So far, the NFL 2020 Offseason has been quite the time, with surprising trades, and exciting free agent signings. Each team has had some good additions during the offseason, but one player stands out more than the others. Below, is a list of all the NFL Teams, and their best Free Agency addition (Not including trades, or re-signings).
De’Vondre Campbell, LB: Campbell signed a one year deal, worth $8.5 million according to his agent. The Atlanta Falcons picked Campbell in the 4th round of the 2016 NFL Draft. He was a starter with Atlanta for their super bowl run in the 2016-17 NFL season. In his time with the Falcons, he had 363 tackles, 5.5 sacks, and 3 interceptions.
Dante Fowler Jr., Edge: Fowler signed a three-year deal, worth up to $48 million. Even with the signing of RB Todd Gurley, Gurley has been on and off the Ram’s Injury List for the past 2 years. The Jacksonville Jaguars picked Fowler 3rd overall in the 2015 NFL Draft but traded him to the LA Rams during the 2018-19 season. With his time with the Jaguars and Rams, he had 141 tackles and 27.5 sacks.
Jihad Ward, DE: He signed a 1 year deal with the team (No salary announced). The Oakland Raiders drafted Ward in the 2nd round of the 2016 NFL Draft. He was with the Raiders for 1 year, but they released him due to a fight with a teammate. Ward signed with Dallas but was cut in the preseason. He was then with Baltimore for two seasons. They sent him to the Colts, where he didn’t play due to an injury. In his NFL career, he has 43 tackles and 5 sacks.
Mario Addison, Edge: He signed a three year deal, worth $30.45 million, that includes a $15.25 million guarantee. Addison was an undrafted free agent, signed by the Bears in 2011, but was cut during the preseason. He then signed with the Colts, but only stayed there a year. He was signed by the Redskins in 2012, but was cut in the preseason, and picked up by the Panthers, where he stayed for 8 seasons. In his career, he has 222 tackles, and 55 sacks.
Teddy Bridgewater, QB: Bridgewater signed a three year $63 million contract which includes $33 million guaranteed. Bridgewater was the 32nd pick in the 2014 NFL Draft by the Vikings. He played one year in Minnesota, and then tore his ACL, and dislocated his knee. After 2 years of not taking a snap, he played for Minnesota one last time versus the Bengals in 2017. In the offseason, he was signed by the Jets, but got traded to the Saints in the preseason. He was with the Saints for one year, starting in 5 games, and going 5-0. He was then picked up by the Panthers in free agency. His career stats are 65.2% Completion, 7,652 passing yards, 38 TDs, 25 INTs, and an 88.3 passer rating.
Robert Quinn, Edge: Quinn agreed to a five year, $70 million contract that includes $30 million guaranteed. Quinn was the 14th overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft by the Rams. He was with the Rams from 2011-2017, the Dolphins in 2018, and the Cowboys in 2019. His career stats are 289 tackles and 80.5 sacks. In his career, he has been to 2 Pro Bowls and was the NFL Defensive Player of the Year in 2013.
Vonn Bell, S: Bell agreed to a three year, $18 million contract and a guaranteed $7 million. Bell was a 2nd round pick by the Saints in 2016. He was with New Orleans from 2016-2019, accumulating 348 tackles, 8 sacks, and 1 interception.
Austin Hooper, TE: Hooper signed a four year $42 million deal, with $23 million guaranteed through the first two years of his contract. Hooper was a 3rd round pick by the Falcons in 2016, he would spend 2016-2019 in Atlanta setting multiple TE records for the Falcons. His career stats include 214 receptions, 2,244 receiving yards, and 16 touchdowns.
Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, S: Clinton-Dix signed a one year deal worth $4 million with $2.5 million guaranteed. Clinton-Dix was the 21st pick by the Packers in the 2014 NFL Draft. He was with Green Bay from 2014-2018, Washington in 2018, and Chicago in 2019. He has accumulated 522 tackles, 5.5 sacks, and 16 interceptions.
Melvin Gordon, RB: Gordon agreed to terms on a two year, $16 million deal with $13.5 million guaranteed. Gordon was the 15th overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft by the Chargers. He has battled in and out of injuries throughout his career, and has only played one full season while healthy. His career stats are 1,059 attempts, 4,240 yards, and 36 touchdowns.
Jamie Collins, LB: Agreed to terms on a three year, $30 million deal which includes $18 million guaranteed. Collins was a 2nd round pick by the Patriots in the 2013 NFL Draft. He was with the Patriots from 2013-2016, with the Browns from 2016-2018, and the Patriots again in 2019. His career stats include 575 tackles, 24.5 sacks, and 10 interceptions.
Green Bay Packers
Devin Funchess, WR: Signed a one year deal, worth $2.5 million, with a max value of $6.25 million. Funchess was a 2nd round pick by the Panthers in the 2015 NFL Draft. He spent the first 3 years of his career with Carolina from 2015-2018, and was with the Colts in 2019, but only played in 1 game due to a clavicle injury he suffered in Week 1. In his career, he’s accumulated 164 receptions, 2,265 receiving yards, and 21 touchdowns.
Randall Cobb, WR: Cobb agreed to a three year contract worth $27 million that includes $18 million guaranteed. Cobb was a 2nd round pick by the Green Bay Packers back in 2011. He spent the first 7 years of his career with Green Bay from 2011-2018, and was with the Cowboys in 2019. His career stats include 525 receptions, 6,352 receiving yards, and 44 touchdowns.
Xavier Rhodes, CB: Rhodes signed a one year deal with a base value of $3 million, with a $1 million signing bonus. The contract also includes $250,000 in initiatives. Rhodes was the 25th overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft by the Minnesota Vikings. He has been with the Vikings for his whole 6 year career, but was released after having some bad last 2 years, battling injury. His career stats include 347 tackles, and 10 interceptions.
Joe Schobert, LB: Schobert agreed to a five year deal, worth $53.75 million that includes $22.5 million guaranteed. Schobert was a 4th round pick in the 2016 NFL Draft by the Cleveland Browns. He spent his first 3 years in the league with the Browns, after being released and signed by the Jaguars. His career stats are 408 tackles, 8.5 sacks, and 6 interceptions.
Kansas City Chiefs
Taco Charlton, DE: Signed a one year, $825,000 deal. The Chiefs are yet to make a big free agent signing so far, and Charlton was their biggest signing so far. Charlton was the 28th overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys. He spent the first 2 years in the NFL with the Cowboys,then spending the 2019 season with the Dolphins as an OLB. In his career, he’s accumulated 67 tackles, and 9 sacks.
Las Vegas Raiders
Cory Littleton, LB: Littleton agreed to terms with the Raiders, on a three year deal worth up to $36 million. Littleton was an undrafted free agent, picked up by the Los Angeles Rams, and spent 2016-2019 with the Rams. His overall career stats include 315 tackles, 8.5 sacks, and 6 interceptions.
Los Angeles Chargers
Chris Harris Jr., CB: Harris signed a two year contract worth $17 million, that has a max value of $20 million, and includes $7.5 million guaranteed. Harris Jr. went undrafted in 2011, and was signed by the Denver Broncos during free agency. He spent 8 years with the Broncos from 2011-2019 making 4 Pro Bowls, winning Super Bowl 50, First Team All-Pro in 2016, 2nd Team All-Pro twice, the All-Rookie Team in 2011, and he made the 2010s All-Decade team. His career stats include 518 tackles, 4.5 sacks, and 20 interceptions.
Los Angeles Rams
A’Shawn Robinson, DT: Robinson is signing a two year, $17 million with the Rams. Robinson was a 2nd Round pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, taken by the Detroit Lions. He spent his first 3 years in the league with Detroit from 2016-2019. His career stats include 172 tackles, 5 sacks, and 1 interception.
Byron Jones, CB: Jones signed a five year contract, worth $82 million, with $54.5 million guaranteed. Jones was the 27th overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys. He spent his first 4 years in the NFL with the Cowboys, after being released in the offseason. His career stats include 349 tackles, and 2 interceptions.
Michael Pierce, DT/NT: Pierce signed a three year deal with a max value of $28 million, and $18 million guaranteed. Pierce went undrafted in the 2016 NFL Draft, being signed by the Ravens during free agency. He spent his first 3 years with the Ravens from 2016-2019. His career stats include 151 tackles, and 3.5 sacks.
New England Patriots
Beau Allen, DT/NT: Allen signed a two year deal with the Patriots worth $8 million. Even with some key players leaving New England, Rober Kraft and Bill Belichick have had a very quiet offseason. Allen was a 7th round pick by the Eagles in the 2014 NFL Draft. He was with the Eagles from 2014-2017, including when they won Super Bowl 52 near his home town in Minnetonka, Minnesota. He was then released, and was signed by the Buccaneers, and played for them from 2018-2019. His career stats include 117 tackles, and 2.5 sacks.
New Orleans Saints
Emmanuel Sanders, WR: Sanders agreed to a two year deal worth $16 million, with $8 million guaranteed, and can earn reception incentives of up to $1.5 million in each of the next two seasons. Sanders was a 3rd round pick in the 2010 draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers. He was with the Steelers from 2010-2013, then with the Broncos from 2014-2019 having record years, but also battling injury after injury. He was with San Francisco in 2019, which got him back on his feet, while having a breakout year. His career stats include 601 receptions, 7,893 reception yards, and 42 touchdowns.
New York Giants
James Bradberry, CB: Bradberry agreed to a three year, $45 million deal, with $32 million guaranteed. Bradberry was a 2nd round pick by the Panthers in the 2016 NFL Draft. He stayed with the Panthers for the first 3 years of his career, from 2016-2019. His NFL stats include 279 tackles, 3 sacks, and 8 interceptions.
New York Jets
Breshad Perriman, WR: Perriman is signing a one-year deal worth up to $8 million that includes $6 million guaranteed. Perriman was the 28th overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft by the Baltimore Ravens. He was with the Ravens from 2015-2017, Washington and Cleveland in 2018, and Tampa Bay in 2019. His career stats in the NFL include 95 receptions, 1,561 receiving yards, and 11 touchdowns.
Javon Hargrave, DT/NT: Hargrave signed a three year, $39 million deal that includes $26 million fully guaranteed. Hargrave was a 3rd round pick by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2016 NFL Draft. He’s played for the Steelers for the entirety of his 3 year career. In those 3 years, he’s accumulated 168 tackles, and 14.5 sacks.
Eric Ebron, TE: Ebron signed a two-year, $12 million deal with the Steelers. Ebron was the 10th overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft by the Detroit Lions. He was with the Lions from 2014-2017, and the Colts from 2018-2019. In his career, Ebron has recorded 283 receptions, 3,195 yards, and 27 touchdowns. He also made the Pro Bowl in 2018 with the Colts.
San Francisco 49ers
Travis Benjamin, WR: Benjamin is signing a one-year deal worth up to $2 million with the 49ers. Surprisingly, Benjamin is the only free agent signing by the 49ers this offseason. Benjamin was a 4th round pick in the 2012 NFL Draft by the Cleveland Browns. He was with the Browns from 2012-2015, then with the Chargers from 2016-2019. Benjamin’s NFL Career stats include 208 receptions, 3,143 receiving yards, and 19 touchdowns.
Greg Olsen, TE: Olsen signed a one-year deal worth $7 million. Olsen was the 31st overall pick in the 2007 NFL Draft by the Chicago Bears. Olsen was with the Bears from 2007-2010, and with the Panthers from 2011-2019, and was a part of the Panthers Super Bowl 50 team, along with being Captain for most of his years in Carolina. In his career, Olsen has recorded 718 receptions, 8,444 reception yards, and 59 touchdowns.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Tom Brady, QB: Brady signed a two year deal with $50 million guaranteed, with up to $4.5 million each year in performance based incentives. The deal also includes a no-trade clause and a no-tag clause. Brady is known as one of the greatest football players of all time, and is playing like a rookie at the age of 42. He was a 6th round pick in the 2000 NFL Draft by the New England Patriots. He spent his whole career leading up to the Buccaneers with the Patriots from 2000-2019. In that time, he received numerous awards, that he rightfully deserve, such as:
- 6 Super Bowls
- 4 Super Bowl MVPs
- 3 NFL MVP Awards (2007, 2010, 2017)
- 14 Pro Bowls (2001, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2009-2018)
- 3 times First Team All-Pro (2007, 2010, 2017)
- 2 times Second Team All-Pro (2005, 2016)
- 2 NFL Offensive Player of the Year (2007, 2010)
- NFL Comeback Player of the Year (2009)
Brady’s NFL stats include 63.8% completions, 74,571 passing yards, 541 touchdowns, 179 interceptions, and a passer rating of 97.0.
Vic Beasley Jr., Edge: Beasley agreed to a one-year contract worth $9.5 million fully guaranteed, with a max value of $12 million. Beasley was the 8th overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft by the Atlanta Falcons. He was with the Falcons from 2015-2019, leading the team in sacks in those years. His career stats include 156 tackles, 37.5 sacks, and 1 interception.
Kendall Fuller, CB: Fuller signed a four-year contract worth roughly $40 million with the Redskins. Fuller was a 3rd round pick in the 2016 NFL Draft by the Washington Redskins. This is kind of a homecoming for Fuller, although he only played 1 season in Washington from 2016-2017. He was then with the Chiefs from 2018-2019, where he won a Super Bowl, and was a key part of their lockdown secondary. In his NFL career, Fuller has recorded 228 tackles, 1 sack, and 6 interceptions.