The unofficial slogan of the 2011 NFL preseason—"Football is Back" or "Back to Football" or whichever variation you prefer—also calls attention to another summer milestone: Free agency is over.
Well, not completely.
With NFL training camps wrapping up, preseason games underway and the regular season approaching fast, the majority of teams are finished signing new players and are instead focused on cutting the expendable players they do have while tinkering with depth charts.
For the most part, any pro football player who doesn't have a job as of today probably won't be able to call himself a pro football player this season.
Still, some unsigned free agents have reasons to be optimistic that they'll find work soon. Unexpected roster holes still pop up here and there, and given that familiarity with a certain team's system and locker room helps, some teams will look toward their former players to fill those gaps.
For every one of the 32 NFL teams, here is one unsigned free agent they should consider re-signing either now or later this season.