Best of the rest: Top remaining NFL free agents at each position
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The initial wave of NFL free agency is over, but there's no lack of talent still available across the board. Here's a look at the best players who've yet to agree to terms.


  • Jameis Winston

Five years into Winston's career, we're no closer to knowing who he is. The enigmatic quarterback can play at an elite level one minute and then look like a high schooler the next. The former No. 1 overall pick founded the 30-touchdown, 30-interception club in 2019 while also throwing for more than 5,100 yards.

  • Blake Bortles
  • Matt Moore
  • Colt McCoy
  • Brett Hundley
  • Brandon Allen
  • Trevor Siemian
  • Josh McCown
  • Mike Glennon

Running Back

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  • Melvin Gordon

Gordon failed to get a new contract by holding out last year. He then hit the open market this offseason after regressing to his previous "good but not great" level of play.

  • Devonta Freeman

Freeman hasn't produced a 1,000-yard season since 2016, and he's recorded only two rushing touchdowns over his last two injury-marred campaigns (he only played in two games in 2018). When healthy, the versatile 28-year-old can contribute in a three-down role, but teams will likely view Freeman as a committee back.

  • Carlos Hyde

Despite a career year in 2019, Hyde is still viewed as a replacement-level running back who lacks the ability to break away from defenders or make them miss in the open field.

  • Lamar Miller
  • Dion Lewis
  • Chris Thompson
  • DeAndre Washington
  • Peyton Barber
  • Theo Riddick
  • LeSean McCoy
  • Ameer Abdullah
  • Jonathan Williams
  • Frank Gore

Wide Receiver

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  • Robby Anderson

Anderson's big-play potential makes him a mouthwatering option for teams looking to stretch the field. Seven of the wideout's 20 career touchdowns have been 40 yards or longer, including a 92-yarder last season.

  • Emmanuel Sanders

One of the league's better possession receivers, Sanders helped spark the 49ers' passing game after arriving in a midseason trade. He's 33 years old, but his game should age well. Teams looking for a stopgap option in free agency should make Sanders a top priority.

  • Breshad Perriman

Perriman posted career highs in catches (36), yards (645), and touchdowns (six) last season. However, more than half of that production came during the final three weeks when he stepped up as the Bucs' No. 1 target with Mike Evans and Chris Godwin sidelined.

  • Demarcus Robinson

Despite facing stiff competition for targets in the Chiefs' offense, Robinson managed career highs with 32 catches, 449 yards, and four touchdowns in 2019. He's also just 25, so teams might believe he possesses untapped potential.

  • Phillip Dorsett

The speedy Dorsett can make phenomenal downfield catches, but he doesn't create enough separation or have the size to be a No. 2 wideout.

  • Devin Funchess

Funchess was limited to one game with the Colts in 2019 due to injury. But with a solid 840-yard campaign in 2017 on his resume before a regression in 2018, the 25-year-old could be a buy-low candidate.

  • Nelson Agholor
  • Paul Richardson
  • Rashard Higgins
  • Ted Ginn
  • Geronimo Allison
  • Tajae Sharpe
  • Taylor Gabriel
  • Demaryius Thomas
  • Chris Hogan
  • Tavon Austin
  • Dontrelle Inman

Tight end

  • Eric Ebron

His 13-touchdown season in 2018 was probably an aberration, but Ebron is better than the 375 yards he mustered in 2019 when he played through an ankle injury.

  • Tyler Eifert

Eifert played 16 games for the first time in his career last year, posting 436 yards and three scores on 43 catches. He's not as impressive as he once was, but his lower value makes him an interesting option.

  • Delanie Walker

Once one of the game's most productive tight ends, Walker has been unable to stay on the field over the last two seasons. Before an ankle injury ended his 2019 campaign at seven games, the veteran was on pace for his worst season since 2012.

  • Jordan Reed
  • Nick Vannett
  • Geoff Swaim
  • Charles Clay
  • MyCole Pruitt

Offensive line

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  • Jason Peters

Peters is no longer an All-Pro talent 16 seasons into his career, but the potential Hall of Famer remains an above-average blocker who's capable of getting things done at one of football's most important positions.

  • Germain Ifedi

The market will likely be lucrative for offensive tackles, and Ifedi should benefit after perhaps the best season of his career. However, he also led the Seahawks in penalties for the third straight year.

  • Andrus Peat

Peat's versatility is probably his best asset. On the other hand, his injury history hurts his value; the 26-year-old hasn't played a full season since the Saints selected him in the first round in 2015.

  • Cordy Glenn
  • Kelvin Beachum
  • Marcus Gilbert
  • Daryl Williams
  • Demar Dotson
  • Donald Penn
  • Marshall Newhouse
  • Jared Veldheer
  • Jordan Mills
  • Mike Remmers
  • Cameron Fleming

Interior defensive line

  • Ndamukong Suh

Suh is no longer a disruptive force in the passing game, but the 33-year-old proved he can still be a superior defender against the run during his tenure with the Buccaneers.

  • Damon Harrison

Harrison's days as an All-Pro might be behind him, but the 31-year-old is still one of the NFL's most dominant forces against the run.

  • Derek Wolfe

A dislocated elbow ended Wolfe's 2019 campaign after 12 games. The defensive end was putting together a strong season before the injury, registering seven sacks and eight tackles for a loss.

  • Shelby Harris

The underrated Harris could enjoy a far more competitive market than most expect after producing a career-best six sacks in his first full campaign as a starter with the Broncos.

  • Marcell Dareus

Now on the wrong side of 30, Dareus is no longer an elite run defender and has become a non-factor against the pass. The veteran could still make an impact as a two-down rotational piece, though.

  • Dontari Poe

Poe remains an impact run defender at 29 years old, but it's not clear if he can be effective enough in the pass rush to consistently anchor a defensive line.

  • Mike Daniels

After his high-profile signing with the Lions last offseason, Daniels was hampered by a foot injury and failed to make the sort of impact Detroit envisioned. He hasn't played a full season since 2016.

  • Timmy Jernigan

Injuries have plagued Jernigan over the last two years, but there's still a chance he could transform back into the monster he was in 2017 when his attacking style helped the Eagles win the Super Bowl.

  • Andrew Billings
  • Christian Covington
  • Trayvon Hester

Edge rusher

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  • Jadeveon Clowney

Clowney will likely never be an elite pass-rusher after topping out at 9.5 single-season sacks over his first six NFL campaigns. But the former No. 1 pick is capable of being the top dog in a solid rotation and is arguably unmatched against the run among edge players. Though Clowney's injury history may be concerning for some teams, one of them will almost certainly give him the biggest defensive deal of the free-agency period.

  • Everson Griffen

Griffen opted out of his contract with the Vikings after bouncing back from a down year that included concerns about his mental health. Minnesota wants him back, but the team is unlikely to pay big money for a 32-year-old at the tail end of his career.

  • Michael Bennett

Bennett recorded 6.5 sacks in a 2019 campaign split between the Patriots and Cowboys. The veteran can still add depth to a defensive line, though he isn't the disruptive force he once was.

  • Markus Golden

Golden quietly enjoyed a spectacular season with the Giants, posting 10 sacks in 2019 following a pair of write-off years with the Cardinals.

  • Kamalei Correa

Correa came on strong at the end of 2019, producing four of his career-high five sacks in the final five weeks of the regular season. He added another two during the Titans' shocking playoff run.

  • Ezekiel Ansah
  • Jordan Jenkins
  • Cameron Wake
  • Terrell Suggs
  • Vinny Curry
  • Anthony Chickillo
  • Barkevious Mingo


  • Nigel Bradham

Bradham was a vital cog in the Eagles' defense over the past four seasons, but he became a liability as a run defender in 2019 and is 30 years old.

  • Alec Ogletree

Ogletree started for the Giants the past two seasons but was cut to save the $10 million in base salary he was due this year.

  • Wesley Woodyard

After being a frequent starter for the Titans since 2014, the 33-year-old could provide mentorship to a young linebacking corps.

  • De'Vondre Campbell

As versatile as they come, Campbell is still just 26 years old and should appeal to many teams.

  • Mychal Kendricks
  • Reggie Ragland
  • Tahir Whitehead
  • Darron Lee
  • Sean Lee
  • Jatavis Brown
  • Nick Vigil
  • Deone Bucannon
  • Preston Brown
  • Mark Barron
  • Vontaze Burfict


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  • Logan Ryan

Ryan is a consistent slot corner who can hold up on the outside if required - a valuable skill in the modern NFL. While the 29-year-old's market should be robust, it's unlikely that many teams will view him as a significant difference-maker.

  • Mackensie Alexander

Alexander's solid performances over the past two seasons make him one of the better slot corners available.

  • Xavier Rhodes

Despite making the Pro Bowl as a replacement, Rhodes was a shell of his former self in 2019, allowing around 83% of passes thrown his way to be completed. However, the former first-rounder could be an intriguing reclamation target.

  • Bashaud Breeland

Heading into his third straight year of free agency, Breeland is likely targeting a long-term deal; two years ago, a failed physical kept him from landing one. He allowed completions on just 48.4% of passes thrown his way in 2019.

  • Jimmy Smith

Injuries and suspensions have limited Smith to 12 games or fewer in four consecutive seasons, but the veteran cornerback remains effective when he's on the field.

  • Ronald Darby

Injuries have cost Darby 23 games (including playoffs) since the Eagles acquired him in 2017. The former first-round pick posted 11 passes defensed and two interceptions in 11 contests last season.

  • Prince Amukamara

Amukamara's 2019 campaign was a step down from 2018, with his turnover and pass-defense totals both dropping. But he could be a difference-maker for teams seeking a reliable No. 2 cornerback.

  • Kevin Johnson
  • Aqib Talib
  • Trumaine Johnson
  • Daryl Worley
  • Nickell Robey-Coleman
  • Ross Cockrell
  • P.J. Williams
  • T.J. Carrie
  • Rashaan Melvin


  • Ha Ha Clinton-Dix

Clinton-Dix is equally proficient at free and strong safety, though he's never reached the level of play expected from a first-round pick. The 27-year-old could potentially be playing for his fourth team in three seasons in 2020.

  • Vonn Bell

Bell could be a perfect fit for a team in need of a physical safety with solid run-defense skills. The former second-rounder led the NFL in fumbles recovered last season (five) and was the Saints' second-leading tackler (89).

  • Reshad Jones

Jones just turned 32 years old. Though the safety's Pro Bowl days are likely over, he remains a force against the run and should be an enticing stopgap option.

  • Tony Jefferson

After tearing his ACL in 2019, Jefferson could be forced to settle for a one-year deal and re-enter the market in search of a more lucrative contract in 2021.

  • Damarious Randall

Randall can play both safety spots and is able to move into the slot in a pinch. That versatility makes him an attractive option, as does his above-average speed.

  • Eric Reid
  • Tavon Wilson
  • Adrian Phillips
  • Will Parks
  • Jayron Kearse
  • Clayton Geathers
  • Andrew Sendejo
Best of the rest: Top remaining NFL free agents at each position
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