Being a free agent in July is a situation that no NFL player—at least one who intends to continue his career in the league—wants to be in.
As training camps are set to begin later this month, veteran players who remain unsigned are running out of time. While they sit in the uncomfortable position of hoping and waiting for another opportunity, most NFL rosters are already at or very close to their 90-man preseason limits.
Any player who had any real demand from the league has joined an NFL roster by now. No team is going to fix any major hole on its roster by signing one of the lingering veterans still on the market. That said, there are still players available who have the ability to be solid contributors to a team if given the opportunity.
It’s quite possible that any of the following players could have played their final snaps in professional football. But it’s also a possibility that each of them could still end up being signed by teams during training camps and subsequently end up establishing themselves as quality role players for their new franchises.
Let's take a look at who those players are.