The 2016 NFL free agency period is just around the corner and it’s time to start looking like some of the big time names that will be available when the new season starts on March 9. There are a ton of talented players that will be up for grabs this offseason.
The running back position is one that has almost become non-existent in today’s pass-happy league. However, if you aren’t able to open up the ground game, you will become a one-dimensional offense, which is not something any NFL team sets out to do.
In 2015, the position proved to be a little more valuable than in years passed, so that could make for a very interesting dynamic in just a few weeks.
Let’s take a look at the top five running backs that will be eligible to sign elsewhere very soon.