There aren’t many quality players left on the free agent market, and the last remaining free agent chips of interest will likely be scooped up soon. Two such players are veteran cornerback Drayton Florence and former star right tackle Eric Winston, and FOX Sports’s Alex Marvez reports that both players are expected to visit interested suitors next week.
Florence spent the 2013 season with the Carolina Panthers, and he showed that he still has something left in the tank as a depth corner. Ideally a No. 4 corner Florence recorded 26 tackles, two interceptions, and nine passes defended last season. At 33, he’s on his last legs, but he can still contribute and showed it in a surprisingly solid performance last year.
Winston is the better player, but he didn’t exactly have a nice year for the Arizona Cardinals in 2013 as the team’s starting right tackle, and he was a pretty big disappointment upon joining the team after spending a quality 2012 season with the Kansas City Chiefs. The 30-year-old received plenty of interest last offseason from the likes of the Miami Dolphins, but the only team that has been linked to Winston this offseason is the Baltimore Ravens. Even though he struggled last year, he should still be at least average in pass protection and somewhere above par as a run blocker, so he’s definitely worth kicking the tires on. There are teams out there (like the Ravens) still in need of offensive tackle help, and Winston is good enough to compete for a starting gig.