2013 NFL Free Agents: Showcasing Top Impact Defenders on the Market

March 9, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Defense wins championships. Just ask the Baltimore Ravens, who used a goal-line stand to fend off the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII last month.
So don't be surprised when NFL teams spend big bucks in free agency this offseason in order to bolster their D, adding shutdown corners and disruptive pass-rushers to ensure that they're the ones hoisting the Lombardi Trophy 11 months from now. 
Below we'll showcase some of the top impact defenders on the free-agent market in 2013.
John Abraham, DE
Four-time Pro Bowler John Abraham has played his last seven NFL seasons with the Atlanta Falcons, but doesn't have a Super Bowl ring to show for it. At this point in the 34-year-old's career, playing for a championship contender is likely the top priority. 
According to ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter on Thursday, Abraham was scheduled to visit with the team Atlanta knocked off in the postseason last January:
Abraham would be a great fit in...

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