As the start of the NFL season ticks ever closer now seems like the perfect time to examine some of the best veteran talent still available as free agents.
Undoubtedly, the best player on this list. Finley is also the only real “difference maker” still available in free agency. Finley is also unusual for this list because teams don't have concerns about his talent or desire to play but his health.
If you missed it in week seven last season against the Browns Finley suffered a spinal cord injury that left him in the ICU.
Since then however Findley has been medically cleared by his own doctor but it seems teams aren't quite so confident on the Tight Ends fitness.
Finley has received interest from the Packers, Patriots, Raiders and Steelers but no firm contract offers. The case of the Steelers is especially interesting as Finley's doctor is also the Steelers team doctor. Therefore, you would think a cap restricted Steelers team would have jumped at the chance to grab a big proven target like Finley on a cheap one year deal.
As free agency drags on you begin to wonder whether Finley will get a team at all.
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