WHERE THE TOP 50 AVAILABLE PLAYERS WILL LAND
FOR THE FIRST TIME in years, teams will be able to fill one of the game's most important positions through free agency. (The signing period begins at 6 p.m. Eastern time on Friday.) "I haven't seen this many good corners on the market in a long time," one veteran pro personnel man said on Sunday. By my count, nine of the top 50 free agents are cover men, including Nnamdi Asomugha. Look for him to leave the Raiders and get paid $1 million a game by a cornerback-needy team such as the Texans or the Cowboys. Here's where I see the top 50 free agents landing.
*Restricted free agent (current team can match offer or take compensation)
DAMIAN STROHMEYER (CROMARTIE)
Cromartie (31) could become the Raiders' latest high-priced pickup.
DAMON TARVER/CAL SPORT MEDIA (ASOMUGHA)
The top prize in a corner-heavy class, Asomugha will draw attention from both Texas teams.