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2013 NFL Free Agency Winners

Atlanta, Denver and Miami are among the teams that have fared best in free agency
<p> 2013 NFL Free Agency Winners</p>

When it comes to winners in free agency, hopeful Super Bowl contenders Atlanta, Denver, Houston and Seattle each made big moves to improve their respective rosters. The new coaching staffs in Chicago, Kansas City and Philadelphia also didn’t waste any time putting their stamps on their teams, while Miami, Minnesota and Tennessee made aggressive moves to address areas of need.

Related: 2013 NFL Free Agency Losers

2013 NFL Free Agency: Players to Watch

The most interesting names on the market and where they may end up
<p> 2013 NFL Free Agency: Players to Watch</p>
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The NFL’s new league year officially begins today. The more prominent indicator that business has begun for the 2013 season is the start of free agency at 4 p.m. ET. While some teams have already made several moves, with more than 500 players on the market, the activity will really pick up starting later today.

2013 NFL Free Agency: Teams to Watch

These teams figure to be very active once free agency begins on Tuesday
<p> 2013 NFL Free Agency: Teams to Watch</p>

While the 2013 NFL season may not start on the field for another six months, the off-the-field business begins in earnest on Tuesday when the new league year officially begins. More specifically, the action will really heat up when free agency commences at 4 p.m. ET.

2013 NFL Free Agency: Position Primer

More than 500 players will hit the open market starting Tuesday
<p> 2013 NFL Free Agency: Position Primer</p>
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The Baltimore Ravens and their fans are more than likely still basking in the glow of their Super Bowl XLVII win, but as far as the NFL goes, it’s pretty much ancient history.

The new NFL league year officially begins at 4 p.m. ET on Tuesday, which also marks the opening of free agency. About 550 players have been designated as either restricted or unrestricted free agents, so it goes without saying that all 32 teams, including the reigning champs, have plenty of work to do.

NASCAR Free Agents, Speed in Michigan and the Sponsor Search for Bodine

The Long and Short of It
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<p> Athlon Sports contributor Dustin Long looks at free agent drivers in the Cup Series, excelerated speeds on a re-paved Michigan International Speedway and Todd Bodine's continued sponsorship search.</p>

One race can reveal only so much about a season but could Sunday’s event at Pocono forecast the future for some drivers? Joey Logano, AJ Allmendinger and Kurt Busch are among those trying to solidify their status for next season, yet Pocono pulled them in opposite directions.

One of the biggest questions from Sunday’s race is what did the victory do for Logano’s future with Joe Gibbs Racing.

2012 NFL Free Agency Primer

A look at who’s available and may be joining a new team starting Tuesday
<p> A look at what NFL players are available and may be joining a new team once free agency starts on Tuesday</p>
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This time last year, the NFL lockout had just begun, claiming free agency as one of its first casualties. When the NFL finally got back to business on July 30, free agency was just one of numerous pieces of business that happened in earnest as teams had to scramble to make up for lost time.

2012 NFL Free Agent List

Complete list of NFL free agents broken down by position
<p> A complete list of NFL free agents broken down by position</p>
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The following is a list of NFL players who are expected to be free agents on March 13 provided they are not re-signed before then. Players are grouped by position with their 2011 team.

Players who had the franchise tag applied to them by their respective team are included in this list.

This list will be updated as information becomes available.

Click here for a more in-depth breakdown of this year's free agent class