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Free Agents You Meet in Hell

A look at the NFL players whom front offices should avoid.

Updated: July 22, 2011, 10:31 AM ET
By Bill Barnwell

Speculating on NFL free agents is a risky business. With 18 years of the modern free-agency system in the books, you would think teams and their front offices would know whom to avoid. But year after year, contracts whose net worth rivals the GDP of several developing countries are given out to players who have little to no chance of earning out that money.

For general managers, free agency is a minefield. One misstep can cost you your job, your livelihood, and sometimes your soul. ...

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