They hosted big name Dontari Poe this month before he went to the Falcons, but there are still a few defensive tackles on the market:
McDaniel still has something left at 32 and would be sensible on a one-year deal. He started 16 games for Seattle last year and hasn’t missed more than two games in a season since 2012, when he played for the Dolphins. McDaniel was with the team for four seasons as a reserve. Last year, Pro Football Focus ranked him the No. 52 defensive tackle in the league.
Of all the players left at this position, Hankins has the most promise. The former second-round pick turns 25 this week and has 41 career starts for the Giants. Last season, he had 43 tackles, three sacks and one forced fumble.
The Colts cut Jones, who will turn 31 this summer, on Saturday after two lackluster seasons. They were enticed enough by what he showed in his first four seasons with Baltimore that they gave him a $30 million contract, but that didn’t work out. He started 11 games in Indianapolis.
Filling in a lineup with Jacksonville’s castoffs never sounds like a good plan, but these are the types of players still around at this point. Marks, 30, played all 16 games last season with just one start while putting up 22 tackles and 3.5 sacks.
Douzable, soon to be 31, has played for five teams in his eight-year career. He’s played all 16 games the past four seasons and made five starts for Buffalo last year. PFF had him 71st among defensive tackles.
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