NFL training camp officially began last week, and the injury bug has already affected notable players on championship contenders. The Baltimore Ravens' Dennis Pitta was ruled out for the entire 2013 season after undergoing hip surgery, according to Dan Hanzus of NFL.com, and center Denver Broncos center Dan Koppen tore his ACL during practice this weekend according to ESPN.
The number of season-ending injuries has left teams scrambling to find replacements out on the open market. This current free-agent crop has plenty of veterans who were former first-round picks and were once productive starters at the professional level.
What are the best current free agents available? What teams are the best fits for their services? Here is my take on the current crop of talent.