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As we wind down the 14-year cavalcade of whimsy that has been the Andy Reid Era (and I'm sorry, National Media Geishas, but having one of the five worst teams in the league and not winning a playoff game in five years is, in fact, cause for extreme guaranteed dismissal), I was struck, especially in today's train wreck, by one thought.Have we underestimated just how good Donovan McNabb was?Now, I get that the end of McNabb's career, in Washington and Minnesota, made everyone think that Five was the beneficiary of an offensive machine, rather than vice versa. But as I watched Nick Foles become just the latest Eagles QB Turnover Machine who looked overwhelmed by the workload foisted on him by the This Time It Has To Work coaching staff... well, it made me wonder. (Even more than the game plan of nearly 50 passes for a rookie QB in a road start, and nearly every run out of a shotgun snap. No, seriously.)You see, time was that the Eagles didn'...
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Donovan McNabb was one of the better quarterbacks in the NFL during his prime with the Philadelphia Eagles. He was a six-time Pro Bowler who led the Eagles to a whopping five NFC championship games and one Super Bowl during his 11-year career in Philly. If McNabb focused more and tried a bit harder, Jeff Garcia says he could have been even better.
Garcia, who served as a backup for...
Andy Reid will not be coaching the Philadelphia Eagles past the 2012 NFL season. I know it, you know it, Reid knows it. Everybody knows it, and it is the right decision, regardless of how supportive of Reid Eagles’ owner Jeffrey Lurie has been through the years. It is time for a change.
But for anyone in Philadelphia who expects Reid to quit during this season, well, that is just...
According to Les Bowen of Philly.com, even though the Eagles lost their sixth straight game yesterday, head coach Andy Reid’s job is safe for at least this week.
Now that the Eagles are 3-7 and clearly out of the NFC playoff race, Reid is all but done in Philly. I can’t imagine him sticking around after this season. It’s time for the Eagles front office to bring in a new...
I admire Andy Reid for hanging in with his assignment until the very end... And let's face it, until the Eagles are mathematically eliminated from the 2012 divisional race in the NFC East, there is a case to be made for Reid's stubborn clinging to his mission's objective...
But barring a modern-day Miracle of Lourdes, Reid's tenure is over in Philadelphia.
NewsTags: Andy ReidJeffrey LuriePhiladelphia EaglesIf you were hoping that Eagles head coach Andy Reid was going to step down before the season ends, it’s not going to happen. Today the head coach was very consistent in communicating his mindset at the time.
“I’m standing in front of the team and telling them, ‘These...
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Andy Reid’s job as head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles is safe at least through Monday night, per a report in the Daily News. And if you’re hoping that Reid will show mercy and throw himself on the sword of unemployment, you’re out of luck. It ain’t happening.
Reid was asked whether his own leadership has been rendered ineffective in trying to motivate...
Many Philadelphia Eagles fans have been clamoring for rookie QB Nick Foles to start a game in place of veteran QB Michael Vick. Those fans got their wish on Sunday and the results were disastrous. The Eagles were defeated by their divisional opponent, the Washington Redskins 31-6 on Sunday afternoon and the question now needs to be asked- will head coach Andy Reid last through...
The Philadelphia Eagles have no doubt one of if not the most talented teams in the NFL.Well, on paper at least.From the fastest player in the league (DeSean Jackson), to the 'best' cornerback tandem in the league.After a beat down by the Washington Redskins, the Eagles have now lost six games in a row. Andy Reid had never had a team lose five in a row, much less six.Despite...
Eagles second-round rookie DE Vinny Curry has been a healthy scratch in all 10 games this season. Curry must be truly awful at practice. Starting defensive ends Jason Babin and Trent Cole have combined for just six sacks and the Eagles’ season is in the toilet. Now that they’re 3-7, perhaps they actually try to get the No. 59 overall pick some in-game experience.
Taylor Swift's "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" has become the go to song to parody. The latest? Casey Conklin: We Are Never Ever Gonna Win With Andy.
"And your, funny way managing of...
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As fans of our respective teams and a community of football fans and analysts we are quick to talk about which coaches are on the ‘hot seat’; who is likely to lose their job and what we’d do if we held the keys to a franchise without considering the actual ramifications of making that decision. …
For all you Philadelphia Eagles fans who aren't exactly pleased with head coach Andy Reid, this song parody might be the best thing you see all week.
It uses Taylor Swift's hit song, "We are never ever getting back together" as the inspiration and it might be the best parody song we've seen in awhile:
The Philadelphia Eagles are sitting right near the bottom of the NFC East at 3-6. Thankfully, they're not lonely as the Redskins are technically in last place also at 3-6.While most people have already ruled the Eagles and Redskins out of the playoffs, it's still mathematically possible they can get in, and you know head coaches Andy Reid and Mike Shanahan are shoving that...
Eagles head coach Andy Reid said quarterback Michael Vick‘s concussion is “improving” during Monday’s press conference, per Geoff Mosher.
Reid: mike Vick is improving. Took concussion impact test but still below baseline. Still at stage 1
— Geoff Mosher (@GeoffMosherCSN) November 19, 2012
Although it’s unlikely, Reid hinted towards the possibility of Vick being...
The Eagles were anything but a picture of confidence as they prepared to walk onto FedEx Field on Sunday. Image via the Philadelphia Eagles.
The Philadelphia Eagles may not win another game in 2012.
It’s not a statement made to be alarmist. It’s one that may well be the reality. I’ll still be watching/suffering through ever single game. But there are no longer any expectations...