NFL Free Agents Whose Decisions Will Impact Draft Plans

January 27, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

We're still a few weeks away from the start of the NFL's free-agency period, but teams are already meeting behind closed doors to plot out their offseason plans. 
Inevitably, decisions made in March in regard to free agents will end up shaping the draft strategies for teams in April. 
Before free agency arrives, let's take a look at some significant free agents whose decisions could have a major impact on the first round of April's draft. 
For the purposes of this slideshow, we won't necessarily focus on the best free agents—primarily because the franchise tag often removes most of them the market. Instead, we'll focus on players who are likely to hit the open market, and whose departures could leave their teams scrambling for help in the draft. 
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