This year's free agency has already been filled with twists and turns as the Jacksonville Jaguars, New York Giants and Houston Texans have all made positive steps.
The Denver Broncos have lost a lot of talent and the Miami Dolphins are a mix of the two while top teams like the New England Patriots and Carolina Panthers have remained largely dormant.
Staying where they are
The Seattle Seahawks didn't have to wait until free agency to be made significantly weaker with star runningback Marshawn Lynch announcing his retirement.
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With Lynch gone, the Seahawks have now moved to lock up the future of one of their most prominent offensive free agents.
Wide receiver Jermaine Kearse has reportedly re- signed with the team on a three year, $13.5 million deal.
2015 was a big year for Kearse as he came away with 685 receiving yards and five touchdowns as he played his part in effective passing offense.
Kearse set career high numbers last year as the Seahawks unleashed a new look passing offense that we hadn't seen from before.
With Lynch and his replacement Thomas Rawls both sidelined by injury, the team put their faith in quarterback Russell Wilson's arm and he delivered.
Kearse will now work with fellow Seahawks receivers Doug Baldwin and Tyler Lockette in 2016 to try and take Seattle back to the Super Bowl.
We are still waiting to see if tight end Jimmy Graham will come good for Seattle but if the Seahawks focus on the pass from the start of next season, he stands a great chance.
Return to the promised land?
For the Seahawks to get back to where they believe they belong, they will still have a long way to go.
Sharing a division with the Arizona Cardinals and a conference with the Carolina Panthers and Green Bay Packers, it will take a lot for Seattle to rise to the top once again.