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By Brad Gagnon
Now that the 2015 NFL draft is out of the way, teams have a fresh chance to collect their thoughts and look at any potential holes that still remain on their rosters. And that’s where the final wave of free agency comes in handy.
Entering the slow period on the NFL offseason schedule, here’s a look at the top 10 free agents still up for grabs.
1. Joe Barksdale: The 27-year-old has started 29 games the last two years at right tackle for the St. Louis Rams. In 2013, his PFF grade of 9.2 ranked eighth among qualified regular starters at that position.


2. Brandon Spikes: The 27-year-old has started at least 10 games in each of the last three seasons. In 2013, his PFF grade of 12.6 ranked sixth among all qualified inside linebackers. That grade ranked a respectable 14th in 2014.
Inside Linebackers: <p><strong>Rolando McClain, Dallas Cowboys</strong></p><p>It looked as if the No. 8 overall pick of the 2010 draft would end up a massive bust, but McClain resuscitated his career in 2014 with the Cowboys, finishing the year ranked as <a href="https://www.profootballfocus.com/data/by_position.php?tab=by_position&season=2014&pos=ILB&runpass=&teamid=-1&numsnaps=25&numgames=1&conf=-1&yr=-1&wk=1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17">Pro Football Focus'</a> eighth-best inside linebacker. He <a href="http://espn.go.com/dallas/nfl/story/_/id/12359218/dallas-cowboys-lb-rolando-mcclain-facing-four-game-fine-violating-substance-abuse-policy">faces a four-game suspension</a> for violating the league's substance-abuse policy, which might be why he remains unsigned, as teams could be shying away from a talented player who has faced his share of off-field issues.</p> <p><strong>Brandon Spikes, Buffalo Bills</strong></p><p>Spikes is one of the league's finest run-stopping linebackers—but he's a bit of a one-trick pony in that regard, as he's strictly a two-down player. He would add a thumping presence to any team seeking a boon to its run defense.</p> <p><strong>Mason Foster, Tampa Bay Buccaneers</strong></p><p>Rick Stroud of the <a href="https://twitter.com/NFLSTROUD/status/576050963720597504">Tampa Bay Times</a> reported that Foster is in the midst of negotiating a deal with the Chicago Bears, but it doesn't look as if that will happen now. He didn't play particularly well in 2014 (and only played in 10 games), but his youth (he's 26) and experience (he's started 54 games in four seasons) still make him an attractive commodity.</p> © Elise Amendola/Associated Press Rolando McClain, Dallas Cowboys
3. Jermaine Gresham: Recovering from back surgery, Gresham has 24 touchdown grabs during his five-year career. The 26-year-old tight end had 737 yards in 2012.
Dec 7, 2014; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cincinnati Bengals tight end Jermaine Gresham (84) reacts after catching a touchdown pass against the Pittsburgh Steelers during the first half at Paul Brown Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports © Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports Dec 7, 2014; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cincinnati Bengals tight end Jermaine Gresham (84) reacts after catching a touchdown pass against the Pittsburgh Steelers during the first half at Paul Brown Stadium. Mandatory  



4. Rob Sims: The 31-year-old guard hasn’t missed a start since he came to the Detroit Lions in 2010. For what it’s worth, PFF called him the best screen blocker in the league last season.
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5. Anthony Collins: The 29-year-old tackle had a messy year with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but he had a stellar 12.0 PFF grade while spot starting as the Cincinnati Bengals’ swing tackle in 2013.
Buccaneers Jaguars Football: Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Chris Clemons, center, sacks Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh McCown (12) as tackle Anthony Collins (73) tries to block during the first half of an NFL preseason football game in Jacksonville, Fla., Friday, Aug. 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack) © AP Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Chris Clemons, center, sacks Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh McCown (12) as tackle Anthony Collins (73) tries to block during the first half of an NFL preseason football game in Jacksonville, Fla., Friday, Aug. 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenh

6. Red Bryant: The 31-year-old is a stellar run defender who can also get after the passer. Things didn’t work out in Jacksonville, but PFF graded him as the ninth-best run-stopping 4-3 end in the league in 2013.
Tennessee Titans Need Red Bryant’s Bulk: <p>The word “woeful” comes to mind when you dare to spend a few minutes thinking about the Tennessee Titans offense in 2014. It was a wildly wayward unit that averaged 303.7 yards per game (29th), so it made a lot of sense for general manager Ruston Webster to use seven of his nine picks on that side of the ball.</p><p>But a leaky defensive problem still needs to be plugged. The Titans were thoroughly torn apart by the run in 2014, allowing the second-most rushing yards per game (137.2). They need another stonewalling run-stuffer to ease the burden and double-teams on defensive tackle Jurrell Casey. There’s a cheap solution readily available: Red Bryant.</p><p>Bryant was released by the Jacksonville Jaguars after just one season as part of their continued youth movement. He has productive years left at the age of 31 and is still a solid run defender who could play defensive end in the Titans’ 3-4 scheme, or slide inside.</p><p>The 323-pounder is only a season removed from recording 26 defensive stops, per <a href="https://www.profootballfocus.com/data/by_player.php?tab=by_player&season=2013&surn=bryant&playerid=4435&group=6&pre=REG&pre=REG">PFF</a>.</p> 
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The word “woeful” comes to mind when you dare to spend a few minutes thinking about the Tennessee Titans offense in 2014. It was a wildly wayward unit that averaged 303.7 yards p

7. Chris Johnson: He’s still only 29 and he averaged a solid 4.3 yards per carry with the New York Jets last season. Minor detail: He was shot in the shoulder in March, but he’s working out already.
Chris Johnson is among the top free agents left on the market. © Ronald C. Modra/Sports Imagery/Getty Images Chris Johnson is among the top free agents left on the market. 8. Brian de la Puente: The 29-year-old might not be healthy right now, but he should get a shot somewhere. In limited action, the Bears center was graded by PFF as the league’s seventh-best player at that position last season.
Eben Britton: The 27-year-old T, like fellow FA offensive lineman Brian De La Puente, helped bring this Chicago o-line together and helped to protect Jay Cutler better than he's ever been protected in past seasons in Chicago. Besides just putting together a great season, Britton is young and bringing him back into the fold would do wonders toward continuing the consistency and good play of Chicago's offensive line. © Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports The 27-year-old T, like fellow FA offensive lineman Brian De La Puente, helped bring this Chicago o-line together and helped to protect Jay Cutler better than he's ever been protected in past seasons in Chicago. Besides just putting to

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