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Handicapping the best summer free agent fits for every NFC team

The draft is over and the feeding frenzy of free agency has slowed, but there are some good players out there to be picked up. SportsLine's oddsmakers break down the targets for each NFC team going forward.
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The bulk of free agency has come and gone, but there are some gems out there to be unearthed.

Now that the NFL Draft is over, teams can see what they have -- and what they don't have -- and take a look back into the pool of remaining free agents. 

No team is perfect -- though some have much less-glaring needs than others. With that in mind, SportsLine's oddsmakers have broken down the targets for each NFC team moving forward.

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ARIZONA CARDINALS

Greg Robinson, OT 4/1
Connor Barwin, OLB 5/1
Alex Boone, OG 7/1

Sam Bradford isn't going to run for his life, thus the Cardinals need stability on the offensive line. Barwin would be a nice late addition to a linebacking unit that could use another proven commodity.

ATLANTA FALCONS

Brent Celek, TE 4/1
NaVorro Bowman, LB 7/1

The Falcons don't have any huge holes, but defensive line depth could be improved as they look for a sure-fire way to fill Dontari Poe's huge void. That said, they just inked DT Terrell McClain, so probably no need there, either.

CAROLINA PANTHERS

Eric Decker, WR 4/1
Brandon Marshall, WR 7/1
Dez Bryant, WR 8/1

The Panthers used a first-round pick on Maryland's D.J. Moore, but they could still use another target for Cam Newton. With Devin Funchess installed as a No. 1 WR and Russell Shepard next on the list, Carolina needs more.

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CHICAGO BEARS

Karlos Dansby, LB 4/1
Greg Robinson, OT 5/1
Junior Galette, OLB 6/1

Shoring up a porous O-line was a big priority for the Bears in the off-season, and they made considerable improvements but still need depth at tackle especially.

DALLAS COWBOYS

Antonio Gates 4/1
Brent Celek 6/1
Johnathan Hankins, DT 6/1
Jeremy Maclin, WR 7/1
Kenny Vaccaro 7/1

Keep an eye on Dallas for some possible summer moves. Another veteran to help replace Jason Witten and Dez Bryant is certainly a possibility, as is an upgrade on the defensive line or in the secondary.

DETROIT LIONS

Johnathan Hankins, DE 3/1
Junior Galette, OLB 8/1

The Lions have Ezekiel Ansah after franchising him, and added run-stuffing tackles in the off-season. But someone needs to rush the quarterback. Hankins would be a team-changing addition at this late stage.

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GREEN BAY PACKERS

Delvin Breaux, CB 5/1
Dez Bryant, WR 5/1
Bashaud Breeland, CB 7/1

The Packers did a great job of shoring up a defensive backfield that needed shoring, but they could use a stable veteran back there as well. Landing Bryant would be an effective replacement for Jordy Nelson.

LOS ANGELES RAMS

The Rams have nearly every piece to make a Super Bowl run, but the linebacking unit could use help. The Rams allowed a brutal 4.7 runs per rush attempt last year. While Ndamukong Suh helps inside, linebackers need to step up, too.

Connor Barwin, LB, 5/1
NaVorro Bowman, ILB 8/1
Junior Galette, ILB 8/1

MINNESOTA VIKINGS

David Parry, DL 3/1
Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, CB 7/1
Jahri Evans, OG 8/1

The Vikings half-heartedly filled their biggest off-season need, offensive line. There's room for continued growth, or at least reliable depth. There aren't many issues to nitpick about in Minnesota right now.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS

Dez Bryant, WR 4/1
Eric Decker, WR 7/1
Adrian Peterson, RB 7/1
Marcedes Lewis, TE 8/1

After Michael Thomas, the Saints' pass-catching corps is thin and questionable -- unless they're confident in 33-year-old Ted Ginn and Cameron Meredith as the Nos. 2 and 3 targets. There's also a need for help at tight end.

NEW YORK GIANTS

Eric Decker, WR 3/1
Jonathan Casillas, LB 5/1
Cliff Avril, DE 6/1
Bashaud Breeland, CB 8/1

The Giants cut Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie -- who still hasn't been picked up for a reason. But New York focused on other issues this off-season, and there's still a glaring need for a corner who can cover someone. There's also room on the roster for a reliable pass-rusher and a possession receiver opposite Odell Beckham.

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES

Courtney Upshaw, DL 4/1
Adrian Peterson, RB 8/1
Eric Decker, WR 8/1

The defending Super Bowl champions are all set, thank you very much. Perhaps a backup running back? Depth at wide receiver? They could do nothing from here on out and be fine.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS

Kenny Vaccaro, SS 3/1
Eric Reid, SS, 4/1
Erik Walden, LB 6/1

The Niners didn't address a major issue at offensive guard. In fact, the lone reliable starter on the team, Brandon Fusco, left in free agency. There's also still a need for an edge rusher and backup running back. They haven't shut the door on bringing back Reid, despite an injury history and his current collusion grievance against the NFL. The Niners -- and every other team in need of a safety – will go for Vaccaro first.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS

DeMarco Murray, RB 6/1
Orleans Darkwa, RB 6/1
Jahri Evans, OG 5/1

Offensive line, especially guard, is a unit full of questions. Russell Wilson led the team in rushing last year, mostly because he had to in order to not get mauled by defenders running past the line. Getting a running back who can take some pressure off Wilson wouldn't hurt, either.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS

DeMarco Murray, RB 5/1
Chris Clark, OT 6/1

Jameis Winston has developed a reputation for holding onto the ball for too long. While that has to change, the offensive line needs to get better. And they need a reliable everydown back to take some pressure off.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS

Erik Walden, LB 6/1
Jeremy Maclin, WR 7/1
Cliff Avril, DE 7/1
Dez Bryant, WR 9/1

The Redskins ranked dead-last in rushing yards allowed, but drafted Alabama's Da'Ron Payne in the first round. They could still use some help in the trenches, but also need to find more-reliable hands to catch passes from Alex Smith. 

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