O’Brien Schofield – Seattle Seahawks – will be 28 years old this season
Big reserve for Dan Quinn’s defense the last two seasons. He had three sacks in the 31 games played. Schofield has 13.5 sacks in his five seasons, the first three with Arizona.
Karl Krug – Tennessee Titans – will be 27 years old this season
Played in 16 games each of his four seasons in the NFL and has started five games. Has 14.5 sacks in his career.
Jarvis Jenkins – Washington Redskins – will be 27 years old this season
Started 14 games last season and did not register a sack. Started 33 of 44 games in the last three seasons and has only two sacks.
Dwight Freeney – San Diego Chargers – 35 years old
Has four sacks in the last two seasons out west. He has 111.5 career sacks, but Freeney is at the end of his career. Could he still be a situational pass rusher?
Jermaine Gresham – Cincinnati Bengals – will be 27 years old this season
Has started 60 of 67 games in his career and has 2.722 yards and 24 touchdowns. The 6-5, 260-pounder had five touchdowns last season with 460 yards.
Jordan Cameron – Cleveland Browns – will be 27 years old this season
Stands 6-5, 250 pounds and has 1,600 yards in his four seasons, including a career-high 917 yards and seven touchdowns in 2013.
Charles Clay – Miami Dolphins – 26 years old this season
Has 1,809 yards and 14 touchdowns in his four seasons with the Dolphins – Is 6-3 and weighs 255 pounds – has 47 starts in his four seasons in the NFL
Rob Housler – Arizona Cardinals – will be 27 years old this season
Has played four seasons in Arizona and has 1,133 yards and one touchdown. Is 6-5, 250 pounds. Best season was in 2013 with 454 yards.
Chris Myers – G/C – Houston Texans – Will be 34 this season
Has not missed a start in his last eight seasons, seven with the Texans. He has been in a zone blocking scheme. Mainly a center.
Joe Barksdale – OT – St. Louis Rams – 26 years old this season
Started 29 of 32 games with the Rams the last two seasons. Started his career in Oakland. Played at LSU in college. Is 6-5, 326 pounds.
Jake Long – OT – St. Louis Rams – Will be 30 years old this season
The former top pick in the 2008 draft has been injured a lot, but at 6-7, 322 Long still has a huge frame. He started 22 games for the Rams the last two years after leaving Miami
Stefan Wisniewski – C – Oakland Raiders – Will be 26 years old this season
Has started all 61 games played in his career – Is 6-3, 315-pounds – Tampa Bay is interested and the Broncos have been mentioned as well
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