As free agency approaches, what player stands above the rest at each respective position?
This is a question more easily answered in certain cases. We all know that Jerome Felton is the best fullback available, and few would question that Cliff Avril is the best defensive end on the open market.
But the answers get a bit murkier when we look at running back, defensive tackle and cornerback.
How much of a wrench has Steven Jackson thrown into the RB pool? Is there a quarterback available that is worthy of a starting job? And would you rather have Mike Wallace or Greg Jennings?
Let's try to answer some of these questions as we break down the best player available at each position and hand out some honorable mentions. We start with the game's most important position...