NFL free agency primers: Top free agents by position

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Who are the hottest players on the market this offseason and where might they land? The Around The League gang breaks down all of them by position.

Top nine quarterbacks

Michael Vick and Josh McCown are among the available arms in free agency. Which teams have the greatest need for a quarterback, and which signal-callers fit best on their squads? Read

Top 10 running backs

Ben Tate and Darren McFadden are among the running backs on the free-agent market. Will teams view either of these rushers as long-term solutions? Marc Sessler breaks down the position. Read

Top 10 wide receivers

There's no big-name wide receiver available this offseason -- but still plenty of talent out there for teams looking for a No. 2 pass-catcher. Hakeem Nicks and Eric Decker are among the receivers likely to end up with new teams. Read

Top seven tight ends

Jermichael Finley has serious medical questions to answer before teams sign him. But if he's available, Finley could be one of the biggest game-changers in free agency. Read

Top 15 offensive linemen

There might be several stars at left tackle on the market this offseason. So where will Branden Albert and Eugene Monroe land in 2014? Read

Top 25 defensive linemen

While offensive playmakers are scant in this year's free-agent crop, Chris Wesseling says defensive linemen like pass rusher Jared Allen and run stuffer Red Bryant are plentiful. Read

Top 10 linebackers

Looking for a linebacker this offseason? There aren't many attractive options in free agency, with Brandon Spikes and Karlos Dansby leading the pack.  Read

Top 25 defensive backs

Looking for secondary help? You're in luck -- this year's crop of free-agent cornerbacks and safeties includes proven starters like Alterraun Verner. Marc Sessler examines. Read