NFL Free Agents 2013: Best Wide Receivers Still on the Market

March 16, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Although the crop of wide receivers on the NFL free-agent market has been largely picked over, there are still a few talented options.
There were quite a few very good wideouts looking for new contracts this offseason. Mike Wallace, Wes Welker, Greg Jennings, Danny Amendola and Dwayne Bowe have all signed new, very lucrative deals. Teams were so desperate to lock up players that Brian Hartline earned a five-year, $30.8 million deal from the Miami Dolphins despite having one season in which he registered more than a thousand yards (h/t Adam H. Beasley of The Miami Herald).
As the influence of the passing game continues to grow, the demand for top-end wideouts will grow as well. You can have the best quarterback in the league, but he's gonna struggle if he doesn't have consistent targets who can carve up opposing secondaries.
Teams that lost out might feel dispirited because of the lack of talent now left on the market. The NFL draft might be a better time to get a startin...

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