When free agency rolls around, so does the ugly business of releasing the dead weight on every team. With teams around the NFL already signing undrafted rookies and preparing to make offers to dozens of free agents, the salary cap needs must be addressed.
This is when teams take out the trash. In an eerily similar situation to Jamarcus Russell's inglorious departure from the Oakland Raiders last summer, expect losers like Albert Haynesworth to go the same way with their respective clubs.
This isn't a sad time, for popular players are cut very rarely, and fans are usually calling for the blood of the released players anyway.
Now, lets have a look at a few of the players who should be jobless by Friday.