NFL Free Agency and Trades: Kevin Kolb and Best Offensive Acquisitions

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NFL Free Agency and Trades: Kevin Kolb and Best Offensive Acquisitions
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Kevin Kolb headlines the crop of free agent signings in this second day of the league year. But he's not the only player making an impact in 2011.

Don't you love this?

I'm not sure if it's because I live in a bubble or a vacuum or a college house chock-full of unemployed 22-year-olds, but this young, NFL free-agent period gets me geeked out. This is fun. This is riveting.

This is charged like sticking your finger in an electrical outlet of excitement.

Maybe it's a media thing, but whether it's hammering away on deadline or furiously clicking for the latest buzz, I'm pretty sure we can mutually call these first three days the stuff of a future Bill Simmons book.

(Hell, maybe I'll write it...)

Straight to the business:

The biggest splashes thus far seem to be on the offense. Nnamdi Asomugha and Cullen Jenkins are teamless, and all of the signings to date—Charles Johnson (CAR), Eric Weddle (SD) and Ike Taylor (PIT)—seem catastrophic reaches or yawn-worthy re-signings.

Much more bubbly being popped in offensive meeting rooms (or Santonio Holmes' driveway).

So we'll go through the list, player by player and rate 'em and rave 'em. (Best stretch for a "bag 'em and tag 'em" alliterative pun. Forgive me...)

And on we go...

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