All-Free Agent Team (Special Teams)

Technically speaking, unrestricted free agency is over for the 2015 offseason and has been for more than a week. On May 12, all free agents became street free agents, compared to previous years when it was June 1. After this date, all free agent signings don’t count against compensatory draft picks in the following draft, hence the reclassification of the players. With this in mind, there are still some players on the market who could help your favorite team reach the playoffs in the 2015 season. As teams suffer injuries in minicamps and other team activities, expect to see these free agents sign with teams. Earlier, I posted the best offensive and defensive free agents. Rich Eisen taught us that punters are people too, so we can't forget about special teams players! Kicker: Shayne Graham An All-Pro kicker in 2005, Graham is no longer one of the best in the NFL, but he held down the kicking job for the New Orleans Saints last season. Attempting 22 field goals, he made 19––a field goal percentage of 86.4. The 37-year old was perfect inside of 40 yards and his three misses came from 41, 42 and 51 yards out. The free agent kicker market is bare and Graham is the best of the bunch. Punter: Mat McBriar If the kicker market is bare, then the punter market is empty. McBriar is the only punter on the market with a regular season punt, according to Spotrac's free agent list. Australian born, the 35-year old has been a mid-season replacement for Pittsburgh and San Diego the last two seasons. In three games for the Chargers in 2014, he averaged 46.9 yards per punt, but had net average of only 35.4 yards. While his average would have been the fourth best in the league, his net average would have ranked dead last if he had enough punts to qualify. Long Snapper: Christian Yount Recently waived by the Browns, Yount has plenty of experience at long snapper. Yount, 26 years old, joined the Browns in the middle of the the 2011 season and held down their long snapper position since then. He spent 53 games in Cleveland as their long snapper, giving teams plenty of tape to analyze his snaps. Return Specialist: Josh Cribbs A two-time All-Pro and three-time Pro Bowler, Cribbs is one of the most decorated return specialists in recent history. After eight seasons in Cleveland, Cribbs, soon to be 32 years old, spent 2013 in New York with the Jets. His kick return average of 24.5 yards was 12th best in the league. Playing for the Colts in 2014, he averaged 32 yards per kick return and 6.6 yards per punt return. Just one kick return shy of qualifying, his average would have led the league. Cribbs is no longer the speedster he used to be, but he is still a savvy returner. Special Teamer: Jarrett Bush A core special teams player for the Packers since joining the team in 2006, Bush has racked up plenty of special teams tackles over the years. Since 2007 (when Pro Football Focus started tracking), he has 75 special teams tackles. There is no cumulative tackle rankings, but the 31-year old Bush is sure to be high on that list. Matt Pearce is a graduate of National Football Post's Introduction to Scouting and Scouting Boot Camp and is a journalism student at the University of Nebraska. Follow him on Twitter @Matt_Pearce13

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