NFL FREE-AGENT SCORECARD
03/26/2005

At the start of the free agency period on March 2, Post-Dispatch football writer Jim Thomas listed the top five free agents at each position. Here's what has happened since then:


QUARTERBACKS

1.) Brad Johnson, Tampa Bay. To MINNESOTA: 4 years, $6 million, $1.2 million signing bonus.

2.) Jeff Garcia, Cleveland. To DETROIT: 1 year, $2 million, $1.2 million signing bonus.

3.) Kurt Warner, NY Giants. To ARIZONA: 1 year, $4 million, $2 million signing bonus.

4.) Jay Fiedler, Miami. To NY JETS: 5 years, $8.6 million, $500,000 signing bonus.

5.) Kelly Holcomb, Cleveland. To BUFFALO: 4 years, $6.8 million, $2 million signing bonus.


RUNNING BACKS

1.) Lamont Jordan, NY Jets. To OAKLAND: 5 years, $27.5 million, $7 million signing bonus.

2.) Correll Buckhalter, Philadelphia. Re-signed with PHILADELPHIA: 2 years, $1.5 million, $250,000 signing bonus.

3.) Anthony Thomas, Chicago. Still looking.

4.) Garrison Hearst, Denver. Still looking.

5.) Derrick Blaylock, Kansas City. To NY JETS: 5 years, $11.1 million, $3.2 million signing bonus.


WIDE RECEIVERS

1.) Plaxico Burress, Pittsburgh. To NY GIANTS: 6 years, $25 million, $8.25 million signing bonus.

2.) Derrick Mason, Tennessee. To BALTIMORE: 5 years, $20 million, $7 million signing bonus.

3.) David Patten, New England. To WASHINGTON: 5 years, $13.6 million, $3.5 million signing bonus.

4.) T.J. Houshmandzadeh, Cincinnati. Re-signed with CINCINNATI: 4 years, $12.5 million, $3.75 million signing bonus.

5.) Kevin Johnson, Baltimore. Still looking.


FULLBACKS/TIGHT ENDS

1.) Itula Mili, TE, Seattle. Re-signed with SEATTLE: 4 years, $6 million, $1.5 million signing bonus.

2.) Jermaine Wiggins, TE, Minnesota. Re-signed with MINNESOTA: 5 years, $6.7 million, $1 million roster bonus.

3.) Stephen Alexander, TE, Detroit. To DENVER: 3 years, $4.2 million, $1 million signing bonus.

4.) Chad Lewis, TE, Philadelphia. Still looking.

5.) Patrick Pass, FB, New England. Re-signed with NEW ENGLAND: 2 years, $1.23 million, $150,000 signing bonus.


OFFENSIVE LINE

1.) Jonas Jennings, T, Buffalo. To SAN FRANCISO: 7 years, $36.1 million; $12 million signing bonus.

2.) Mike Wahle, G, Green Bay. To CAROLINA: 5 years, $27 million, $8 million signing bonus.

3.) Fred Miller, T, Tennessee. To CHICAGO: 5 years, $22.5 million, $6 million signing bonus.

4.) Marco Rivera, G, Green Bay. To DALLAS: 5 years, $20 million, $9 million signing bonus.

5.) Oliver Ross, T, Pittsburgh. To ARIZONA: 5 years, $17.5 million, $3.5 million signing bonus.


DEFENSIVE LINE

1.) Pat Williams, DT, Buffalo. To MINNESOTA: 3 years, $13 million, $6 million signing bonus.

2.) Jason Ferguson, DT, NY Jets. To DALLAS: 5 years, $21.5 million, $9 million signing bonus.

3.) Chike Okeafor, DE, Seattle. To ARIZONA: 5 years, $25 million, $4.5 million signing bonus.

4.) Reggie Hayward, DE Denver. To JACKSONVILLE: 5 years, $27.5 million, $10 million roster and signing bonus.

5.) Bryce Fisher, DE, Rams. To SEATTLE: 4 years, $10 million, $2 million signing bonus.


LINEBACKERS

1.) Edgerton Hartwell, Baltimore. To ATLANTA: 6 years, $26.2 million, $8 million signing bonus.

2.) Antonio Pierce, Washington. To NY GIANTS: 6 years, $26 million, $6.5 million signing bonus.

3.) Kendrell Bell, Pittsburgh. To KANSAS CITY: 7 years, $35 million, $3.5 million signing bonus.

4.) Jeremiah Trotter, Philadelphia. Re-signed with PHILADELPHIA: 5 years, $15.6 million, $4 million signing bonus.

5.) Chris Claiborne, Minnesota. To RAMS: 3 years, $10.5 million, $3.6 million signing bonus.


DEFENSIVE BACKS

1.) Ty Law, CB, New England. Still looking.

2.) Samari Rolle, CB, Tennessee. To BALTIMORE: 6 years, $30.5 million, $11 million signing bonus.

3.) Fred Smoot, CB, Washington. To MINNESOTA: 6 years, $34 million, $10.8 million signing bonus.

4.) Gary Baxter, CB, Baltimore. To CLEVELAND: 6 years, $30 million, $9 million signing bonus.

5.) Anthony Henry, CB, Cleveland. To DALLAS: 5 years, $25.2 million, $10 million signing bonus.


PUNTERS/KICKERS

1.) Jay Feely, K, Atlanta. To NY GIANTS: 3 years, $2.6 million, $760,000 signing bonus.

2.) Steve Christie, K, NY Giants. Still looking.

3.) Tom Rouen, P, Seattle. Still looking.

4.) Morten Andersen, K, Minnesota. Still looking.

5.) Toby Gowin, P, NY Jets. To ATLANTA: 1 year, $690,000, $25,000 signing bonus.

Contract figures are from published reports or the NFL Players Association.