The NFL schedule is officially underway. With teams suffering injuries, now is the time for the remaining NFL free agents to sign and compete for roster spots. Here are the best remaining NFL free agents as the season continues to advance.
2022 NFL free agents remaining by position
The top free agent QBs remaining are quite underwhelming. Cam Newton is hands down the best option left on the free agent market. Behind him is a list of perennial backups. Will Newton get another opportunity if a starter gets injured?
1) Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers
2) Mike Glennon, New York Giants
3) Blake Bortles, New Orleans Saints
4) A.J. McCarron, Atlanta Falcons
2022 has been the year of the wide receiver position. With a number of record-breaking contracts already handed out, where does that leave the remaining free agent options? The top of the list includes two once great names, including Odell Beckham Jr. Odell is rumored to be discussing a possible contract with the Los Angeles Rams, but nothing has materialized so far.
1) Odell Beckham Jr., Los Angeles Rams
2) Antonio Brown, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
3) Cole Beasley, Buffalo Bills
4) Will Fuller, Miami Dolphins
5) Laquon Treadwell, Jacksonville Jaguars
5) T.Y. Hilton, Indianapolis Colts
6) John Ross, New York Giants
7) Adam Humphries, Washington Commanders
8) Willie Snead, Carolina Panthers
9) DeSean Jackson, Las Vegas Raiders
How running backs will fare in free agency is always tough to judge. With the position carrying less and less value seemingly every offseason, can any of these free agents command a big contract?
1) Le’Veon Bell, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
2) Devontae Booker, New York Giants
3) David Johnson, Houston Texans
4) Devonta Freeman, Baltimore Ravens
5) Latavius Murray, Baltimore Ravens
6) Tevin Coleman, New York Jets
7) Jordan Howard, Philadelphia Eagles
8) Wayne Gallman, San Francisco 49ers
The remaining free agent tight ends list is short. However, there are some names that were once relevant in the NFL, including Blake Jarwin and Jared Cook.
1) Jared Cook, Los Angeles Chargers
3) Jimmy Graham, Chicago Bears
4) Eric Ebron, Pittsburgh Steelers
5) Blake Jarwin, Dallas Cowboys
The top end of the offensive line group this year is loaded with talent. Most of the big names have already signed, but there are some remaining free agents that could make an impact on new teams.
1) Eric Fisher, Indianapolis Colts
2) Daryl Williams, Buffalo Bills
3) Bobby Massie, Denver Broncos
4) Brandon Shell, Seattle Seahawks
5) Tyrell Crosby, Detroit Lions
6) Mike Remmers, Kansas City Chiefs
1) Linval Joseph, Los Angeles Chargers
2) Sheldon Richardson, Cleveland Browns
3) Malik Jackson, Cleveland Browns
4) Ndamukong Suh, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
5) Star Lotulelei, Buffalo Bills
6) Steve McLendon, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
7) Zach Kerr, Arizona Cardinals
8) Corey Peters, Arizona Cardinals
The EDGE position provided some incredible free agent options this offseason. As this field has thinned out, we’re now looking at role players as opposed to surefire starting pass rushers.
1) Jason Pierre-Paul, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
2) Takkarist McKinley, Cleveland Browns
3) Pernell McPhee, Baltimore Ravens
4) Everson Griffen, Minnesota Vikings
5) Jeremiah Attaochu, Chicago Bears
Who at linebacker are the top free agent options remaining ahead of the 2022 season?
1) Blake Martinez, New York Giants
2) Alexander Johnson, Denver Broncos
3) Jamie Collins, New England Patriots
4) Joe Schobert, Denver Broncos
5) Dont’a Hightower, New England Patriots
6) Malcolm Smith, Cleveland Browns
7) Jaylon Smith, New York Giants
The defensive back 2022 NFL free agent class is impressive on paper. However, a ton of big names have already signed. This position group remains one of the deeper still available.
1) A.J. Bouye, Carolina Panthers
2) Chris Harris Jr., Los Angeles Chargers
3) Kevin King, Green Bay Packers
4) Xavier Rhodes, Indianapolis Colts
5) Malcolm Butler, New England Patriots
6) Ross Cockrell, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
7) Janoris Jenkins, Tennessee Titans
8) Richard Sherman, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
9) Joe Haden, Pittsburgh Steelers
10) Donte Deayon, Los Angeles Rams