2023 Free Agency Tracker

Apr 07, 2023
2023 Free Agency Tracker

Below is a list of 2023 free agents listed in order of projected market value. As the week progresses, be sure to check in on 4for4’s Player Profiles to stay on top of all major transactions and trades. Dynasty Rankings will also stay updated throughout free agency.

**This page will be updated as players sign deals throughout free agency.**

Format: Player (Age during free agency), Team - Analysis



Derek Carr (31), Saints - The first domino to fall under center, Carr and New Orleans set the 2023 replacement-level market with a four-year, $150 million contract (including $60 million guaranteed) that in actuality boils down to a two-year deal worth $21.4 million annually against the cap given that the organization can cut ties in 2025 for $28.6 million in relief. 32 years old in Week 1, Carr has not finished inside the top 20 in fantasy points per game at his position (including a QB22 finish last year) since undergoing fibula surgery in 2017. His atypical 14.1% rate of throws 20 yards downfield (10th) also proved useless in completing just 33.8% (29th) of said attempts, a hair stronger than Andy Dalton's league-low 26.3% rate.

Geno Smith (32), Seahawks - Frontloaded a three-year, $75 million contract with up to $52 million guaranteed in the first season, Smith, the 2023 Comeback Player of the Year, was handsomely rewarded after leading the league in completion rate (69.8%), Next Gen Stats' Completion Percentage Over Expectation, and touchdown rate (11.4%) on throws 10 yards deep. Admittedly hit a wall down the stretch with seven interceptions and four fumbles from Week 12 on. Seahawks undoubtedly remain "totally connected" to the incoming class under center given Smith's bridge-framed renewal.

Daniel Jones (26), Giants - One of only 10 quarterbacks to average 18 points per game (with a career-high 18.1) in his first season under Brian Daboll, Jones' representatives won out with a four-year, $160 million contract including $94 million virtually guaranteed upon signing; Jones' $19 million cap hit in 2023 remains as team-friendly as possible but leaps to $45 million (with $18 million in dead money if he's cut) the following year. With an additional 7.0 rushing points per game tacked on via his legs, Jones remains a middle-of-the-road QB1 with rushing upside pending the great lengths GM Joe Schoen goes to in order to upgrade his quarterback's surrounding cast.

Lamar Jackson (26), Ravens - Slapped with the non-exclusive franchise tag for $32.4 million, which Jackson will unequivocally avoid playing on at all costs. Also ensures Baltimore can match (if they choose to) any offer that Jackson receives, or pass on the option for two first-round picks; the Falcons, Dolphins, Commanders, Panthers, and Raiders reportedly will not be pursuing him as the league's owners continue to collude in order to make Deshaun Watson's fully guaranteed contract an outlier. Currently being drafted as the overall QB6, Lamar has quietly lacked a ceiling with just five top-five finishes (out of 24 appearances) the past two seasons including none from Week 4 on last year.

Jimmy Garoppolo (31), Raiders - Reunites with coach Josh McDaniels on a three-year, $67.5 million contract. Although Garoppolo's inability to throw deep, finishing outside the top-20 in completion rate 20 yards downfield in back-to-back years, undeniably caps Davante Adams' ceiling as the current WR7 inside the first 10 picks, the latter arguably holds a higher floor in 2023 given Jimmy G's stellar 64% completion rate to the intermediate level of the field, where Derek Carr ranked 32nd (52%) under McDaniels; that 10-19 yard range is where Adams was notably schemed a career-high 30% of his targets in year one with Las Vegas.

Mike White (27), Dolphins - Tua Tagovailoa's insurance policy signed to a two-year, $16 million contract. Three 300-yard performances in seven career starts.

Andy Dalton (35), Panthers - Understands the assignment to show the No. 1 overall pick the ropes at the next level for $8 million guaranteed. Most recently finished top-five in completion rate inside the red zone (with an 11:1 TD:INT ratio to boot) with the Saints.

Jacoby Brissett (26), Commanders - Veteran signal-caller brought on for $8 million to push Sam Howell in training camp. Serviceable 64% completion rate and No. 7 in Football Outsiders' DVOA metric among quarterbacks as a pure game manager in 11-game stint with Cleveland.

Taylor Heinicke (28), Falcons - Essentially signed to a one-year deal with $6.3 million guaranteed given that the organization can cut ties in order to save $7 million against the cap next offseason. Averaged just 7.1 YPA while engineering Washington's 5-3-1 run down the stretch last year.

Jarrett Stidham (26), Broncos - Signed to a two-year, $10 million contract to backup Russell Wilson. Surprisingly flashed production in a pinch off the bench, completing 64.2% of his passes for four touchdowns, three interceptions, and 8.3 yards per attempt across Vegas' last two games. Averaged 7-42 rushing in that stint.

Marcus Mariota (28), Eagles - Mobility with 6.5 scrambles per game in 13 starts for the Falcons last year allows OC Brian Johnson to keep an identical gameplan intact if Jalen Hurts were to miss any time. One-year, $5 million contract.

Baker Mayfield (27), Buccaneers - One-year, $4 million contract to compete with Kyle Trask (lol). Lauded for his last two drives against the Raiders (16-for-21, 145 yards, TD) and 60 minutes against a team that fired its coach the next day, Mayfield completed just 52.5% of his passes for 5.9 YPA beyond those 70 minutes with the Rams.

Gardner Minshew (26), Colts - The QB9, QB18, QB7, and QB17 in his last four starts under Shane Steichen. One-year, $3.5 million agreement gives the Colts freedom to draft a project (read: Anthony Richardson) under center.

Drew Lock (26), Seahawks - Re-signed to a one-year, $4 million contract in order to ... well, I really don't know why.

Sam Darnold (25), 49ers - Option C if both Brock Purdy (elbow surgery) and Trey Lance (ankle surgery) are unable to recover ahead of Week 1. Hidden for 23.3 pass attempts per game (and ensuing 8.1 YPA) over his last six starts with the Panthers.

Cooper Rush (29), Cowboys - Elite game manager re-signed to a two-year deal. 5-1 record in place of Dak Prescott the last two seasons.

Case Keenum (35), Texans - Competent 67% completion rate in his last two spot-starts for Cleveland in 2021. Locker room veteran suddenly available to mentor the No. 2 overall pick akin to Josh McCown's and Sam Darnold's friendship in New York.

Carson Wentz (30)

Chase Daniel (36)

Jeff Driskel (29)

Joe Flacco (38)

Josh Johnson (36)

Mason Rudolph (27)

Teddy Bridgewater (30)

Trace McSorley (27)

Running Backs

Miles Sanders (25), Panthers - Caped for by RBs coach Duce Staley, who had a hand in drafting Sanders with the Eagles in 2019, for a four-year, $25 million contract including $13 million guaranteed. Philadelphia's first 1,000-yard rusher since LeSean McCoy in 2014, Sanders arguably has an untapped ceiling assuming increased involvement in Carolina's passing game after seeing his target share progressively decrease in every season (10.3% < 8.7% < 6.9% < 5.4%) as a four-year starter.

David Montgomery (25), Lions - Detroit threw themselves at Montgomery with a three-year, $18 million contract including the fifth-most guaranteed cash ($11 million) of any free agent running back since 2020. Inarguably better at doing all the dirty work (ala Jamaal Williams) than D'Andre Swift, Montgomery is fully expected to lead Detroit's explosive offense in touches following four consecutive seasons with at least six touchdowns and 1,000 yards from scrimmage.

Josh Jacobs (25), Raiders - Jacobs was given Las Vegas' $10.09 million franchise tag following a league-high 393 touches as the RB4 in points per game in his first year under Josh McDaniels. One of only five running backs over the last decade to register that amount in a single season, Jacobs is vying to be the first among that group to record more than 237 touches the following year.

Tony Pollard (26), Cowboys - Expectation is Pollard "should be ready for training camp" following January's fibula surgery and ensuing $10.09 million franchise tag. Touches per game alongside Ezekiel Elliott encouragingly increased from 10.1 in 2021 to 13.7 last year. Note that Pollard has also recorded overall RB1, RB7, and RB3 finishes in three career starts for Zeke.

Saquon Barkley (26), Giants - The odd man out with New York's $10.09 million franchise tag after the organization agreed to a lucrative four-year contract with Daniel Jones. Fully healthy for the first time since his rookie campaign, Barkley recorded a career-high in carries (295) while leading the Giants with 76 targets (sixth-most among running backs). The RB5 in points per game under Brian Daboll, Barkley's 14.5% share of his team's targets (the fourth-highest rate at his position) are a looming question mark given GM Joe Schoen's transparent plans to upgrade at wide receiver.

Jamaal Williams (27), Saints - Pads for Alvin Kamara's potential absence (pending the results of his July 31 trial) in the short term while insuring Kamara does not record a third consecutive season handling 77% of New Orleans' backfield touches. Respectable $8 million guaranteed on a three-year, $12 million contract.

Rashaad Penny (27), Eagles - 2022's leader in yards after contact per attempt, Penny turned average run-blocking in Seattle into five top-10 finishes and 15.6/107/0.8 weekly with 6.8 yards per carry over his last nine full games. A screaming value in Best Ball leagues at the moment given his proven (albeit sporadic) ceiling available in the 14th round, note that Philadelphia is still expected to add more to its backfield in the coming months.

Samaje Perine (27), Broncos - Will immediately fly up draft boards after being recruited to Denver by Sean Payton with a two-year, $7.5 million contract. More than capable of carrying the load during Javonte Williams' inevitable "J.K. Dobbins season", as proven by Perine's 48 touches (24 per game) in two spot-starts for Joe Mixon last year. Dog.

Jeff Wilson (27), Dolphins - Re-signed to a two-year deal worth up to $8.2 million. Out-touched Raheem Mostert 59-56 in the only five games the two finished together to close the year.

James Robinson (24), Patriots - The thunder to Rhamondre Stevenson's lightning brought on to replace Damien Harris with a two-year, $8 million contract. 4.5 yards per carry in his first three games before slamming into the post-torn Achilles' wall with 3.3 YPC (across two separate teams) from Week 4 on.

Raheem Mostert (30), Dolphins - Brought back on a two-year, $5.6 million contract with $2.2 million guaranteed. Leaned on for 70% of Miami's backfield touches (and 15.4 per game) from Weeks 2-8, Mostert's workload was trimmed to 11.2 touches per game (53.6% of backfield touches) in five full starts with Jeff Wilson post-trade deadline.

Travis Homer (24), Bears - Signed to a two-year, $4.5 million contract following David Montgomery's departure to Detroit. Led Seattle's backfield in route participation on 3rd/4th down the last two seasons.

Alexander Mattison (24), Vikings - Ominously re-signed to a two-year, $7 million contract after Dalvin Cook handled a career-low 15.5 carries per game and underwent shoulder surgery after the season; the Vikings can save $5.9 million by releasing him. Mattison's box scores in six career starts for Cook: 11/30/0, 24/145/2, 32/171/0, 32/153/1, 25/124/1, and 16/70/1.

D’Onta Foreman (26), Bears - Physicality on arrival alongside Khalil Herbert and Travis Homer penned to a one-year, $3 million deal. 95.4 yards and 11.6 fantasy points per game in seven wins as Carolina's closer last year compared to 24.6 yards and 4.4 points per game in 10 losses. Touchdown-or-bust outlook.

Devin Singletary (25), Texans - The RB45, RB30, and RB29 in points per game over the last three seasons in Buffalo (with at least 50 targets accrued in each) signed to a one-year deal worth up to $3.5 million. Concerning that coach Sean McDermott consistently looked outside the organization (to no avail) for additional help at RB. Admittedly limits Dameon Pierce's ceiling after he handled 80.3% of Houston's backfield touches from Week 2 on before suffering his season-ending injury.

Damien Harris (26), Bills - Gives Buffalo its long-needed answer against light boxes on a one-year deal. Double-digit touchdown upside worthy of chasing ahead of James Cook in the middle rounds.

Jerick McKinnon (30)

Kareem Hunt (27)

Ezekiel Elliott (27)

Leonard Fournette (27)

Chase Edmonds (26), Buccaneers - Adds to what has arguably morphed into the league's most plodding backfield between himself and Rachaad White. Both Edmonds and White finished bottom-10 in Next Gen Stats' Rush Yards Over Expected last year.

Justice Hill (25), Ravens - Double-digit touches in 4-of-43 career games. Re-signed to a two-year, $4.5 million contract.

Ameer Abdullah (29), Raiders - Las Vegas' change-of-pace back signed to a one-year extension after out-snapping both Josh Jacobs (72) and Brandon Bolden (40) on 3rd/4th down (135).

Boston Scott (27), Eagles - Returns to Philadelphia's backfield with Rashaad Penny and Kenneth Gainwell on a negligent one-year, $2 million contract. Nicknamed "the Giant killer" for scoring nine of his 16 career rushing scores against New York.

D’Ernest Johnson (27), Jaguars - Proven workhorse in a pinch with 24/168/1 and 26/157 in two career starts without both Nick Chubb and Kareem Hunt available in Cleveland. One-year deal.

Matt Breida (28), Giants - 11 touches for an anemic 3.6 yards per touch in Saquon Barkley's only absence last year.

Mike Boone (27), Texans - 52 total touches over the last three seasons. The poor man's version of Rex Burkhead behind Dameon Pierce.

Myles Gaskin (26), Dolphins - Joins Raheem Mostert, Jeff Wilson, and Salvon Ahmed in re-signing with the Dolphins. Career-low 14 touches in his first year under Mike McDaniel.

Ronald Jones (25), Cowboys - One-year contract does not take Dallas out of the mix for another RB in the draft. Tony Pollard's outlook remains safe until then given that he morphed 13.7 weekly touches (to Ezekiel Elliott's 16.5) in 14 games with his former teammate into an RB9 finish in points per game. Assuming RoJo does not see 16 weekly touches, Pollard should continue being stolen at his 30 ADP.

Ty Johnson (25), Jets - Career-low 30 carries in his first year behind Breece Hall.

Darrel Williams (27)

David Johnson (31)

Dontrell Hilliard (28)

Giovani Bernard (31)

J.D. McKissic (29)

Justin Jackson (26)

Kenyan Drake (29)

Latavius Murray (33)

Mark Ingram (33)

Marlon Mack (26)

Melvin Gordon (29)

Rex Burkhead (32)

Royce Freeman (27)

Wide Receivers

Allen Lazard (27), Jets - Follows Aaron Rodgers (eventually) to New York on a four-year, $44 million contract with $22 million guaranteed. Provides chemistry as a boom-or-bust WR4 after soaking up a career-high 17.8% of Green Bay's targets in his first season sans Davante Adams. Quietly averaged 6.7 targets to Christian Watson's 4.7 from Week 10 on as Rodgers' favored option.

Jakobi Meyers (26), Raiders - Broke the ice on the WR market with a three-year, $33 million contract including $21 million guaranteed, just $1 million more than Russell Gage was guaranteed when signing with the Bucs. Whereas Josh McDaniels schemed a median rate (65.4%, 15th) of 11 personnel in 2022, a core trio of Davante Adams, Hunter Renfrow, and Meyers essentially guarantees more three-wide sets this upcoming year, which Jimmy Garoppolo averaged the ninth-most YPA from (7.7) last season. Previously capped for the poor structure of New England's offense, Meyers' ceiling remains capped due to the elite surrounding cast in Vegas.

Adam Thielen (32), Panthers - Rounds out Carolina's three-wide sets with Terrace Marshall and Laviska Shenault on a three-year, $25 million contract. Yards per target dipped for the fifth consecutive season to a career-low mark (6.7) in 2022. Multi-touchdown upside in play on any given week as a late-round Best Ball option given that 29% of Thielen's targets have come from inside the 20 in every year since 2019.

Robert Woods (30), Texans - The first receiver on the open market to put pen to paper with a two-year, $15.2 million contract including $10 million guaranteed. Fresh off his lowest target-per-route-run rate (17.1%) since his rookie year (16.5%, 2013), Woods, top-12 in Pro Football Focus' run blocking grades at his position in back-to-back seasons, remains a better on-field asset than a viable piece for fantasy.

Deonte Harty (25), Bills - Field stretcher signed to a two-year contract worth up to $13.5 million. Lost practically all of his 2022 campaign to a toe injury; 41% of Harty's receptions in 2020 and 2021 went for 10-plus yards.

JuJu Smith-Schuster (26), Patriots - Replaces Jakobi Meyers in the slot with a three-year, $33 million contract. Averaged 7.5 targets in his first eight games with Kansas City before suffering a concussion in Week 10.

Darius Slayton (26), Giants - Returns to New York on a two-year deal after leading the team with 724 receiving yards and ranking 31st among WRs in Yards Per Route Run from Week 6 on (when he initially entered the starting lineup). Premier 'better in Best Ball' selection given his five top-36 finishes to six performances outside the top-48 receivers in that span.

Braxton Berrios (26), Dolphins - Intriguing injection into Miami's three-wide sets given Berrios' career 22% target-per-route-run rate. Reunited with Mike White.

Ashton Dulin (25), Colts - Earned a 17.6% target share in place of Alec Pierce through Indy's first two games. Two-year, $7.5 million contract.

Parris Campbell (25), Giants - Another slot option in three-wide sets with Isaiah Hodgins, Wan'Dale Robinson, and Sterling Shepard brought on with a one-year, $3 million contract worth up to $6.7 million in performance incentives. Appearing in every game for the first time in his career last year, Campbell's 6.5-yard depth of target is considered a high-floor fire blanket for Daniel Jones, who was the league's only quarterback (among 25 qualifiers to attempt 240 passes) to be pressured on 40% of his throws from 11 personnel.

Mecole Hardman (24), Jets - Gadget player who relied on touchdowns, only one (out of six) being scored from longer than eight yards out, to account for 52.3% of his fantasy points last year. A one-year deal worth up to $6.5 million essentially spells the end of Denzel Mims and Corey Davis to the open market or in any package for Aaron Rodgers.

Mack Hollins (29), Falcons - Career-high 690 receiving yards (on 94 targets) in his age-29 season; had not eclipsed 230 yards in any campaign prior. One-year, $2.5 million contract.

Sterling Shepard (30), Giants - 7.7 targets per game across 10 appearances over the last two injury-riddled seasons.

Nick Westbrook-Ikhine (25), Titans - Rotational deep threat re-signed to a one-year deal. Four-plus targets in only four games (out of 17) all season.

Noah Brown (27), Texans - Produced career highs across the board (43/555/3) as Dallas' No. 2 receiver by default last year. Leaves for Houston on a one-year deal.

Cam Sims (27), Raiders - Versatile coverage-team contributor and slot receiver follows Raiders Passing Game Coordinator Scott Turner from Washington to The Strip.

Nelson Agholor (29), Ravens - Rounds out Baltimore's underwhelming receivers room with a one-year, $3.25 million contract. Receptions per game have decreased for five consecutive seasons including last year's mark of 1.9, Agholor's lowest count since his rookie year.

D.J. Chark (26), Panthers - Deep threat sandwiched 29.4% of his targets (16th) 20 yards downfield in 11 healthy games with Detroit, resulting in four top-24 finishes. Note that projected No. 1 overall pick C.J. Stroud led his class in career completion rate (51%) 20 yards deep. One-year deal.

Greg Dortch (24), Cardinals - Signed a one-year tender at the league minimum as an exclusive rights free agent. Averaged 7.3 targets in the eight contests he logged at least 50% of the team's snaps.

Isaiah McKenzie (27), Colts - Potential to replace Parris Campbell from the slot between Michael Pittman and Alec Pierce. McKenzie's last three box scores when logging 80% of Buffalo's snaps: 6-65-2, 11-125-1, and 6-96-1.

Brandon Powell (26), Vikings - Reunites with former Rams OC Kevin O'Connell on a one-year deal. Versatile special teams player who recorded a career-high 17 carries (along with 32 catches) under Sean McVay in 2022.

Jamison Crowder (29), Giants - Joins a crowded slot role in New York around Sterling Shepard, Parris Campbell, and Wan'Dale Robinson on a one-year deal. One season removed from averaging seven targets per game across three campaigns with the Jets.

Marquez Callaway (24), Broncos - Follows Sean Payton to Denver, who most recently elevated Callaway to seven top-36 finishes in 2021. Last-round Best Ball pick who could walk into a voluminous role if one or both of Jerry Jeudy and Courtland Sutton are dealt.

DeAndre Carter (29), Raiders - Career-high 538 receiving yards (31.6 per game) in his age-29 season with the Chargers last year. Will likely become Las Vegas' primary punt/kick returner.

Marvin Jones (32), Lions - Jones' 33.1 yards per game with the Jaguars last year were discouragingly his fewest since his 2012 rookie season. Still managed to lead Jacksonville in percentage of targets earned 20 yards downfield (23.8%), a trait expected to carry over as Detroit's No. 3/4 option behind Amon-Ra St. Brown and Jameson Williams. One-year, $3 million contract that can reach up to $5 million with incentives.

Richie James (27), Chiefs - Arguably Kansas City's best slot WR by default after earning seven targets per game in the seven contests James logged 70% of snaps with the Giants last year.

Odell Beckham Jr. (30)

Jarvis Landry (30)

Breshad Perriman (29)

Byron Pringle (29)

Chosen Anderson (29)

Chris Moore (29)

Damiere Byrd (30)

Dante Pettis (27)

Demarcus Robinson (28)

Jake Kumerow (31)

Jalen Guyton (25)

Julio Jones (34)

Justin Watson (27)

Kenny Golladay (29)

Marcus Johnson (28)

Marquise Goodwin (32), Browns - Pop-a-shot WR who has eclipsed 36 yards per game in only one of nine career seasons. One-year deal.

Matthew Slater (37), Patriots - All-World special teamer re-upped to a one-year contract to return for his 16th season.

Phillip Dorsett (30), Raiders - Direct path to Mack Hollins' previous role as the team's deep threat.

N’Keal Harry (25)

Olamide Zaccheaus (25)

Randall Cobb (32)

Rashard Higgins (28)

Sammy Watkins (29)

T.Y. Hilton (33)

Scotty Miller (25), Falcons - Rotational deep threat totaled 28 catches from Tom Brady the past two seasons; special teams snaps (11% < 33%) progressively increased in that stint.

Trent Sherfield (27), Bills - Joins Deonte Harty as competition for Khalil Shakir and Gabriel Davis after Sherfield finished third among Miami's skill players in target share (9.7%) across 16 games. One-year deal.

Trent Taylor (28), Bengals - Cincinnati's primary punt returner brought back with a one-year deal.

Zach Pascal (28), Cardinals - Elite run-blocking wideout familiar with Jonathan Gannon from last year's Super Bowl roster. Two-year contract.

Tight Ends

Dalton Schultz (27), Texans - Agreed to a one-year, $9 million contract in-state after Dallas decided to forego using its $11.34 franchise tag. Earned a position-high nine end zone targets and 21.1% target-per-route-run rate as the TE4 in points per game from Week 10 on after recovering from multiple injuries suffered before the team's bye. Could logically lead Houston in both targets and receiving scores.

Evan Engram (29), Jaguars - Reluctantly brought back on Jacksonville's $11.34 million franchise tag following three-year highs in catches (4.3) and yards per game (45.1). Fed just 16.4% of the team's targets (eighth among tight ends) in his first season with Trevor Lawrence, Engram's increasing competition (Calvin Ridley) and lowly 6.4-yard depth of target (29th at his position) bring pause to his current TE7 ADP.

Hayden Hurst (29), Panthers - Guaranteed $13 million (!!!) on a shiny three-year, $21.75 million contract after being sandwiched 5.4 targets per game before suffering a nagging calf injury in Week 13. Immediate every-down starter.

Mike Gesicki (27), Patriots - Bill Belichick before a Patriots-Dolphins matchup in 2020: "Gesicki, he’s a big receiver...He’s not really a conventional tight end, but he’s a tough matchup in the passing game." One-year, $9 million contract as a low-end TE1 after being squeezed out of Miami's lineup on just 45% of offensive snaps. Additionally craters Hunter Henry's outlook.

Josh Oliver (25), Vikings - Asked to block on a nice 69% of his snaps with the Ravens last year, Oliver notably finished No. 2 and 19 in Pro Football Focus' pass- and run-blocking grades at his position. Signed to a laughable three-year, $21 million contract.

Juwan Johnson (26), Saints - A restricted free agent, Saints fast-forwarded past any tender and re-signed Johnson to a two-year, $12 million contract including $8.5 million guaranteed following career-highs in receptions (2.6) and yards per game (31.8). Bound for regression in converting 6-of-9 red zone catches into touchdowns, Johnson remains viable for 3-TE builds in Best Ball given his multi-score ceiling weekly.

Irv Smith (24), Bengals - 6-foot-2, 242-pound specimen signed to a one-year, $1.75 million contract ahead of his age-25 season. Quietly finished 22nd at his position in target-per-route-run rate (17.9%) — slightly ahead of Dallas Goedert's 17.8% rate — in eight starts prior to injury (and Minnesota's ensuing T.J. Hockensen deal). Negligent competition for Cincy's starting role should allow Smith to be featured as a usage-based TE2.

Robert Tonyan (28), Bears - The TE25 and TE29 in points per game the past two years after breaking out in his age-26 season for 52/586/11. One-year contract ultimately cannibalizes Cole Kmet's ceiling outcome.

Austin Hooper (28), Raiders - One-year, $3.5 million contract ensures Hooper opens the season as Las Vegas' starting TE. Targeted on just 17.5% of his routes in his lone season with the Titans, his lowest mark since 2018.

Jordan Akins (30), Browns - Career-high 33 yards per game in his final year with Houston. Two-year, $5.2 million contract to play behind David Njoku.

Foster Moreau (25)

Chris Manhertz (30), Broncos - Massive 6-foot-6, 255-pound run blocker familiar with Sean Payton from their time together with the Saints in 2015 and 2016. Two-year, $6 million contract reaffirms the team's blueprint in building its offense from the inside out.

Donald Parham (25), Chargers - Career-highs in receptions (1.7) and yards per game (21.7) in his age-25 season. Re-upped to a two-year, $2.65 million contract.

OJ Howard (28), Raiders - 0.8 catches per game over his last two seasons with the Bucs and Texans. Outlook in Las Vegas depends entirely on whether Foster Moreau re-signs there.

Adam Shaheen (28)

Anthony Firkser (28)

Cameron Brate (30)

Brock Wright (24)

Dan Arnold (27)

Drew Sample (26)

Eric Tomlinson (30)

Geoff Swaim (29)

Jesse James (28)

Marcedes Lewis (38)

Pharaoh Brown (28)

Ross Dwelley (28), 49ers - Returns to San Francisco as TE depth for the sixth consecutive season. One-year deal.

Ryan Griffin (33)

Tyler Kroft (30)

Offensive Tackles

Mike McGlinchey (28), Broncos - Joins Ben Powers along Denver's o-line with a massive five-year, $87.5 million contract including $50 million guaranteed. Pass blocking admittedly remains a work in progress after McGlinchey allowed 36 pressures and six sacks all of last year.

Jawaan Taylor (25), Chiefs - A poor run blocker by all accounts, Taylor's 2.5% pressure rate permitted, the third-lowest mark among the league's offensive tackles, earned him a whopping four-year, $80 million contract including $60 million guaranteed to replace Orlando Brown.

Orlando Brown (26), Bengals - Cincinnati admirably strived for improvement on paper in adding Brown, who finished 18th among all tackles in ESPN's Pass Block Win Rate metric over Jonah Williams (55th) and La'el Collins (57th), on a four-year, $64 million contract. Brown's $31 million signing bonus qualifies as the largest ever for an offensive lineman.

Kaleb McGary (28), Falcons - Atlanta nixed McGary's potential $18.25 million franchise tag only to come to terms on a three-year, $34.5 million contract. Trailed only Trent Williams in Pro Football Focus' run-blocking grade among the league's tackles last year.

Andre Dillard (27), Titans - Taylor Lewan's replacement at LT, Dillard was handed a three-year, $29 million contract to return to his natural (and, so far, failed) position after logging 54-of-58 snaps on the interior in 2022.

Andrew Wylie (28), Commanders - Follows OC Eric Bieniemy to Washington on a three-year, $24 million contract. Started 24 games at RT over the last two seasons under Bieniemy including all 17 during the team’s 2022 Super Bowl run.

Trey Pipkins (26), Chargers - Returns to Los Angeles on a three-year, $21.75 million contract to continue growing with Justin Herbert. Pipkins' 4.8% pressure rate allowed in his first year as the team's starter ranked 25th among 103 tackles to log 100 snaps. Additionally pencils in Jamaree Salyer to start at LG in 2023.

Donovan Smith (29)

Isaiah Wynn (26)

Billy Turner (31)

George Fant (30)

Jermaine Eluemunor (28), Raiders - Las Vegas' starting RT in all 17 games last year. Earned Pro Football Focus' No. 21 grade among 81 qualifying OTs.

Brandon Parker (27), Raiders - Tied for the longest tenure on Las Vegas' roster, Parker was re-signed to a one-year contract after logging 77% of the team's offensive snaps as a 13-game starter last year.

Brandon Shell (31)

Calvin Anderson (26), Patriots - Swing tackle signed to a two-year deal. Familiar with Bill Belichick given Anderson's stint with the Patriots as an undrafted free agent in 2019.

Cameron Erving (30)

Cameron Fleming (30)

Cedric Ogbuehi (30)

Chris Hubbard (31)

Chuma Edoga (25), Cowboys - Ability to play at tackle or guard, the latter position which he moved to in-season with the Bucs and permitted only a single pressure to close the year. One-year, $1.2 million contract.

Dakota Dozier (31)

Dan Skipper (28)

David Quessenberry (32), Bills - Three starts between left and right tackle with the Bills last year. One-year deal.

Germain Ifedi (28), Falcons - Steady backup to RT Kaleb McGary remains in Atlanta on a one-year deal.

Josh Wells (32), Jaguars - Expected to fall in line as Jacksonville's swing tackle after recording 15 starts (including one during the playoffs) and a Super Bowl ring with the Bucs since 2019.

Dennis Kelly (33)

Eric Fisher (32)

Ethan Greenidge (25)

Geron Christian (26)

Greg Little (25)

Ja’Wuan James (30)

Justin Murray (29)

Kelvin Beachum (33), Cardinals - Re-signed to a two-year deal after logging 1,000 snaps in Arizona's offense for the third straight season.

Le’Raven Clark (29), Steelers - Swing tackle pushed into a backup role in Tennessee last year. One-year deal.

Marcus Cannon (34)

Michael Dunn (28)

Mike Remmers (33)

Oli Udoh (26), Vikings - OL depth re-signed with backup center Austin Schlottmann, Blake Brandel, and veteran Chris Reed.

Riley Reiff (34), Patriots - Tackle depth behind veteran Trent Brown and sophomore Andrew Stueber. One-year, $5 million contract.

Taylor Lewan (31)

Ty Nsekhe (37)

Interior Offensive Linemen

Ben Powers (26), Broncos - Became the NFL's sixth-highest-paid guard in agreeing to a four-year, $52 million contract including $28.5 million guaranteed. Second only to Atlanta's Chris Lindstrom in fewest pressures allowed (12) among the 29 guards to log 1,000 snaps last year.

Nate Davis (26), Bears - Graded as Pro Football Focus' 14th-best run blocking G over the last three seasons, Davis' athleticism to play beyond the line of scrimmage cemented him a three-year, $30 million contract to block for Justin Fields.

Connor McGovern (25), Bills - Agreed to a three-year, $23 million contract to protect Josh Allen after logging 1,000-plus snaps in each of the last five seasons.

Ethan Pocic (27), Browns - Pro Football Focus' highest-graded center on the open market, Pocic was re-signed to a three-year deal to ensure continuity in between Jack Conklin, Joel Bitonio, and Wyatt Teller for Deshaun Watson.

Garrett Bradbury (27), Vikings - Re-signed to a three-year, $15.75 million contract after Minnesota's pass-pro cratered without him in the lineup down the stretch. Regardless, Bradbury permitted the third-most pressures among the league's centers last year.

Bradley Bozeman (28), Panthers - Returns to Carolina on a three-year, $18 million contract to ensure all five starters from last season's unit, which finished above-average in ESPN's Pass and Run Block Win Rate metrics, are in place to protect the No. 1 overall pick.

Nick Gates (27), Commanders - Versatile interior lineman who logged 258 snaps at LG and 132 at C across eight starts last year. Signed to a three-year, $18 million deal.

Jake Brendel (30), 49ers - Prioritized with a four-year, $20 million contract the moment RT Mike McGlinchey departed for Denver.

Jarran Reed (30), Seahawks - Signed for depth purposes behind Dre'Mont Jones with a two-year contract worth up to $10.8 million.

Nate Herbig (24), Steelers - Inevitably knocks Kevin Dotson out of Pittsburgh's starting o-line with a two-year, $8 million contract. Herbig quietly registered ESPN's sixth-highest Run Block Win Rate among the league's guards during the 2022 season.

Isaac Seumalo (29), Steelers - Bounced back from a plague of previous injuries for zero quarterback hits allowed from Week 11 on with the Eagles. Three-year, $24 million contract.

Dalton Risner (27)

Will Hernandez (27), Cardinals - Limited run blocker re-upped to a two-year, $9 million contract after grading out as Pro Football Focus' eighth-overall guard in pass blocking.

Cody Ford (26), Bengals - Provides depth on the right side of Cincinnati's line (along with Jackson Carman) behind Jonah Williams.

Rodger Saffold (34)

Rodney Hudson (33)

Aaron Stinnie (29), Buccaneers - Brought back on a one-year 'prove it' deal after tearing his ACL and MCL during the preseason. Previously started in all three of Tampa Bay's postseason games during its Super Bowl LV title run.

Corey Levin (28), Titans - Played in all 17 games for the Titans in 2022 while starting the final three contests at center. Doubles as a contributor on special teams.

Dan Feeney (28), Dolphins - OL depth reunited with both Mike White and Braxton Berrios in Miami.

Daniel Brunskill (29), Titans - Swiss Army knife started every game with the Niners in 2020 and 2021, playing right guard, center and right tackle in that span. Called on for 519 offensive snaps (58%) last season despite starting only two games.

Elijah Wilkinson (28), Cardinals - Limited by calf and knee injuries as a depth option in Atlanta last year.

Bobby Hart (28)

Greg Van Roten (33)

James Ferentz (33), Patriots - Re-signed to a one-year, $1.1 million contract to compete for a roster spot on the interior line behind starting LG Cole Strange, C David Andrews, and RG Mike Onwenu.

Jesse Davis (31)

Jon Feliciano (31), 49ers - 20 starts at LG (5) and C under Brian Daboll over the last two seasons. Depth insurance who will likely be given an opportunity to compete with his first-string teammates.

Ben Jones (33)

Graham Glasgow (27), Lions - Versatile iOL notched 24 starts between guard and center over the last two years. One-year deal.

Justin McCray (30), Panthers - Familiar with Panthers OL coach James Campen from their time together in Green Bay, Cleveland and Houston. Depth behind Carolina's starting o-line, all five who return in 2023.

Justin Pugh (32)

Matt Pryor (28)

Max Garcia (31)

Max Scharping (26), Bengals - Initially acquired by Cincinnati on waivers during the preseason, Scharping started each of the team’s three postseason games at right guard for injury reasons. One-year deal.tren

Michael Schofield (32)

Oday Aboushi (31)

Tom Compton (33)

Trai Turner (29)

Wes Schweitzer (29)

Evan Brown (26), Seahawks - Option to replace Austin Blythe (retired) at C. One-year contract.

Justin Britt (31)

Matt Skura (30)

Nick Martin (29)

Scott Quessenberry (27)

Tyler Larsen (31), Commanders - Viable backup to starting C Chase Roullier the last two seasons.

Will Clapp (27), Chargers - 'Meme God' re-signed to a one-year deal.


EDGE Defenders

Frank Clark (29)

Marcus Davenport (26), Vikings - Fully guaranteed $13 million as a bet-on-talent pass rusher who has yet to log 600 snaps in a single season.

Charles Omenihu (25), Chiefs - Rocked up 6-foot-5, 280-pound frame ranks 12th in ESPN's Pass Rush Win Rate metric the past two years. Misdemeanor domestic violence charges from January did not stop the Chiefs from extending a two-year, $20 million contract.

Samson Ebukam (27), Colts - Awarded a three-year, $27 million contract following a breakout season with the NFL's seventh-highest pressure rate. Has eaten snaps at both OLB and EDGE as a versatile pass rusher with two separate teams over the last three years.

Arden Key (26), Titans - Initial 6.5-sack breakout in 2021 occurred with the Niners under new Titans DC Ran Carthon. Earned a three-year, $21 million contract after closing the season with 25 pressures from Weeks 14-18 alone.

Ogbonnia Okoronkwo (27), Browns - Awarded a three-year, $19 million contract to wreak havoc across from Myles Garrett after breaking out with a career-high 39 pressures and the league's third-highest pressure rate in his first every-down season.

DeMarcus Walker (28), Bears - Late breakout rewarded with a two-year, $14 million contract. Followed up 2021's emergence with career-highs in pressures (32), sacks (7), and tackles for loss (10) with the Titans.

Jadeveon Clowney (30)

Melvin Ingram (33)

Markus Golden (29)

Justin Houston (34)

Brandon Graham (34), Eagles - Chose loyalty over free agency with a one-year deal worth up to $6 million. Fourth in the AP's Comeback Player of the Year voting with a career-high 11 sacks (11) in his 13th season amid Philadelphia's Super Bowl run.

Calais Campbell (36), Falcons - 37 in September, Cambell registered 5.5 sacks with the Ravens last season; Falcons totaled 21 sacks. One-year contract.

Al-Quadin Muhammad (27)

A’Shawn Robinson (27)

Ben Banogu (27)

Bud Dupree (30)

Carl Nassib (29)

Carlos Dunlap (34)

Chase Winovich (27), Texans - Recruited to Houston on a one-year, $2.75 million contract by GM Nick Caserio, who played a role in adding Winovich with the Patriots in the third round of the 2019 draft.

Clelin Ferrell (25), 49ers - Former first-round pick in 2019 brought along for EDGE depth following the departures of Charles Omenihu (Chiefs) and Samson Ebukam (Colts).

Efe Obada (30), Commanders - Re-upped to a one-year, $3 million contract. Registered four sacks as a rotational EDGE under Ron Rivera in 2022.

Malik Reed (26), Dolphins - 123 tackles and 15 sacks across three seasons under Vic Fangio in Denver.

Dante Fowler Jr. (28), Cowboys - Tallied six sacks in his first year with Dallas, his most since he recorded a career-high 11.5 with the Rams in 2019. Remains under DC Dan Quinn, who he followed from Atlanta, on a one-year deal.

Da’Shawn Hand (27)

Dawuane Smoot (28)

Derek Rivers (28), Texans - Journeyman returns to Houston on a one-year deal after spending all of 2022 on injured reserve.

Jason Pierre-Paul (34)

Jihad Ward (28), Giants - A Wink Martindale favorite re-signed to a one-year deal after recording 43 tackles and three sacks last season.

Jordan Jenkins (28)

Jordan Willis (27), Raiders - 10.5 sacks across six NFL seasons; developed into a contributor under 49ers DL coach Kris Kocurek. One-year deal.

Kerry Hyder (31)

LJ Collier (27), Cardinals - Former No. 29 overall pick busted in Seattle for an average of 10 tackles per season over his four-year rookie deal.

Mario Edwards (29)

Michael Dogbe (26), Jaguars - Rotational EDGE behind Roy Robertson-Harris, Folorunso Fatukasi, and Adam Gotsis.

Rasheem Green (25), Bears - Rotational player tallied 10 total sacks with the Seahawks and Texans the last two years.

Oshane Ximines (26)

Robert Quinn (32)

Shaq Lawson (28)

Stephen Weatherly (28)

Steven Means (32)

Tashawn Bower (28)

Trey Flowers (29)

Vinny Curry (34)

Yannick Ngakoue (27)

Interior Defensive Linemen

Daron Payne (25), Commanders - An ironman who has missed just one game across five NFL seasons, Payne became the second-highest paid defensive tackle in league history in agreeing to a four-year, $90 million contract including $60 million guaranteed upon finishing third to Kansas City's Chris Jones and the Jets’ Quinnen Williams in sacks (11.5) among interior defenders. Both he and trench mate Jonathan Allen finished top-five in Pro Football Focus' Defensive Stops metric, creating Washington's No. 8 Rush Defense DVOA on the year.

Javon Hargrave (30), 49ers - Cements the league's best interior duo alongside Arik Armstead with a four-year, $84 million contract. Next Gen Stats charted Hargrave with a 14.1% pressure rate over the last two years, being the only defensive tackle to generate pressure at a 12% clip in that time.

Dre’Mont Jones (26), Seahawks - Rare pass-rushing skills from up the gut earned Jones a three-year, $51 million contract, the largest agreement doled out in terms of annual average under coach Pete Carroll and GM John Schneider. Additionally removes the Seahawks from the Jalen Carter sweepstakes with the No. 5 overall pick. 5.5 sacks and double-digit quarterback hits in back-to-back seasons.

Zach Allen (25), Broncos - Reunites with DC Vance Joseph on a massive three-year, $47.75 million contract following a career-best 35 quarterback pressures in his age-25 season. Totaled 9.5 sacks the last two years.

Dalvin Tomlinson (29), Browns - The fourth 2022 defensive starter to depart Minnesota, Tomlinson was swayed with a four-year, $57 million contract including $27.5 million guaranteed to line up as Cleveland's NT. Run-plug has never missed more than five tackles in any season throughout his six-year career.

David Onyemata (30), Falcons - Follows DC Ryan Nielsen to Atlanta with a three-year, $35 million contract. Immediately bolsters the Falcons' pass rush, which finished bottom four in creating pressure the last two seasons, ranking 11th among interior defenders in pressure rate (11.4%) since 2020.

Larry Ogunjobi (28), Steelers - Cashes in on a three-year, $28.75 million contract one year after failing his physical (and losing a $40.5 million deal for it) with Chicago. Athletic bull rusher who has registered 70 quarterback pressures over the last two seasons.

Shy Tuttle (27), Panthers - 6-foot-3, 300-pound run stuffer signed to a three-year, $19.5 million contract to ease Carolina's transition from a 4-3 to primarily 3-4 unit.

Sheldon Rankins (28), Texans - Viable one-year, $10.5 million bridge up the middle until Houston finds its long-term answer.

Shelby Harris (28)

Adam Gotsis (30), Jaguars - Another depth signing prioritized following 70 percent of the team’s special teams snaps last year.

Akiem Hicks (33)

Andrew Billings (27), Bears - Legitimate run-stuffing 1-tech signed to a one-year, $3.5 million contract with $2.4 million guaranteed.

Carlos Watkins (29), Cardinals - Poached from Dallas on a one-year contract following career-highs the past two seasons under DC Dan Quinn. 18 starts since 2021.

Angelo Blackson (30)

Carl Davis (31)

Chris Wormley (29)

Christian Covington (29)

Dean Lowry (28), Vikings - Made at least eight starts in six of his seven seasons in Green Bay. Two-year, $8.5 million contract.

Derrick Nnadi (26), Chiefs - Member of Kansas City's two Super Bowl-winning teams (2019, 2022) brought back on a one-year deal.

Fletcher Cox (32), Eagles - Another hometown discount in favor of Philadelphia after the Jets reportedly offered more than the one-year, $10 million contract Cox settled for.

Hassan Ridgeway (28), Texans - Leveraged a career-high seven starts as a situational player with the Eagles into a one-year, $4 million contract in Houston.

Isaac Rochell (27)

Jerry Tillery (26), Raiders - Reportedly claimed on waivers by eight separate teams once Chargers released him last year. Multiple seasons with 20-plus pressures (at 6'6/250) before his age-26 season.

John Jenkins (33), Raiders - Journeyman inked to a one-year deal with his sixth different team in 11 seasons.

Johnathan Hankins (30), Cowboys - Run-stuffing NT returning to Dallas on a one-year deal worth roughly $1.5 million after being traded to the team (and making five appearances) in October.

Jonathan Bullard (29), Vikings - Expected to compete for reps with newly signed Dean Lowry following the departure of Dalvin Tomlinson to Cleveland.

Jordan Phillips (30), Bills - Rotational DT re-signed to a one-year, $3 million contract. Registered 20 tackles across 12 appearances before suffering a shoulder injury late in the year.

Kentavius Street (26), Eagles - Six sacks across 518 snaps with the Saints last year. One-year deal.

Justin Ellis (32)

Linval Joseph (34)

Matt Ioannidis (29)

Maurice Hurst (27), Browns - Two appearances the past two seasons around a torn bicep and season-ending calf injury. One-year deal.

Michael Brockers (32)

Mike Pennel (31)

Morgan Fox (28), Chargers - Part-time pass rusher notched a career-high 40 pressures in 2022. Two-year contract.

Nathan Shepherd (29), Saints - Expected to replace NT Shy Tuttle on a one-year deal.

Ndamukong Suh (36)

Poona Ford (27)

Rakeem Nunez-Roches (29), Giants - Rotational DT played 49% of the defensive snaps with Tampa Bay last year.

Solomon Thomas (27), Jets - DT depth behind Quinnen Williams. One-year, $3.9 million deal.

Taven Bryan (26), Colts - Interior juice off the bench recorded career-highs in starts (16), sacks (3), and hurries (17) with Cleveland last year. One-year, $4.5 million deal.

DeShawn Williams (30), Panthers - 15-game starter under DC Ejiro Evero in Denver last year.

Trysten Hill (24), Browns - The third DT (with Dalvin Tomlinson and Maurice Hurst) to join the Browns this offseason. Explosive 9.53 RAS with a negative reputation after the whistle.

Tyson Alualu (35)

William Gholston (31)

Off-Ball Linebackers

Tremaine Edmunds (24), Bears - Freaky athlete at 6'4/250 signed alongside T.J. Edwards (see below) as one of the top four highest-paid linebackers in the league with a four-year, $72 million contract including $50 million guaranteed. Edmunds registered Pro Football Focus' third-highest coverage grade among off-ball LBs last year.

Bobby Okereke (26), Giants - Fresh off back-to-back seasons with at least 100 tackles and 50 defensive stops, Okereke's stellar play in place of Shaquille Leonard netted him a four-year, $40 million contract in New York.

Lavonte David (33), Buccaneers - Receives an opportunity to finish his illustrious career in Tampa with a one-year, $7 million contract. Earned PFF's second-highest coverage grade among all off-ball LBs at 32.

Bobby Wagner (32), Seahawks - Previously released from Seattle to save $16.6 million against the cap in '21, the prodigal son returns home to fill in at MLB for Jordyn Brooks (torn ACL on January 1) on a one-year, $7 million deal.

Germaine Pratt (26), Bengals - Elite coverage LB re-signed to a three-year, $21 million contract after recording 10 pass breakups in 2022, second only to Matt Milano's 11 at their position.

T.J. Edwards (26), Bears - Agreed to a three-year, $19.5 million contract including $12 million guaranteed following a career-high 159 tackles for the Super Bowl runner-up Eagles.

Kaden Elliss (27), Falcons - Overpaid to follow DC Ryan Nielsen to Atlanta on a three-year, $21.5 million deal. Totaled 40 tackles, 2.5 sacks, and a forced fumble in place of starting LB Pete Werner from Week 9 on.

Alex Anzalone (28), Lions - Only has his agent to thank for a three-year, $18.5 million contract after underwhelming as Detroit's starting MIKE the last two seasons.

Alex Singleton (29), Broncos - Labeled the #TackleGod by Ryan Noonan and the sickos in the 4for4 Betting discord, Singleton was rewarded for his journey from 2015 UDFA to every-down starter with a three-year, $18 million contract following back-to-back seasons with 100 tackles. His 212 tackles the last two years rank sixth among off-ball linebackers in that span, per PFF.

Quincy Williams (26), Jets - Earned a three-year, $18 million contract after finishing second in tackles on his own team with 106 behind C.J. Mosley last year. Williams has totaled five sacks with above-average coverage ability since initially being cut by Urban Meyer's Jaguars in 2021.

David Long (25), Dolphins - Ascending and rangy player who finished fourth in Pro Football Focus' run defense grades last year. Ability can undoubtedly be maximized (for just $11 million across two years) with DC Vic Fangio while playing underneath Jalen Ramsey. Had he played enough snaps to qualify, Long would have led all LBs in ESPN's Run Stop Win Rate metric.

Leighton Vander Esch (27), Cowboys - Kept in Dallas on a two-year, $11 million contract after finishing second on the team in tackles (90) with four TFL, a forced fumble, and one sack.

Azeez Al-Shaair (25), Titans - Speedy coverage LB reunited with DC Ran Carthon as David Long's replacement.

Eric Kendricks (31), Chargers - Former All-Pro totaled 100-plus tackles for seven consecutive seasons in Minnesota. Signed to a two-year, $13 million contract.

Kyzir White (26), Cardinals - Follows coach Jonathan Gannon and DC Nick Rallis to Arizona on a two-year, $11 million contract. Totaled 121 tackles across nine starts in 2022 for Philly.

Elandon Roberts (28), Steelers - Signed to a two-year deal following career-highs in both tackles (107) and sacks (4.5) with the Dolphins last year.

Leonard Floyd (30)

Rashaan Evans (27)

Drue Tranquill (27), Chiefs - Fresh off a career-high 105 tackles in his first year as a full-time player. Tallied 15 pressures, five sacks and three more quarterback hits on 70 pass-rush snaps in 2022, per Pro Football Focus. One-year deal.

Cody Barton (26), Commanders - Poached from the Seahawks on a one-year, fully guaranteed contract after he totaled the league's 15th-most tackles in his first season as a full-time player.

Devin Bush (24), Seahawks - The former No. 10 overall pick of the 2019 draft, Bush has not been the same player since suffering a torn ACL in Week 6 of the 2020 season. One-year, $4 million contract to 'get right' in Seattle.

Denzel Perryman (30), Texans - Charted with the ninth-most run stops among off-ball LBs over the last two seasons, per Pro Football Focus. One-year, $3.5 million contract.

Kwon Alexander (28)

Raekwon McMillan (27), Patriots - Agreed to return on a one-year deal to continue playing on multiple special teams units with the Patriots.

Lorenzo Carter (27), Falcons - Arguably Atlanta's most productive player in its front seven, Carter tallied 58 tackles and four sacks as a 17-game starter in his first year with Arthur Smith. Brought back on a two-year deal.

Kyle Van Noy (31)

A.J. Klein (31)

Anthony Barr (30)

Anthony Walker Jr. (27), Browns - Arguably the dam among Cleveland's defense that broke the entire secondary open the moment he suffered a season-ending torn quad tendon in Week 3. Joins Sione Takitaki and Jordan Kunaszyk as individuals who tested the open market only to re-up with the Browns at day's end.

Ben Niemann (27)

Chris Board (27), Patriots - Played at least 80 percent of his team's special teams snaps the past three years. Two-year, $5 million contract.

Cory Littleton (29), Texans - Former second-team All-Pro member made seven starts for the Panthers last year. One-year, $2.2 million contract.

Deion Jones (28)

Duke Riley (28), Dolphins - Appeared in all 17 games for Miami under Mike McDaniel with 32% of the team's defensive snaps and 73% of special team plays.

Dylan Cole (28), Bears - Key contributor on special teams with eight starts for the Titans last year. One-year deal.

Eric Wilson (28), Packers - Led the Packers in special teams tackles upon being poached from New Orleans' practice squad in October of last year.

Genard Avery (27)

Jarrad Davis (28), Giants - Claimed off waivers in December from Lions and brought back on a one-year deal after starting at MLB in both playoff games for New York.

Kamu Grugier-Hill (28), Panthers - Core special-teamer for the Eagles' 2017 Super Bowl-winning roster. Toiled away between Philadelphia and the Cardinals last season.

Jayon Brown (28)

Joe Thomas (31)

Jon Bostic (31)

Kevin Pierre-Louis (31)

Luke Gifford (27), Titans - 2019 UDFA cashes in with a two-year, $4 million contract after leading the Cowboys in both special teams snaps and special teams tackles last season.

Matthew Adams (27), Browns - Played 188 defensive and 205 special-teams snaps with the Bears last year.

Neville Hewitt (29)

Nicholas Morrow (27), Eagles - 46 career starts including all 17 with Chicago last season.

Nick Kwiatkoski (29)

Nick Vigil (29)

Robert Spillane (27), Raiders - Progressively earned more opportunity as Pittsburgh's starting ILB with every passing week ahead of signing a two-year, $9 million contract to join the Raiders.

Troy Reeder (28), Vikings - Special teams contributor familiar with coach Kevin O'Connell from their time together with the Rams.

Sam Eguavoen (30)

Tanner Vallejo (28)

Vince Biegel (29)

Zach Cunningham (28)

Ezekiel Turner (26)


Jamel Dean (26), Buccaneers - Returns to Tampa on a four-year, $52 million contract. Has quietly allowed the fewest yards per target (5.7) of any outside cornerback since 2019, per NFL's Next Gen Stats.

James Bradberry (29), Eagles - Returns to Philadelphia on a three-year deal worth $38 million with $20 million guaranteed. Bradberry's 46% completion rate allowed in 2022 was the fourth-best mark at his position, per Pro Football Focus.

Cameron Sutton (28), Lions - Versatility between the slot, his natural position, and the outside, where he started the last two years, earned Sutton a three-year, $33 million contract with $22.5 million guaranteed. Permitted the ninth-fewest receiving yards among 70 qualifiers with 400 coverage snaps last year, per Pro Football Focus.

Patrick Peterson (32), Steelers - Surprisingly rejuvenated for a top-15 mark in Pro Football Focus' yards per coverage snap in his 12th year, Peterson earned a two-year contract with $5 million guaranteed as Pittsburgh's CB1.

Byron Murphy (25), Vikings - Replaces Patrick Peterson on the boundary with a two-year, $17.5 million deal. Room to develop as he'll be 25 for the entire 2023 season.

Jonathan Jones (29), Patriots - Re-signed to a two-year, $20 million contract with $13 million guaranteed. Permitted the eighth-lowest passer rating among the 40 corners who defended 70 targets in 2022.

William Jackson III (30)

Marcus Peters (30)

Eli Apple (27)

Troy Hill (31)

Rock Ya-Sin (26)

Emmanuel Moseley (26), Lions - Signed to a one-year 'prove it' deal worth up to $6 million following October's torn ACL. A starter with the 49ers last year, Moseley's presence (barring injury) likely takes the Lions out of the running for a CB with the No. 6 overall pick.

Mike Hughes (26), Falcons - Signed to a two-year deal after he earned Detroit's starting outside CB job over Jeff Okudah to close the year.

Ronald Darby (27)

Byron Jones (30)

Anthony Averett (28)

Anthony Brown (29)

Antonio Hamilton (30), Cardinals - Projected to start across from Marco Wilson on a one-year deal worth up to $2 million.

Artie Burns (27)

Bobby McCain (29), Giants - Potential replacement for S Julian Love. Ability to play at FS, SS, and CB.

Bradley Roby (30)

Brandon Facyson (28), Raiders - Rotational S and special teamer returns to Las Vegas on a one-year deal after following DBs coach Ron Milus and DC Gus Bradley to Indianapolis in 2022.

Bryce Callahan (31)

C.J. Goodwin (33), Cowboys - Returns to Dallas' special teams unit for the sixth consecutive season. One-year deal.

Chandon Sullivan (26)

Chris Harris Jr. (33)

Darius Phillips (27)

Fabian Moreau (28)

Greedy Williams (25), Eagles - Opportunity to find his form behind James Bradberry and Darius Slay after being hindered by nerve and hamstring injuries the past two seasons.

Isaiah Oliver (26), 49ers - Allows San Francisco to deploy two of PFF's top-six graded corners — Charvarius Ward being the other — in run defense from last year.

Jason Verrett (31)

Joejuan Williams (25)

Justin Bethel (32), Dolphins - Re-signed to a one-year contract after playing in every game as a gunner on special teams.

Justin Coleman (29)

Keisean Nixon (25), Packers - First-team All-Pro kick returner re-signed to a one-year deal. Finished first in the NFL in total kick return yards (1,009) and averaged 12.7 yards per punt return despite returning only one kick during the first seven games of the season.

Kevon Seymour (29)

Kyle Fuller (29)

Lonnie Johnson Jr. (25), Saints - Proven sieve in pass coverage (152.1 passer rating permitted last year) signed to a one-year deal as a reserve safety/special teams option.

Mike Ford (27)

Nik Needham (26), Dolphins - Brought back on a one-year deal after his season was cut short from an Achilles' tear in Week 6. Career-high 59 tackles, along with two interceptions, in 2021.

Tavierre Thomas (26), Texans - Houston's slot corner re-signed to a one-year deal after allowing just 89 receiving yards on 27 targets in coverage, per PFF.

Sean Murphy-Bunting (25), Titans - One-year 'prove it' deal after SMB missed a combined 13 games due to elbow and quad injuries the last two years. Super Bowl experience.

P.J. Williams (29)

Shaquill Griffin (27)

Terrance Mitchell (30)

Trayvon Mullen (25)

Tre Flowers (29)

Tre Herndon (27), Jaguars - Re-signed to compete as Jacksonville's starting nickel corner.

Tremon Smith (26)


Jessie Bates (26), Falcons - Became the fourth-highest paid S in league history with a four-year, $64 million deal. Tough and above-average tackler (top-five in Pro Football Focus' run defense grades) who has logged 1,000-plus snaps in five consecutive seasons.

Juan Thornhill (27), Browns - Started 52 games and three Super Bowls over four seasons for Kansas City, most recently finishing 14th among all S in Pro Football Focus' coverage grade last year. Three-year, $21 million deal.

Jordan Poyer (31), Bills - Returns to Buffalo for his age-31 season on a two-year deal. Pro Football Focus' highest-graded coverage S since 2020.

Vonn Bell (28), Panthers - Joins Carolina on a three-year deal to create a nightmare trio alongside Jeremy Chinn and Xavier Woods under progressive DC Ejiro Evoro. Bell's 13 pressures the last two seasons rank fifth among all defensive backs in that span, per NFL Next Gen Stats.

Donovan Wilson (25), Cowboys - Returned on a three-year, $21 million contract. Physical 6-foot, 204-pound S capable of playing both inside the box and as a pass rusher — Pro Football Focus charted Wilson with 13 quarterback pressures and five sacks on just 33 pass-rush snaps under DC Dan Quinn last year.

Chauncey Gardner-Johnson (25), Lions - Joins Cam Sutton and Emmanuel Moseley as big-ticket pickups among Detroit's secondary overhaul. Familiar with coach Dan Campbell and DC Aaron Glenn from their time together in New Orleans. One-year, $8 million contract with $6.5 million guaranteed.

Julian Love, Seahawks - Superior tackler and versatile DB logged a career-high 1,006 snaps from the slot in 2022. Two-year, $12 million contract.

Andrew Wingard (26), Jaguars - Given the opportunity to prove whether he would actually "die for Doug Pederson" in returning to Jacksonville on a three-year, $9.6 million contract as the league's highest-paid special-teamer.

A.J. Moore (27)

Adrian Amos (29)

Andrew Adams (30)

Armani Watts (26)

Chris Banjo (33)

Clayton Fejedelem (29)

Cody Davis (33), Patriots - Led New England with 15 special teams tackles in 2021. Missed the missed the final 11 games of 2022 with a torn ACL.

Dane Cruikshank (27)

Daniel Sorensen (33)

Dean Marlowe (30)

DeAndre Houston-Carson (29)

Deon Bush (29), Chiefs - Appeared in all but one regular-season game for the Chiefs in 2022, logging 317 snaps on special teams and 71 snaps on defense. One-year deal.

DeShon Elliott (25), Dolphins - Proven versatility in logging over 100 snaps from the slot with Detroit last year.

Eric Rowe (30), Panthers - Former second-round pick who has transitioned into a hybrid nickel/safety option in recent years.

Duron Harmon (32)

Erik Harris (32)

J.T. Gray (27)

Jabrill Peppers (27), Patriots - Expected to soak up the 91% of defensive snaps Devin McCourty leaves behind in retiring.

Jimmie Ward (31), Texans - Fixture of Demeco Ryans' defense in San Francisco brought over to mentor Houston's young and inexperienced unit.

Johnathan Abram (26), Saints - Former first-round pick appeared in 15 games for three separate teams in 2022.

Josh Jones (28)

Justin Evans (27), Eagles - Low-risk, high-reward depth option with the versatility to defend from the slot. Lengthy injury history.

Keanu Neal (27), Steelers - Joins Minkah Fitzpatrick and Damontae Kazee as Pittsburgh's third safety in dime packages. Two-year deal.

Juston Burris (29)

Kareem Jackson (34)

Karl Joseph (29)

Lamarcus Joyner (32)

Logan Ryan (32)

M.J. Stewart (27)

Marcus Allen (26)

Marcus Epps (27), Raiders - Joins Las Vegas on a two-year, $12 million contract after soaking up a team-high 1,058 defensive snaps for Philadelphia last year.

Matthias Farley (30)

Mike Edwards (26), Chiefs - Bucs' starting S in Super Bowl LV. One-year, $3 million contract.

Nasir Adderley (25)

Rodney McLeod (32)

Ronnie Harrison (25)

Sean Chandler (26)

Tashaun Gipson (32), 49ers - Brought back on a one-year, $2.9 million contract. Initially signed in late August to pad for Jimmie Ward's hamstring injury, Gipson flashed enough to stay on the field as the team's nickel cornerback when Ward returned.

Terrell Edmunds (26), Eagles - Snap-sponge started 75 of 79 games since 2018 in Pittsburgh. Bet on himself with a one-year deal.

Taylor Rapp (25), Bills - Logged 48 (out of 57 possible) starts for the Rams the last four seasons. Sturdy depth behind Jordan Poyer and Micah Hyde as Rapp missed just six tackle attempts in 2022, per Pro Football Focus.

Tony Jefferson (31)


Matt Gay (28), Colts - The fifth-most accurate kicker (87.8%) in NFL history, Gay cashed in with a (comical) four-year, $22.5 million contract, the most lucrative deal ever for a kicker in free agency. Remains 17-of-23 from 50 yards out through his career.

Eddy Pineiro (27), Panthers - Converted 94.3% (33-of-35) of his field goal attempts last year in place of Zane Gonzalez (released), including 19 straight at season's end. Two-year contract.

Greg Zuerlein (35), Jets - Re-signed to a one-year, $3.5 million contract. Went 30-of-37 on field goal attempts including 6-of-11 from 50 yards last year.

Greg Joseph (28), Vikings - Agreed to return on a one-year, $2 million contract after notching five game-winning field goals in 2022; did miss six extra points.

Brett Maher (33)

Chase McLaughlin (26)

Mason Crosby (38)

Matt Prater (38)

Quinn Nordin (24)

Randy Bullock (33)

Robbie Gould (40)

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