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Stephon Gilmore, Zach Brown, Robert Woods among ESPN's top 50 free agents

With 24 pending unrestricted free agents, the Buffalo Bills had plenty of players for ESPN's John Clayton to choose from when making its list of the top 50 free agents who could be available in March.

Clayton ultimately chose three of them for his list – cornerback Stephon Gilmore, inside linebacker Zach Brown and wide receiver Robert Woods.

Gilmore checks in at No. 13 and as the top-available cornerback, in Clayton's estimation.

"The Bills might have to franchise Gilmore because he is one of the best corners on the market. He could get a big offer if he makes it to free agency," Clayton writes.

Gilmore, 26, started 15 games in 2016, missing the season finale because of a concussion. He led the Bills with five interceptions.

Brown is 38th on Clayton's list, but behind only one other inside linebacker. He started all 16 games and finished with a whopping 149 tackles, four sacks, four passes defensed and two forced fumbles.

“The Bills struck gold in signing him to a one-year, $1.25 million contract. He ended up being the third alternate to the Pro Bowl," Clayton writes.

Woods is ranked 43rd by Clayton, seventh among receivers. He fought through injuries in 2016 to finish with 51 catches for 613 yards, but just one touchdown. He's just 24 years old, and is a ferocious blocker in the run game.

"Woods might not be a No. 1 receiver, but he's a solid No. 2," Clayton concludes.

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