In some ways, the NFL offseason is actually more compelling, complicated and controversial than the regular season.
Between the draft, trades, the salary-cap casualties and all that goes on as teams tweak, improve or solidify their rosters, it's hard to know what a front office is thinking.
Now each of those offseason facets shouldn't be looked at in a vacuum—draft strategies always have an impact on free agency and vice versa—but since free agency is usually the quickest way teams improve (or regress), that area often gets the most attention.
So which clubs' strategies are the best? The worst? Check out this slideshow to find out.
Note: The term "free agency" includes all three of its forms: unrestricted, restricted and players cut this offseason.