Dec 16, 2012; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Buffalo Bills quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) drops back to pass against the Seattle Seahawks during the second quarter at the Rogers Centre. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports

Best Available 2013 NFL Free Agents Remaining: Quarterbacks


We are three days in to the NFL free agency period, but there are a lot of top players and solid contributors left on the open market. Now that the heavy spending has been done, it is the appropriate time for teams to come swooping in and get players at a discounted and bargain value. While the big name signings to start free agency get the attention, it is the later acquisitions that fill out a roster which are key to winning a championship.

It was a weak quarterback market from the get go, but a few releases have added to the free agency pool. If your team is looking for a starter, you likely won’t find it, but there are a few players available that have potential to give your team a trusty back up who could fill in for spot duty if necessary.

Who are some of the top available players left on the market? Let’s take a look.

Here are the top available quarterbacks that are remaining in free agency:

  1. Ryan Fitzpatrick — 2012 team: Buffalo Bills
  2. Josh Johnson — 2012 team: Cleveland Browns
  3. Jason Campbell — 2012 team: Chicago Bears
  4. Brian Hoyer (RFA) — 2012 team: Arizona Cardinals
  5. Byron Leftwich — 2012 team: Pittsburgh Steelers
  6. Rex Grossman — 2012 team: Washington Redskins
  7. Brady Quinn — 2012 team: Kansas City Chiefs
  8. Kellen Clemens — 2012 team: St. Louis Rams
  9. Tyler Thigpen — 2012 team: Buffalo Bills
  10. Josh McCown — 2012 team: Chicago Bears

If your team is in the market for a signal-caller, which of these players would you like to go after or are is there another option you would like your team to pursue? Let us hear your thoughts by sounding off in the comments section.

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