There have been loads of fireworks through the NFL’s first two full days of free company. After a gradual begin, a slew of marquee free brokers — most notably Curtis Samuel, Haason Reddick and Patrick Peterson — got here off the board on Wednesday, with a couple of different notable names like Kenyan Drake and Will Fuller discovering houses Thursday. We additionally had a couple of surprises that included Kyle Van Noy’s return to New England and Kyle Long ending his one-year retirement to hitch the Chiefs.
Whereas the market is thinning, there are nonetheless some massive title gamers ready to come back to phrases on new offers. Listed below are the highest 10 free brokers which are nonetheless obtainable in line with Pete Prisco’s Top 100 list. Do not be stunned if many — if not all — of those gamers are off the market someday through the subsequent 24-48 hours of free company. We have additionally included reviews on the place these gamers could also be heading someday within the very close to future.
After a breakout 2019 (he led the NFL in landing receptions that season), accidents hampered Golladay all through the 2020 season. Throughout his 4 seasons in Detroit, the 27-year-old Golladay caught 183 passes for 3,068 yards and 21 touchdowns. Do not anticipate Gollday to be on the record for much longer, because the Giants, Bears and Bengals (amongst different groups) are in pursuit of him.
Whereas he didn’t document a single interception final season (a yr after main the league with six picks), Harris tallied a career-high 104 tackles. The Browns, a group that presently has questions at security, ought to be thought of a candidate to land the seven-year veteran, even after signing John Johnson III from the Rams.
Ingram is out to show that he’s nonetheless an elite participant after accidents considerably impacted his 2020 season. After a gradual begin, Ingram tallied 43 sacks between 2015-19. The Ravens are “preserving tabs” on Ingram’s market, in line with CBS Sports activities NFL insider Jason La Canfora.
The previous Military Ranger has put collectively a formidable run because the Steelers‘ beginning left sort out. In reality, Villanueva’s 90-game common season beginning streak is the longest of any present Pittsburgh participant. The Steelers have reportedly had conversations about signing the two-time Professional Bowler.
One in all final yr’s high free brokers, Clowney didn’t be part of a brand new group till he inked a one-year, $12 million take care of the Titans on Sept. 8. A knee harm restricted Clowney to simply eight video games final yr, as he didn’t document a sack for the primary time since his rookie season. The Ravens, who not too long ago misplaced defensive finish Yannick Ngakoue to the Raiders, have been named a potential touchdown spot for Clowney.
A 3-time Professional Bowler with the Vikings, Rhodes intercepted two passes and broke up 12 extra throughout his lone season in Indianapolis. Bills security Jordan Poyer recently said that he’s making an attempt to recruit Rhodes and defensive finish Carlos Dunlap to Buffalo.
A former undrafted rookie, Wilson grew to become a full-time starter through the 2020 season. Final season, the 6-foot-1, 230-pound linebacker racked up 122 tackles, three sacks, three interceptions and two fumble recoveries. Wilson has not too long ago been linked to the Broncos, who want to improve their linebacker corps for the 2021 season.
The previous No. 4 general decide was a key function participant through the Chiefs’ latest run of success. In 86 video games, the 27-year-old huge out has caught 321 passes for 4,665 yards and 33 touchdowns whereas averaging 14.5 yards per catch. The Dolphins, Bears and Ravens are among the many groups which are in want of a veteran receiver.
A second-round decide within the 2017 draft, King began in 36 of his 41 common season video games with the Packers. King’s greatest season passed off in 2019, when he picked off 5 passes whereas serving to Inexperienced Bay advance to the NFC title sport. Whereas they did enable him to check the market, do not be stunned if the Packers determine to deliver again King for the ’21 season. The Saints, Cowboys and Bears are additionally in want of some reinforcements at cornerback.
Reiter began 28 of 32 video games for Kansas Metropolis over the previous two seasons, however seems to be headed elsewhere because the Chiefs remake their offensive line within the wake of a disastrous efficiency of their Super Bowl loss to the Buccaneers. Reiter has proven himself to be an above-average starter and will assist any group in want of reinforcements up the center (together with the Chiefs, ought to they determine to reverse course).