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List of U-M Free Agents
Free Agents (previous team)
Jay Feely (N.Y. Jets)
re-signed a one-year contract with the Jets
Cato June (Tampa Bay)
signed a one-year contract with the Houston Texans
Amani Toomer (N.Y. Giants)
signed a contract with the Kansas City Chiefs (terms undisclosed)
Gabe Watson (Arizona)
signed a one-year, second-round tender with the Cardinals
Pierre Woods (New England)
signed a one-year, second-round tender with the Patriots

Mark Campbell (New Orleans)
Chris Graham (Detroit Lions)
Brian Griese (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
Brandon Harrison (Indianapolis Colts)
Drew Henson (Detroit Lions)
Ty Law (N.Y. Jets)
Grant Mason (San Diego Chargers)
Shantee Orr (Cleveland Browns)
Chris Perry (Cincinnati Bengals)
Jon Runyan (Philadelphia Eagles)
Jerame Tuman (Arizona Cardinals)

Notes and Updates (8/05/09)

The Kansas City Chiefssigned veteran wide receiver Amani Toomer this week.

Indianpolis Colts defensive lineman Terrance Taylor was signed by the club late last week, joining the 80-man camp roster. Unfortunately, defensive back Brandon Harrison was released by the team.

Miami Dolphins tackle Jake Long wants to be a part of thebest tackle combination in the NFL. How do Long and teammate Vernon Carey stack up against the rest of the league

Have you heard that New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady ishealthy and ready to compete100% this season Now he wants to play in thepreseason too!

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Steve Breaston has the inside track on being the Cards'top return man this year.

New York Jets kicker Jay Feely loves the Twitter. Check out this image he posted from training camp of the"icy" relationsbetween quarterbacks Kellen Clemens and Mark Sanchez.

New York Jets linebacker David Harris is noticeably happier this year. Maybe it's because hemarried his college sweetheart, Jiali Wu, on the Caribbean island of St. Lucia.

New Orleans wide receiver Adrian Arrington has hit a speed bump aftertearing his hamstring in the offseason. "The key is just getting (Arrington) out here and getting the reps," Saints Coach Sean Payton told The Times-Picayune. "He's a guy that we've seen a lot of good things from in the past. The key is getting him healthy."

New England Patriots linebacker Shawn Crable opened training camp on thephysically unable to perform list.

Links to Articles
7/20/09 -Manningham Playing With a Chip on This Shoulder This Year(NESN.com)
7/10/09 -Jackson Scoops Ice Cream For a Worthy Cause(WISH-TV Channel 8)
7/05/09 -Jansen Returns to Michigan(The Eccentric)
6/25/09 - Edwards Balances Football and Community With the Help of His Mother(Detroit Free Press)
6/25/09 -June Looks to Defend His Fantasy Football Crown(NFLPA)
6/24/09 -Woodson Supports Wounded Police Officers(TodaysTMJ4.com)
6/23/09 -ESPN Picks Brady and Hutchinson on All-Decade Team(ESPN.com)
6/23/09 -Foote Returns to Detroit with Dual Missions(Detroit News)
6/09/09 -Hobson Training in Mixed Martial Arts(AzCardinals.com)
6/09/09 -Avant and Eagles Receivers Going Deep(Philadelphia Daily News)
6/03/09 -Brady to Moss - A Blast From the Past(Boston Herald)
6/03/09 -Askew Seeking Staying Power(Tampa Tribune)
6/02/09 -Confident Breaston Soaks Up Boldin's Practice Time(Associated Press)
6/02/09 -Brady's Doctor Says Knee Recovery Exceeds Expectations(Los Angeles Times)
6/02/09 -June Brings Texans Leadership(Houston Chronicle)
6/02/09 -Runyan Contemplates His Future(Philadelphia Inquirer)
6/02/09 -Long's Road with the Dolphins Just Beginning(Miami Herald)
6/01/09 -Manningham Ready For Take 2(Newsday)
6/01/09 - Brady is Back (Boston Globe)
5/31/09 - Jansen Arrives With the Detroit Lions (Detroit Free Press)
5/29/09 - Hart and Jackson Fully Recovered After Off-Season Knee Surgeries (Associated Press)
5/28/09 -Watson Ready to Return(AzCardinals.com)
5/28/09 - ESPN.com Interview With Tom Brady (ESPN.com)
5/27/09 -Mundy Impresses with Smarts and Skills(Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)
5/27/09 - Backus Remembers U-M and Talks About Optimism For the Lions (Detroit Free Press)
5/24/09 - Feely Participates in Madison High School Day of Service (New Jersey Independent Press)
5/21/09 - Crable Looks to Increase Playing Time with the Patriots (The Boston Globe)
5/21/09 - Griese Determined to Make a Difference After NFL Career Ends (Ann Arbor News)
5/19/09 - Woods Looking to Enhance His Role With the Patriots (The Boston Globe)
5/18/09 - Woodson Joins Griese and Hutchinson in Mott Children's Fundraiser (Detroit News)
5/11/09 - Backus Likely to Remain at Tackle For 2009 Season (Detroit Free Press)
5/07/09 - Jon Jansen Experimenting at Center (The Free Lance-Star)
5/07/09 - Larry Foote - A Man in the Middle Worth the Wait (Detroit Free Press)
5/01/09 - Tom Brady To Serve as Honorary Chairman of Audi Best Buddies Challenge (Best Buddies International)
4/27/09 - Seven Wolverines Sign Free Agent NFL Contracts (MGoBlue.com)
4/26/09 - Taylor and Trent chosen in 2009 NFL Draft (MGoBlue.com)
4/16/09 - Jackson Will Be Ready for Training Camp (Indianapolis Star)
4/10/09 - Branch Faces a Make or Break Season with the Cardinals (AzCentral.com)
4/04/09 - Cato June Signs with the Houston Texans (NFL.com)
3/31/09 - Watson Signs Free Agent Tender with the Arizona Cardinals (Arizona Republic)
3/25/09 - Saints Head Coach Sean Payton High on wide receiver Adrian Arrington (New Orleans Times-Picayune)
3/23/09 - Dhani Jones: Social Media Sensation (MarketingShift.com)
3/21/09 - Jon Runyan Will Play This Season (ESPN.com)
3/14/09 - Steve Hutchinson is Seattle's New NFLPA Rep (The Canadian Press)
3/12/09 - LaMarr Woodley Honored by Michigan Senate (NBC)
3/09/09 - Dhani Jones debuts "Dhani Tackles the Globe" on The Travel Channel (The Travel Channel)
3/08/09 - LaMarr Woodley to Throw Out the First Pitch For the Altoona Curve (OurSportsCentral.com)


FORMER WOLVERINE PLAYERS IN THE NFL (Alphabetical) (As of July 27, 2009)
Jamar Adams (2004-07)
S NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
Seattle Seahawks
Drafted: Undrafted
Adrian Arrington (2004-07)
WR NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
New Orleans Saints
Drafted: 2008, 7th Rd. (237th)
B.J. Askew (1999-2002)
FB NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Drafted: 2003, 3rd Rd. (85th)
Jason Avant (2002-05)
WR NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
Philadelphia Eagles
Drafted: 2006, 4th Rd. (109th)
David Baas (2000-04)
OL NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
San Francisco 49ers
Drafted: 2005, 2nd Rd. (33rd)
Jeff Backus (1997-2000)
OL NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
Detroit Lions
Drafted: 2001, 1st Rd. (18th)
Tom Brady (1997-99)
QB NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
New England Patriots
Drafted: 2000, 6th Rd. (199th)
Alan Branch (2004-06)
OL NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
Arizona Cardinals
Drafted: 2007, 2nd Rd. (33rd)
Steve Breaston (2003-06)
WR NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
Arizona Cardinals
Drafted: 2007, 5th Rd. (142nd)
Carson Butler (2005-08)
TE NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
Free Agent
Drafted: Undrafted
Prescott Burgess (2003-06)
LB NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
Baltimore Ravens
Drafted: 2007, 6th Rd. (207th)
Mark Campbell (1995-98)
TE NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
Free Agent
Drafted: Undrafted
Todd Collins (1991-1994)
QB NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
Washington Redskins
Drafted: 1995, 2nd Rd. (45th)
Shawn Crable (2004-07)
LB NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
New England Patriots
Drafted: 2008, 3rd Rd. (78th)
Markus Curry (2002-04)
CB NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
San Francisco 49ers
Drafted: Undrafted
Doug Dutch (2004-08)
DB NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
Washington Redskins
Drafted: Undrafted
Braylon Edwards (2002-04)
WR NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
Cleveland Browns
Drafted: 2005, 1st Rd. (3rd)
Jay Feely (1995-98)
K NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
New York Jets
Drafted: Undrafted
Larry Foote (1998-2001)
LB NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
Detroit Lions
Drafted: 2002, 4th Rd. (128th)
Jonathan Goodwin (1999-2001)
OL NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
New Orleans Saints
Drafted: 2002, 5th Rd. (154th)
Brian Griese (1994-97)
QB NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
Free Agent
Drafted: 1998, 3rd Rd. (91st)
Sean Griffin (2005-08)
LS
Current Organization:
Free Agent
Drafted: Undrafted
Matt Gutierrez (2002-2004)
QB NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
New England Patriots
Drafted: Undrafted
James Hall (1996-1999)
LB NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
St. Louis Rams
Drafted: Undrafted
Leon Hall (2003-06)
CB NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
Cincinnati Bengals
Drafted: 2007, 1st Rd. (18th)
David Harris (2004-06)
LB NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
New York Jets
Drafted: 2007, 2nd Rd. (47th)
Brandon Harrison (2005-08)
DB NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
Indianapolis Colts
Drafted: Undrafted
Mike Hart (2004-07)
RB NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
Indianapolis Colts
Drafted: 2008, 6th Rd. (202nd)
Chad Henne (2004-07)
QB NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
Miami Dolphins
Drafted: 2008, 2nd Rd. (57th)
Drew Henson (1998-2000)
QB NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
Free Agent
Drafted: 2003, 6th Rd. (192nd)
Steve Hutchinson (1997-2000)
OL NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
Minnesota Vikings
Drafted: 2001, 1st Rd. (17th)
Marlin Jackson (2001-04)
CB NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
Indianapolis Colts
Drafted: 2005, 1st Rd. (29th)
Tim Jamison (2001-04)
DE NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
Houston Texans
Drafted: Undrafted
Jon Jansen (1995-98)
OL NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
Detroit Lions
Drafted: 1999, 2nd Rd. (37th)
Will Johnson (2004-08)
DT
Current Organization:
Baltimore Ravens
Drafted: Undrafted
Dhani Jones (1996-1999)
LB NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
Cincinnati Bengals
Drafted: 2000, 6th Rd. (177th)
Cato June (1999, 2001-02)
LB NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
Houston Texans
Drafted: 2003, 6th Rd. (198th)
Ty Law (1992-94)
CB NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
Free Agent
Drafted: 1995, 1st Rd. (23rd)
Jake Long (2004-07)
OL NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
Miami Dolphins
Drafted: 2008, 1st Rd. (1st)
Mario Manningham (2005-07)
WR NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
New York Giants
Drafted: 2008, 3rd Rd. (95th)
Mike Massey (2004-05)
TE NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
Cleveland Browns
Drafted: Undrafted
Grant Mason (2004-05)
CB NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
Free Agent
Drafted: Undrafted
Ryan Mundy (2003-06)
S NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
Pittsburgh Steelers
Drafted: Undrafted
Shantee Orr (2000-02)
LB NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
Free Agent
Drafted: Undrafted
Chris Perry (2000-03)
RB NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
Free Agent
Drafted: 2004, 1st Rd. (26th)
Jon Runyan (1993-95)
OL NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
Free Agent
Drafted: 1996, 4th Rd. (109th)
Adam Stenavich (2002-05)
OL NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
Houston Texans
Drafted: Undrafted
Terrance Taylor (2005-08)
DT NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
Indianapolis Colts
Drafted: 2009, 4th Rd. (136th)
Amani Toomer (1992-95)
WR NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
Free Agent
Drafted: 1996, 2nd Rd. (34th)
Morgan Trent (2004-08)
CB NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
Cincinnati Bengals
Drafted: 2009, 6th Rd. (179th)
Jerame Tuman (1995-98)
TE NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
Free Agent
Drafted: 1999, 5th Rd. (136th)
Gabe Watson (2002-05)
DT NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
Arizona Cardinals
Drafted: 2006, 4th Rd. (107th)
Maurice Williams (1997-2000)
OL NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
Jacksonville Jaguars
Drafted: 2001, 2nd Rd. (43rd)
LaMarr Woodley (2003-06)
LB NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
Pittsburgh Steelers
Drafted: 2007, 2nd Rd. (46th)
Pierre Woods (2002-05)
LB NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
New England Patriots
Drafted: Undrafted
Charles Woodson (1995-97)
CB NFL.com Bio
Current Organization:
Green Bay Packers
Drafted: 1998, 1st Rd. (4th)


FORMER WOLVERINE PLAYERS COACHING IN THE NFL FORMER U-M ASSISTANTS COACHING IN THE NFL
Name Team Name Team
Harold Goodwin, Assistant Offensive Line Pittsburgh Steelers Teryl Austin, Defensive Backs Arizona Cardinals
Jim Herrmann, Linebackers New York Jets Cam Cameron, Offensive Coordinator Baltimore Ravens
Jerald Ingram, Running Backs New York Giants Mike DeBord, Tight Ends Seattle Seahawks
Andy Moeller, Assistant Offensive Line Baltimore Ravens Terry Malone, Tight Ends New Orleans Saints
Mike Trgovac, Defensive Coordinator Carolina Panthers Bill Sheridan, Defensive Coordinator New York Giants

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