With top rookies often holding out in pursuit of high salaries, many NFL executives may be willing to give up two No. 1 draft picks—the compensation for signing a premier free agent—to land a topflight veteran. Here is an all-star team of likely free agents as of Feb. 1.
Wide Receivers: Anthony Carter, Vikings; Tim McGee, Bengals; John Taylor, 49ers
Tight End: Rob Await, Cardinals
Tackles: Anthony Munoz, Bengals; Jim Lachey, Redskins
Guards: Steve Trapilo, Saints; Ron Hallstrom, Packers
Center: Jim Sweeney, Jets
Quarterback: Jim Everett, Rams
Running Backs: Christian Okoye, Chiefs; Neal Anderson, Bears