With nearly half of the teams in the NFL having serious needs at offensive line, this year's free-agent class is going to be in high demand.
Though the draft is also an excellent source of talent on the line, a veteran presence is extremely useful. Veteran linemen already have adapted to the pace of the game, know what it takes to protect quarterbacks and execute run blocking and have proven themselves at one of the most difficult positions in the game.
Free agent offensive linemen can prove expensive, but for teams in need, price is no object.
Here are the top four free agent linemen in 2012.