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The 15 Most Valuable NFL Free Agents Still Available

15 Available NFL Free Agents

15 Available NFL Free Agents
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The NFL free agency period has been wild over the last two weeks. The outlook of every team in the league has changed thanks to the signings that were made and those that were not. There is still time to make significant moves. These are the 15 best remaining NFL free agents.

15. Anthony Spencer

Anthony Spencer Dallas Cowboys
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15. Anthony Spencer

Anthony Spencer Dallas Cowboys
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Anthony Spencer is not the player he once was. He was one half of the most feared pass rush in the league (with DeMarcus Ware). He missed all but one game last season after a Pro Bowl year, and Spencer is worth a shot if he can even be half of what he was pre-injury.

14. Pat Sims

Pat Sims Oakland Raiders
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14. Pat Sims

Pat Sims Oakland Raiders
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Pat Sims is a player who some analysts love. He is 310-pounds, and you know what they say -- you can't teach size. He could be a wall in the middle of some team's defensive line and has something to prove, which is why he is lower on this list.

13. Carlos Rogers

Carlos Rogers San Francisco 49ers
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13. Carlos Rogers

Carlos Rogers San Francisco 49ers
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Carlos Rogers spent the last three seasons on some of the best defenses in the NFL. He hasn't quite lived up to that first year where he had six interceptions. At 32 years old, he is still a very serviceable cornerback for some teams. He has plenty left in the tank and will probably like to spend his twilight years on a good team.

12. Kenny Britt

Kenny Britt Tennessee Titans
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12. Kenny Britt

Kenny Britt Tennessee Titans
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Kenny Britt may be the most interesting free agent still left in the pool. He has very high upside but has never lived up to his potential. Is he a true bust or was he just in the wrong situation? He has a lot of interest based on skill alone. Let's see where he ends up.

11. LeGarrette Blount

LeGarrette Blount New England Patriots
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11. LeGarrette Blount

LeGarrette Blount New England Patriots
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LeGarrette Blount had a breakout season under Bill Belichick. It has yet to be seen if that is a blessing or a curse when he is looking for a new free agent deal. He averaged five yards a carry with seven touchdowns to boot. He may be a Pittsburgh Steeler by week's end, but for now he is the 11th best free agent still available.

10. Davin Joseph

Davin Joseph Tampa Bay Buccaneers
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10. Davin Joseph

Davin Joseph Tampa Bay Buccaneers
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Offensive guards may not have the sizzle you want from a free agent signing, but Davin Joseph is going to dramatically help any team he ends up on. The former first-round pick has not missed a game in three years, which is all you can ask from a lineman.

9. Asante Samuel

Asante Samuel Atlanta Falcons
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9. Asante Samuel

Asante Samuel Atlanta Falcons
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Asante Samuel was at one time the best ball-hawking cornerback in the league. Those days may be behind them, but he can still do a ton of damage from the slot on the right team. Despite an injury-riddled year in 2013, Samuel can provide a lot in 2014.

8. Travelle Wharton

Travelle Wharton Carolina Panthers
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8. Travelle Wharton

Travelle Wharton Carolina Panthers
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Here's another big guy to protect the QB. Cam Newton's loss of receivers has been well documented, but his loss on the O-Line could be an even bigger problem.

7. Sidney Rice

Sidney Rice Seattle Seahawks
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7. Sidney Rice

Sidney Rice Seattle Seahawks
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Sidney Rice is a huge play receiver who can be had on the free agent market right now. His cap number was too much for the Seattle Seahawks to handle, so now he is going to be stretching the field in a new uniform.

6. Maurice Jones-Drew

Maurice Jones-Drew Jacksonville Jaguars
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6. Maurice Jones-Drew

Maurice Jones-Drew Jacksonville Jaguars
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Maurice Jones-Drew was once a top five running back in the NFL. A career's worth of bad Jacksonville O-Lines has taken its toll, but he can still be good in a committee. Whether he still has something left in the tank is debatable, but he could provide something great if he does. He is well worth the risk on a one-year deal.

5. Knowshon Moreno

Knowshon Moreno Denver Broncos
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5. Knowshon Moreno

Knowshon Moreno Denver Broncos
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Knowshon Moreno is a 26-year-old who doesn't have a ton of work on his legs. He has been in a committee for most of his career and was finally given the reigns last season. There are some questions about how well he will play when the defense isn't worried about Peyton Manning. That may be why he has gone unsigned after a 1,000-yard season.

4. Owen Daniels

Owen Daniels Houston Texans
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4. Owen Daniels

Owen Daniels Houston Texans
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Owen Daniels basically lost his job thanks to the emergence of Garrett Graham in Houston. Now he is looking for a new home. He is an interesting player for a team one year removed from a 700-yard season. He could be a solution for the New England Patriots after last season's Aaron Hernandez release.

3. Shaun Phillips

Shaun Phillips Denver Broncos
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3. Shaun Phillips

Shaun Phillips Denver Broncos
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This may look high for Shaun Phillips, but this is a guy who had double digit sacks last season. He stepped up when Von Miller was dealing with his suspension and helped make that Broncos defense a force. He averages just over eight sacks for every 16 games over his career. He is still a pass rusher who can help any defense. With Jared Allen off the market, this is the guy to go after.

2. Jermichael Finley

Jermichael Finley
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2. Jermichael Finley

Jermichael Finley
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An injury as serious as Jermichael Finley had last season would cause any team to hesitate. Finley could turn around an offense if he is healthy enough to play. He is still a major risk, but one that could put your team over the hump.

1. Alex Mack

Alex Mack Cleveland Browns
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1. Alex Mack

Alex Mack Cleveland Browns
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Alex Mack is the best player available, with or without the transition tag attached. There was talk that he had no interest throughout the league, but that is hard to believe. He is quite possibly the best center in the NFL. It doesn't happen often that the best player at any position is available this late in free agency.