryant McFadden, Pittsburgh   7
William Middleton, Jacksonville    3
Antwaun Molden, New England    4
Terence Newman, Dallas   10
Paul Oliver, San Diego    5
Dimitri Patterson, Cleveland    6
Tracy Porter, New Orleans    4
Aaron Ross, New York Giants    5
Benny Sapp, Minnesota    8
Lito Sheppard, Oakland    10
Reggie Smith, San Francisco    4
R.J. Stanford, Carolina    1
Donald Strickland, New York Jets    9
Greg Toler, Arizona    3
Leigh Torrence, New Orleans    6
Frank Walker, Dallas    9
Lardarius Webb, Baltimore    3
Byron Westbrook, Washington    3
Jonathan Wilhite, Denver    4
Cary Williams, Baltimore    3

Safeties

Hamza Abdullah, Arizona    6
Husain Abdullah, Minnesota    4
Mike Adams, Cleveland    8
Oshiomogho Atogwe, Washington  7
Alan Ball, Dallas    4
Dominique Barber, Houston    4
Atari Bigby, Seattle    6
Tyvon Branch, Oakland    4 (franchised)
Stevie Brown, Indianapolis    2
C.C. Brown, Jacksonville    6
Melvin Bullitt, Indianapolis    5
James Butler, St. Louis    7
Erik Coleman, Detroit    8
Sean Considine, Arizona    7
Jon Corto, Buffalo, 4
Craig Dahl, St. Louis    5
Brian Dawkins, Denver    16
Quintin Demps, Houston    3
Abram Elam, Dallas    6
Matt Giordano Oakland    7
Dashon Goldson, San Francisco    5 (franchised)
Deon Grant, New York Giants    12
Courtney Greene, Jacksonville    3
Steve Gregory, San Diego    6
Michael Griffin, Tennessee    5 (franchised)
Chris Harris, Detroit    7
Chris  Hope, Tennessee    10
James Ihedigbo, New England    5
Rashad Johnson, Arizona    3
Tyrell Johnson, Minnesota    4
Sean Jones, Tampa Bay    8
LaRon Landry, Washington    5
Reshard Langford, Kansas City    2
Jim Leonhard, New York Jets    7
Bret Lockett, New England    3
Corey Lynch, Tampa Bay    4
Derrick Martin, New York Giants    6
Kyle McCarthy, Denver    1
Jon McGraw, Kansas City    10
Brandon Meriweather, Chicago    5
Jeromy Miles, Cincinnati    2
Ryan Mundy, Pittsburgh    3
Haruki Nakamura, Baltimore    4
Reggie Nelson, Cincinnati    5
Jarrad Page, Minnesota    6  (signed with Los Angeles Dodgers)
Sabby Piscitelli, Kansas City    5
Brodney Pool, New York Jets    7
James Sanders, Atlanta    7
Bob Sanders, San Diego    8
Bryan  Scott, Buffalo    9
Anthony Smith, Tennessee    6
Craig Steltz, Chicago    4
Darian Stewart, St. Louis    2
Madieu Williams, San Francisco    8
Gibril Wilson, Cincinnati    8
Tom Zbikowski, Baltimore    4

Punters

Jason Baker, Carolina  11
Britton Colquitt, Denver   2
Ben Graham, Detroit   7
Donnie Jones, St. Louis   8
Jeremy Kapinos, Pittsburgh   2
Brad Maynard, Cleveland   15
Mat McBriar, Dallas   8
Richmond McGee, Cleveland    2
Daniel Sepulveda, Pittsburgh   5
Matt Turk, Houston   16
Steve Weatherford, New York Giants   6 (franchised)
Dave Zastudil, Arizona   10

Placekickers

Connor Barth, Tampa Bay   4 (franchised)
David Buehler, Dallas    4
Brandon Coutu, Buffalo   1
Phil Dawson, Cleveland   13 (franchised)
Jay Feely, Arizona   11
Graham Gano, Washington   2
Shayne Graham, Baltimore   10
Steven Hauschka, Seattle   3
John Kasay, New Orleans   21
Mike Nugent, Cincinnati  7 (franchised)
Matt Prater, Denver   4 (franchised)
Neil Rackers, Houston   12
Dave Rayner, Buffalo   5
Josh Scobee, Jacksonville   8 (franchised)

Long-snappers

Kenneth Amato, Tennessee   9
Morgan Cox, Baltimore   2
Clark Harris, Cincinnati   3
Matt Katula, Minnesota   6
Mike Leach, Arizona   12
Chris Massey, Chicago   10
Don Muhlbach, Detroit   8
Mike Windt, San Diego   2
Joe Zelenka, Atlanta   12

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