Free Agent D-linemen connected with Tice/Pioli/Cox/Nolan

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Free Agent D-linemen connected with Tice/Pioli/Cox/Nolan

Postby Pudge » Fri Jan 31, 2014 2:10 pm

Here is a list of impending free agent Defensive lineman (and 3-4 rush outside linebackers) that have connections to Bryan Cox, Mike Nolan, Scott Pioli, and Mike Tice

I'll get Tice's guy out of the way. He was head coach in Minnesota when they drafted:

DT Kevin Williams (UFA, Vikings)

I won't include other players from his other stops since then.

Bryan Cox

DE/OLB Marcus Benard (UFA, Cardinals)
DE Michael Bennett (UFA, Seahawks)
DE Kenyon Coleman (UFA, Saints)
DE Clifton Geathers (UFA, Eagles)
DT Gary Gibson (UFA, Buccaneers)
DE/OLB Phillip Hunt (RFA, Eagles)
DE/OLB Calvin Pace (UFA, Jets)
DE Ropati Pitoituia (UFA, Titans) * also played in KC under Pioli
NT Shaun Rogers (UFA, Giants)
DE Daniel Te'o-Nesheim (UFA, Buccaneers)
DE/OLB Kamerion Wimbley (Not a FA, but widely rumored to be a cap cut this offseason)

Mike Nolan

DE/OLB Robert Ayers (UFA, Broncos)
DT/NT Chris Baker (UFA, Redskins)
NT Aubrayo Franklin (UFA, Colts)
DE/OLB Jonathan Freeny (RFA, Dolphins)
OLB Parys Haralson (UFA, Saints)
DE Jason Hunter (UFA, Raiders)
DT Tony McDaniel (UFA, Seahawks)
NT Paul Soliai (UFA, Dolphins)
NT Isaac Sopoaga (not a FA, but expected to be a cap cut this offseason)
DE/NT/DT Randy Starks (UFA, Dolphins)

Scott Pioli

DE Tyson Jackson (UFA, Chiefs)
DE/OLB Edgar Jones (UFA, Cowboys)

On the street:

DT/NT Ryan Baker (cut by Raiders)
DT Ron Edwards (cut by Panthers last March)
NT Sione Pouha (cut last March, recovering from injury)
NT Anthony Toribio (cut by Chiefs in November)
DE/OLB David Veikune (playing in Arena League)
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