Catching up with NFL Free Agent WRs

Apr 1, 2009

Torry Holt is actively pursuing work now that he’s back from his vacation.  Last week he visited with Jacksonville Jaguars and he’ll meet with the Tennessee Titans later this week.  Both teams heavily favor the run, but Holt would give them a valuable possession receiver.  He runs crisp routes and has excellent hands.  Holt will turn 33 this summer, which isn’t too old for a Wide Receiver.  Jacksonville has a more immediate need following the departure of Matt Jones.  Tennessee, however, has a better team and a better group of wides with Justin Gage and Nate Washington in the mix.  Holt was cut a few weeks ago by the St. Louis Rams.

Meanwhile Marvin Harrison’s phone remains silent.  Considering his legal woes stemming from last year’s shooting incident, that may be a good thing.  I guess I figured Marvin had a little in the tank, and that his February release from the Colts was simply based on economic factors.  Perhaps that’s what is keeping his phone silent.  Harrison may be looking for a payday that exceeds what teams would be willing to bring him in for.

The remaining crop of Free Agent receivers is pretty thin.  Reggie Williams, Ronald Curry, Amani Toomer, Brandon Lloyd, Shaun McDonald, Darrell Jackson, and Keary Colbert are the top options.  None of whom appear to have fantasy relevance regardless of destination.

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9 Responses so far | Have Your Say!

  1. LEV
    April 1st, 2009 at 9:03 am #

    as a cowboys fan, i would love to see torry in dallas. a nice professional route runner with good hands… with a pro-bowl caliber qb, it could be an ideal situation

  2. LestersLegends
    April 1st, 2009 at 9:16 am #

    And he’s the anti-T.O.

  3. CK0712
    April 1st, 2009 at 10:27 am #

    non fantasy standpoint:

    Marvin will get his call, from the DA Lynne Abraham :)

    Holt is awesome….i’d rather see him on a team he can make an instant impact,Bucs for me!

    Reggie Williams, Ronald Curry, Amani Toomer, Brandon Lloyd, Shaun McDonald, Darrell Jackson, and Keary Colbert

    I thought Philly was signing all those guys LMAO!

  4. LestersLegends
    April 1st, 2009 at 10:29 am #

    ck – ouch, for marvin, yeah i’m surprised i haven’t heard those rumors in philly

    holt is money. Minnesota would be fools not to go after him.

  5. 3rdStoneFromTheSun
    April 1st, 2009 at 10:30 am #

    All Reggie did was score TD’s in Jax

    an underachiever somewhat, but I see him being snagged up failrly soon

    Baltimore needs WR’s real bad

  6. LestersLegends
    April 1st, 2009 at 10:31 am #

    yeah, i think he’s prob the best of that bunch. toomer would be a solid add too

  7. CK0712
    April 1st, 2009 at 12:08 pm #

    *sigh* i’ve no idea what i was doing at the time, but i did NOT mean to type BUCS. I was agreeing with you re: the Jags……….oivey!

  8. LestersLegends
    April 1st, 2009 at 12:09 pm #


  9. mark
    April 15th, 2009 at 4:58 am #

    If you have to do it, you might as well do it right

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