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
Muhammad
Wilkerson
DE
A
Franchised
Eric
Berry
S
B+
UFA
Josh
Brown
K
B+
UFA
Reggie
Nelson
S
B+
Franchised
Josh
Norman
CB
B+
Franchised
Justin
Tucker
K
B+
RFA
Kamar
Aiken
WR
B
UFA
Ryan
Fitzpatrick
QB
B
UFA
Wallace
Gilberry
DE
B
UFA
Leon
Hall
CB
B
Cut
Roddy
White
WR
B
UFA
Alan
Ball
CB
B-
UFA
Kroy
Biermann
LB
B-
UFA
Reggie
Bush
RB
B-
UFA
Alex
Carrington
DE
B-
UFA
Marcus
Cooper Sr.
CB
B-
UFA
Greg
Hardy
DE
B-
UFA
Percy
Harvin
WR
B-
Cut
Will
Hill
S
B-
UFA
Ronnie
Hillman
RB
B-
RFA
Tony
Jefferson II
S
B-
UFA
John
Kuhn
FB
B-
UFA
Kyle
Love
DT
B-
UFA
Sherrod
Martin
S
B-
UFA
Danny
McCray
S
B-
UFA
Tony
McDaniel
DT
B-
UFA
Henry
Melton
DT
B-
UFA
Tyler
Polumbus
OT
B-
RFA
Bacarri
Rambo
S
B-
Cut
DeMeco
Ryans
LB
B-
UFA
Pierre
Thomas
RB
B-
UFA
Cam
Thomas
DT
B-
UFA
Anquan
Boldin
WR
C+
RFA
Josh
Bush
S
C+
UFA
Tyler
Clutts
FB
C+
Cut
Antonio
Cromartie
DB
C+
Cut
Owen
Daniels
TE
C+
UFA
Mike
DeVito
DL
C+
UFA
Chad
Greenway
LB
C+
UFA
Tim
Hightower
RB
C+
UFA
James
Ihedigbo
S
C+
UFA
Cullen
Jenkins
DL
C+
UFA
Shiloh
Keo
S
C+
UFA
Mike
McGlynn
G
C+
UFA
Brandon
Meriweather
S
C+
UFA
Jeremy
Mincey
DE
C+
UFA
Bernard
Pierce
RB
C+
UFA
Antonio
Smith
DE
C+
RFA
Scott
Solomon
LB
C+
UFA
Charles
Tillman
CB
C+