John Abraham totaled 233 tackles, 68.5 sacks and 25 forced fumbles in seven seasons with the Atlanta Falcons (2006-12). The 6-4, 263-pound defensive end turns 35-years-old in early May, but he’s generating plenty of interest around the NFL. Let’s take a look at the five most likely landing spots for Abraham via 2013 NFL Free Agency (in no particular order).
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1. New Orleans Saints
New Orleans needs to bolster its front seven this offseason and acquire a proven pass-rusher to help make life easier for an overmatched Saints secondary. The team finished next-to-last against the pass and in points allowed and dead last against the run and total defense in 2012.
Abraham could provide a big boost to the pass rush and his veteran leadership could be a great benefit to three of the team’s top four sack leaders last year—defensive ends Junior Galette and Cameron Jordan and linebacker Martez Wilson.
Galette, 24, registered 20 tackles with 5.0 sacks and a for...