The first days of NFL free agency are a flurry, and massive money is spent to secure players. But teams are always looking for bargains, and one-year deals often represent the least-risky investments for teams because they can move on from players quickly if they don't perform.
These one-year fliers can pay dividends for both sides. Players are motivated to try to earn a new, long-term deal, and teams can get value if the players outperform their one-year pact.
With an eye toward the biggest bargains of the 2017 free-agency period, here's my assessment of the 10 best one-year contracts handed out. These do not include players who received franchise tags or players on restricted free-agent tenders.