1. Life as an Unglamorous Free Agent in the NFL

    By the end of the second week of March 2006, I was tired of lifting in public gyms and running on muddy grass fields at junior high schools in Northern Virginia. I wanted a phone call, a visit and eventually a new deal to keep playing ball...

    Matt  Bowen Written by Matt Bowen about 11 months ago 199,221 reads 145 comments

  2. Weighing the Pros and Cons of Cleveland Browns' Top Free-Agent Targets

    The Cleveland Browns have multiple glaring roster holes and nearly $50 million in salary cap space with which to fill them...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 11 months ago 5,118 reads 26 comments

  3. Weighing the Pros and Cons of Washington Redskins Top Free-Agent Targets

    If the latest rumors are to be believed, the Washington Redskins certainly aren't going to adopt any half measures once 2015 NFL free agency begins. At least not when it comes to answering some of their biggest needs...

    James Dudko Written by James Dudko about 11 months ago 5,772 reads 18 comments

  4. NFL Free Agents 2015: The Biggest Name at Every Position

    There is less than a week to go before NFL free agency begins, and it’s been a busy few days around the league. Players are being released for salary-cap purposes, and others are being scooped up by clubs looking to improve their roster...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 11 months ago 69,923 reads 47 comments

  5. Weighing the Pros and Cons of Buffalo Bills' Potential Top Free-Agent Targets

    The Buffalo Bills narrowly missed the playoffs with a 9-7 record in 2014. Still, then-head coach Doug Marrone decided it was time to quit on Buffalo...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 11 months ago 4,545 reads 6 comments

  6. Free Agent or Draft: How Should the Miami Dolphins Fill Their Biggest Holes?

    Seek it out in free agency, or take a chance in the draft? That's the conundrum the Miami Dolphins face when deciding how to plug up their biggest holes...

    Thomas Galicia Written by Thomas Galicia about 11 months ago 5,298 reads 41 comments

  7. NFL Free Agents 2015: Latest Buzz on Ndamukong Suh and Other Top Names

    March 10 marks the beginning of the 2015 NFL year and serves as the start of free agency. All-Pro Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh will garner the most attention on the open market and is likely to carry the biggest price tag...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 11 months ago 544 reads 0 comments

  8. Weighing the Pros and Cons of Green Bay Packers' Top Free-Agent Targets

    This season, the Green Bay Packers may not sign a high-profile free agent like Julius Peppers, but that doesn't mean Ted Thompson won't look to existing veterans to supplement the moves he makes in the draft in April...

    Michelle Bruton Written by Michelle Bruton about 11 months ago 17,894 reads 40 comments

  9. Is Ndamukong Suh Really Worth a King's Ransom in Free Agency?

    He was a perfect draft prospect. He was named first-team All-Pro as a rookie. If he's not the best defensive player in the NFL , he's one of a small handful at the top. Ndamukong Suh wants to be paid a king's ransom...

    Ty Schalter Written by Ty Schalter about 11 months ago 34,197 reads 102 comments

  10. Breaking Down the Free-Agency Market and Reality for DeMarco Murray

    A generation or two ago, DeMarco Murray 's value as a free agent would have been off the charts. After all, the running back position was still elite then and Murray is a 27-year-old ...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 11 months ago 24,553 reads 72 comments

  11. San Francisco 49ers' Final Free-Agency Outlook and Predictions

    What do we really know about the San Francisco 49ers post-Jim Harbaugh? What do we really know about the new coaches? We know their names—Jim Tomsula (the head coach), Eric ...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 11 months ago 11,762 reads 60 comments

  12. Free Agent or Draft: How Should the Chicago Bears Fill Their Biggest Holes?

    The page on the calendar turns to March, and it's now time to start focusing on how the Bears will fill the holes on their roster. Free agency is up first on March 10 followed by the NFL draft on April 30...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 11 months ago 14,453 reads 57 comments

  13. Washington Redskins Final Free-Agency Outlook and Predictions

    Every Washington Redskins fan will have a vision of what winning free agency will look like for a team that has been perpetually stuck in rebuild mode. Those visions likely won't jive with the league's view of the way business is done in D...

    James Dudko Written by James Dudko about 11 months ago 11,120 reads 63 comments

  14. Cleveland Browns Final Free-Agency Outlook and Predictions

    The NFL league year begins in one week, which also means we are seven days away from the start of free agency...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 11 months ago 15,901 reads 84 comments

  15. NFL Free Agency 2015: Rumors and Predictions Following Franchise Tag Deadline

    Monday marked the deadline for all NFL teams to apply the franchise tag to a player they didn't want hitting the open market in free agency. Several squads took advantage...

    Sean ODonnell Written by Sean ODonnell about 11 months ago 2,287 reads 1 comments

  16. Pittsburgh Steelers Final Free-Agency Outlook and Predictions

    Free agency begins in one week, and the typically low-spending Pittsburgh Steelers could be bigger players than usual...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 11 months ago 26,024 reads 60 comments

  17. Free-Agent Matchmaker: Perfect Fits for Ndamukong Suh, DeMarco Murray and More

    There are many elements to the perfect NFL free-agent match: The match must help both parties. It should make the team better (for the right price) while enhancing both the player's career and his checkbook...

    Mike Tanier Written by Mike Tanier about 11 months ago 333,052 reads 281 comments

  18. Chicago Bears' Final Free-Agency Outlook and Predictions

    Now that the NFL Scouting Combine has come and gone, the Chicago Bears can look toward improving their team via free agency...

    Matt Eurich Written by Matt Eurich about 11 months ago 21,507 reads 33 comments

  19. The Free-Agency Guide to Randall Cobb

    Swiss Army knife. Jack of all trades. Multifaceted weapon. Randall Cobb . Whether he was lining up in the backfield, torching cornerbacks from the slot or terrorizing teams as ...

    Alessandro Miglio Written by Alessandro Miglio about 11 months ago 23,517 reads 40 comments

  20. Green Bay Packers Final Free-Agency Outlook and Predictions

    With the 2015 league year set to begin on March 10 at 4 p.m. ET, free agency is nearly upon us. Prior to that date, the Green Bay Packers will attempt to re-sign key players currently under contract who will hit the open market...

    Michelle Bruton Written by Michelle Bruton about 11 months ago 31,638 reads 73 comments

  21. Denver Broncos: 5 Free-Agent Targets Worth More Than Their Price Tags

    Last year, the Denver Broncos handed out a few big contracts but to only a few players. The result? Zero playoff victories. This year, they're going to spread the wealth a bit more...

    Baily Deeter Written by Baily Deeter about 11 months ago 3,670 reads 5 comments

  22. NFL Free Agency 2015: Available Players Primed for Monster 2015 Seasons

    Restocking in the NFL draft may be the surest way to build a long-term winner, but adding an impact free agent or two can put a team on the brink of contention over the top...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 11 months ago 375 reads 0 comments

  23. NFL Franchise Tag Decisions Set the Table for Wild 2015 Free-Agency Period

    The deadline for NFL teams to assign players the franchise or transition tags has come and gone. Per the teams' official websites, for Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 11 months ago 114,347 reads 113 comments

  24. Giants Taking an Expensive but Necessary Step by Tagging Jason Pierre-Paul

    To understand why the New York Giants chose to use their franchise tag on defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul , as first reported by Rand Getlin of Yahoo Sports, we have to take a journey back to 2013...

    Sean Tomlinson Written by Sean Tomlinson about 11 months ago 8,730 reads 100 comments

  25. San Francisco 49ers' Blueprint for Winning Free Agency

    It used to be the San Francisco 49ers were one player away from winning the Super Bowl. If only Justin Smith hadn’t injured his shoulder in 2012...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 11 months ago 14,719 reads 80 comments