The New England Patriots have signed some big names this offseason, and though their second week of free agency has been more quiet than the first, they have already added quite a few players who will have big impacts in 2014.
Usually, free agency for the Pats is about filling out the middle of the roster with mid-range, inexpensive veterans who will push their draft picks and potentially emerge as significant players in New England's system.
But this year, they've attacked the top of their depth chart, especially at cornerback, with two additions likely to take over as starters. In addition to bringing back their leading receiver from 2013, they've also added another outside threat in the passing game who could become an impact player.
Here's how we're ranking the impact of the Pats' free-agent signings so far.