Every offseason, a handful of teams spend significantly more than their NFL counterparts during the free agency period.

Jacksonville is usually in this group, as is Tampa Bay and Cleveland. The thing is, it doesn’t usually pan out for any of these teams if you look at their records the last few years, although the Buccaneers came this close to finally making the playoffs and ending their nine-year postseason drought.

The Jaguars and Browns have a little more work to do.

Last year, the Jags spent the most in the NFL in free agency and went from 5-11 in 2015 to 3-13 in 2016. They’re hoping their fortunes will be different this time around. One month in, how much has Jacksonville spent on FA signings?

Here are the 10 biggest spenders of free agency so far (excluding players who were re-signed by the same team):

New England Patriots: $82 million

Biggest Additions

  • CB Stephon Gilmore (pictured) – 5 years/$65 million
  • DL Lawrence Guy – 4 years/$13.4 million
  • RB Rex Burkhead – 1 year/$3.15 million

Tennessee Titans: $84 Million

Biggest Additions

  • CB Logan Ryan – 3 years/$30 million
  • S Johnathan Cyprien (pictured) – 4 years/$25 million
  • Sylvester Williams – 3 years/$17.5 million

Los Angeles Rams: $86 Million

Biggest Additions

  • WR Robert Woods – 5 years/$34 million
  • LT Andrew Whitworth (pictured) – 3 years/$33.75 million
  • CB Kayvon Webster – 2 years/$7.75 million
  • LB Connor Barwin – 1 year/$3.5 million
  • RB Lance Dunbar – 1 year/$1.5 million
  • QB Aaron Murray – 1 year/$615,000

Minnesota Vikings: $92 Million

Biggest Additions: 

  • OT Riley Reiff (pictured) – 5 years/$58.75 million
  • OT Mike Remmers – 5 years/$30 million
  • OLB Datone Jones – 1 year/$3.75 million

Carolina Panthers: $96 Million

Biggest Additions: 

  • OT Matt Kalil (pictured) –  5 year/$55.5 million
  • CB Captain Munnerlyn – 4 years/$17 million
  • OLB/DE Julius Peppers – 1 year/$3.5 million

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