Top-25 Free Agents Still on the Market

San Diego has added six outside free agents so far this month: Jacoby Jones, Orlando Franklin, Jimmy Wilson, Stevie Johnson, Mitch Unrein and Patrick Robinson. However, with needs still to be addressed at running back, nose tackle and linebacker (among other areas), this is no time for Tom Telesco to sit on his hands. Here is a rundown of the top-25 free agents still available.

Need a difference-making free agent?

Good luck.

As usually happens, the first waves of free agency left the cupboard practically bare. With teams flush with salary-cap space, the top talents signed (or re-signed) quickly. Of the 27 unrestricted free agents deemed five-star players, five received the franchise tag (Dallas receiver Dez Bryant, Denver receiver Demaryius Thomas, Kansas City outside linebacker Justin Houston, Giants defensie end Jason Pierre-Paul and New England kicker Stephen Gostkowski) and 20 of the remaining 22 are off the market.

Here are the Top 25 unrestricted free agents available, according to Scout.com’s rankings. Note: This includes only unrestricted free agents who did not receive the franchise or transition tag.

  • No. 24 — Stefen Wisniewski, C, Oakland
  • No. 32 — Rolando McClain, MLB, Dallas
  • No. 34 — Brandon Spikes, MLB, Buffalo
  • No. 36 — Will Hill, S, Baltimore
  • No. 40 — Jermaine Gresham, TE, Cincinnati
  • No. 42 — Anthony Spencer, DE, Dallas
  • No. 45 — Brian De La Puente, C, Chicago
  • No. 47 — Justin Blalock, G, Atlanta
  • No. 49 — Tramon Williams, CB, Green Bay
  • No. 56 — Samson Satele, C, Miami
  • No. 73 — Joe Barksdale, OT, St. Louis
  • No. 74 — Byron Bell, OT, Carolina
  • No. 75 — Kroy Biermann, DE, Atlanta
  • No. 76 — Stevan Ridley, RB, New England
  • No. 77 — Michael Crabtree, WR, San Francisco
  • No. 81 — Tarell Brown, CB, Oakland
  • No. 87 — Patrick Robinson, CB, New Orleans
  • No. 88 — Sam Acho, OLB, Arizona
  • No. 89 — Hakeem Nicks, WR, Indianapolis
  • No. 90 — Andre Holmes, WR, Oakland
  • No. 99 — John Kuhn, FB, Green Bay
  • No. 101 — Mason Foster, MLB, Tampa Bay
  • No. 104 — Nate Irving, MLB, Denver
  • No. 105 — D.J. Williams, MLB, Chicago
  • No. 107 — Rob Sims, G, Detroit



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