Let’s Rank The Top Upcoming NFL Free Agents

The NFL season is almost over guys.

It’s time for the lucky NFL teams that were good enough to crack the playoffs this year to focus on winning the Super Bowl.

But what about the teams that didn’t make the playoffs and have no more hope to hang their hats on?

Well, those teams need to start preparing for the NFL off-season and as we all know, the NFL off-season is mainly two parts. The NFL Draft and free agency. Those are the most important aspects of the off-season for any team looking to crack the playoffs next season and get their name into the Super Bowl mix.

So who are the big-named free agents that teams should start preparing to make offers for?

You came to the right place.

The following is a list of potential UNRESTRICTED free agents that could be hitting the open market in a few short weeks. Does your favorite team need to make some immediate upgrades? This list will help you figure out who your team should be aiming to get.

 

(NOTE: I wrote this a few days ago, but due to an illness I had to put it on hold for a bit. That’s why some players are still listed even though they’ve already signed an extension with their team.)

 

 

Quarterbacks:

1. Drew Brees (New Orleans Saints)

2. Kirk Cousins (Washington Redskins)

3. Jimmy Garoppolo (San Francisco 49ers)

4. Sam Bradford (Minnesota Vikings)

5. Case Keenum (Minnesota Vikings)

6. Teddy Bridgewater (Minnesota Vikings)

7. Jay Cutler (Miami Dolphins)

8. Josh McCown (New York Jets)

9. Matt Moore (Miami Dolphins)

10. Ryan Fitzpatrick (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)

 

Running Backs:

1. Le’Veon Bell (Pittsburgh Steelers)

2. Jerick McKinnon (Minnesota Vikings)

3. Isaiah Crowell (Cleveland Browns)

4. Carlos Hyde (San Francisco 49ers)

5. Dion Lewis (New England Patriots)

6. Orleans Darkwa (New York Giants)

7. LeGarrette Blount (Philadelphia Eagles)

8. Frank Gore (Indianapolis Colts)

9. Rex Burkhead (New England Patriots)

10. Shane Vereen (New York Giants)

 

Wide Receivers:

1. Davante Adams (Green Bay Packers)

2. Jarvis Landry (Miami Dolphins)

3. Sammy Watkins (Los Angeles Rams)

4. Marqise Lee (Jacksonville Jaguars)

5. Kendall Wright (Chicago Bears)

6. Paul Richardson (Seattle Seahawks)

7. Mike Wallace (Baltimore Ravens)

8. Danny Amendola (New England Patriots)

9. Ryan Grant (Washington Redskins)

10. Terrelle Pryor (Washington Redskins)

 

Tight Ends:

1. Jimmy Graham (Seattle Seahawks)

2. Trey Burton (Philadelphia Eagles)

3. Richard Rodgers (Green Bay Packers)

4. Luke Wilson (Seattle Seahawks)

5. Austin Seferian-Jenkins (New York Jets)

6. Tyler Eifert (Cincinnati Bengals)

7. Zach Miller (Chicago Bears)

8. Ed Dickson (Carolina Panthers)

9. Antonio Gates (Los Angeles Chargers)

10. Benjamin Watson (Baltimore Ravens)

 

Offensive Tackles:

1. Nate Solder (New England Patriots) 

2. Cameron Fleming (New England Patriots) 

3. James Hurst (Baltimore Ravens)

4. Breno Giacomini (Houston Texans)

5. Michael Schofield (Los Angeles Chargers)

6. Sam Young (Miami Dolphins)

7. Allen Barbre (Denver Broncos)

8. Donald Stephenson (Denver Broncos)

9. Earl Watford (Arizona Cardinals)

10. LaAdrian Waddle (New England Patriots)

 

Offensive Guards:

1. Andrew Norwell (Carolina Panthers)

2. Josh Kline (Tennessee Titans)

3. Chris Hubbard (Pittsburgh Steelers)

4. Zach Fulton (Kansas City Chiefs)

5. Joe Berger (Minnesota Vikings)

6. Brandon Fusco (San Francisco 49ers)

7. Jahri Evans (Green Bay Packers)

8. Jonathan Cooper (Dallas Cowboys)

9. Michael Person (Indianapolis Colts)

10. Patrick Omameh (Jacksonville Jaguars)

 

Offensive Centers:

1. Ryan Jensen (Baltimore Ravens)

2. Weston Richburg (New York Giants)

3. Evan Smith (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)

4. John Sullivan (Los Angeles Rams)

5. Corey Linsley (Green Bay Packers)

6. Spencer Long (Washington Redskins)

7. Daniel Kilgore (San Francisco 49ers)

8. Russell Bodine (Cincinnati Bengals)

9. Travis Swanson (Detroit Lions)

10. Josh LeRibeus (New Orleans Saints)

 

Defensive Ends:

1. DeMarcus Lawrence (Dallas Cowboys)

2. Alex Okafor (New Orleans Saints)

3. Adrian Clayborn (Atlanta Falcons)

4. DaQuan Jones (Tennessee Titans)

5. Mitch Unrein (Chicago Bears)

6. William Hayes (Miami Dolphins)

7. Ezekiel Ansah (Detroit Lions)

8. Denico Autry (Oakland Raiders)

9. Kony Ealy (New York Jets)

10. Chris Smith (Cincinnati Bengals)

 

Defensive Tackles:

1. Sheldon Richardson (Seattle Seahawks)

2. Dontari Poe (Atlanta Falcons)

3. Justin Ellis (Oakland Raiders)

4. Tom Johnson (Minnesota Vikings)

5. Kyle Williams (Buffalo Bills)

6. Jay Bromley (New York Giants)

7. Shamar Stephen (Minnesota Vikings)

8. Beau Allen (Philadelphia Eagles)

9. Bennie Logan (Kansas City Chiefs)

10. Frostee Rucker (Arizona Cardinals)

 

Linebackers:

1. Nigel Bradham (Philadelphia Eagles) 

2. Tahir Whitehead (Detroit Lions)

3. Junior Galette (Washington Redskins)

4. Paul Posluszny (Jacksonville Jaguars)

5. Kareem Martin (Arizona Cardinals)

6. Barkevious Mingo (Indianapolis Colts)

7. Erik Walden (Indianapolis Colts) 

8. Devon Kennard (New York Giants)

9. Josh Bynes (Arizona Cardinals)

10. Ahmad Brooks (Green Bay Packers)

 

Cornerbacks:

1. Patrick Robinson (Philadelphia Eagles)

2. Nickell Robey-Coleman (Los Angeles Rams)

3. E.J. Gaines (Buffalo Bills)

4. Travis Carrie (Oakland Raiders)

5. Rashaan Melvin (Indianapolis Colts)

6. Kyle Fuller (Chicago Bears)

7. Prince Amukamara (Chicago Bears)

8. Bashaud Breeland (Washington Redskins)

9. Aaron Colvin (Jacksonville Jaguars)

10. Tramon Williams (Arizona Cardinals)

 

Safeties:

1. Lamarcus Joyner (Los Angeles Rams)

2. Tre Boston (Los Angeles Chargers)

3. Morgan Burnett (Green Bay Packers)

4. Tyvon Branch (Arizona Cardinals)

5. Eric Reid (San Francisco 49ers)

6. Bradley McDougald (Seattle Seahawks)

7. Marcus Gilchrist (Houston Texans)

8. Reggie Nelson (Oakland Raiders)

9. Kenny Vaccaro (New Orleans Saints)

10. T.J. Ward (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)

 

 

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