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Michael Fabiano's 2020 fantasy free agents

The Kansas City Chiefs are your Super Bowl LIV champions! So, with the end of one NFL season starts what could be one of the most fascinating offseasons ever with the large number of big-name players who are slated to become free agents. Keep in mind, NFL teams can begin using their franchise and transition tags from Feb. 25 through March 10. Teams can start negotiations with free agents March 16 ahead of the start of free agency on March 18 at 4 p.m. ET. With that in mind, here are the names fantasy fans need to keep tabs on ahead of the start of the free-agent frenzy.

Note: Ages are at the start of the 2020 NFL season.

Quarterbacks

Dak Prescott (27): The Cowboys have placed their exclusive franchise tag on Prescott. He'll remain in Big D in 2020 and be in the mix as a top-five fantasy quarterback (again) in most fantasy drafts.

Drew Brees (41): Brees signed a 2-year, $50 million contract to remain with the New Orleans Saints. He'll remain a top-10 fantasy field general next season and worth a late-round pick.

Ryan Tannehill (32): Tannehill signed a 4-year, $118 million contract to remain with the Tennessee Titans. He will be a solid, high-end No. 2 quarterback in most 2020 fantasy football drafts.

Tom Brady (43): Brady signed a 2-year, $50 million contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He lands in a great spot to resurrect his fallen fantasy value, and will be a low QB1 in most drafts.

Cam Newton (31):

Philip Rivers (39): Rivers signed a 1-year, $25 million contract with the Indianapolis Colts. He'll be ranked as a mid-level No. 2 fantasy quarterback and is worth a late-round pick in most 2020 drafts.

Marcus Mariota (27): Mariota signed a 2-year, $17.6 million contract with the Las Vegas Raiders. He'll be left undrafted in most fantasy leagues, but he could be worth a look if Derek Carr struggles in 2020.

Teddy Bridgewater (28): Bridgewater signed a 3-year, $63 million with the Carolina Panthers. While his value improves as a starter, he's likely to be no more than a late-round flier (at best) in 2020 drafts.

Kyle Allen (24) -- signed a 1-year, $585,000 contract with the Carolina Panthers (traded to the Washington Redskins)
Case Keenum (32) -- signed a 3-year, $18 million contract with the Cleveland Browns
Joe Flacco (35)
Jeff Driskel (27) -- signed a 2-year, $5 million contract with the Denver Broncos
Taysom Hill (30) -- extended a first-round tender by the New Orleans Saints
Matt Moore (36)
P.J. Walker (25) -- signed a 2-year contract with the Carolina Panthers
Brandon Allen (28)
Chase Daniel (34) -- signed a 3-year, $13.05 million contract with the Detroit Lions
Colt McCoy (34) -- agreed to terms with the New York Giants
Trevor Siemian (29)
Chad Henne (35) -- signed a 2-year, $3.25 million contract with the Kansas City Chiefs
Drew Stanton (36)
Nate Sudfeld (27) -- signed a 1-year, $2 million contract with the Philadelphia Eagles
A.J. McCarron (30) -- signed a 1-year, $4 million contract with the Houston Texans
Brian Hoyer (34) -- signed a 1-year, $2 million contract with the New England Patriots
Josh McCown (41)
Mike Glennon (31)
Brett Hundley (27) -- signed a 1-year contract with the Arizona Cardinals
Blaine Gabbert (31)
Blake Bortles (29)
Geno Smith (30)
Nick Mullens (25) -- signed a 1-year, $660,00 contract with the San Francisco 49ers
Sean Mannion (27) -- signed a 1-year, $1,047,500 million contract with the Minnesota Vikings
Nathan Peterman (26) -- extended a fifth-round tender by the Oakland Raiders
Jordan Ta'amu (22) -- signed a 1-year contract with the Kansas City Chiefs

Running backs

Derrick Henry+ (26): Henry has been franchised by the Tennessee Titans. Henry, who led the NFL in rushing yards this past season, will be a top-eight overall selection in 2020 fantasy football drafts.

Austin Ekeler (25): Ekeler signed a 4-year extension with the Los Angeles Chargers. He'll be a surefire 2020 fantasy first rounder if veteran Melvin Gordon is no longer in the team's backfield mix.

Melvin Gordon (27): Gordon signed a 2-year, $16 million contract with the Denver Broncos. With Phillip Linsday and Royce Freeman also in the mix, he won't be more than a flex starter in 2020.

Kenyan Drake (26): Drake signed his transition tag tender and will remain with the Arizona Cardinals in 2020. He's very likely to be a top-30 overall selection in most fantasy football drafts.

Kareem Hunt (25): The Browns have placed a second-round tender on Hunt, so any team that offers him a contract would lose a second-round pick. He's very likely to remain in Cleveland in 2020.

Todd Gurley (26): Gurley signed a 1-year, $5 million contract with the Altanta Falcons. He projects to be their top back, making him a risk-reward RB2 (because of his knee issues) in most 2020 drafts.

Lamar Miller (29):

Carlos Hyde (29):

Jordan Howard (26): Howard signed a 2-year, $10 million contract with the Miami Dolphins. Unless he's able to land a featured role, he'll likely be in the flex-starter conversation (at best) in 2020.

Matt Breida (25): Breida has been extended a second-round tender by the San Francisco 49ers. He'll be worth a late rounder in drafts in what could be a very crowded 49ers backfield in 2020.

Gus Edwards (25) -- signed a 1-year, $660,000 contract with the Baltimore Ravens
Peyton Barber (26) -- signed a 2-year, $3 million contract with the Washington Redskins
DeAndre Washington (27)
Brian Hill (25) -- extended a fifth-round tender by the Atlanta Falcons
Jalen Richard (27) -- signed a 2-year, $7 million contract with the Las Vegas Raiders
Frank Gore (37)
Jonathan Williams (26)
Marshawn Lynch (34)
LeSean McCoy (32)
Dontrell Hillard (25) -- signed a 1-year, $750,000 contract with the Cleveland Browns
Bilal Powell (32)
Wendell Smallwood (26)
Kenjon Barner (31)
Devontae Booker (28)
Dwayne Washington (26)
Ameer Abdullah (27) -- signed a contract with the Minnesota Vikings
Dion Lewis (28) -- signed a 1-year contract with the New York Giants
Corey Clement (26)
Rod Smith (28) -- signed a 1-year contract with the Las Vegas Raiders
Theo Riddick (29)
Isaiah Crowell (27)
Ty Montgomery (27)
Jeff Wilson (25)
J.D. McKissic (27) -- signed a 2-year, $3.25 million contract with the Washington Redskins
Taiwan Jones (32) -- signed a 1-year contract with the Buffalo Bills

Wide receivers

Amari Cooper (26): Cooper signed a 5-year, $100 million contract with the Dallas Cowboys. A fantasy star in Big D, the veteran will remain a top-10 fantasy wideout catching passes from Dak Prescott.

A.J. Green+ (32): Green has been franchised by the Cincinnati Bengals. With rookie star Joe Burrow (likely) under center, Green will be valued as a No. 2 fantasy wide receiver in most 2020 drafts.

Emmanuel Sanders (33): Sanders signed a 2-year, $16 million contract with the New Orleans Saints. The veteran wideout should be considered a very solid No. 4 fantasy receiver in most 2020 drafts.

Robby Anderson (27): Anderson signed a 2-year, $20 million contract with the Carolina Panthers. It's not a great landing spot for his overall fantasy value, so consider him a WR4/5 in 2020 drafts.

Breshad Perriman (27): Perriman signed a 1-year, $8 million contract with the New York Jets. He'll likely slot in as the second or third option in the passing game, making him a WR4/5 in fantasy drafts.

Randall Cobb (30): Cobb signed a 3-year, $27 million contract with the Houston Texans. He could see a slight uptick in targets as Houston's new slot receiver, but he will be a WR4/5 in drafts.

Allen Lazard (25): Lazard signed a 1-year, $660,000 contract with the Green Bay Packers. He showed some flashes of potential last season and will have late-round appeal in 2020 drafts.

Larry Fitzgerald (37): Fitzgerald will remain with the Cardinals on a 1-year deal in 2020, but he'll be worth no more than a late rounder in fantasy drafts behind DeAndre Hopkins and Christian Kirk.

Danny Amendola (35): Amendoal signed a 1-year extension with the Detroit Lions. Amendola will be a strict PPR option in fantasy leagues who won't be picked until the late rounds (at best) in drafts.

Zach Pascal (26) -- signed a 1-year contract with the Indianapolis Colts
Demarcus Robinson (26) -- signed a 1-year, $2.3 million contract with the Kansas City Chiefs
Phillip Dorsett (27) -- signed a 1-year contract with the Seattle Seahawks
Kendrick Bourne (25) -- extended a second-round tender by the San Francisco 49ers
Nelson Agholor (27) -- signed a 1-year, $1,047,500 million contract with the Oakland Raiders
Devin Funchess (26) -- signed a 1-year, $2.5 million contract with the Green Bay Packers
Ted Ginn (35)
Demaryius Thomas (33)
Tajae Sharpe (26) -- signed a 1-year contract with the Minnesota Vikings
Keelan Cole (27) -- extended a second-round tender by the Jacksonville Jaguars
Geronimo Allison (26) -- signed a 1-year, $1 million contract with the Detroit Lions
Josh Gordon (29)
Damiere Byrd (27) -- signed a 1-year, $1.35 million contract with the New England Patriots
Cody Latimer (28) -- signed a contract with the Washington Redskins
Isaiah McKenzie (24) -- signed with the Buffalo Bills
Seth Roberts (29) -- agreed to terms with the Carolina Panthers
David Moore (25) -- extended a second-round tender by the Seattle Seahawks
Marcus Johnson (26)
Pharoh Cooper (25) -- signed a 1-year contract with the Carolina Panthers
Jaron Brown (30)
Tavon Austin (29)
Chester Rogers (26)
Justin Hardy (29)
Tim Patrick (27) -- signed a 1-year, $660,000 contract with the Denver Broncos
Laquon Treadwell (25) -- signed a contract with the Atlanta Falcons
Dontrelle Inman (31)
Keelan Doss (24) -- extended a tender by the Las Vegas Raiders
Chris Hogan (32)
Robert Foster (26) -- signed a 1-year, $660,000 contract with the Buffalo Bills
Jordan Matthews (28)
Chris Moore (27) -- signed a contract with the Baltimore Ravens
Jermaine Kearse (30)
Corey Coleman (26)
Rashard Higgins (26)
Travis Benjamin (30) -- signed a 1-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers
Keith Kirkwood (25) -- signed a 1-year contract with the Carolina Panthers
Jake Kumerow (28) -- signed a 1-year, $660,000 contract with the Green Bay Packers
Antonio Brown (32)
Dez Bryant (31)

Tight ends

Austin Hooper (26): Hooper signed a 4-year contract with the Cleveland Browns. He'll be a top-10 tight end with the Browns, but his ceiling takes a hit with many mouths to feed in the offense.

Hunter Henry+ (26): Henry has been franchised by the Los Angeles Chargers. He had career highs in targets and catches in 2019 and will be a top-10 tight end in 2020 fantasy football drafts.

Eric Ebron (27): Ebron signed a 2-year, $12 million contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers. He'll be on the radar as a mid- to low-tier No. 2 fantasy tight end in most 2020 fantasy football drafts.

Jason Witten (38): Witten signed a 1-year contract with the Las Vegas Raiders. He'll have to play behind budding fantasy star Darren Waller, so Witten won't have much fantasy value in 2020.

Jordan Reed (30)
Delanie Walker (36)
Jimmy Graham (32) -- signed a 2-year, $16 million contract with the Chicago Bears
Darren Fells (34) -- signed a 2-year, $7 million contract with the Houston Texans
Tyler Eifert (30) -- signed a 2-year, $15.5 million contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars
Greg Olsen (35) -- signed a 1-year, $7 million contract with the Seattle Seahawks
Jacob Hollister (27) -- extended a second-round tender by the Seattle Seahawks
Blake Jarwin (26) -- signed a 3-year, $24.2 million contract with the Dallas Cowboys
Demetrius Harris (29) -- signed a 1-year, $1.65 million contract with the Chicago Bears
Ricky Seals-Jones (25)
Charles Clay (31)
Marcedes Lewis (36) -- signed a 1-year, $2.25 million contract with the Green Bay Packers
Ross Dwelley (25) -- signed a 1-year, $660,000 contract with the San Francisco 49ers
Nick Vannett (27) -- signed a 2-year, $5.7 million contract with the Denver Broncos
Mo Allie-Cox (27)
Luke Willson (30) -- signed a contract with the Seattle Seahawks
Garrett Celek (32)
Geoff Swaim (26)
Seth DeValve (27) -- agreed to terms with the Carolina Panthers
Richard Rodgers (28) -- signed a contract with the Washington Redskins
Nick O'Leary (28) -- signed a 1-year contract with the Las Vegas Raiders
Luke Stocker (32)
Daniel Brown (28) -- signed a 1-year, $910,000 contract with the New York Jets
Logan Thomas (29) -- signed a contract with the Washington Redskins
Levine Toilolo (29) -- signed a 2-year, $6.2 million contract with the New York Giants
Blake Bell (29) -- signed a 1-year contract with the Dallas Cowboys

Kickers

Greg Zuerlein (33) -- signed a 3-year, $7.5 million contract with the Dallas Cowboys
Stephen Gostkowski (36)
Younghoe Koo (26) -- signed a 1-year, $660,000 contract with the Atlanta Falcons
Zane Gonzalez (25) -- extended a second-round tender by the Arizona Cardinals
Mason Crosby (36) -- signed a 3-year, $12.9 million contract with the Green Bay Packers
Dan Bailey (32) -- signed a 3-year, $10 million with the Minnesota Vikings
Ka'imi Fairbairn (26) -- signed a 4-year, $17.6 million contract with the Houston Texans
Kai Forbath (33) -- signed a 1-year contract with the Dallas Cowboys
Joey Slye (24) -- signed a 1-year contract with the Carolina Panthers
Chase McLaughlin (24) -- signed a 1-year contract with the Indianapolis Colts
Daniel Carlson (25) -- signed a 1-year, $570,000 contract with the Las Vegas Raiders
Aldrick Rosas (26) -- extended a second-round tender by the New York Giants
Sam Ficken (28)
Adam Vinatieri (48)
Ryan Succop (32)
Nick Folk (36)

Michael Fabiano is an award-winning fantasy football analyst on NFL.com and NFL Network and a member of the Fantasy Sports Writers Association (FSWA) Hall of Fame. You can follow Michael on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Instagram for the latest fantasy football news and analysis!

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Carolina Panthers wide receiver D.J. Moore (12) makes a deep catch as Los Angeles Chargers outside linebacker Kyzir White (44) trails on the play during an NFL football game , Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif.

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