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Top 50 Free Agents List

Here’s a look at the Top 50 NFL free agents for 2012. This list was constructed based on players value as it relates to factors like: Age, Position and Overall Ability.

  • The list includes both Restricted and Unrestricted free agents
  • Players ages are set to show their age at the start of the 2012 season.
  • Click to see the full list of 2012 NFL Free Agents.
  • Last Updated: Jan 2nd

 

Player 2011 Team Position Age
1. Drew Brees

QB 33
2. Carl Nicks

G 27
3. Ray Rice 

RB  25
4. Arian Foster (Restricted)

RB 25
5. Robert Mathis

DE 31
6. Matt Forte 

RB  26 
7. Mike Wallace (Restricted)

WR 26
8. Jermichael Finley

TE 25
9. Mario Williams

DE 27
10. Cliff Avril

DE  26 
11. Wes Welker 

WR 31
12. Cortland Finnegan 

CB 28
13. Ben Grubbs  

28
14. Dwayne Bowe 

WR 27
15. Brent Grimes 

CB  29 
16. John Abraham

DE  34
17. Stephen Tulloch 

LB  27 
18. Jason Jones 

DE  26 
19. Paul Soliai

DT 28
20. DeSean Jackson

WR 25
21. LaRon Landry 

 S  27 
22. Vincent Jackson 

WR  29 
23. Terrell Thomas 

CB  27 
24. Marques Colston  

WR  29 
25. Marshawn Lynch 

RB  26 
26. Carlos Rogers 

CB  31
27. Steve Johnson 

WR  26 
28. Reggie Wayne 

WR
33 
29. Tracy Porter  

CB 26
30. Michael Griffin

S 27
31. Brandon Carr

CB  26 
32. Matt Flynn 

QB 27 
33. Peyton Hillis  

RB  26 
34. Greg Olsen 

TE   27  
35. Lardarius Webb  CB 26
36. Rashean Mathis

CB 31
37. Tyvon Branch

S 25
38. Aubrayo Franklin 

DT 31
39. Andre Carter

DE 32
40. Jason Campbell 

QB 30
41. Kareem McKenzie

OT 33
42. Cory Redding 

DE  31
43. Anthony Spencer 

LB 28
44. Brandon Lloyd 

WR 31
45. Tim Jennings 

CB  38
46. Nick Hardwick   

C 30
47. Michael Bush  

30 
48.  E.J. Henderson  

LB 32
49. Fred Davis  

TE  26 
50. Matt Roth  

DE  29 

Other Notable 2012 Free Agents:

Jarret Johnson – BAL
Matt Birk – BAL
Israel Idonije – CHI
Manny Lawson – CIN
Cedric Benson – CIN
Bobbie Williams – CIN
Chris Gocong – CLE
Bradie James – DAL
Laurent Robinson – DAL
Ryan Grant – GB
Jeff Saturday – IND
Pierre Garcon – IND
Marcedes Lewis – JAC
Kyle Orton – KC
Visanthe Shiancoe – Min
BenJarvus Green-Ellis – NE
Deion Branch – NE
Robert Meachem – NO
Jonathan Goff – NYG
Mario Manningham – NYG
Aaron Ross – NYG
Jim Leonhard – NYJ
LaDainian Tomlinson – NYJ
Steve Smith – PHI
Ronnie Brown – PHI
Aaron Smith – PIT
Trevor Scott – OAK
Bob Sanders – SD
Braylon Edwards – SF
Tanard Jackson – TB
Ronde Barber – TB
Geno Hayes – TB
Barrett Ruud – TEN
Chris Hope – TEN
London Fletcher – WAS