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Top 50 Free Agents

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 (Sept 6. 2012).
  • Click to see the full list of 2012 NFL Free Agents.

 

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 26
5. Mario Williams 

DE/LB 27
6. Cortland Finnegan 

CB  28 
7. Calais Campbell  

DE 26
8. Matt Forte 

RB 26 
9. Jermichael Finley 

TE 25 
10. Cliff Avril 

DE 26 
11. Mike Wallace (Restricted)

WR 26
12. Dwayne Bowe

WR 27
13. Robert Mathis

DE 31
14. Wes Welker

WR 31
15. Ben Grubbs

G 28
16. Marques Colston

WR   29 
17. Curtis Lofton 

LB   26
18. Vincent Jackson  WR  29 
19. Stephen Tulloch 

LB 28
20. Lardarius Webb (Restricted) 

CB  26 
21. John Abraham   DE 34 
22. Marshawn Lynch

RB  26
23. Matt Flynn  

QB  27
24. DeSean Jackson   

WR  25  
25. Brent Grimes 

CB  29 
26. Brodrick Bunkley   DT  28 
27. Anthony Spencer  

LB
28
28. Steve Johnson
WR  26
29. Carlos Rogers CB 31
30. Paul Soliai

DT  28 
31. D’Qwell Jackson    LB 28
32. Cory Redding     

DE 31
33. Alex Smith  

QB 28
34. Brandon Carr  CB 26 
35. David Hawthorne  

LB   27  
36. Sione Pouha  

DT 33 
37. Chris Meyers  

30 
38. Tyvon Branch 

S 25 
39. Jason Campbell   QB  30
40. Reggie Wayne  WR  33
41. Jeremy Mincey  

DE   28 
42. Brandon Lloyd    WR  31 
43. Evan Mathis  

G    30
44. Peyton Hillis

RB  26 
45. Michael Griffin   

S 27
46. Jarrett Johnson

LB  31 
47. Scott Wells 

31
48. LaRon Landry     

S    27
49. Laurent Robinson

WR 27 
50. Matt Roth DE 29

Other Notable 2012 Free Agents:

Richard Marshall – ARI
Kroy Biermann – ATL
Matt Birk – BAL
Dan Conner – CAR
Greg Olsen – CAR
Bobbie Williams – CIN
Ryan Grant – GB
Jeff Saturday – IND
Rashean Mathis – JAC
Kyle Orton – KC
E.J. Henderson – MIN
BenJarvus Green-Ellis – NE
Tracy Porter – NO
Robert Meachem – NO
Aubrayo Franklin – NO
Michael Bush – OAK
Nick Hardwick – SD
Mike Tolbert – SD
Fred Davis – WAS