NFL Free Agent Rumors: Terrell Owens, Brandon Lloyd, Michael Turner, Randy Moss, Winston Justice, Dallas Clark and Kerry Rhodes Available For Preseason Games

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Aug 08, 2013 12:24 PM EDT
New England Patriots wide receiver Brandon Lloyd
New England Patriots wide receiver Brandon Lloyd (85) pulls in a catch in the first quarter against Baltimore Ravens' Cary Williams in the first half of the NFL AFC Championship football game in Foxborough, Massachusetts, January 20."

The NFL offseason saw a number of high profile players change teams and move divisions with names like Mike Wallace, Wes Welker, Steven Jackson and Danny Amendola sign contracts and while most teams have filled needs already, there are a number of free agents still on the market, including Brandon Lloyd, Michael Turner, Randy Moss, Dallas Clark and Kerry Rhodes.

During training camps and in the preseason teams usually bring in more players for workouts and after dealing with unexpected injuries free agents can also be a huge savior for coaches. The Green Bay Packers are dealing with a number of injuries right now with Bryan Bulaga, Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb and they could end up bringing in a free agent to bolster the roster with some depth. Some notable running back names on the market include Willis McGahee after he was released from the Broncos, Beanie Wells, Turner, Brandon Jacobs, Cedric Benson and Tim Hightower. The quarterback position has some backup options on the market, including JaMarcus Russell, Tyler Thigpen, Trent Edwards and Matt Leinart as well as Byron Leftwich.

The wide receiver free agents could contribute to a lot of teams and the one most likely to get picked up if any serious injuries occur is Brandon Lloyd, who was with the Patriots last year before Bill Belichick decided to release him. Moss is old and while he likely won't bring much to the table, there is a chance he could sign somewhere after playing for the 49ers last season. Lloyd didn't click with Belichick, but after making 74 catches last season there is a team that definitely could use to pick him up.

Dallas Clark and Randy McMichael are two of the notable tight ends on the market and Clark is coming back after making nearly 50 catches last season with the Bucs. There has already been some injuries on the offensive line for some teams in training camp and Jared Gaither, Sean Locklear and Jamaal Brown are all still available. Richard Seymour is still a free agent after playing with the Oakland Raiders and the cornerback position also has a few names with Eric Wright, Cedric Griffin and Sheldon Brown on the market. Kerry Rhodes is a solid option at safety and Quintin Mikell would be a very solid option if a team has an injury, as he has started 15 games per season over the last five seasons.

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