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In the Philadelphia Eagles 27-17 preseason victory over the New England Patriots, the sloppy play by the Birds got to everyone–including players and coaches on the field. A national audience saw head coach Andy Reid get into a heated argument with DT Cullen Jenkins, with neither wanting to back down on their own and needed to be separated by defensive line coach Jim Washburn.
We can’t remember anything like this happening with Reid before–both his public explosion at a player as well as a player going right back at Reid. So what the heck happened there?Reid addressed the face-off in his postgame presser. When asked what happened between he and Jenkins, he replied:
It’s an emotional game, he was fired up, I was fired up. Those things happen. Cullen’s my primary leader on the defensive line so, I count on him for a lot of things. He was upset, I was upset, we talked about it afterwards and we are okay.”
Of that conversation after the heated debate, Reid said
Listen, I put a l...
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Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid and defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins had to be separated by the assistant coach during Monday night's preseason game against the Patriots.
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During tonight's Monday Night Football preseason game between the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots, Eagles head coach Andy Reid ended up getting into a shouting match with defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins on the sideline.
The Philadelphia Inquirer has the following report:
Andy Reid uncharacteristically got into a verbal back and forth with one of his players...
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid and defensive lineman Cullen Jenkins got into each other's faces during a heated argument on the sideline in Monday night's NFL preseason game against the New England Patriots.
It happened early in the second quarter as Jenkins was sitting with his fellow linemen on the bench after the Patriots had just scored a touchdown...
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