With a free for all free agency session wrapping up and teams preparing for their preseason battles, many players will find themselves in unfamiliar locker rooms in 2011.
Much of the attention during the free agency period focused on the same players. Everyone wanted to know about Matt Hasselbeck, Plaxico Burress and Nnamdi Asomugha. With players this talented on the free agency block, it is easy to ignore many of the others.
Many players were ignored despite their overwhelming talents at their positions. Fortunately, some teams were able to see past the hype and aim for these talented individuals, signing players that will immediately be able to help their team out in the 2011 season.
These players are underrated, but their impacts will be felt early. Here are six of the players who will make a huge impact despite the lack of attention paid to them by NFL analysts.