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Best available undrafted free agents, 2018: Plenty of NFL talent left!

There’s PLENTY of talent still on the board.

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On the third and final day of the 2018 NFL draft, all eyes were on Central Florida’s Shaquem Griffin. The best story of the draft this year, Griffin waited until the fifth round when the Seahawks took him with the 141st pick.

Now, the NFL world eyes another list of prospects hoping to catch on with a team despite not being drafted. It’s the post-draft tradition of scooping up the rest of talented players out there.

Undrafted free agency is a mad scramble for players to find homes and teams to load up their offseason rosters. UDFAs go on the same wage scale as drafted rookies, and the 2018 undrafted free agent salary is likely to be around $570,000. That’s for players who stay on rosters for the full season; most UDFA signings won’t last that long.

The reality is that guaranteed salary and the likelihood of getting one of those roster spots is just as tough for a player picked in the later rounds of the draft as it is for the guys who get deals after the draft ends.

As for the players left, there are lots of good linemen and defensive backs left from the top 200 list. We’re keeping track of all the UDFA moves here.

84. Tarvarus McFadden, CB, Florida State

89. Hercules Mata’afa, Edge, Washington State

90. Nick DeLuca, LB, North Dakota State

103. Holton Hill, CB, Texas

104. Marcell Ateman, WR, Oklahoma State

106. Kevin Toliver, CB, LSU

107. Jeff Holland, Edge, Auburn

108. Poona Ford, DL, Texas

110. Quenton Meeks, CB, Stanford

111. Quin Blanding, S, Virginia

118. Taylor Hearn, G, Clemson

130. Mike McCray, LB, Michigan

133. Simmie Cobbs Jr., WR, Indiana

137. Allen Lazard, WR, Iowa State

138. Tony Brown, CB, Alabama

143. David Bright, G, Stanford

144. Trenton Thompson, DL, Georgia

146. Korey Robertson, WR, Southern Miss

153. Sean Welsh, G, Iowa

154. Josh Adams, RB, Notre Dame

155. Tegray Scales, LB, Indiana

156. Toby Weathersby, OT, LSU

164. Brett Toth, OT, Army

165. Akrum Wadley, RB, Iowa

167. Caleb Wilson, TE, UCLA

171. Damon Webb, S, Ohio State

172. Dimitri Flowers, FB/TE, Oklahoma

174. Marcus Baugh, TE, Ohio State

178. Eddy Pineiro, K, Florida

180. Desmond Harrison, OT, West Georgia

181. John Atkins, DL, Georgia

183. Davin Bellamy, Edge, Georgia

185. Riley Ferguson, QB, Memphis

190. Joe Ostman, Edge, Central Michigan

192. Deontay Burnett, WR, Southern California

193. Roc Thomas, RB, Jacksonville State