UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS
--RB Jackie Battle is a veteran backup who may have to leave to find more opportunities on offense.
--TE Anthony Becht is a journeyman who doesn't figure to be back in '12, but didn't figure to be around in '11 either.
--DE Wallace Gilberry had a disappointing '11 season, which didn't provide him much ammunition for contract talks.
--NT Kelly Gregg had indicated after the season he was going to retire, but now is believed to be having second thoughts.
--RB Thomas Jones will be 34 years old by opening day and showed last year that the tank is near empty.
--S Jon McGraw battled injuries all year; if he continues career it will likely be elsewhere.
--OT Ryan O'Callaghan is pondering retirement because of neck injury suffered last season.
--FS Sabby Piscitelli is unlikely to return.
--OT Barry Richardson took a step backward in his pass protection during the '11 season.
--WR Jerheme Urban is often injured and has not made a spot for himself in two seasons.
--C Casey Wiegmann has indicated he's done after 15 seasons.
UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS (not tendered offers)
--QB Tyler Palko (not tendered as ERFA) is unlikely to return after his play last season.
RESTRICTED FREE AGENTS
EXCLUSIVE RIGHTS FREE AGENTS
--LB Jovan Belcher: RFA; tendered at $1.927M with second-round pick as compensation; $1.927M/1 yr).
--CB Travis Daniels: UFA; terms unknown.
--DT Amon Gordon: Potential UFA; 3 yrs, terms unknown.
--TE Jake O'Connell: Potential RFA; 1 yr, terms unknown.
--CB Mikail Baker: FA; terms unknown.
--TE Kevin Boss: FA Raiders; $9M/3 yrs.
--RB Peyton Hillis: UFA Browns: $2.6M/1 yr.
--QB Brady Quinn: UFA Broncos; $1.5M/1 yr.
--CB Jacques Reeves: FA; terms unknown.
--CB Stanford Routt: FA Raiders; $19.6M/3 yrs.
--OT Eric Winston: FA Texans; $22M/4 yrs.
--CB Brandon Carr: UFA Cowboys; $50.1M/5 yrs, $10M SB/$25.5M guaranteed.
--FB Le'Ron McClain: UFA Chargers; 3 yrs, terms unknown.
--QB Kyle Orton: UFA Cowboys; $10M/3 yrs, $5M SB (five-year deal that will void to three).
--TE Leonard Pope: UFA Steelers; 1 yr, terms unknown.
--LB Demorrio Williams (released).
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