03/12/2013 08:15 am ET Updated Mar 12, 2013

NFL Free Agency: Mike Wallace, Wes Welker, Steven Jackson Among Free Agents To Monitor

By Joel Corry, National Football Post

“Be careful what you ask for, you just might get it,” is a suitable term applicable to NFL free agency. Scrutiny increases on a player when he is viewed by the fans as a team’s savior or missing piece of the puzzle. Some players don’t live up to the expectations associated with a lucrative contract. A couple of mistakes on major free agent acquisitions can put a general manager or head coach on the hot seat, if not get them fired.

Players are eager to test the free agent market each year. Some are disappointed in the outcome because their market never develops for a variety of reasons (age, unrealistic contract demands, tight salary cap, etc.). Here’s a look at some intriguing unrestricted free agents as we get set for the market to open on Tuesday afternoon:

10 Free Agents To Watch

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Joel Corry is a former sports agent who helped found Premier Sports & Entertainment, a sports management firm that represents professional athletes and coaches. Prior to his tenure at Premier, Joel worked for Management Plus Enterprises, which represented Shaquille O'Neal, Hakeem Olajuwon and Ronnie Lott. You can email Joel at