Philadelphia Eagles fans have been frustrated with the team's lack of activity during the 2010 free agency period. With several obvious needs apparent to the fanbase, the Eagles brass has elected to pursue only a few low profile free agents.
At the same time, the team has released and allowed several other players to depart, increasing the number of roster spots that need to be plugged.
It seems universally acknowledged that the Birds need help at linebacker, defensive end, and safety. Other less glaring, but still important team needs include cornerback depth and the interior of the offensive line.
Although many of the top unrestricted free agents have already landed new homes, the Eagles may be looking for some second wave bargains.
Needless to say, fans were hoping for the team to move more aggressively in the free-agent market in order to improve the roster and position the team for success in 2010.
How big an impact could a high level free agent make on the current team? In order to provide some backdrop, I took a look back through the team's history to assess the free-agent signings that have most positively impacted the Eagles.
What follows are the 10 best free agent signings in franchise history: