With the 2012 NFL Draft less than three weeks away, teams are still looking to add talent through free agency and while most of the top players are already signed, a handful of good players are still available and looking to continue their career in the upcoming football season.
Mike Wallace is the biggest name remaining, but the restricted free agent has had trouble finding a team willing to pay his asking price and willing to give up a first round draft choice to Pittsburgh for his services. St. Louis has the sixth overall pick in the upcoming draft and if the Rams are looking to draft a wide receiver with that selection, signing Wallace, a proven player with great play-making ability, makes more sense than paying top dollar for a rookie.
Cedric Benson is the top running back left in free agency and the latest rumors have the former Cincinnati Bengals veteran looking to take his game to New England for the 2012-13 season. Benson has three straight 1,000 yard season and would be a good short-term solution for the Patriots and a good player on offense near the goal line.
While NFL veterans play out the end of their career, teams could still use their services and leadership skills, especially on younger teams. Look for most of the remaining free agents to have deals in place before the draft, but a handful could carry over to training camp as team weigh their options for the 2012-13 season.