With the Super Bowl just over a month in the rear-view mirror, free agency is finally upon us, and the fantasy values of many players will begin to take shape as we take a long-range view of the 2017 season. This article was started after the initial signings in the opening hours of free agency, and upon its completion, most of the top options at each position have either re-signed or found new homes. A third installment of this article will be written once a majority of the free agent pool has dried up, and then a fourth will provide an overview of the entirety of this offseason spending spree.
After the first few hours of free agency concluded, there haven't been any relevant quarterback or running back free agent signings.
Along with Alshon Jeffery, Pryor was assumed to be one of the few players to command big money on the open market. However, once it was established that teams weren't prepared to spend up at wide receiver, Pryor followed Jeffery's lead by signing a one-year deal. With Washington having lost DeSean Jackson and Pierre Garcon, Pryor fills a clear need, as they have Jamison Crowder and Jordan Reed to patrol the middle of the field, but this move gives them an excellent option on the perimeter. Although he posted 1,007 receiving yards last year, Pryor will now have other established options to catch passes, so his target share should be lower. However, if