It's almost that time again in the National Football League. Free agency is just around the corner as the league and players work diligently to iron out the final stages of the new collective bargaining agreement.
For NFL franchises, free agency is a period filled with hope, confidence and massive monetary investments. For players, it's their best opportunity to cash in on their determination and production. With up to 32 teams vying for their services, the costs of these players can quickly reach astronomical levels.
In many cases the price tag on free agents far outweighs their actual value on the field (see: Haynesworth, Albert).
Here's a look at 10 free agents who are strong candidates to receive an unnecessarily robust payday this offseason.