Bill Polian and Insider's NFL analysts - Gary Horton, Matt Williamson and Field Yates - evaluated the 2014 free-agent class. For deeper analysis and ratings, sign up for Insider. Tracker includes official signings and agreements in principle. For an explanation of the grading system, click here.

  • $6+ million AAV (annual average value), 3+ years guaranteed money
  • $2-6 million AAV, 2 years or fewer guaranteed money
  • $2 million or less AAV, 2 years or fewer guaranteed money
  • Minimum salary, 1 year contract
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS
  • POSITION
  • 2013 TEAM
  • 2014 TEAM
  • GRADE
Cut
SIGNED
Darrelle
Revis
CB
A
UFA
SIGNED
Julian
Edelman
WR
B
UFA
SIGNED
Aqib
Talib
CB
B
UFA
SIGNED
Brandon
LaFell
WR
C+
UFA
SIGNED
LeGarrette
Blount
RB
C
UFA
Austin
Collie
WR
C
UFA
SIGNED
Dane
Fletcher
LB
C
Cut
Steve
Gregory
SS
C
UFA
SIGNED
Michael
Hoomanawanui
TE
C
Cut
SIGNED
Will
Smith
DE
C
UFA
SIGNED
Brandon
Spikes
LB
C
UFA
SIGNED
Ryan
Wendell
C
C
UFA
SIGNED
Patrick
Chung
FS
C-
UFA
SIGNED
Brandon
Browner
CB
D
UFA
Andre
Carter
DE
D
Cut
SIGNED
Cory
Grissom
DT
D
UFA
SIGNED
Charley
Hughlett
C
D
Cut
SIGNED
Josh
Hull
LB
D
Cut
Sam
McGuffie
WR
D
Cut
SIGNED
T.J.
Moe
WR
D
UFA
SIGNED
Matthew
Mulligan
TE
D
Cut
Taylor
Reed
LB
D
Cut
Isaac
Sopoaga
DT
D
UFA
SIGNED
Will
Svitek
OT
D
Cut
SIGNED
Adrian
Wilson
DB
D
Cut
Markus
Zusevics
OT
D
RFA
SIGNED
Danny
Aiken
C
N/A