NFL's top free agents

Heading into free agency, 467 players were scheduled to become free agents. Another 14 free agents, including Peyton Manning and Michael Vick, were tagged by their teams.

Here are some of the notable free agents, including one (Plaxico Burress) who recently was released from prison:

Nnamdi Asomugha, CB, Age 30, 2010 team: Raiders. The league's top cornerback will command a huge contract. The Texans and Eagles could be among the teams vying for his services.

Plaxico Burress, WR, 33, 2010 team: None. Burress last played with the Giants in the 2008 season, but the Jets, Dolphins, Bears or some other team will give him a second chance.

Antonio Cromartie, CB, 27, 2010 team: Jets. He allowed 47 catches for 700 yards and seven TDs last season, but the Bucs, Seahawks and Raiders could be among the teams that go after him.

Ray Edwards, DE, 26, 2010 team: Vikings. Edwards, who has 16.5 sacks over the past two seasons, is expected to be pursued by the Eagles and the Falcons.

Matt Hasselbeck, QB, 35, 2010 team: Seahawks. He could start for the Titans for a season, while grooming Jake Locker.

Santonio Holmes, WR, 27, 2010 team: Jets. He has 24 touchdowns in past four seasons, and the Redskins are expected to bid against the Jets for his services.

Cullen Jenkins, DT, 30, 2010 team: Packers. He is not expected to return to Green Bay and could be Albert Haynesworth's replacement in Washington.

Charles Johnson, DE, 25, 2010 team: Panthers. He will be highly coveted after an 11.5-sack season. The Panthers might have to outbid the Falcons to keep him.

Davin Joseph, G, 27, 2010 team: Buccaneers. The Bucs have plenty of salary-cap space to re-sign Joesph, who allowed 1.5 sacks in 11 games last season. But the Seahawks might make a play for him.

Johnathan Joseph, CB, 27, 2010 team: Bengals. One of the league's most underrated players, he gave up only 42 catches for 441 yards and three TDs last season. He is a priority for the Bengals, and he wants to return.

Sidney Rice, WR, 24, 2010 team: Vikings. Rice had hip surgery last season, but he had a 1,312-yard season in 2009. The Bears could use Rice, as could the Redskins and Rams.

DeAngelo Williams, RB, 28, 2010 team: Panthers. Williams had an injury-plagued 2010, but Denver and Miami will be among the teams hoping to lure him from the Panthers.

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