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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. There is also a grid at the bottom detailing each team's offensive coordinator and defensive coordinator to provide fuller context for each team's respective personnel going forward.

2/2 update: In an attempt to make this article your one-stop venue for tracking all player movement this offseason, including the incoming rookie class, we'll also list here our content relating to the analysis of the 2018 rookies in dynasty and redraft leagues. Click here to read my dynasty rankings for the rookies (18 QBs, 40 RBs, 56 WRs, 20 TEs). Click here to read a three-round dynasty rookie mock draft conducted by John McKechnie and I.

Shifting back to the veterans: 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
1. Jimmy Garoppolo, SF Carlos Hyde, SF Allen Robinson, JAC A.S-Jenkins, NYJ
Sam Bradford, MIN Jerick McKinnon, MIN 2.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
AJ McCarron, CIN Charles Sims, TB Paul Richardson, SEA Crockett Gillmore, BAL
Tom Savage Jeremy Hill, CIN Jordan Matthews, BUF Darren Fells, DET
EJ Manuel, OAK Alfred Blue, HOU Kendall Wright, CHI Ed Dickson, CAR
Ryan Fitzpatrick, TB Orleans Darkwa, NYG Cody Latimer, DEN Ben Watson, BAL
Drew Stanton, ARZ LeGarrette Blount, PHI Bruce Ellington, HOU Virgil Green, DEN
Geno Smith, NYG Shane Vereen, NYG Ryan Grant, WAS Antonio Gates, LAC
Chad Henne, JAC B. Cunningham, CHI John Brown, ARZ Chris Gragg, NYJ
Mark Sanchez, CHI Alfred Morris, DAL Eric Decker, TEN Derek Carrier, LAR
Brock Osweiler, DEN Frank Gore, IND Dontrelle Inman, CHI B. Williams, IND
Scott Tolzien, IND Stevan Ridley, PIT Taylor Gabriel, ATL Clay Harbor, NO
Matt Moore, MIA Kenjon Barner, PHI Michael Floyd, MIN Logan Paulsen, SF
Derek Anderson, CAR Andre Ellington, HOU Danny Amendola, NE Anthony Fasano, MIA
Matt Barkley, ARZ Eddie Lacy, SEA Kamar Aiken, IND Lee Smith, OAK
Kellen Clemens, LAC Darren Sproles, PHI Jaron Brown, ARZ Jeff Cumberland, LAC
Jay Cutler, MIA C. Michael, IND Deonte Thompson, BUF Other WR
Ryan Mallett, BAL Travaris Cadet, BUF Michael Campanaro, BAL Joe Webb, BUF
T.J. Yates, HOU Mike James, DET Brian Quick, WAS Louis Murphy, SF
Josh Johnson, HOU Terrance West, BAL Brice Butler, DAL Brenton Bersin, CAR
Tyler Bray, KC Jamaal Charles, DEN Tyrell Williams, LAC* Jeremy Butler, BUF
Brandon Weeden, TEN 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


1. Garoppolo Signed five-year, $137.5 million deal with 49ers. (2/8)

2. The Dolphins placed the franchise tag on Landry. (2/20)