The best conditions for the remaining free agents after the 2022 NFL Draft: Odell Beckham to the Patriots, Julio Jones to the Colts

The 2022 NFL Draft is now in the books, but all 32 NFL teams aren’t done adding talent to their rosters. It is true that most of free agency is over, but you have to remember that there are still many stars on the market and they have been waiting for the conclusion of the draft to choose new NFL houses.

Below, we’ll discuss the top 10 remaining free agents and attempt to predict where they might sign in the near future.

Hilton is obviously a candidate to return to the Indianapolis Colts, the only team he has ever played for. But the Ravens came to call last offseason, and they should again with Marquise Brown now with the Arizona Cardinals. Hilton isn’t the same star he was a few years ago and only received 23 passes for 331 yards and three touchdowns in 2021, but he’s still a veteran with reliable hands that can help Lamar Jackson.

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It seems we haven’t heard this name in a while, right? Jones only received 31 passes for 434 yards and a touchdown in his only season with the Tennessee Titans, and is now looking for a new team. With his former quarterback Matt Ryan now at Indy, this potential signing makes sense.

Jarvis Landry: Tennessee Titans

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CBS Sports’ Cody Benjamin says Landry’s purchase of the Titans is one of the 10 moves that should be done after the 2022 NFL Draft, and I can get on board with that. In 2018, Landry told reporters that he doesn’t have a good relationship with Ryan Tannehill. Maybe reuniting in Music City will give their friendship a second chance. Despite picking two wide receivers, the Titans have lost AJ Brown and could bear to add another veteran who can come in and make an immediate impact. Let the past be the past. Pick up the phone, Tannehill.

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The Chiefs made a good draft pick with George Karlaftis, but I think there is still a need for depth to the pass-rusher. Ingram was solid for Kansas City last season and recorded two layoffs in three playoff games. Ingram will likely have several suitors, but maybe getting back with the Chiefs is the best decision.

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I’m curious why Gronk hasn’t made a decision on 2022 yet, but it should be between staying in Tampa Bay or retiring. With Tom Brady returning, I predict that he will be back for one final season.

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Last weekend, Beckham tried to fool the entire NFL world by lying and saying that Deebo Samuel had been traded to the Patriots. How fun would it be if Beckham really ended up in New England? The Patriots were rumored to be one of the teams interested in Beckham when the Cleveland Browns released him midway through last season and Mac Jones could have used another weapon. DeVante Parker was a solid addition and Tyquan Thornton could play a fun role in this bout, but Beckham is a true number 1 wideout.

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Brown is a tough guy, as he’s a solid veteran left tackle who probably won’t play for pennies. Indy is a potential landing spot, but it’s also possible the Colts will move on with what they have. Matt Pryor should have the first chance to prove himself as a starting left tackle, and then the Colts picked Bernhard Raimann as well. Perhaps Chris Ballard changes his mind about the direction of the left tack in the preseason.

Jadeveon Cloney: Cleveland Browns

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The Browns should try to get her back with Clowney and have the space to compete with any potential suitor. Clowney actually had a very solid season operating unlike Myles Garrett. In 14 games, he has recorded 37 combined tackles and nine sacks, only half a sack away from a career draw.

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The Broncos picked Eyioma Uwazurike and Matt Henningsen on Day 3 of the draft, but Hicks would obviously immediately be one of the best defensive men on the roster if Denver signed him. He may be 32 now, but Hicks can still be an effective player. I was impressed with almost everything George Paton has done and I think adding a veteran like Hicks could be just another example that shows Denver is looking to win right now.

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Saints should do a “aggressive thrust“to sign Mathieu, for ESPN, so this prediction makes sense. Him visited the franchise last month, but from the way it was reported, it didn’t seem too serious. Mathieu was in town visiting family and friends, as he is from New Orleans. He also played his college prom at LSU and was SEC Defensive Player of the Year in 2011.

New Orleans allowed Marcus Williams to go free agency, but replaced him with Marcus Maye. However, it seems the Saints are very interested in Mathieu.

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