The NFL season is heating up, but for some teams the playoffs are out of sight. That means more draft talk and keying in on what 2012 NFL free agents can help your team.
This year's class represents a star quarterback in Drew Brees, a couple of terrific running backs in Matt Forte and Ray Rice, and a crop of receivers who will have teams that are in need of pass-catchers, drooling.
Free agency is a gamble. Sometimes you win big and sometimes you fail. There are some big gambles in this year's class, especially at the wide receiver position. And shelling out a huge sum of money to a running back is always a gamble.
But what players should teams avoid when free agency starts?
Find out in the slides to come as these are seven players teams shouldn't risk their future on.