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Tennessee UFAs to be

Posted by ESPN.com's Paul Kuharsky

By popular demand, here's the list of the Titans' unrestricted-free-agents-to-be.

They are in rough order of importance, with comments.

We'll give you similar lists for the Texans, Colts and Jaguars soon.

  1. Defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth: In line to be highest-paid defender in football. A critical piece of what the Titans do.

  2. Quarterback Kerry Collins: The right guy for this team right now, on the field and in the locker room.

  3. Nickelback Vincent Fuller: Has provided continuity and steady play at a crucial spot.

  4. Tight end Bo Scaife: A quality target, but could end up being overpriced.

  5. Kicker Rob Bironas: Big, strong leg has been clutch for the most part.

  6. Return man/cornerback Chris Carr: Provided a huge boost to return games and was quality depth on defense.

  7. Punter Craig Hentrich: Has been great for them, but his game had dropped off some and he's talking retirement.

  8. Offensive lineman Daniel Loper: They like him a lot as a versatile backup.

  9. Cornerback Eric King: Finished hurt, but provides excellent depth when healthy.

  10. Wide receiver Brandon Jones: Coming off his steadiest season, but may be a No. 3 at best.

  11. Quarterback Chris Simms: He likes the team, the team likes him. But the No. 3 job is probably all the Titans can offer.

  12. Wide receiver Justin McCareins: Hard to imagine they can't or won't upgrade opposite Justin Gage.

  13. Cornerback Tyrone Poole: A veteran who was added late as insurance but never really needed.

  14. Cornerback Reynaldo Hill: The team made it clear by hurrying him to IR that he's got no standing left.