Just how bad were the 2012 Philadelphia Eagles? If a 4-12 record isn’t bad enough, they were actually just four plays away from going win-less the entire season.
In looking back at their four victories in 2012, we can point to a single play in each of those games where the Eagles got a “lucky break” at a crucial time that enabled them to win.
It’s true that all teams in the NFL benefit from these kinds of lucky breaks at one time or another. A timely penalty against your opponent, a dropped pass or a missed field goal are all part of the game.
But, when you are a bad team playing bad football for the majority of the year, this “luck” stands out because it was the difference between being just bad or historically bad.
The difference between 4-12 and 0-16 kind of luck…
LJ Fort drops what should have been Vick’s fifth INT on the day
It started in Week 1 against the Cleveland Browns. Michael Vick led the Eagles on a late 4th quarter game-winning 91-yard touchdown drive. Sounds like a