Every year, we hear “this is a thin crop of NFL free agents” in the NFL. With the uncapped year, it’s thinner than ever. And older.
Under the new rules, players don’t hit unrestricted free agency until they have been in the league six seasons. With few exceptions, players only get to the market because their teams didn’t truly want to keep them.
Behold: the top-50 unrestricted free agents for 2010. We did not include restricted free agents that require trade compensation in return. Previous team is listed in parenthesis.