Despite Hampton’s age, he is coming off an effective season as a run defender and started 16-of-16 games. He’s likely got some good football left. Hampton stated in late December that he intends to play two more years.
For a comprehensive list of this offseason’s top free agents, bang it here. Hampton will join a nose tackle market expected to include Isaac Sopoaga (49ers), Terrance Knighton (Jaguars), and Aubrayo Franklin (Chargers). This year’s best free agent defensive tackles include Henry Melton (Bears), Randy Starks (Dolphins), Jason Jones (Seahawks), and Richard Seymour (Raiders).