When a team signs a free agent, it's done under the impression that the player will produce up to the paycheck they're receiving.
Let's face it, though: that doesn't always happen.
Every free agent has a different background—from young ones to veterans, from established to unproven, from a better team to a worse team or vice versa.
There are so many potential outcomes for each player that it would take me a year to write every one of them.
In a race to the finish, these guys will sink or swim in 2010.