Bill Polian and other ESPN Insider NFL analysts evaluated the 2016 free-agent class. For deeper analysis, sign up for Insider. This database accounts for both official signings and agreements in principle.

  • Elite, franchise-altering players
  • Good players worthy of multi-year contracts
  • Average players
  • Minimum salary players
  • POSITION
  • 2015 TEAM
  • 2016 TEAM
  • GRADE
Franchised
SIGNED
Von
Miller
LB
A
Franchised
Muhammad
Wilkerson
DL
A
UFA
SIGNED
Robert
Ayers
DE
B+
Franchised
Eric
Berry
SS
B+
UFA
Josh
Brown
PK
B+
UFA
SIGNED
Mason
Crosby
PK
B+
UFA
SIGNED
Demario
Davis
LB
B+
UFA
SIGNED
Damon
Harrison
DL
B+
UFA
SIGNED
William
Hayes
DE
B+
UFA
SIGNED
Casey
Hayward
CB
B+
UFA
SIGNED
Akiem
Hicks
DT
B+
UFA
SIGNED
Jaye
Howard
DE
B+
UFA
SIGNED
George
Iloka
SS
B+
UFA
SIGNED
Malik
Jackson
DE
B+
UFA
SIGNED
J.J.
Jansen
LS
B+
Franchised
SIGNED
Alshon
Jeffery
WR
B+
UFA
SIGNED
Janoris
Jenkins
CB
B+
UFA
SIGNED
Derrick
Johnson
LB
B+
Franchised
SIGNED
Trumaine
Johnson
CB
B+
UFA
SIGNED
Marvin
Jones
WR
B+
UFA
SIGNED
Jeremy
Lane
CB
B+
UFA
SIGNED
Doug
Martin
RB
B+
UFA
SIGNED
Steve
McLendon
DT
B+
UFA
SIGNED
Brandon
Mebane
DT
B+
UFA
Reggie
Nelson
S
B+
Franchised
Josh
Norman
CB
B+
UFA
SIGNED
Brad
Nortman
P
B+
UFA
SIGNED
Vincent
Rey
LB
B+
UFA
SIGNED
Ahtyba
Rubin
DT
B+
UFA
SIGNED
Danny
Trevathan
LB
B+
Franchised
Justin
Tucker
PK
B+
UFA
SIGNED
Olivier
Vernon
DE
B+
UFA
SIGNED
Adam
Vinatieri
PK
B+
UFA
SIGNED
Ian
Williams
DT
B+
RFA
Kamar
Aiken
WR
B
UFA
SIGNED
Jeff
Allen
OL
B
UFA
SIGNED
Byron
Bell
OT
B
UFA
SIGNED
Sam
Bradford
QB
B
UFA
SIGNED
Brandon
Brooks
G
B
Franchised
SIGNED
Kirk
Cousins
QB
B
UFA
Ryan
Fitzpatrick
QB
B
UFA
SIGNED
Coby
Fleener
TE
B
UFA
SIGNED
Matt
Forte
RB
B
UFA
SIGNED
Ramon
Foster
G
B
UFA
SIGNED
Jerrell
Freeman
LB
B
UFA
Wallace
Gilberry
DE
B
Franchised
SIGNED
Cordy
Glenn
OT
B
UFA
SIGNED
Tamba
Hali
LB
B
UFA
Leon
Hall
CB
B
UFA
SIGNED
Mike
Harris
G
B