Published: March 13, 2018 at 05:42 p.m.

Next Gen Stats: 2018 Best Free Agent Sleeper Picks

Free agency is upon us and trades are happening left and right but don't sleep on these players. Check out what their stats have to say with these Next Gen Stats.

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  • Tight end Trey Burton had the second highest passer rating during the regular season among tight ends when targeted on intermediate passes with a 148.1 rating and 76.9% catch rate, second only to Garrett Celek. The average NFL passer rating was 96.7. 10

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    Trey Burton

    Tight end Trey Burton had the second highest passer rating during the regular season among tight ends when targeted on intermediate passes with a 148.1 rating and 76.9% catch rate, second only to Garrett Celek. The average NFL passer rating was 96.7.

  • Wide receiver Paul Richardson had a 126.2 passer rating on deep pass production among wide receivers, posting 275 yards with a 3-0 touchdown-to-interception ratio. Richardson also averaged 15.0 air yards per target compared to the NFL average of 11.4. 9

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    Paul Richardson

    Wide receiver Paul Richardson had a 126.2 passer rating on deep pass production among wide receivers, posting 275 yards with a 3-0 touchdown-to-interception ratio. Richardson also averaged 15.0 air yards per target compared to the NFL average of 11.4.

  • Quarterback Sam Bradford had the highest passer rating in the past two seasons when against the blitz and outside the tackle box with 108.7 and 125.3, respectively. He had the second highest passer rating on intermediate passes with 113.1, second only to Tom Brady. 8

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    Sam Bradford

    Quarterback Sam Bradford had the highest passer rating in the past two seasons when against the blitz and outside the tackle box with 108.7 and 125.3, respectively. He had the second highest passer rating on intermediate passes with 113.1, second only to Tom Brady.

  • Running back Orleans Darkwa recorded 4.3 yards gained after close in during the regular season and 3.3 yards traveled per rush yard. He also had 519 inside rushing yards. 7

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    Orleans Darkwa

    Running back Orleans Darkwa recorded 4.3 yards gained after close in during the regular season and 3.3 yards traveled per rush yard. He also had 519 inside rushing yards.

  • Wide receiver Albert Wilson posted the highest average yards of separation at pass arrival during the regular season with 4.1 yards compared to the league average of 2.7. He also had a 75% catch rate when targeted from the wide alignment in the regular season. 6

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    Albert Wilson

    Wide receiver Albert Wilson posted the highest average yards of separation at pass arrival during the regular season with 4.1 yards compared to the league average of 2.7. He also had a 75% catch rate when targeted from the wide alignment in the regular season.

  • Linebacker Demario Davis had the fastest sack in the regular season during Week 7 when it took him only 2.09 seconds to sack the quarterback. He recorded 50 close in clean up tackles and 34 hustle tackles. 5

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    Demario Davis

    Linebacker Demario Davis had the fastest sack in the regular season during Week 7 when it took him only 2.09 seconds to sack the quarterback. He recorded 50 close in clean up tackles and 34 hustle tackles.

  • Cornerback Aaron Colvin had the second lowest passer rating allowed when nearest the defender against slot receivers over the past two seasons with 70.9 compared to the 91.5 NFL average, allowing only a 56.5% catch rate. 4

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    Aaron Colvin

    Cornerback Aaron Colvin had the second lowest passer rating allowed when nearest the defender against slot receivers over the past two seasons with 70.9 compared to the 91.5 NFL average, allowing only a 56.5% catch rate.

  • Cornerback E.J. Gaines allowed a 48.5 passer rating as the nearest defender in press coverage during the regular season. 3

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    E.J. Gaines

    Cornerback E.J. Gaines allowed a 48.5 passer rating as the nearest defender in press coverage during the regular season.

  • Linebacker Junior Galette was the second fastest linebacker when recording a sack at 3.53 seconds on 3.0 sacks, second to Shaquil Barrett. He had the third highest pressure rate for an individual defender at 15.1%. 2

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    Junior Galette

    Linebacker Junior Galette was the second fastest linebacker when recording a sack at 3.53 seconds on 3.0 sacks, second to Shaquil Barrett. He had the third highest pressure rate for an individual defender at 15.1%.

  • Interior lineman Bennie Logan had the third best stuff rate among interior lineman at 13.4% on 32 run stuffs and the second highest disruption rate among the Kansas City Chiefs at 8.3% (second to Justin Houston). 1

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    Bennie Logan

    Interior lineman Bennie Logan had the third best stuff rate among interior lineman at 13.4% on 32 run stuffs and the second highest disruption rate among the Kansas City Chiefs at 8.3% (second to Justin Houston).