The following are PFT’s top 100 free agents for the start of the 2017 league year. The rankings include prospective unrestricted and restricted free agents, as well as released players. Players expected to be released won’t be added until the transaction is official, and the list will be updated as events warrant, with signings, tags and re-signings denoted when announced and/or reported.
1. Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell (got the franchise tag from the Steelers on Feb. 27).
2. Washington quarterback Kirk Cousins (got the exclusive franchise tag).
3. Chargers outside linebacker Melvin Ingram (got the franchise tag from the Chargers on Feb. 27).
4. Panthers defensive tackle Kawann Short (got the franchise tag from the Panthers on Feb. 27).
5. Chiefs safety Eric Berry (signed a six-year deal to stay with Chiefs).
6. Cardinals outside linebacker Chandler Jones (initially got the franchise tag, then later agreeed to an extension with the Cardinals).
7. Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul (got the franchise tag).
8. Texans cornerback A.J. Bouye (agreed to a rich contract with the Jaguars).
9. Patriots linebacker Dont’a Hightower (signed a new deal to stay with the Patriots).
10. Cardinals defensive end Calais Campbell (will reportedly sign a rich contract with the Jaguars).
11. Bengals guard Kevin Zeitler (reportedly agreed to a deal with the Browns to become the league’s highest-paid guard).
12. Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery (agreed to terms with the Eagles).
13. Washington wide receiver DeSean Jackson (will reportedly sign a rich contract with the Buccaneers).
14. Cardinals safety Tony Jefferson (reportedly plans to sign with the Ravens).
15. Ravens defensive tackle Brandon Williams (signed a long-term deal to stay with the Ravens).
16. Bills cornerback Stephon Gilmore (will reportedly sign a rich contract with the Patriots).
17. Rams cornerback Trumaine Johnson (got the franchise tag).
18. Browns wide receiver Terrelle Pryor (signed a one-year deal with Washington).
19. Packers guard T.J. Lang (signed with the Lions, his hometown team).
20. Bengals offensive tackle Andrew Whitworth (signed with the Rams).
21. Steelers linebacker Lawrence Timmons (agreed to a two-year deal with the Dolphins).
22. Chiefs nose tackle Dontari Poe (signed a one-year deal with the Falcons).
23. Packers outside linebacker Nick Perry (signed a deal to stay with Green Bay).
24. Ravens offensive tackle Rick Wagner (reportedly has agreed to terms with the Lions).
25. Cowboys guard Ronald Leary (reportedly agreed to terms with the Broncos).
26. Lions guard Larry Warford (reportedly agreed to a deal with the Saints).
27. Patriots safety Duron Harmon (agreed to a deal to stay with the Patriots).
28. Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler (restricted, got the first-round tender)
29. Washington defensive end Chris Baker (agreed to a deal with the Buccaneers).
30. Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett (signed with the Packers).
31. Jaguars cornerback Prince Amukamara (signed a one-year deal with the Bears).
32. Lions offensive tackle Riley Reiff (reportedly agreed to a deal with the Vikings).
33. Packers safety Micah Hyde (signed with the Bills).
34. Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills (signed a new deal to stay with the Dolphins).
35. Patriots outside linebacker Jabaal Sheard (signed with the Colts).
36. Patriots cornerback Logan Ryan (signed with the Titans).
37. Packers offensive lineman JC Tretter (reportedly will sign with the Browns.
38. Buccaneers quarterback Mike Glennon (signed with the Bears).
39. Cardinals safety D.J. Swearinger (agreed to a three-year deal with Washington).
40. Cowboys safety Barry Church (signed with the Jaguars).
41. Broncos offensive tackle Russell Okung (signed with the Chargers).
42. Cowboys cornerback Morris Claiborne (agreed to terms with the Jets).
43. Bengals cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick (agreed to a deal to stay with the Bengals).
44. Cardinals linebacker Kevin Minter (signed with Bengals).
45. Texans outside linebacker John Simon (signed a three-year deal with the Colts).
46. Eagles defensive tackle Bennie Logan (signed with the Chiefs).
47. Saints defensive tackle Nick Fairley (signed a long-term deal to stay with the Saints).
48. Bills linebacker Zach Brown.
49. Giants defensive tackle Johnathan Hankins.
50. Washington wide receiver Pierre Garcon (signed with the 49ers).
51. Dolphins linebacker Kiko Alonso (restricted, got the first-round tender).
52. Jets offensive tackle Ryan Clady.
53. Broncos outside linebacker DeMarcus Ware (announced his retirement).
54. Jaguars safety Jonathan Cyprien (signed with the Titans)
55. Bears quarterback Brian Hoyer (signed with the 49ers).
56. Bills outside linebacker Lorenzo Alexander (signed a new deal to stay with the Bills).
57. Vikings cornerback Captain Munnerlyn (signed a four-year deal with the Panthers).
58. Raiders running back Latavius Murray (signed a three-year deal with the Vikings).
59. Panthers defensive end Charles Johnson (signed a deal to stay with Carolina).
60. Ex-Bears quarterback Jay Cutler
61. 49ers linebacker Gerald Hodges.
62. Patriots defensive tackle Alan Branch (agreed to a deal to stay with the Patriots).
63. Jaguars offensive tackle Kelvin Beachum (signed with the Jets).
64. Browns running back Isaiah Crowell (restricted, got the second-round tender from the Browns).
65. Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount.
66. Packers running back Eddie Lacy (signed with the Seahawks).
67. Rams safety T.J. McDonald.
68. Colts tight end Jack Doyle (reportedly agreed to a new deal with the Colts).
69. Eagles offensive lineman Stefen Wisnieswki (signed a new deal to stay with the Eagles).
70. Steelers outside linebacker James Harrison (signed a two-year deal to stay with the Steelers).
71. Ravens fullback Kyle Juszczyk (signed with the 49ers).
72. Steelers outside linebacker Jarvis Jones (signed with the Cardinals).
73. Ex-Ravens outside linebacker Elvis Dumervil.
74. Packers tight end Jared Cook (signed with the Raiders).
75. Buccaneers safety Bradley McDougald.
76. Falcons wide receiver Taylor Gabriel (restricted, got the second-round tender).
77. Ex-Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall (agreed to a deal with the Giants).
78. Rams wide receiver Kenny Britt (agreed to a four-year deal with the Browns).
79. Ex-Buccaneers cornerback Alterraun Verner.
80. Rams defensive tackle Dominique Easley (restricted).
81. Cowboys defensive end Jack Crawford (agreed to a three-year deal with the Falcons).
82. Titans tight end Anthony Fasano (reportedly agreed to a one-year deal with the Dolphins).
83. Ex-Vikings running back Adrian Peterson.
84. Ex-49ers wide receiver Torrey Smith (plans to sign with the Eagles)
85. Washington center John Sullivan.
86. Colts outside linebacker Erik Walden.
87. Ex-Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles.
88. Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson (plans to sign with the Raiders).
89. Dolphins tight end Dion Sims (reportedly agreed to a deal with the Giants).
90. Packers outside linebacker Julius Peppers (signed with the Panthers).
91. Cowboys safety J.J. Wilcox (agreed to terms with the Buccaneers).
92. Texans tight end Ryan Griffin (agreed to a new deal to stay in Houston).
93. Bills wide receiver Robert Woods (signed with the Rams)
94. Seahawks linebacker Michael Morgan.
95. Ex-Jets center Nick Mangold.
96. Ex-Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy
97. Vikings offensive tackle Andre Smith (signed with the Bengals).
98. Browns offensive lineman Austin Pasztor.
99. Chargers safety Jahleel Addae (agreed to a deal to remain with the Chargers).
100. Ravens defensive end Lawrence Guy (signed with the Patriots).
101. Chargers running back Danny Woodhead (signed with the Ravens)
102. Raiders outside linebacker Perry Riley.
103. Ex-Jaguars defensive tackle Jared Odrick.
104. Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr (signed with the Ravens).
105. Buccaneers center Joe Hawley (signed a new to stay in Tampa Bay).
106. Packers outside linebacker Datone Jones (signed with the Vikings).
107. Seahawks tight end Luke Willson (signed a one-year deal to stay in Seattle).
108. Colts safety Mike Adams (signed a two-year deal with Carolina).
109. Ravens wide receiver Kamar Aiken
110. Ravens running back Terrance West (restricted).
111. Packers outside linebacker Jayrone Elliott (restricted, signed a one-year deal to stay in Green Bay).