2017 NFL Free Agents: Early Predictions for Expected Top Names on the Market

January 11, 2017   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Eight teams are still playing for a chance to go to the Super Bowl and win it, which means 24 other NFL teams are making plans so they can do just that in the 2017 season.
While every team will try to hit home runs in the NFL draft next spring, the more immediate step is finding the proper mix of talent through free agency.
The New York Giants did just that last year when they signed Damon Harrison, Olivier Vernon and Janoris Jenkins to upgrade their defense. As a result, the Giants went from ranking dead-last in yardage allowed to 10th in that category, and they were second in points allowed.
It's not always that easy, and despite the money spent and the study involved, free-agent signees are not guaranteed to be successful.
Here's a look at some top names and predictions where they could end up.
QB Kirk Cousins, Washington
Cousins has put two solid years together and has become an established NFL quarterback. He's not perfect be...

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