Under contract (length of deal per NFLPA contract records): Nate Clements (through 2012), Chris Crocker (through 2012), Leon Hall (through 2015), Brandon Ghee (through 2013), Taylor Mays (through 2013), Rico Murray (through 2013), Robert Sands (through 2014).
Free agents: Unrestricted – Reggie Nelson, Adam Jones, Kelly Jennings, Gibril Wilson; Exclusive rights – Jeromy Miles
End of season depth chart:LCB – Nate Clements, Brandon Ghee; RCB – Adam Jones, Kelly Jennings; SS – Chris Crocker, Taylor Mays, Jeromy Miles; FS – Reggie Nelson, Gibril Wilson, Robert Sands; Injured reserve – Leon Hall
Coach: Mark Carrier for the 2012 season. Kevin Coyle was the position coach since 2001 before going to Miami as the defensive coordinator.
STATE OF POSITION
Is it better or worse compared to this time last year? Worse. Even though eight defensive backs were on injured reserve at the end of the 2010 season, Johnathan Joseph was still on the roster and Leon Hall was healthy. ...