Los Angeles Rams edge rusher Von Miller.

5 NFL players likely to get huge new contracts in free agency

The 2022 NFL free agency period is set to begin this week and there are some superstars who will be available on the open market. Many teams are preparing to bid high on elite options who are still in the prime of their careers.

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Here are five free agents who will likely get a massive contract from whichever team signs them when free agency officially opens in the 2022 NFL offseason.

5 NFL free agents who are likely to receive massive contracts during the 2022 offseason

#5 - Chandler Jones

Arizona Cardinals edge rusher Chandler Jones.

Pass rushing is considered a premium position in the NFL. The best edge rushers regularly receive some of the biggest contracts because of their ability to directly impact the flow of any game. Chandler Jones qualifies for this category and is one of the top available free agents.

Chandler Jones just wants to ball to the best of his ability.
6:40 AM · Mar 12, 2022

Chandler Jones has exceeded ten sacks in each of his last six full seasons. He has been selected to the Pro Bowl three times in his career, including in the 2021 season. The 32-year-old veteran should have plenty of teams interested in signing him.

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#4 - Tyrann Mathieu

Kansas City Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu

While safeties are not necessarily considered a premium position, Tyrann Mathieu is much more than your typical safety. He is an extremely versatile and athletic defender with the ability to line up all over in a defensive formation.

He is capable of playing in the deep zone, coming forward for press coverage and is even useful in the box against the run and as a blitzing pass rusher. His wide range of skills should attract many potential teams.

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5 free agents who are likely to receive massive contracts during the 2022 NFL offseason

Here are five players who are set to receive huge contracts when the 2022 free agency period begins.

#3 - Bobby Wagner

Seattle Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner.
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In a shocking move by the Seattle Seahawks, superstar middle linebacker Bobby Wagner was released after ten strong seasons with the organization. Wagner has been selected to the Pro Bowl in each of the last eight consecutive seasons while also being chosen as a first-team All-Pro player six times.

Bobby Wagner has been the captain and centerpiece of the Seahawks defense for a decade, which is why it was so surprising that he was released. He is still one of the best middle linebackers in the entire NFL, so he should have a huge market of interested teams.

#2 - Von Miller

Los Angeles Rams edge rusher Von Miller.

Not only is Von Miller one of the best pass rushers available during the 2022 free agency period, he's one of the best pass rushers of the last decade.

He has accumulated 115.5 sacks across 150 career games played in the regular season. He has also chipped in an additional 10.5 sacks in 11 career playoff games.

The #Broncos traded Von Miller to the Rams for a 2nd and 3rd round pick. They knew he’ll be a free agent after the season and Miller said at the time that his heart will always be in Denver.

Well … Miller is now teasing a potential return in free agency.
1:11 AM · Mar 7, 2022
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After being traded to the Los Angeles Rams prior to the 2021 NFL trade deadline, Von Miller had a major impact on their Super Bowl run. He recorded nine sacks over the Rams' final eight games, including the postseason, proving he is still an elite pass rusher.

#1 - JC Jackson

New England Patriots defensive back JC Jackson.

JC Jackson should have a ton of teams interested in signing him during the 2022 NFL free agency period.

He is just 26 years old and is one of the best coverage cornerbacks in the entire NFL. He recorded ten interceptions last season, the second-most among all players, while also leading all players with 23 passes defended.

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