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Best fits for top NFL free agents

During NFL free agency, teams will target players who upgrade the roster, fill needs and create competition at key positions. A player's overall fit in a team's scheme is also an important part of the evaluation process. Today, as we near the start of free agency, let's look at the best fits for 14 intriguing free agents.

Players analyzed below include: WR Alshon Jeffery, LB Dont'a Hightower, RB Adrian Peterson, DT Brandon Williams, DE Calais Campbell, QB Mike Glennon, CB A.J. Bouye, TE Martellus Bennett, WR DeSean Jackson, NT Dontari Poe, WR Terrelle Pryor, CB Logan Ryan, G Kevin Zeitler and WR Pierre Garcon.


Alshon Jeffery, WR

Best fit: Philadelphia Eagles

There are availability concerns with Jeffery given his injury history and the suspension in 2016. However, in Doug Pederson's offense, Jeffery is an easy fit because of his size, catch radius and matchup ability. Think inside-breaking routes in the West Coast system with the ball thrown between the hash and the numbers. Use that frame to shield defenders and finish. In Philadelphia, the Eagles need a true No. 1 for Carson Wentz, a player who can move the sticks, win in the red zone and capitalize on 50-50 throws.