Says ESPN’s Tim McManus:
Best free-agent signing in past five years: G Brandon Brooks. The Eagles signed Brooks to a five-year, $40 million deal in March 2016. He has developed into arguably the best right guard in the game, earning Pro Bowl bids in each of the past three years, and is a locker room favorite. The pairing has worked out so well that the Eagles made Brooks the highest-paid guard in the NFL by signing him to a four-year, $54 million extension in November.
Worst free-agent signing: CB Byron Maxwell. Former coach Chip Kelly made a number of regrettable moves when he took over personnel control in 2015, including signing Maxwell to a six-year, $63 million contract in free agency. It was a bad fit, and he never came close to level of play he reached previously while with the Seahawks. Maxwell lasted just one year. After firing Kelly, the Eagles traded Maxwell and Kiko Alonso to the Dolphins: