In one of the most frantic free-agent signing periods in NFL (and American sports) history, the fates of several teams in 2011 have been dramatically altered in only a matter of days. Forgoing the standard free-agency period, teams have seen hundreds of millions of dollars in deals move at a pace never seen before.
But as these moves are made, there are always the big questions: Is this the right move for a team? Are teams getting good value for the player moves they make?
Here are 21 of the biggest free-agent contracts of the 2011 free-agency period, along with a review of their worth for the upcoming season.