NFL Offseason: 5 Underrated Free Agents

Aaron NaglerNFL National Lead WriterFebruary 19, 2013

Well, the two weeks of downtime after the Super Bowl sure were fun, weren't they?

As NFL teams start to purge their rosters of players (and contracts) they have deemed expendable in anticipation of the start of the new league year on March 12th, fans are beginning to peruse the list of available free agents and dreaming of which big names their team may sign.

Unfortunately, many of the contracts handed out during the first wave of free agency usually equate to paying airport restaurant prices for hot-dog-stand talent. 

In the video above, I offer up five free agents who may not make big headlines immediately in free agency, but are underrated gems who will make teams happy they waited out the initial flurry of signings when teams finally take the field in 2013.

Let us know in the comments below which teams you think could use the players listed here and let us know who else isn't getting the kind of buzz they deserve in the weeks leading up to free agency.