In free agency, NFL teams are generally trying to improve their rosters. Unfortunately, they sometimes offer outrageous contracts to make that happen.
Sometimes that can be a good thing. For example, a team getting a hometown discount or paying way under the market value for a player would be outrageous in a good way.
However, most outrageous contracts overpay a player. Think of Albert Haynesworth and the Washington Redskins, and you'll have a good idea of what we're talking about here.
Through the first few weeks of free agency, we've seen teams offer a number of over-the-top contracts. Today we'll break down those contracts and let you know why they're the most outrageous of the 2013 free-agency period.
All contract information, unless otherwise noted, comes from Spotrac.com.