NEW YORK (AP) -Players designated by teams as franchise and transition players for 2008 as released by the NFL:
Jared Allen, DE, Kansas City
Stacy Andrews, G, Cincinnati
x-Nnamdi Asomugha, CB, Oakland
Karlos Dansby, LB, Arizona
Jordan Gross, T, Carolina
Ken Hamlin, S, Dallas
Albert Haynesworth, DT, Tennessee
L.J. Smith, TE, Philadelphia
Terrell Suggs, LB, Baltimore
Marcus Trufant, CB, Seattle
Corey Williams, DT, Green Bay
Max Starks, T, Pittsburgh

x-Exclusive franchise player. An ``exclusive'' franchise player - not free to sign with another club - is offered a minimum of the average of the top five salaries at the player's position as of April 20, or 120 percent of the player's previous year's salary, whichever is greater.

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