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That’s a real hard number to justify IMO. Watt has one good year since 2015, 2018 when he had 16 sacks and 25 qb hits. In 2016-2017 and 2019-2020 he appeared in 32 out of 54 games, only played a full season last year and had just 10.5 sacks

https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/W/WattJ.00.htm

If you think you can get a 2018 out of him, he’d be worth it, but that seems like a pretty big roll of the dice.

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I hope thats not the Bengals at 15M

that said, we arent a playoff team in 2021 so it shouldnt matter even if were are.....tho I still pray SoaG isnt that stupid (this time)

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He’ll play like 7 games. He has to wear some kind of bionic man thing on his arm.  Dude’s been through a high-impact career in the NFL.  He’s wrecked.

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I'm not saying that Cincy should have been making that specific deal - I think Watt is no longer worth that kind of money

However, they should be making some deals, rather than just sitting on their hands

something

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Dianna Russini

Just texted with an NFL head coach about the upcoming cuts and what he expects…


“It’s going to be a massacre next week all around the league”

 

 

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10 hours ago, membengal said:

 

the Bengals piece of said Massacre will probably only include 3 guys: Hart (YIPPPEEEE!), Geno (very sad about this, but I suspect he's not even 50% of what he once was) and the guy we got from the Dunlap trade (hey we still got a late r7 pick too)

I guess there is an off-chance, maybe 20-ish percent, that Finney might stick around.  Depends on Pollack's evaluation of him versus Price, since they are in the same G/C role and both behind Hopkins 

I'll be surprised if Uzomah is cut

I'll be shocked if Gio is cut

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As a team with cap space and needs, let the league wide blood letting begin.

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This unprecedented cut/free agency period is making it feel like we have two drafts this year.  Very exciting!

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I mean, gatorade is expensive, yo, and Johnathan Joseph keeps taking a bottle home every night

wait, what do you mean he isnt on our team anymore!!??

(maybe I should post a revised version of this on the Mike Brown quotes thread)

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Even Hobs has forgone yammering about having no money so far.

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a piece on allbengals.com suggests OG Andrew Norwell might be coming available

https://www.pff.com/nfl/players/andrew-norwell/9126

Norwell went to the same HS my kids went to, Anderson High School....which is on the SE edge of Cincinnati for those of you who arent local.  so call it 10-15 miles from PBS

not a bad PFF rating, would he take a hometown discount?

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On 3/4/2021 at 5:54 PM, COB said:

This unprecedented cut/free agency period is making it feel like we have two drafts this year.  Very exciting!

Before you get too excited, remember cap space isn’t all that hard to come by without cuts.

So yesterday the Bengals’ 2021 cap was $192 million and the Saints’ was $183 million. Today ours is still 192 and theirs is 196. 

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even after those moves, Joisey, I am hearing the Saints are still 44M over the cap

but your point remains that creative salary moves and contract re-dos can -- at least temporarily -- create cap space

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Just as a note, 4 pm EST tomorrow (Tuesday March 9) is the deadline for using the tag.

fwiw Hobson thinks that if they use it it will be on either Lawson or WJ3.

I would prefer neither, but letting both walk would blow open major holes on the D. If they have to use it, I pick Lawson. How much interest Jackson will draw is a question and I think he could end up back here, maybe on a one-year deal. Otoh Lawson will get snapped up.

Better to just throw money at Carl until he says yes to a new deal. At least then you can keep the cap hit under whatever the tag is.

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Wait.....Hobson should know they cant afford a tag if they cant afford.......the rookie pool

Yeah bitches I said it

The rookie pool

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Fwiw, even Hobson seems to finally be accepting the reality that they are gonna spend again. More work for him...

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1 hour ago, HoosierCat said:

Just as a note, 4 pm EST tomorrow (Tuesday March 9) is the deadline for using the tag.

fwiw Hobson thinks that if they use it it will be on either Lawson or WJ3.

I would prefer neither, but letting both walk would blow open major holes on the D. If they have to use it, I pick Lawson. How much interest Jackson will draw is a question and I think he could end up back here, maybe on a one-year deal. Otoh Lawson will get snapped up.

Better to just throw money at Carl until he says yes to a new deal. At least then you can keep the cap hit under whatever the tag is.

Not in favor of using tags.    IMO, just doesn't make sense that much cap for either player with the state of this team not being 1 player away.

That said.... you can't expect to get better losing WJIII or Lawson and replacing them with rookie Darius Phillips of the world. 

Both are very good.    Not sure if these numbers are accurate but its floating out there DE is $19.3m and CB is 16m.

That's 2-4 players you could add that would/could take snaps away from your incumbents. 

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Top 150 FAs per The Athletic (at least this will be a place to see how much shopping the team is doing in this part of the store):

https://theathletic.com/2431491/2021/03/08/ranking-nfl-free-agencys-top-150-players-with-possible-price-tags/

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Where do Trent Williams, Allen Robinson, Leonard Williams, JuJu Smith-Schuster, Kenny Golladay and Aaron Jones rank among the top 150 pending unrestricted free agents? Glad you asked.

This list will be updated in the weeks ahead as players are re-signed, released and tagged. The age in parentheses indicates how old the player will be at the start of the 2021 season.

1. Dak Prescott, QB, Dallas Cowboys (28)
For what feels like the 100th offseason in a row, the Cowboys find themselves in a tricky spot with Prescott. There’s pretty much no scenario where he actually enters the free-agent market. If the Cowboys don’t sign Prescott to a long-term deal, they are expected to use the franchise tag for the second consecutive year. The tag would mean two things. One, Prescott would get paid roughly $37 million, and that entire salary would count against the Cowboys’ 2021 cap. And two, this could mark his final season in Dallas. A third franchise tag in 2022 would be more than $50 million, meaning in all likelihood that Prescott would reach the open market next offseason.

2. Allen Robinson, WR, Chicago Bears (28)
His talent is obvious, but Robinson has been victimized by bad quarterback play since signing with the Bears in 2018. He now could get another chance to test the market. Robinson’s 2,397 receiving yards over the last two seasons ranks third among wide receivers, behind only Stefon Diggs and DeAndre Hopkins. He’s a legit outside No. 1 wide receiver who would fit pretty much any scheme. It would be no surprise to see Robinson command $19 or $20 million per season on the open market if he doesn’t get tagged.

3. Chris Godwin, WR, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (25)
Godwin has a case to be the highest-paid wide receiver on this list. He is a complete player who can win at all levels and play outside or in the slot. Godwin was prolific in 2019 with 86 catches for 1,333 yards and nine touchdowns. He battled injuries in 2020 but still caught 65 balls for 840 yards and seven touchdowns in 12 regular-season games. Godwin is a franchise tag candidate. If he were to hit the open market, he could very well find a deal in the neighborhood of $19 to $20 million per year.

4. Shaquil Barrett, Edge, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (28)
He was dominant during the Bucs’ Super Bowl run with four sacks and eight quarterback hits in Tampa’s last two games. Barrett was a monster in 2019 (19.5 sacks, 37 QB hits and six forced fumbles), and the Bucs used the franchise tag to retain him. His regular-season numbers (eight sacks, 16 QB hits) weren’t as impressive in 2020, but he made his mark in the playoffs and was still disruptive. Barrett will likely find a deal in the $18 million to $20 million per year range, assuming he doesn’t again get the franchise tag.

5. Leonard Williams, DL, New York Giants (27)
Williams turned in a career year with 11.5 sacks (seventh league-wide) and 30 quarterback hits (third). Teams could view him as a player who is finally playing to his potential and entering his prime. Williams’ stock is higher than it would have been in 2020 when he was coming off of a 0.5-sack season. He could land somewhere in the range of Kenny Clark’s deal (four years, $70 million) and DeForest Buckner’s deal (four years, $84 million). The Giants also have the option of using the franchise tag on Williams a second time, which would mean paying him roughly $19 million in 2021.

6. Trent Williams, OT, San Francisco 49ers (33)
After missing all of 2019, Williams was traded to the 49ers and performed like one of the NFL’s best left tackles. He finished fourth in ESPN’s pass-block win rate and made the Pro Bowl. Williams is on the wrong side of 30, but left tackles of his caliber are hard to find, and he should still have plenty of suitors. David Bakhtiari ($23 million per year) is currently the NFL’s top-paid tackle. The floor for a Williams deal could be the contract ($17 million per year) Garett Bolles signed with the Broncos. One important note: As part of Williams’ restructured deal with San Francisco, the 49ers can’t use the franchise tag on him.

7. Yannick Ngakoue, Edge, Baltimore Ravens (26)
He has had eight sacks or more in each of his first five seasons and has missed just two games in his career. That production and durability should get Ngakoue paid, especially given how young he is. Ngakoue was tagged by the Jaguars last offseason, traded to the Vikings and then traded to the Ravens. He was not a consistent difference-maker there. But over the last five years, Ngakoue’s 45.5 sacks rank 12th, and his 95 QB hits rank tied for 14th. Arik Armstead signed with the 49ers for $17 million per year last offseason, and Demarcus Lawrence got $21 million per year from the Cowboys. That’s likely the range that Ngakoue will be looking at on the open market.

8. Kenny Golladay, WR, Detroit Lions (27)
Golladay played in only five games last season because of a hip injury, but he’s been a difference-making receiver when he’s on the field. Golladay’s 2,253 yards across 2018 and 2019 ranked ninth among all wide receivers. He’s averaged 16.8 yards per reception for his career and is a terrific downfield threat who knows how to use his size to out-muscle opponents. As long as there are no lingering questions about Golladay’s hip injury, he should be in line to land a deal in the neighborhood of $17 million per year.

9. Brandon Scherff, OG, Washington Football Team (29)
Washington used the franchise tag to keep Scherff last offseason. He made his fourth Pro Bowl, ranking fourth among guards in ESPN’s pass-block win rate metric. The only question with Scherff is durability. He missed three games in 2020, five in 2019 and eight in 2018. But given how well he’s played when healthy, Scherff could become the NFL’s highest-paid guard and find a deal worth $15 million per year.

10. Bud Dupree, Edge, Pittsburgh Steelers (28)
The Steelers used the franchise tag on him last offseason, and Dupree was playing at a high level with eight sacks and 15 quarterback hits in 11 games before suffering a torn ACL. In 2019, he had 11.5 sacks and 17 quarterback hits. Dupree’s best fit would be in a creative scheme that capitalizes on his versatility, not one that is looking for a prototypical 4-3 defensive end.

11. Matt Judon, Edge, Baltimore Ravens (29)
In terms of skill set, Judon is similar to Dupree. The Ravens used the franchise tag on Judon last offseason. He produced just six sacks, but his 21 QB hits were tied for 11th most. Judon hit the quarterback on 8.5 percent of his pass-rush opportunities, which ranked third behind only T.J. Watt and Joey Bosa. Using the franchise tag again on Judon would cost north of $20 million.

12. Taylor Moton, OT, Carolina Panthers (27)  NOW FRANCHISE TAGGED

13. Joe Thuney, OG, New England Patriots (28)
The Patriots surprisingly used the franchise tag on Thuney last offseason. He’s started 80 consecutive games and been a solid, dependable player. Thuney will likely be one of the top available guards on the market and could find a deal in the range of $14 million per year.

14. Lavonte David, LB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (31)
He was a key cog on one of the NFL’s best defenses and added a Super Bowl ring to an already impressive résumé. David is on the wrong side of 30, but he has been durable and productive throughout his nine-year career. Since David entered the league in 2012, only Bobby Wagner has produced more tackles. David played at a high level in 2020 and will interest teams that are looking for a veteran leader and a three-down linebacker.

15. Corey Linsley, OC, Green Bay Packers (30)
He’s started 99 games in seven seasons for the Packers and was named a first-team All-Pro in 2020. Linsley ranked fifth among centers in pass-block win rate. He will be the top option for teams in the market for a veteran center. Ryan Kelly signed a four-year, $49.65 million deal ($12.4 million per year) with the Colts in September. That could be a good comp for what Linsley commands on the open market.

16. Corey Davis, WR, Tennessee Titans (26)
He picked the right time to have a career year. Davis had 65 catches for 984 yards and five touchdowns in 14 games in 2020. He hasn’t lived up to his draft slot (he was taken fifth in 2017), and the Titans declined his fifth-year option, but Davis is still young and offers the floor of a No. 2 wide receiver. Teams could talk themselves into him having a No. 1 wide receiver ceiling. The advanced numbers are kind to Davis. He averaged 2.73 yards per route run in the regular season, which ranked eighth among 276 qualifying players.

17. Marcus Maye, S, New York Jets (28)
He was one of the few bright spots for the Jets in 2020. Maye could be a nice free safety option in Robert Saleh’s defensive scheme. He hasn’t missed a start in the past two years and played 100 percent of the snaps last season. If the Jets don’t re-sign him before he hits the market or use the franchise tag, Maye should have plenty of suitors.

18. Leonard Floyd, Edge, Los Angeles Rams (29)
The change of scenery served him well. The Bears released Floyd, and the Rams signed him to a one-year, $10 million deal last offseason. Floyd finished ninth in the league with 10.5 sacks and tied for 19th with 19 QB hits. He played 90 percent of the snaps and has not missed a game in the past three years.

19. Carl Lawson, Edge, Cincinnati Bengals (26)
He’s another player who made the most out of his contract year. Lawson had just 5.5 sacks, but his 32 QB hits ranked second to only T.J. Watt. Some teams may view Lawson more as a rotational pass rusher than an every-down player, although he played a career-high 68 percent of the defensive snaps in 2020 and has been consistently productive. Lawson’s 83 QB hits over the past four seasons are tied for 11th league-wide.

20. JuJu Smith-Schuster, WR, Pittsburgh Steelers (24)
He came into the league at a young age and is set to enter free agency at just 24. Smith-Schuster was hurt by terrible quarterback play in 2019 but bounced back with 97 catches for 831 yards and nine touchdowns in 2020. He is a great option to work the middle, intermediate part of the field and brings a toughness that teams will find appealing.

21. Aaron Jones, RB, Green Bay Packers (26)
With 3,017 yards from scrimmage since the start of 2019 (fifth league-wide among running backs), Jones has been one of the NFL’s best all-around backs over the past two seasons. In the last year, Dalvin Cook, Derrick Henry and Joe Mixon have signed deals between $12 million and $13 million per year. That could be the range Jones is looking for.

22. Marcus Williams, S, New Orleans Saints (25)
Williams is a young and durable ball-hawking free safety who’s piled up 13 interceptions and 30 passes defended in his career. He’s missed just four games in four seasons and played well in 2020. Williams should be among the more attractive free safety options available, and he held up well in man coverage last season.

23. John Johnson, S, Los Angeles Rams (25)
He was limited to six games due to an injury in 2019 but came back strong and played 100 percent of the Rams’ defensive snaps in 2020. Johnson divided his time in the box, back deep and in the slot last season. He should be attractive to teams that incorporate split-safety looks and want a defensive back who possesses smarts and versatility.

24. William Jackson III, CB, Cincinnati Bengals (28)
It’s not an especially strong group of cornerback free agents, which could be good news for Jackson. He hasn’t been a shutdown, Pro Bowl-caliber player and has just three interceptions in 59 career games, but Jackson has played well. He’s a talented cover corner, and there’s always a market for those guys.

25. Shaquill Griffin, CB, Seattle Seahawks (26)
He’s been a four-year starter. Griffin has speed and length and should be able to fit any defensive scheme. He missed four games in 2020 with injuries, but durability has not been a long-term issue. It would be no surprise to see a team project that Griffin’s best days are still ahead of him. He should be among the highest-paid corners in this free-agent class.

26. Trey Hendrickson, Edge, New Orleans Saints (26)
He made the most of his contract year, finishing second league-wide with 13.5 sacks and tied for eighth with 25 quarterback hits. Hendrickson had never played more than 38 percent of the defensive snaps in a season prior to 2020, when he was on the field 53 percent of the time. Teams will have to weigh his 2020 production against previous years to determine whether Hendrickson is a one-year wonder or an ascending player. He had 6.5 sacks and 18 QB hits during his first three seasons.

27. Haason Reddick, Edge/LB, Arizona Cardinals (27)
He had a big second half of the season and finished with 12.5 sacks, which was tied for fourth league-wide. Reddick’s role in Arizona has changed about 400 times in four seasons, but he has shown pass-rushing chops. He’s a hybrid-type player who could be really fun with the right defensive coordinator.

28. Justin Houston, Edge, Indianapolis Colts (32)
He’s on the wrong side of 30, but Houston continues to produce. He was eighth among edge defenders in pass-rush win rate and had eight sacks to go along with 12 QB hits. Houston signed a two-year, $23 million contract with the Colts in 2019. It’s possible he finds a similar deal on the open market.

29. Alejandro Villanueva, OT, Pittsburgh Steelers (33)
Villanueva didn’t become a starter until he was 27. He’s never missed a game and is a two-time Pro Bowler, although 2020 was not his best season. Given Villanueva’s age, teams may view him as a declining player, but he plays a premium position. The two-year, $33 million deal that Anthony Castonzo signed last offseason is probably the ceiling for what Villanueva could land.

30. Anthony Harris, S, Minnesota Vikings (29)
The Vikings surprisingly tagged him last offseason, and Harris had an up-and-down 2020 while adjusting his role and responsibilities to account for Minnesota’s young and inexperienced cornerbacks. He should still be an attractive option for teams in need of a reliable, rangy free safety who can make plays on the ball.

31. Will Fuller, WR, Houston Texans (27)
The question with Fuller has never been talent but durability. He missed 22 games in his first four seasons. Fuller was turning in a career year through 11 games in 2020 but was suspended for violating the league’s performance-enhancing drugs policy. He had 53 catches for 879 yards and eight touchdowns. Fuller is the type of vertical field-stretcher that teams covet. He’ll be a boom-or-bust free agent.

32. Nelson Agholor, WR, Las Vegas Raiders (28)
After a disappointing 2019 with the Eagles, Agholor settled for a one-year, $1.05 million deal with the Raiders. He made the most of his opportunity, catching 48 balls for 896 yards and averaging 18.7 yards per reception. Agholor should have a much different market this time around.

33. Curtis Samuel, WR, Carolina Panthers (25)
Coaches often fall in love with players like Samuel, who can offer speed and versatility. Samuel set career highs with 77 catches for 851 yards in 2020, and he was much more efficient than he had been previously, catching 79.4 percent of his targets. The Panthers used Samuel as a ballcarrier, too — he had 41 carries for 200 yards. With the right offensive coach, Samuel is a really fun player. With the wrong one, he could be a bust. But he produced his career season at the perfect time to get paid.

34. Matt Milano, LB, Buffalo Bills (27)
He’s a true three-down linebacker whose skill set should fit any scheme. Milano is coming off of an injury-riddled 2020 when he started five regular-season games and played 30 percent of the defensive snaps, but durability had not been a major issue previously. Based on recent deals signed by guys like Cory Littleton and Zach Cunningham, Milano seems likely to command between $11 million and $14 million per year.

35. Jayon Brown, LB, Tennessee Titans (26)
A season-ending elbow injury limited Brown to 10 games last year. But he missed just two games in his first three seasons. Brown’s appeal is that he’s young and can affect the passing game both in coverage and as a blitzer. His eight passes defended last year were tied for third-most among linebackers, and in 2018 Brown had six sacks and 10 quarterback hits. He’s a three-down linebacker who can be deployed in different ways, depending on the scheme. Brown and Milano could find similar deals on the open market.

36. Hunter Henry, TE, Los Angeles Chargers (26)
The Chargers tagged Henry last offseason. He finished the year with 613 receiving yards — 12th among tight ends. Henry averaged 1.35 yards per route run, which ranked 31st among tight ends. Austin Hooper got a four-year, $42 million deal last offseason. Given how young Henry is, he could be in line for a similar deal if a team thinks his best football is still ahead of him.

37. Jonnu Smith, TE, Tennessee Titans (26)
He’s a good example of how teams might be willing to pay for future projection over past performance. Smith has made a lot of big plays, but his career high for receiving yards in a season — set this year — is 448. Smith also set a career high with eight touchdowns in 2020. His talent is obvious, and teams could view Smith as a player who could put up big numbers if given more opportunities in a pass-heavy offense.

38. Rob Gronkowski, TE, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (32)
He returned to action in 2020 after a one-year hiatus and started every game, playing 75 percent of the Bucs’ offensive snaps. Gronkowski was outstanding as a blocker and showed he can still be effective as a receiver, catching 45 balls for 623 yards and seven touchdowns. It’s hard to picture him catching passes from anyone other than Tom Brady, but Gronkowski should draw interest if he wants to look elsewhere.

39. Jadeveon Clowney, Edge, Tennessee Titans (28)
He was searching for a big payday last offseason but didn’t find it and had to settle for a one-year, $13 million deal with the Titans. Now Clowney’s stock is likely to be significantly lower. He failed to notch a single sack in eight games and then underwent season-ending knee surgery. Clowney might have a hard time finding the deal he’s looking for once again this offseason.

40. Dalvin Tomlinson, DT, New York Giants (27)
He’s started 64 games in four seasons and has been a steady presence on the Giants’ defensive line. Tomlinson has seven sacks and 19 quarterback hits over the past two seasons. He’ll be a nice option for teams in the market for a run-stopping defensive tackle, and some may view Tomlinson as a player with pass-rushing upside. D.J. Reader got a four-year $53 million deal from the Cincinnati Bengals last offseason. That’s probably the ceiling for a potential Tomlinson contract.

41. Cam Robinson, OT, Jacksonville Jaguars (25)
Originally a second-round pick in 2017, Robinson has started 47 games in four seasons. He missed 14 games in 2018 because of a torn ACL and then two more in 2019 because of an injury to his other knee. Robinson is young and talented, meaning teams could pay up and bank on his upside. Left tackles who are in their mid-20s and have starting experience generally get paid.

42. Melvin Ingram, Edge, Los Angeles Chargers (32)
It was a tough contract year for Ingram. He appeared in seven games before heading to injured reserve with a knee injury. Ingram has had a very good career, but he finished 2020 with no sacks and four QB hits. If healthy, Ingram is a disruptive player and a versatile pass rusher capable of lining up in different spots. His market will likely come down to whether teams are confident he can bounce back from the injury.

43. T.Y. Hilton, WR, Indianapolis Colts (31)
He started off slow but came on strong in the second half of the season and finished with 56 catches for 762 yards and five touchdowns. Just two years ago, Hilton totaled 1,270 yards with Andrew Luck as his quarterback. He’s older than the other receivers on this list but should still have at least a couple of years left as a starting-caliber player. If a team needs wide receiver help but doesn’t have the cap space to target the top of the market, Hilton at around $8 million per year could make sense.

44. Daryl Williams, OT, Buffalo Bills (29)
He settled for a one-year, $2.25 million deal last offseason and turned in a career year as a 16-game starter at right tackle for one of the league’s best offenses. Williams should have a significantly stronger market than he did a year ago.

45. Romeo Okwara, Edge, Detroit Lions (26)
He made the most of his contract year. Okwara finished 10th with 10 sacks and tied for 22nd with 18 QB hits. However, teams will have to balance that production with Okwara’s first four seasons, when he totaled 10 sacks in 51 games. He’s one of the trickier players to project on this list, but given Okwara’s age, there’s reason to think he could be an ascending player.

46. Richard Sherman, CB, San Francisco 49ers (33)
He’s a tough player to slot. Sherman will be 33 at the start of next season and appeared in only five games in 2020 because of injury. He was 30 when he signed with the 49ers in 2018 and delivered two great years, making the Pro Bowl in 2019. If healthy, Sherman can still be effective. But given his age, he might be looking at another incentive-laden deal or a one-year contract.

47. Patrick Peterson, CB, Arizona Cardinals (31)
Peterson was suspended for six games in 2019 for violating the NFL’s performance-enhancing drugs policy. He played 99 percent of the Cardinals’ defensive snaps in 2020 but looked like a declining player. Peterson has put together a Hall of Fame-caliber résumé and, at his best, is an elite man corner. But his best days are behind him, and interested teams will have to determine how much to invest in Peterson at this stage of his career.

48. Michael Davis, CB, Los Angeles Chargers (26)
After originally signing with the Chargers as an undrafted free agent in 2017, Davis has developed into a quality starting corner. He has size (6-foot-2) and athleticism. Davis was on the field for 92 percent of the Chargers’ defensive snaps in 2020 and has been a contributing player for three seasons. Teams will likely view Davis as a number two corner, but his best days could be ahead of him.

49. Cam Newton, QB, New England Patriots (32)
His season in New England didn’t go according to plan. Newton finished the season ranked 30th in QBR, and the Patriots missed the playoffs. But he also played with one of the league’s worst supporting casts. If you’re looking for a glass-half-full view, Newton stayed healthy and ran for 513 yards and 12 touchdowns. Last offseason, he settled for a one-year, $1.75 million deal. Newton might have to compete somewhere for a chance to start.

50. David Andrews, OC, New England Patriots (29)
Andrews has 69 career starts. He missed all of 2019 because of a blood clot issue but returned last year, started 12 games and played well. Connor McGovern signed a three-year, $27 million deal with the New York Jets last offseason. That could be a comp for what Andrews is looking for.

51. Chris Carson, RB, Seattle Seahawks (26)
At his best, Carson is a physical, punishing back who can make plays even when the blocking is less than perfect. His 51 runs of 10-plus yards over the past two seasons are tied for sixth most. Carson hasn’t put up gaudy receiving numbers, but he’s caught 80.8 percent of his targets and averaged 7.7 yards per reception in his career. The running back market is tough to predict, but Melvin Gordon got a two-year, $16 million deal from the Broncos last offseason. That type of deal could make sense for Carson.

52. K.J. Wright, LB, Seattle Seahawks (32)
Wright has 140 career starts, and 2020 was one of the best seasons of his career. He had 11 tackles for loss, 10 passes defended (tops among linebackers), two sacks and three quarterback hits. Wright is a great teammate and probably knows the Seahawks’ defense better than most of the coaches, having played in the same scheme for 10 seasons. His previous deal (signed in 2019) was two years for $14 million. Something similar could make sense this time around.

53. Jameis Winston, QB, New Orleans Saints (27)
Winston was on the open market last offseason and had to settle for a one-year, $1.1 million deal. Given that he threw 12 passes all season, it seems unlikely that Winston will suddenly find a much different market this time around. Then again, he could be the Saints’ top option to start. The most likely scenario might be that Winston returns to New Orleans on a one-year deal and reassesses his long-term options after the 2021 season.

54. Marvin Jones, WR, Detroit Lions (31)
Would you believe that over the last five years, Jones ranks 16th among wide receivers in receiving yards and seventh in touchdowns? He was a high-volume option in 2020, catching 76 balls on 115 targets for 978 yards and nine touchdowns. But he ranked 46th among 78 qualifying wide receivers in yards per route run. Jones could be a relatively low-cost, reliable veteran option.

55. Ryan Fitzpatrick, QB, Miami Dolphins (38)
He began 2020 as the starter and then moved into a relief role, replacing Tua Tagovailoa in the middle of games. Overall, Fitzpatrick completed 68.5 percent of his passes and averaged 7.8 YPA while throwing 13 touchdowns and eight interceptions. He’s not afraid to let it rip, will put his body on the line and has the reputation of being a great teammate. Given Fitzpatrick’s age, it’s unlikely that a team will view him as a starter, but he may be one of the more attractive backups on this list.

56. Nick Martin, OC, Houston Texans (28)
The Texans decided to release Martin in February. He’s been a competent center with 62 career starts and has not missed a game in the last three seasons. The Texans signed Martin to a three-year, $33 million extension before the 2019 season. He’s unlikely to find a deal that rich this time around but should land a starting job somewhere.

57. Xavier Rhodes, CB, Indianapolis Colts (31)
It’s tough to know what his market will be. After a disastrous 2019 season with the Minnesota Vikings, Rhodes signed a one-year, $3 million deal with the Colts. He started all 16 games and played well. Rhodes still had struggles in man coverage, ranking 64th out of 106 corners in yards per snap allowed when playing man. But he had 12 passes defended and tackled well. Rhodes is on the wrong side of 30 but projects as a short-term fix for a zone-heavy team.

58. Ronald Darby, CB, Washington Football Team (27)
He’s made 72 starts in six seasons. Darby was a free agent last offseason and had to settle for a one-year, $3 million deal. He played well, ranking 12th out of 106 corners in yards per snap allowed in man coverage. Darby produced 16 passes defended, which ranked fifth. His coverage skills have always been above average, but Darby has often struggled with his tackling and downfield ball skills. He also missed 20 games from 2017-2019 due to injury. Darby probably built his value back up and should find a starting job.

59. Jason Verrett, CB, San Francisco 49ers (30)
He was one of the great, under-the-radar stories of the 2020 season. Dogged by injuries his whole career, Verrett was able to stay healthy for most of the season. He started 13 games and played at a high level. Verrett ranked seventh out of 106 corners in yards per snap allowed when playing man coverage. His talent is undeniable. But Verrett has been healthy for just 39 out of a possible 112 games during his career. Because of that, he’ll likely have a hard time finding anything other than a one-year deal. But he probably offers as much upside as any corner that’s going to be available.

60. Denico Autry, Edge, Indianapolis Colts (31)
He joined the Colts in 2018 and started 38 games in three seasons. Autry had 7.5 sacks and 10 quarterback hits last season. He might not have huge upside but can be a solid, dependable starter.

61. Mike Hilton, SCB, Pittsburgh Steelers (27)
He played 43 percent of the snaps last season and was up over 50 percent the previous three years. Hilton played primarily in the slot, but Pittsburgh tried to take advantage of his aggressiveness. He had 9.5 sacks, 23 quarterback hits and 30 tackles for loss in four seasons. His skill set is best-used in a creative, aggressive scheme.

62. Ndamukong Suh, DT, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (34)
He played well in 2020, producing six sacks and 19 quarterback hits. Suh has not missed a game in nine seasons. Last offseason, Suh signed a one-year, $8 million deal to return to Tampa. A similar deal again could make sense for both sides.

63. Jacoby Brissett, QB, Indianapolis Colts (28)
He’s unlikely to find a job as a clear-cut starter. Brissett was unspectacular in 2019, but he was far from a disaster. Competent might be the right word to describe his play. Brissett finished 21st in QBR in 2019 and then attempted just eight passes last season as Philip Rivers’ backup. Case Keenum signed a three-year, $18 million deal to be the Browns’ backup last year. That type of deal could make sense for Brissett.

64. Mitchell Trubisky, QB, Chicago Bears (27)
Over the past three seasons, 44 quarterbacks have totaled at least 500 pass plays. Among that group, Trubisky ranks 26th in Expected Points Added (EPA) per play, according to TruMedia’s model. In other words, he hasn’t been great, and he doesn’t look like the long-term answer in Chicago, but Trubisky hasn’t been a complete train wreck, either. He’s basically been slightly below average. If nothing else, that should translate to a backup job.

65. Andy Dalton, QB, Dallas Cowboys (33)
He started nine games last season and ranked 25th in QBR, completing 64.9 percent of his passes, averaging 6.5 YPA and throwing 14 touchdowns to eight interceptions. Dalton had to wait until after the draft to become a free agent last offseason. He ended up signing a one-year, $3 million deal. Dalton could be an option for teams looking for a bridge quarterback or a competent backup.

66. Gerald Everett, TE, Los Angeles Rams (27)
Everett has started 11 games in four seasons, and last year was the first time in his career that he played more than 50 percent of the snaps. He set career highs with 41 catches and 417 yards. Everett ranked 18th out of 41 qualifying tight ends in yards per route run and sixth in yards after the catch per reception. Given Everett’s age and athletic traits, there’s a good chance that he will be viewed as a starter on the open market.

67. Larry Ogunjobi, DT, Cleveland Browns (27)
He started 47 games in four seasons and produced 14.5 sacks and 37 quarterback hits. Ogunjobi should find a starting DT job somewhere.

68. Desmond King, SCB, Tennesee Titans (26)
King’s career started off great, but he fell out of favor with the Chargers’ coaching staff and was traded to the Titans. In Tennessee, he played just 40 percent of the snaps on one of the league’s worst defenses. King is a slot corner with some versatility to play a safety-like role in certain schemes. He’d previously added value as a return specialist but did not fill that role last season. King could look to take a one-year deal and rebuild his value before re-entering the market next offseason.

69. Bashaud Breeland, CB, Kansas City Chiefs (29)
He was a free agent last offseason and did not find a big market, settling for a one-year, $3 million deal to return to Kansas City. Breeland started 11 games. He will interest teams that are looking for a physical press corner on the outside. Breeland ranked 61st out of 106 corners in yards per snap allowed in man coverage. He’s shown that he’s a competent starter, but it’s tough to come up with a reason why Breeland’s market will be much different than last offseason.

70. Troy Hill, CB, Los Angeles Rams (30)
He made the most out of his contract year. Hill had never played 50 percent or more of the defensive snaps until 2020 when he performed well as a 16-game starter. He saw significant snaps both in the slot and on the outside. He ranked 15th out of 106 corners in yards per snap allowed when playing man, and he has seven interceptions in the past three seasons. Hill has started 39 games in six seasons and turns 30 in August. Those factors will likely limit his payday to a degree. But he should find a job as a starter.

71. Chidobe Awuzie, CB, Dallas Cowboys (26)
He has 42 career starts, but injuries limited Awuzie to eight games last season. He could be looking at a one-year deal where he builds his value back up and tests free agency again next offseason. Awuzie could be a nice short-term, relatively inexpensive option for teams in need of an outside corner.

72. Leonard Fournette, RB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (26)
He made the most of his opportunity with Tampa Bay, transforming into “Playoff Lenny” and performing well during the Bucs’ Super Bowl run. But teams would be wise to look at the larger sample with Fournette. Fournette has averaged 3.9 yards per carry in his career and has been competent, but unspectacular, as a pass catcher. Given the way the NFL works, it seems likely a team will look at his playoff success and first-round pedigree and convince itself Fournette can be a difference-maker.

73. Sammy Watkins, WR, Kansas City Chiefs (28)
He returned to Kansas City on a one-year, $9 million last offseason. Watkins battled injuries and had 37 catches for 421 yards in 10 games. He’s had some memorable playoff moments, but in three years with the Chiefs Watkins never topped 673 yards. He ranked 64th out of 78 players last season in yards per route run.

74. Antonio Brown, WR, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (33)
The Bucs signed Brown during last season, and he had 45 catches for 483 yards and four touchdowns in eight regular-season games. Will he now search for a new team or return to Tampa on what might have to be a one-year deal? If the Bucs lose Godwin in free agency, they could view Brown as an attractive replacement. Brown served a suspension last season but is still facing a lawsuit for alleged rape.

75. Rashard Higgins, WR, Cleveland Browns (26)
He started six games last season and set a career high with 599 yards. Among the 103 wide receivers who ran at least 200 routes, Higgins ranked 17th in yards per route run, and he caught 71.2 percent of his targets. Higgins’ upside would be as a No. 2 outside receiver.

76. Josh Reynolds, WR, Los Angeles Rams (26)
He set career highs with 52 catches for 618 yards last season. But Reynolds ranked 66th out of 78 qualifying wide receivers in yards per route run, while averaging a pedestrian 11.9 yards per reception. Reynolds is still young, he has size (6-foot-3), and he’s never missed a game due to injury. Teams may view him as a player with upside, but he had an unspectacular four-year run with the Rams.

77. Kendrick Bourne, WR, San Francisco 49ers (26)
He was on the field for 63 percent of the offensive snaps last year — the highest rate of his career. Bourne also set career highs with 49 catches for 667 yards. He’s lined up both outside and in the slot and has missed just one game over the past three seasons.

78. Kenyan Drake, RB, Arizona Cardinals (27)
The Cardinals used the transition tag on Drake last offseason, which meant a one-year deal worth $8.5 million. He was not as effective as he’d been in 2019. Drake averaged 4 yards per carry on 239 attempts, and the advanced stats were not kind to him. One factor to keep in mind: Football Outsiders ranked Arizona as the third-worst run-blocking team. Drake had just 137 receiving yards, but that was probably more a function of the Cardinals’ offense than his skill set.

79. Jared Cook, TE, New Orleans Saints (34)
His best days are behind him, but Cook still played 43 percent of the snaps last season and had 37 catches for 504 yards and seven touchdowns. He ranked 14th among 41 qualifying tight ends in yards per route run. Cook lined up in the slot on 43.3 percent of his snaps. He could be an attractive veteran option for a team looking to add a pass-catching tight end on what will likely be a one-year deal.

80. Kyle Rudolph, TE, Minnesota Vikings (31)
The Vikings released Rudolph after a 10-year, 132-start run. He appeared in 12 games last season and played 57 percent of the snaps, producing 334 yards on 28 catches. Among the 91 tight ends who have run at least 100 routes over the past two seasons, Rudolph ranks 48th in yards per route run.

81. Breshad Perriman, WR, New York Jets (28)
He signed a one-year, $6.5 million deal as a free agent last offseason. Perriman played 66 percent of the snaps and had 30 catches for 505 yards. He’s averaged 16.5 YPR for his career. Perriman could be attractive to teams looking for a low-cost, field-stretching option.

82. Golden Tate, WR, New York Giants (33)
He appeared in 12 games, played 44 percent of the snaps and had 35 catches for 388 yards in 2020. Tate lined up in the slot 82 percent of the time. Since released by the Giants, he’s clearly in the decline phase of his career, but Tate could compete for playing time as a slot receiver on a one-year deal.

83. Xavier Woods, S, Dallas Cowboys (26)
He started 48 games in four seasons for the Cowboys. Woods has typically been a free safety, but he played more than 150 snaps in the box and at slot corner too last season. Woods will be an option for teams that don’t want to spend at the top of the market but need a starting-caliber safety.

84. Eric Wilson, LB, Minnesota Vikings (27)
If teams are looking for an ascending three-down linebacker who could be ready for an expanded role, Wilson could fit the bill. He was a full-time starter for the first time last year and performed well. Wilson ranked 13th with 121 tackles. He had three sacks, eight tackles for loss, eight passes defended (tied for third among linebackers) and three interceptions (tied for first). Wilson’s production likely earned him a starting opportunity elsewhere.

85. Jurrell Casey, DT, Denver Broncos (31)
The Titans traded him to Denver last offseason, but Casey appeared in just three games before suffering a season-ending biceps injury. He had five sacks and 10 QB hits in 2019. If healthy, Casey should be able to land a starting job at defensive tackle.

86. Everson Griffen, Edge, Dallas Cowboys/Detroit Lions (33)
Griffen signed a one-year, $6 million deal with the Cowboys last offseason and then was traded to the Lions. He’s likely to see a reduced role going forward but still produced as a rotational pass rusher with six sacks and 14 QB hits.

87. Ryan Kerrigan, Edge, Washington Football Team (33)
The four-time Pro Bowler got phased out last season, playing just 38 percent of the snaps. But he still produced 5.5 sacks. Kerrigan will likely look to catch on somewhere as a rotational pass rusher, although it’s possible he could find a starting job.

88. Markus Golden, Edge, New York Giants/Arizona Cardinals (30)
Coming off a 10-sack season, he didn’t find the market he was looking for last offseason and had to settle for a one-year, $4.1 million deal. The Giants traded Golden to the Cardinals during the season. He was again productive with 4.5 sacks and 20 quarterback hits.

89. Shelby Harris, DT, Denver Broncos (30)
He was a free agent last offseason and returned to Denver on a one-year, $3.25 million deal. Harris had 2.5 sacks and 11 quarterback hits. He does an excellent job of getting his hands on the football with 16 deflected passes over the past two seasons. He’ll be an option for teams in the market for interior pass rush.

90. Matt Feiler, G/T, Pittsburgh Steelers (29)
Feiler has 40 career starts since entering the league in 2014. He played left guard last year but was at right tackle the previous two seasons, and that’s where he’s most likely to find a starting job.

91. Jon Feliciano, G/C, Buffalo Bills (29)
Feliciano has started 33 games in six seasons. He has two things going for him. One, Feliciano has started games at left guard, right guard and center. And two, he plays with a mean streak that coaches will find appealing. The Athletic’s Joe Buscaglia thinks Feliciano should find a deal between $5 million and $8 million per year. The Bills view him as a leader, and he’s a favorite of Buffalo’s coaching staff.

92. Tyson Alualu, DT, Pittsburgh Steelers (34)
He has 109 career starts, including 10 last season. Alualu should find a home as an early-down, run-stuffing interior lineman.

93. Derek Wolfe, DT, Baltimore Ravens (31)
He’s started 116 games in nine seasons. Wolfe was a free agent last offseason and signed a one-year, $3 million deal with the Ravens. He could be looking at something similar this time around.

94. Keanu Neal, S, Atlanta Falcons (26)
He made the most out of his contract year, starting 14 games and producing 100 tackles. The issue with Neal has been durability. He played just four games combined in 2018 and 2019. There’s definitely upside, given how young Neal is, but there’s also risk, given the injury issues. A team in need of strong safety help could take a flier.

95. Russell Okung, LT, Carolina Panthers (32)
He’s had trouble staying healthy with just 13 starts over the last two seasons. But Okung is a crafty veteran who could be a short-term option for a team in need of a starting left tackle.

96. Kevin King, CB, Green Bay Packers (26)
It’s hard to dismiss how poorly he played in the NFC Championship. Even though that was only one game, King has some things working against him. The biggest is durability. King has been active for just 41 out of a possible 64 games in four seasons. Originally the 33rd overall pick in 2017, King has not reached his potential. His best move could be to sign a one-year deal, play well and re-enter the market next offseason. King could attract teams that are looking for an outside corner with size.

97. Tre Boston, S, Carolina Panthers (29)
He was released just one year into a three-year, $18 million contract. Boston has started 76 games in seven seasons. He’s typically been a free safety but played more than 400 snaps in the box last season. Boston did not have his best season in 2020, with 15 missed tackles — third most among safeties, according to Sportradar. But he offers a veteran starting safety option for teams that don’t want to spend at the top of the market.

98. Ricardo Allen, S, Atlanta Falcons (29)
Allen started 12 games for the Falcons last season and 76 during his seven-year stint there. In 2020, he lined up primarily at free safety. He is a centerfielder-type who can play the deep middle of the field in single-high safety schemes. Allen should offer a low-cost option for teams in need of a veteran safety.

99. Bradley McDougald, S, New York Jets (30)
McDougald was part of the Jamal Adams trade. He started seven games last year before suffering a season-ending shoulder injury. McDougald has 82 career starts and can play free or strong safety. He should be a low-cost option for teams in need of a competent starter.

100. Duron Harmon, S, Detroit Lions (30)
Harmon was a 16-game starter for the first time in his career last season. Previously he had been a rotational player with 29 starts in seven seasons with the Patriots. He’ll be a veteran option for teams looking for a relatively low-cost, competent free safety.

101. Brian Poole, SCB, New York Jets (28)
He was limited to nine games last season because of a shoulder injury. Poole was a free agent last offseason and settled for a one-year, $5 million deal. Given that he’s a year older and coming off of an injury, it seems unlikely that Poole will find something better this time around.

102. Cameron Sutton, SCB, Pittsburgh Steelers (26)
He played a career-high 47 percent of the defensive snaps last season, lining up primarily in the slot. Sutton had eight passes defended, three forced fumbles and an interception. He ranked 44th out of 106 corners in yards per snap allowed when playing man. Sutton should find a home as a full-time nickel or hybrid defensive back.

103. Kevin Johnson, SCB, Cleveland Browns (29)
He was a free agent last offseason and signed a one-year, $3.5 million deal with the Browns. Johnson played both in the slot and on the outside. He ranked 29th out of 106 corners in yards per snap allowed when playing man coverage. Johnson should find a home in a scheme that values versatile defensive backs.

104. P.J. Williams, DB, New Orleans Saints (28)
The key word with Williams is versatility. He played 50-plus snaps at slot corner, outside corner, free safety and strong safety last season. When playing man coverage, he ranked 11th out of 106 corners in yards per snap allowed. Williams’ playing time dipped to 48 percent of the defensive snaps, but because he can offer competency at different spots, he will have value.

105. Terrance Mitchell, CB, Cleveland Browns (29)
Mitchell saw a full-time role for the first time in his career in 2020 and looked like a competent starter. He got picked on at times in man coverage, ranking 76th out of 106 corners in yards per snap allowed. But he had 13 passes defended, which was tied for 14th, and he was a good tackler. He signed a three-year, $10 million deal with the Browns in 2018. Mitchell has made 38 starts in seven seasons. Zone-heavy teams could view him as a starter, but he might have to settle for a job where he competes for playing time.

106. Jourdan Lewis, SCB, Dallas Cowboys (26)
Lewis has played almost exclusively inside. He’ll be an option for teams in the market for a slot corner. Lewis played 74 percent of the defensive snaps last year and has missed just three games in four seasons. He ranked 18th out of 106 corners in yards per snap allowed when playing man coverage.

107. K’Waun Williams, SCB, San Francisco 49ers (30)
An ankle injury sidelined him for eight games last season, and Williams turns 30 in July. Because of those factors, he might not find a lucrative deal in free agency. But Williams has been a solid slot corner for a long time and could offer good value on a short-term deal.

108. Mackensie Alexander, CB, Cincinnati Bengals (27)
He was a free agent last offseason and had to settle for a one-year, $4 million deal. Alexander has been exclusively a slot corner. He ranked 51st out of 106 corners in yards per snap allowed when playing man coverage. It seems unlikely that Alexander’s market will be much different this time around.

109. Rayshawn Jenkins, S, Los Angeles Chargers (27)
He started 32 games in four seasons, including 15 last year. The majority of Jenkins’ snaps came in the box, but he saw more than 100 snaps at slot corner and free safety too. Jenkins has five interceptions in the past two seasons. He should be able to find a job as a starter.

110. Dan Arnold, TE, Arizona Cardinals (26)
He could be an interesting name for teams looking for a pass-catching tight end. Arnold (6-foot-6, 220 pounds) entered the league as an undrafted free agent in 2017 and has seven career starts in five seasons. Last year marked his most significant NFL action. He played 41 percent of the Cardinals’ offensive snaps and set career highs with 31 catches for 438 yards and four touchdowns. He ranked 11th out of 41 qualifying tight ends in yards per route run. It’s a small sample, but given Arnold’s age, size and athletic traits, he could be a nice low-cost option if he lands with the right offense.

111. Jamaal Williams, RB, Green Bay Packers (26)
Williams is one of the more intriguing available running backs. He was a complementary back in Green Bay who has averaged 8.3 carries per game through four seasons. Williams runs with a physical, punishing style and has missed just four games in four seasons. He’s been solid as a receiver — he has 122 catches for 961 yards — and has never fumbled. Williams is a steady, well-rounded back who possesses traits teams could find attractive in a complementary option.

112. Alex Mack, OC, Atlanta Falcons (35)
Mack has been remarkably durable with 179 starts in 12 seasons. He missed 11 games in 2014 and two last season. Mack has made all 16 starts 10 times in his career. The six-time Pro Bowler is obviously not the player he was in his prime, but he could fit in a zone-blocking scheme and help a young quarterback.

113. Austin Blythe, OC, Los Angeles Rams (29)
He was a 16-game starter in 2020 and has 49 career starts in five seasons. Blythe played center last season but has previous experience at right guard. He has missed just one game over the last four seasons. Blythe might not have a high ceiling but could be appealing to teams that need a starting center and are looking for a relatively low-cost option.

114. De’Vondre Campbell, LB, Arizona Cardinals (28)
He was a free agent last offseason and signed with the Cardinals on a one-year, $6 million deal. Campbell was a 16-game starter, played 79 percent of the snaps and had 99 tackles. He’s a starting-caliber player who can offer competence across the board but doesn’t stand out in any one area. It seems unlikely that Campbell’s market will be much different this time around.

115. Jarrad Davis, LB, Detroit Lions (26)
A first-round pick in 2017, Davis saw his role diminish in each of the last two seasons. Last year he was on the field for just 29 percent of the snaps. In his first two seasons, he had 196 tackles and eight sacks. Davis’ best option might be to land a one-year deal, play well, and re-enter the market next offseason.

116. Nicholas Morrow, LB, Las Vegas Raiders (26)
He started 29 games in four seasons, including 11 last season. The Athletic’s Vic Tafur notes that Morrow is a good blitzer and solid in coverage. His nine passes defended last year were second among linebackers. Morrow set career highs with three sacks and six QB hits. It will be interesting to see if Morrow can catch on with a team that offers better supporting talent. He’s a player whose best football could still be ahead of him.

117. Anthony Walker Jr., Indianapolis Colts (26)
He started 48 games in four seasons, including 16 last year. But that’s a little misleading, considering that Walker’s playing time dipped to 68 percent. There’s no denying Walker’s production against the run. His 317 tackles over the last three seasons rank 16th among linebackers. Interested teams will have to decide whether they think Walker can hold up as a three-down linebacker in coverage.

118. Kyle Juszczyk, FB, San Francisco 49ers (30)
For teams that employ a fullback, Juszczyk will be the top available option. He played 43 percent of the 49ers’ offensive snaps last season and had six touchdowns. Juszczyk has made the Pro Bowl in five consecutive seasons. When he signed with the 49ers as a free agent in 2017, Juszczyk got a deal worth $5.25 million per year. Only three fullbacks earned $3 million per year or more last season.

119. Deatrich Wise, DL, New England Patriots (27)
He’s started 18 games in four seasons and has 14 career sacks to go along with 56 quarterback hits. Considering his age and production, Wise could get an opportunity to be a full-time starter somewhere.

120. DaQuan Jones, DT, Tennessee Titans (29)
He’s started 93 games in seven seasons. Jones has produced just three sacks over the last three seasons but will be an option for teams looking for a veteran run-defending interior lineman.

121. Rick Wagner, OT, Green Bay Packers (31)
He’s made 96 career starts and played 59 percent of the snaps last season. The Packers released Wagner in February, so he’s free to sign whenever he wants. Last offseason, Wagner signed a two-year, $11 million deal to be Green Bay’s swing tackle. He has dealt with a knee injury and is reportedly considering retirement.

122. Denzelle Good, OG, Las Vegas Raiders (30)
He’s started 42 games in six seasons and has shown improvement. Good won’t be a fit for teams that use a high percentage of zone blocking, but for more gap-heavy schemes like the Raiders, he’s a starting-caliber player.

123. John Miller, OG, Carolina Panthers (28)
Miller has started 74 games in six seasons. He signed a one-year, $4 million deal with the Panthers last offseason. According to The Athletic’s Joseph Person, Miller was overmatched occasionally but held up well for the most part in 2020. He could be a relatively low-cost option for a team in need of guard help.

124. Germain Ifedi, G/T, Chicago Bears (27)
Ifedi has experience playing both guard and tackle. He has 76 career starts under his belt and has missed just four games in five seasons. Ifedi was a free agent last offseason and signed a one-year, $1.05 million deal with the Bears. He’ll hope to find a more lucrative deal this time around.

125. Austin Reiter, OC, Kansas City Chiefs (29)
He’s started 33 games in five seasons, including 12 last year. A zone-blocking team could see Reiter as a relatively inexpensive starting option, but it’s also possible that he has to compete for playing time or settle for a backup role.

126. Matt Skura, OC, Baltimore Ravens (28)
Skura started 51 games in four seasons for the Ravens. He suffered a knee injury in 2019 but returned last season and started 12 games before being benched because of snapping issues.

127. Dawuane Smoot, Edge, Jacksonville Jaguars (26)
He didn’t receive much attention in Jacksonville, but Smoot had 5.5 sacks and 17 quarterback hits last season.

128. D.J. Jones, DT, San Francisco 49ers (26)
He has 29 starts in four seasons, including 14 last year. Jones is mostly a run-stuffing defensive tackle, but he did have three sacks last year.

129. Davon Godchaux, DT, Miami Dolphins (26)
Originally a fifth-round pick in 2017, Godchaux started 42 games in four seasons. He was limited to five starts last season because of an injury. Godchaux could be an option for teams in need of a nose tackle against the run.

130. Sheldon Rankins, DT, New Orleans Saints (27)
He played 40 percent of the snaps last season and had 1.5 sacks with nine QB hits. Rankins will likely be viewed as a rotational defensive tackle.

131. Aldon Smith, Edge, Dallas Cowboys (32)
He returned to the NFL after a four-year hiatus and started all 16 games, producing five sacks and 14 quarterback hits.

132. Tanoh Kpassagnon, Edge, Kansas City Chiefs (27)
He started 24 games in four seasons and has seven career sacks to go along with 18 quarterback hits. Kpassagnon is likely looking at a rotational role.

133. Kerry Hyder, Edge, San Francisco 49ers (30)
He was a great value signing for the 49ers last offseason (one year, $1.5 million). Hyder had 8.5 sacks and 18 quarterback hits. In 2016 and 2020, Hyder combined for 16.5 sacks and 37 quarterback hits. In his other five seasons, he’s produced two sacks and six quarterback hits.

134. Johnathan Hankins, DT, Las Vegas Raiders (29)
He’s started 102 games during his eight-year career, including 46 over the past three seasons with the Raiders. Hankins hasn’t shown much pass-rushing juice (2.5 sacks over the past three seasons) but has held up well against the run.

135. Lawrence Guy, DL, New England Patriots (31)
He started 60 of 64 possible games over the past four seasons for the Patriots. Guy has never had more than 4.5 sacks in a season but has been a solid, dependable interior defensive lineman.

136. Roy Robertson-Harris, DL, Chicago Bears (28)
He missed eight games last season because of a shoulder injury but has flashed as an interior pass rusher with 7.5 sacks and 30 QB hits in four seasons.

137. B.J. Goodson, LB, Cleveland Browns (28)
The Browns signed Goodson to a one-year, $2.4 million deal last offseason and got good value. He started 14 games, played 84 percent of the snaps, was their defensive signal-caller and had 91 tackles. Goodson will be an option for teams that need a relatively low-cost starter.

138. Christian Kirksey, LB, Green Bay Packers (29)
He signed a two-year, $13 million deal with the Packers last offseason but was released in February. Kirksey started 11 games for Green Bay but missed five because of a pectoral injury. He’s missed 28 games over the past three seasons because of injury. Kirksey seems unlikely to find another deal as lucrative as the one he signed last year.

139. Alex Smith, QB, Washington Football Team (37)
He capped off an all-time comeback in 2020 and started six games. Smith was released and can immediately sign anywhere. He completed 66.7 percent of his passes and averaged 6.3 yards per attempt with six touchdowns and eight interceptions last season. At 37 years old, he’ll likely land a spot as a backup somewhere.

140. Tyrod Taylor, QB, Los Angeles Chargers (32)
In his last two stops — Cleveland and Los Angeles — Taylor has been named the starter only to be replaced by rookies (Baker Mayfield and Justin Herbert). Taylor started just one game last season. He’s in a similar spot to Dalton. Taylor is considered a reliable veteran who could be a backup fit and a nice complement to a young starting quarterback. But his days of being a Week 1 starter are likely over.

141. Jalen Mills, DB, Philadelphia Eagles (27)
He hit the market last offseason and had to settle for a one-year, $4 million deal to return to the Eagles. Mills started 34 games at cornerback before transitioning to safety, where he started 15 games last season. It seems unlikely that Mills will have more of a market this offseason than last.

142. Quinton Dunbar, CB, Seattle Seahawks (29)
He struggled to stay healthy, appearing in only six games before being shelved for season-ending knee surgery. Dunbar is likely looking at a one-year deal where he can compete for playing time on the outside.

143. A.J. Bouye, CB, Denver Broncos (30)
The Broncos acquired him via trade from the Jacksonville Jaguars before last season. Bouye appeared in only seven games for Denver and was released after the season. He missed five games due to injury and four for violating the league’s performance-enhancing substances policy. Bouye will have to sit out the first two games of the 2021 season. He’s probably looking at a one-year deal.

144. Adam Butler, DL, New England Patriots (27)
He started 12 games in four seasons with the Patriots and totaled 15 sacks with 22 quarterback hits. Butler has never played more than 47 percent of the snaps in a single season. A team could look at him as a player deserving of more playing time or as a quality rotational defensive lineman.

145. Tyus Bowser, Edge, Baltimore Ravens (26)
He played a career-high 51 percent of the snaps last season and is a versatile edge defender. Bowser had just two sacks but produced 14 quarterback hits. The Ravens could consider bringing him back and expanding his role if they lose Judon and Ngakoue.

146. Jordan Jenkins, Edge, New York Jets (27)
He’s started 62 games in five seasons and has 22.5 sacks and 46 QB hits. Jenkins could be an option for 3-4 teams that need an outside linebacker with a versatile skill set.

147. James Conner, RB, Pittsburgh Steelers (26)
Conner had 936 yards from scrimmage last season. He ranked 40th in RPOE but was 22nd in success rate. The overall numbers should be taken with a grain of salt, given Football Outsiders ranked the Steelers as the worst run-blocking team last season. Conner has missed nine games over the past two seasons and has been unable to regain his Pro Bowl form from 2018. It’s possible a team will view him as a Tier 2 option capable of carrying the load, but Conner might be better suited as part of a rotation.

148. Duke Johnson, RB, Houston Texans (28)
He had 484 yards from scrimmage in 11 games for the Texans in 2020. Johnson has never had more than 410 rushing yards in a season, but he’s been valuable as a receiver with 307 catches since entering the league in 2015. Johnson has averaged a healthy 9.2 yards per reception in his career. He’ll be attractive to teams that are looking for a complementary, pass-catching back.

149. Mike Davis, RB, Carolina Panthers (28)
Davis was a free agent in 2019 and signed a two-year, $6 million deal with the Panthers. With Christian McCaffrey injured for much of this season, Davis set career highs with 165 carries and 642 rushing yards. He also caught 59 balls and produced 1,015 yards from scrimmage. Davis broke a tackle on a league-high 14.3 percent of his touches, according to Sportradar, and 62 percent of Davis’ yards came after contact, which was the second-highest total. He’s a solid veteran who is probably best served to be a complementary back, but Davis has shown he can take on a bigger load for stretches.

150. James White, RB, New England Patriots (29)
White had just 35 carries last season, and his value comes in the passing game. He had 49 receptions and has averaged 8.6 yards per reception during his career. White could be appealing for contending teams looking for a reliable veteran who can be a productive pass catcher. Perhaps a reunion with Tom Brady could make sense.

 

 

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