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Free Agent Index: Monitor the Moves

Mario Puig

Mario is a Senior Writer at RotoWire who primarily writes and projects for the NFL and college football sections.

This article is meant to keep tabs on the 2018 free agent class, with the players sorted first by position, then in a descending subjective order of general player value. The factors going into that are mostly considerations of age, production, and to a lesser extent, prospect pedigree.

The list is designed to be somewhat comprehensive, especially regarding quarterbacks and skill position players anyone at the positions typically relevant for fantasy football, in other words so there will be plenty of uninteresting names on the list. But even the signing of a Mark Sanchez type can perhaps lend some insight into a team's assessment of its current roster, so we'll try to consider as much as possible, though occasionally taking the liberty of omission. Restricted free agents of note will be listed after the unrestricted list for a given position.

Updates will come in the form of signings and tags of course, but also more ambiguous developments like team visits, and even rumors in some cases if the reporting is from a particularly reliable source. News blurbs will be dated and otherwise listed in descending chronology.

Contract information provided by OverTheCAP.com.

Offensive Free Agents

Quarterback Running Back Wide Receiver Tight End
Kirk Cousins, WAS Le'Veon Bell, PIT Sammy Watkins, LAR Jimmy Graham, SEA
Jimmy Garoppolo, SF Carlos Hyde, SF Allen Robinson, JAC A.S-Jenkins, NYJ
Sam Bradford, MIN Jerick McKinnon, MIN Jarvis Landry, MIA Cameron Brate, TB*
Case Keenum, MIN Dion Lewis, NE Donte Moncrief, IND Trey Burton, PHI
Josh McCown, NYJ Rex Burkhead, NE Terrelle Pryor, WAS Tyler Eifert, CIN
T. Bridgewater, MIN Isaiah Crowell, CLE Mike Wallace, BAL Troy Niklas, ARZ
Chase Daniel, NO Damien Williams, MIA Marqise Lee, JAC Richard Rodgers, GB
Austin Davis, SEA Kerwynn Williams, ARZ Albert Wilson, KC Niles Paul, WAS
Tom Savage, HOU Charles Sims, TB Paul Richardson, SEA Crockett Gillmore, BAL
EJ Manuel, OAK Jeremy Hill, CIN Jordan Matthews, BUF Darren Fells, DET
Ryan Fitzpatrick, TB Alfred Blue, HOU Kendall Wright, CHI Ed Dickson, CAR
Drew Stanton, ARZ Orleans Darkwa, NYG Cody Latimer, DEN Ben Watson, BAL
Geno Smith, NYG LeGarrette Blount, PHI Bruce Ellington, HOU Virgil Green, DEN
Chad Henne, JAC Shane Vereen, NYG Ryan Grant, WAS Antonio Gates, LAC
Mark Sanchez, CHI B. Cunningham, CHI John Brown, ARZ Chris Gragg, NYJ
Brock Osweiler, DEN Alfred Morris, DAL Eric Decker, TEN Derek Carrier, LAR
Scott Tolzien, IND Frank Gore, IND Dontrelle Inman, CHI B. Williams, IND
Matt Moore, MIA Stevan Ridley, PIT Taylor Gabriel, ATL Clay Harbor, NO
Derek Anderson, CAR Kenjon Barner, PHI Michael Floyd, MIN Logan Paulsen, SF
Matt Barkley, ARZ Andre Ellington, HOU Danny Amendola, NE Anthony Fasano, MIA
Kellen Clemens, LAC Eddie Lacy, SEA Kamar Aiken, IND Lee Smith, OAK
Jay Cutler, MIA Darren Sproles, PHI Jaron Brown, ARZ Jeff Cumberland, LAC
Ryan Mallett, BAL C. Michael, IND Deonte Thompson, BUF Other WR
T.J. Yates, HOU Travaris Cadet, BUF Michael Campanaro, BAL Joe Webb, BUF
Josh Johnson, HOU Mike James, DET Brian Quick, WAS Louis Murphy, SF
Brandon Weeden, TEN Terrance West, BAL Brice Butler, DAL Brenton Bersin, CAR
Tyler Bray, KC Jamaal Charles, DEN Tyrell Williams, LAC* Jeremy Butler, BUF
Brandon Bolden, NE Willie Snead, NO* Jeff Janis, GB
Lance Dunbar, LAR Quincy Enunwa, NYJ* Charles Johnson, CAR
Cedric Peerman, CIN Cam Meredith, CHI* Andre Roberts, ATL
Branden Oliver, LAC TJ Jones, DET* Harry Douglas, TEN
Jordan Todman, HOU Brandon Coleman, NO* Brandon Tate, BUF
Taiwan Jones, BUF Adam Humphries, TB* Tavarres King, NYG
Mike Davis, SEA* Bennie Fowler, DEN* Geremy Davis, LAC*
Thomas Rawls, SEA* Eli Rogers, PIT*
Zach Zenner, DET* Kaelin Clay, CAR*
*RFA

Key Defensive Free Agents

Defensive Tackle Edge Defender Linebacker Cornerback Safety
S. Richardson, SEA D. Lawrence, DAL Preston Brown, BUF Tru. Johnson, LAR Kenny Vaccaro, NO
S. Lotulelei, CAR A. Okafor, NO T. Whitehead, DET Kyle Fuller, CHI Eric Reid, SF
Dontari Poe, ATL William Hayes, MIA N. Bradham, PHI M. Claiborne, NYJ Lamarcus Joyner, LAR
K. Williams, BUF Kony Ealy, NYJ A. Hitchens, DAL P. Amukamara, CHI M. Burnett, GB
Justin Ellis, OAK Ezekiel Ansah, DET P. Posluszny, JAC P. Robinson, PHI Tre Boston, LAC
Tom Johnson, MIN Trent Murphy, WAS N. Bowman, OAK Robey-Coleman, LAR Reggie Nelson, OAK
Haloti Ngata, DET A. Clayborn, ATL B. Breeland, WAS M. Gilchrist, HOU
B. Logan, KC J. Peppers, CAR A. Colvin, JAC R. Allen, ATL*
DaQuan Jones, TEN Brent Grimes, TB
Mitch Unrein, CHI Johnathan Joseph, HOU
David Irving, DAL* Bryce Callahan, CHI*
Dion Jordan, SEA*
*RFA

Key Offensive Linemen

Tackle Guard Center
Nate Solder, NE Andrew Norwell, CAR Weston Richburg, NYG
Brandon Fusco, SF John Sullivan, LAR
Jack Mewhort, IND Travis Swanson, DET
Jonathan Cooper, DAL