Last summer, the NFL was tyrannized by endless banter about the Lockout and its "Millionaires vs. Billionaires" implications. Free agency—generally one of the most anticipated periods of the offseason—fell by the wayside.
Many marquee players slated for free agency were opted to re-sign with their incumbent teams rather than risk hitting the open market in an abbreviated offseason.
But have no fear, NFL fans, free agency will return with a bang this spring.
This year's crop of free agents is an exceptional one. At least 15-to-20 Pro Bowlers could feasibly find new teams this offseason and a few budding stars might swap jerseys as well.
Of course, management and coaching changes will alter the approach of many teams but let's take a stab at predicting which teams will make a push for the NFL's top 50 free agents.