Free agency can often be a trap in the NFL.
Sign for the most money and a player is making generational wealth, but often signing away precious years of his short career on a team with cap space for a reason.
In other cases, agents misinterpret the market for their player, missing out on millions of dollars while waiting for a deal that never comes. Often, they end up hitting the market the following year after a one-year, prove-it contract, hoping to reestablish value.
Oftentimes, the worst deals are a marriage of a desperate team and an overvalued player, either propped up by system or circumstances.
Here are my five worst deals of free agency: