Have to remember that our front office likes to put up a lot of smoke - Will we spend 10 million in cap space on FA? Probably not, but I wouldn't be surprised to see 5-6 mil used. You might also note that some of the FA comments came out before Payne's Week 17 injury.
We have the picks to get as many as three people who will push for starts in the draft. Another two to three folks from the draft should make the team as depth (like a CB behind Glenn, perhaps).
One of many possible scenarios for three potential starters includes a high quality ILB or O-lineman in the first, a big NT or 3-4 DE in the second and a C in the third.