Current NFL leaders in cap space estimates— Jason_OTC (@Jason_OTC) February 20, 2019
1. Colts- $107.8M
2. Jets- $99.6M
3. Browns- $79.3M
4. Bills- $79.2M
5. Texans- $78.0M
6. Raiders- $71.2M
7. 49ers- $65.2M
8. Seahawks- $52M
9. Bengals- $50.4M
10. Cowboys- $47.9M
Full list- https://t.co/JdRg7AJ5FG
With all that money available for Bell and others, here are the five teams that can make the biggest splash this offseason:
5) Houston Texans: $78.0 million
If it feels like the Texans are always in the playoff mix, it's because they are. In fact, Houston has been to the postseason in five of the last eight seasons, including three of the last four, but haven't made it past the Divisional Round. The team could be in for a shakeup if they decide to
Most sacks charged directly to QBs this season (as opposed to blockers):— Steve Palazzolo (@PFF_Steve) January 2, 2019
Dak Prescott 15
Deshaun Watson 14
Russell Wilson 13
Patrick Mahomes 10
Mitchell Trubisky 9
Jared Goff 8
Lamar Jackson 8
Josh Rosen 7
4) Buffalo Bills: $79.2 million
Doesn't anyone want to play in Buffalo? Probably not, but money will make people do strange things. The Bills' defense is quietly one of the best in the NFL, so it's imperative for them to spend on the offensive side of the ball. Quarterback Josh Allen has proven to be more of a Cam Newton-type and a versatile offensive linemen could be a good move for them this offseason. Not to mention, getting talented receivers to the frigid temperatures of upstate New York is a hard selling point. But perhaps a few extra dollars could persuade them.
You want linemen? I got linemen. Multiple players at center, guard, and tackle the Bills could target in free agency and a breakdown of each: https://t.co/q9blwq3obY— Sal Capaccio (@SalSports) February 19, 2019
3) Cleveland Browns: $79.3 million
It seems like the Browns had endless cap room last offseason and now they're coming back for more. Cleveland is a team on the rise, thanks to quarterback Baker Mayfield rejuvenating the city by leading the Browns to a 5-3 record over their final eight games of 2018. They could opt for a couple of edge rushers, wide receivers or even more offensive line help for the young quarterback.
2) New York Jets: $99.6 million
Jets fans has been waiting for a winning football team for quite some time now, and this offseason could be when the team finally takes that big step forward. Quarterback Sam Darnold showed signs of progress down the stretch of his rookie season, but it's clear that he needs more talent around him. Bell makes a ton of sense to land with Gang Green and would provide a major help to the young QB's growth.
I’m here for the bidding war between the Colts and Jets for Le’Veon Bell— Bill Riccette (@Bill_Riccette) February 1, 2019
1) Indianapolis Colts: $107.8 million
Speaking of Bell, he has already expressed interest in playing for the Colts through a playful comment in an Instagram post. But whether it's a joke or not, Bell would make a great fit with Andrew Luck. To the surprise of many, Indy's defense actually had a great season in 2018 and Bell could be that last piece needed for the Colts to make a run at the super Bowl.
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