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oubronco
12-23-2009, 07:10 PM
Defensive Tackle
Dewayne Robertson (DE in 3-4) - Former first-round pick of the New York Jets who has underachieved, but has experience in 3-4 and 4-3 schemes.
John Thornton- Probably could still start if needed. The Detroit Lions wanted to sign him, but Thornton backed off.
Ed Johnson - Serviceable starter, but there are other issues that preventing him from being a consistent performer.
Chuck Darby - Solid third tackle. Was recently released by the Lions and worked out for the Saints recently.
Darwin Walker - Fits in as a backup at this point in his career.
Ellis Wyms (DE) - Versatile, solid backup or could start for a while if needed.
James Reed - Fits in as a fourth tackle.
Kindal Moorehead - Fits in as a fourth tackle.
Antwan Lake - Fits in as a fourth tackle. Worked out for the Falcons recently.
Kenderick Allen - Fits in as a fourth tackle.
Tim Anderson - Journeyman who fits in as a fourth or fifth tackle. Worked out for a few teams recently.
Langston Moore - Fourth of fifth tackle.

Defensive End
Kevin Carter (DE in 3-4) - Source said he's not interested in playing as of now.
Paul Spicer - Solid third end. Worked out for a few teams recently.
John Engelberger - Can play inside if needed. Decent backup.
Rosevelt Colvin (OLB in 3-4) - He's had his share of injuries in his career and fits in as a backup.
Ebenezer Ekuban - Fits in as a third or fourth end.
Josh Thomas - Waived by the Colts again recently. Fits in as a fourth end.
Orpheus Roye - 3-4 DE who fits in as a fourth end. Worked out for the Falcons recently.
Marcus Howard - Worked out for the Steelers recently, but they probably see him as an outside linebacker. Also worked out for the Eagles earlier this season.

Inside Linebacker
Nate Webster (SLB) - Probably could still start if needed.
Derek Smith - He worked out for the New Orleans Saints recently.
Napoleon Harris - Decent option as a backup.
Pat Thomas - Decent backup option. Worked out for the Bills recently.
Teddy Lehman - Talented, but oft-injured LB.
Ryan Nece (SLB) - He's a solid, versatile backup.
Leon Williams (OLB) - Decent backup, who can play outside if needed. Worked out for the Seahawks recently.
Kris Griffin (ILB/MLB) - Solid special teamer and deep backup LB.

Outside Linebacker
Cato June (WLB/SLB) - Spent a week or so with the Bears recently. Best used in a Cover-2 system as a WLB. Worked out for the Bills recently.
Derrick Brooks (WLB) - Will need to find a team that plays a cover-2. He said that still wants to play and had a workout for the Saints recently. Currently working for Sirius NFL Radio.
Marcus Washington (SLB) - Decent pass rusher in a 4-3 scheme from OLB.
Morlon Greenwood (WLB) - Solid backup option at WLB.
Boss Bailey (SLB) - Oft-injured, but talented linebacker.
Victor Hobson (SLB) - Solid backup option at SLB.
Darryl Blackstock (SLB) - Decent backup option at SLB.
Marques Harris (SLB) - Just got released by the 49ers. Decent backup OLB.
Robert Thomas (SLB) - Can play all three LB positions.
Matt Stewart (SLB) - Average backup option.
Louis Green (SLB) - Good special teams player and could fill in as a spot starter.
Dontarrious Thomas (WLB/MLB) - Versatility may help him find work as a backup.
Alex Lewis (SLB) - The Lions recently released him. He worked out for the Houston Texans recently.
Shantee Orr (SLB/OLB in 3-4) - Decent pass-rushing OLB. Would be a solid backup.
Alfred Fincher (SLB) - Started off his career at MLB, but more of a backup SLB at this point.
Gilbert Gardner (SLB/WLB) - Former third-round pick of the Colts who fits in as a fifth or sixth linebacker.

Safety
Marlon McCree - Solid backup option.
Brian Russell - Was waived by the Texans on Tuesday. Not a bad backup option.
Dwight Smith - Probably not a starter at this point in his career.
Keith Davis - Recently released by the Raiders. Davis is a solid special teams player and fits in as a fourth safety. Worked out for the Tennessee Titans recently.
Will Demps - Solid backup.
Keith Lewis - Solid special teamer. Was waived by the Panthers recently.
Herana-Daze Jones - Good special teams player and decent backup. Has worked out for a few teams recently.
Stuart Schweigert - Average backup.
Terrence Holt - Probably will not get starting consideration.
Tank Williams - Basically a fourth safety and has suffered through a few major injuries in his career.
Mike Doss - Worked out for the Bengals recently.
Cameron Worrell - Fourth safety.
Michael Boulware - The conversion from linebacker in college never worked out.

Cornerback
Jason David - Spent a week with the Lions recently.
Patrick Surtain - Probably a nickel back these days.
Von Hutchins (S) - Versatile backup at this point in his career. Took a physical for the Buccaneers recently.
Keiwan Ratliff - Decent option for depth and can play safety if needed.
Fakhir Brown - Fits in as a third cornerback.
Travis Fisher - Spent time with the Seahawks recently. Worked out for the Ravens recently.
Justin Miller (KR) - Was once a feared kickoff returner much earlier in his career.
Eric Green - Nickel or dime CB. Worked out for the 49ers and Browns recently.
Deltha O'Neal - Fits in probably as a dime CB.
Adam Jones (KR/PR) - Troubled, but talented DB who probably needs to play in a nickel role. His return ability should get him some attention.
Brian Kelly - Veteran cornerback who fits in a nickel role.
David Barrett - Fits in well as a nickel back.
Michael Lehan - Good-sized nickel cornerback.
Jason Webster - He told us recently that he still wants to play and had a workout for the Texans recently.
Jason Craft - Can handle a nickel role.
Daven Holly - Young cornerback who needs to prove he's all the way back from his ACL injury.
R.W. McQuarters (PR) - Can probably handle a nickel role.
Jamar Fletcher - Can handle a dime position at this point in his career.
Lewis Sanders - Big defensive back who may have to play safety at some point in

Ratboy
12-23-2009, 07:12 PM
I hear Nate Webster is a beast.

crazyhorse
12-23-2009, 07:48 PM
Wow!

Those are slim pickins.

OBF1
12-23-2009, 08:07 PM
I lost interest after I saw John Engelberger

OCBronco
12-23-2009, 08:08 PM
I count six former Broncos on that list. Seven, if you include Deltha O'Neal.

Caveat Lector
12-23-2009, 08:09 PM
It's funny how many of these guys are Shanny cast-offs that couldn't catch on anywhere else. I guess the stigma of playing in one of the worst defenses in history will do that to you...

bpc
12-23-2009, 09:02 PM
http://www.footballsfuture.com/freeagents.html

This list is a lot different from the one posted above. Thoughts?

Lev Vyvanse
12-23-2009, 09:07 PM
http://www.footballsfuture.com/freeagents.html

This list is a lot different from the one posted above. Thoughts?

One is a list of players with no contract after this year. The other is a list of players that are currently out of the NFL and could be signed at any time.

Popps
12-23-2009, 09:24 PM
Wow.


You could also title this list... "The 2008 Denver Broncos."

Good lord.




"The Rebuild."


LOL

Los Broncos
12-23-2009, 09:35 PM
Bring Webster in for a look, guy is an animal.

ZONA
12-23-2009, 09:48 PM
Wow!

Those are slim pickins.

exactly what I was thinking to myself as I read down the list. It's a good thing we only need to add some pieces on the defense and not fill a million holes like we did last year.

PRBronco
12-23-2009, 11:32 PM
I threw up in my mouth :( Whatever, the offense needs FA acquisitions more than the defense.

BroncoMan4ever
12-24-2009, 03:10 AM
well we will be building through trades and the draft

Natedog24
12-24-2009, 03:19 AM
1. Resign John Engelberger
2. Lunch Pails
3. ???????
4. Profit

Ramathorn
12-24-2009, 07:00 AM
I thought keith bullock was a free agent this year??

cmhargrove
12-24-2009, 07:17 AM
Just not a single player on that list I would be excited about.

I would much rather raid someone else's practice squad than hire that bunch.

Steve Prefontaine
12-24-2009, 07:52 AM
I thought keith bullock was a free agent this year??

He is in 2010. The list the OP posted are free agents right now.

eddie mac
12-24-2009, 08:20 AM
2009 in the initial post might help a lot of eyes.

gunns
12-24-2009, 08:34 AM
Wow!

Those are slim pickins.

That's what I was thinking. I almost cried.

gunns
12-24-2009, 08:38 AM
http://www.footballsfuture.com/freeagents.html

This list is a lot different from the one posted above. Thoughts?

Oh thank you!

Ray Edwards, Leigh Bodden, and Antoine Bethea stood out for me. I'm almost giddy dreaming.

Rabb
12-24-2009, 08:40 AM
well we will be building through trades and the draft

exactly

gtown
12-24-2009, 08:43 AM
Jeez. I thought this was a joke. Besides the Broncos castoffs, who the hell are the rest of these "who dat's?"

gunns
12-24-2009, 08:52 AM
Oh and Barrett Ruud. The guy is great. A person can dream and these are some great ones!

Lev Vyvanse
12-24-2009, 08:55 AM
2009 in the initial post might help a lot of eyes.

Does anyone even read the thread?