Originally posted on Shutdown Corner  |  Last updated 11/8/11
"[The playoffs] are never out of reach when you have your queen on the board and that's Andy Reid." -- Michael Vick on the Philadelphia Eagles chances of making the playoffs. Queen on the board, or ace in the hole, or whatever it was that Michael Vick meant, the Philadelphia Eagles are done. Not like the first time they were done this year, after a listless effort against the New York Giants, or the second time, when a loss to San Francisco put Philly at an insurmountable 1-3. And this is totally unlike a few weeks ago when the Eagles were 1-4 going into their bye and were really, really finished. Nope, losing to the Chicago Bears to go to 3-5 on the season is it. Put a stake in the Eagles; they're done. At least that'll be the popular theme this week. It follows Week 8's "the Eagles aren't as bad as you think," and Week 9's "the Eagles are favorites to win the NFC East" and has just as much chance of coming true as either of those prognostications. Philadelphia may be done. Or th...
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