NFL's Top 10 2008 Free Agents

This class isn't too deep, but there's some strong talent available
By Jim O'Neill,  Newser User
Posted Feb 29, 2008 12:23 PM CST
New England Patriots cornerback Asante Samuel is a free agent and a playmaker.   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – Free agents can mean the difference between a losing season and the Super Bowl. This year’s crop is wanting, but quality is available. Here’re 10 of the best:

  1. Patriot CB Asante Samuel: A playmaker
  2. Patriot WR Randy Moss: Stands pat?
  3. Bears LB Lance Briggs: Washington bound?
  4. Steelers OG Alan Faneca: Bear? Jet? Cardinal?
  5. Charger RB Michael Turner: In Tomlinson’s shadow

  1. Cowboys OT Flozell Adams: Not quite franchise, but close
  2. Cowboys RB Julius Jones: Squeezed out
  3. Bears WR Bernard Berrian: He’ll earn $7 mil a year elsewhere
  4. Steelers OT Max Starks: Pittsburgh hangs on
  5. Bengals DE Justin Smith: Edge speed takes him elsewhere
(Read more free agency stories.)