2022 NFL Team Needs and Free Agent Tracker

by Cody Carpentier, January 12, 2022

The PlayerProfiler and RotoUnderworld maestro of opportunities, head game analyst, and NFL draft analyst Cody Carpentier is back with the 2022 NFL Draft Team Needs. Look for more Mock Drafts in the Dynasty Deluxe section under NFL Draft Index. Aside from NFL Mock Draft Data, you can find 2022 Rookie Mock Draft ADP (SuperFlex and 1QB) as well as Dynasty Mock Draft ADP (SuperFlex and 1QB), a Dynasty League Trade Finder App, Rankings, Trade Analyzer, and the Brand New Dynasty Dominator Reloaded.

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1. Jacksonville Jaguars – Cap Space: $63,522,834

Top Free Agents

Dead Cap Candidates

Top Needs

  • LT, WR, CB, FS, SS, DT, OL

 

2/27. Detroit Lions – Cap Space: $31,520,819

Top Free Agents

Dead Cap Candidates

  • None Available

Top Needs

  • WR, DL, OLB, S, QB

 

3. Houston Texans – Cap Space: $37,711,734

Top Free Agents

Dead Cap Candidates

Top Needs

  • DT, EDGE, QB, CB, TE, OG, S, WR

 

4/10. New York Jets – Cap Space: $53,559,328

Top Free Agents

Dead Cap Candidates

Top Needs

  • EDGE, OT, OL, S, TE, IDL

 

5/7. New York Giants – Cap Space: $-3,248,353

Top Free Agents

Dead Cap Candidates

Top Needs

  • EDGE, WR, OT, LB, TE, C

 

6. Carolina Panthers – Cap Space: $22,831,074

Top Free Agents

Dead Cap Candidates

  • None Available

Top Needs

  • OT, QB, OL, EDGE, WR

 

8. Atlanta Falcons – Cap Space: $-1,535,106

Top Free Agents

Dead Cap Candidates

Top Needs

  • EDGE, DL, S, QB, WR, RB, CB

 

9. Denver Broncos – Cap Space: $43,030,792

Top Free Agents

Dead Cap Candidates

  • None Available

Top Needs

  • QB, OT, EDGE, S, CB, LB, OL

 

11. Washington – Cap Space: $53,013,510

Top Free Agents

Dead Cap Candidates

Top Needs

  • S, QB, OL, OT, WR, CB

 

12. Minnesota Vikings – Cap Space: $-14,615,728

Top Free Agents

Dead Cap Candidates

Top Needs

  • S, IDL, CB, LB, EDGE, QB,WR, OL

 

13. Cleveland Browns – Cap Space: $30,338,366

Top Free Agents

Dead Cap Candidates

Top Needs

  • EDGE, DL, OL, WR, LB, CB

 

14. Baltimore Ravens – Cap Space: $16,494,447

Top Free Agents

Dead Cap Candidates

Top Needs

  • DL, EDGE, CB, OL, OT, WR, RB

 

15/16/19. Philadelphia Eagles – Cap Space: $13,609,546

Top Free Agents

Dead Cap Candidates

  • None Available

Top Needs

  • EDGE, CB, S, QB, RB, OL, LB, OT

 

17. Los Angeles Chargers – Cap Space: $72,548,370

Top Free Agents

Dead Cap Candidates

  • Bryan Bulaga RT (Saves $8,500,000) – Likely to Cut/Restructure

Top Needs

  • OT, EDGE, CB, DL, TE, LB, WR

 

18. New Orleans Saints – Cap Space: $-68,190,595

Top Free Agents

Dead Cap Candidates

Top Needs

  • QB, WR, CB, EDGE, DL, S

 

20. Pittsburgh Steelers – Cap Space: $44,975,403

Top Free Agents

Dead Cap Candidates

  • Joe Schobert LB (Saves $6,000,000) – Likely to trade/cut/restructure
  • Zach Banner RT (Saves $5,000,000) – Likely to restructure

Top Needs

  • QB, C, OL, CB, DL, LB, WR

 

21. New England Patriots – Cap Space: $26,882,889

Top Free Agents

Dead Cap Candidates

Top Needs

  • CB, S, LB, WR, OT, OL, EDGE, DL

 

22. Miami Dolphins – Cap Space: $74,989,084

Top Free Agents

Dead Cap Candidates

  • Eric Rowe S (Saves $4,500,000) – Likely to Cut
  • Adam Butler DT (Saves $3,750,000) – Likely to Extend

Top Needs

  • WR, RB, OT, EDGE, LB, TE, OL

 

23. Las Vegas Raiders – Cap Space: $39,155,577

Top Free Agents

Dead Cap Candidates

Top Needs

  • DL, OL, CB, WR, OT, EDGE, LB

 

24. Arizona Cardinals – Cap Space: $21,467,019

Top Free Agents

Dead Cap Candidates

Top Needs

  • CB, EDGE, RB, TE, CB, WR

 

25. Cincinnati Bengals – Cap Space: $59,366,629

Top Free Agents

Dead Cap Candidates

  • Trae Waynes CB (Saves $11,000,000) – Likely to Restructure

Top Needs

  • T, DL, OL, TE, S, EDGE, CB

 

26. Buffalo Bills – Cap Space: $9,280,828

Top Free Agents

Dead Cap Candidates

Top Needs

  • OL, DL, EDGE, WR, RB

 

28. Dallas Cowboys – Cap Space: $-13,117,248

Top Free Agents

Dead Cap Candidates

Top Needs

  • EDGE, S, WR, DL, OL, TE, CB, LB

 

29. Kansas City Chiefs – Cap Space: $29,352,512

Top Free Agents

Dead Cap Candidates

  • None Available

Top Needs

  • WR, EDGE, S, LB, CB, OT

 

30. Tampa Bay Buccaneers – Cap Space: $39,023,208

Top Free Agents

Dead Cap Candidates

  • None Available

Top Needs

  • DL, OL, WR, CB, RB

 

31. Tennessee Titans – Cap Space: $15,400,103

Top Free Agents

Dead Cap Candidates

Top Needs

  • LB, TE, CB, OT, WR, DL, EDGE

 

32. Green Bay Packers – Cap Space: $-36,580,362

Top Free Agents

Dead Cap Candidates

Top Needs

  • EDGE, OT, DL, QB, WR, LB, TE, OL, CB

 

39. Chicago Bears – Cap Space: $43,138,683

Top Free Agents

Dead Cap Candidates

  • None Available

Top Needs

  • T, WR, OL, CB, DL, TE, LB

 

41. Seattle Seahawks – Cap Space: $52,982,207

Top Free Agents

Dead Cap Candidates

  • Bobby Wagner LB (Saves $16,500,000) – unlikely to adjust

Top Needs

  • T, EDGE, CB, OL, DL, WR

 

47. Indianapolis Colts – Cap Space: $45,937,745

Top Free Agents

Dead Cap Candidates

  • Jack Doyle TE (Saves $5,400,000) – likely to cut

Top Needs

  • T, EDGE, WR, CB, TE, LB, QB

 

53. San Francisco 49ers – Cap Space: $9,900,745

Top Free Agents

Dead Cap Candidates

Top Needs

  • CB, EDGE, DL, S, WR, OL, LB

 

101. Los Angeles Rams – Cap Space: $5,277,543

Top Free Agents

Dead Cap Candidates

Top Needs

  • OT, EDGE, OL, CB, TE, WR, DL