Originally posted on Philly Sports Live  |  Last updated 8/30/12

SAN DIEGO - NOVEMBER 15: Andy Reid head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles points to his defensive line as he yells instructions against the San Diego Chargers late in the fourth quarter during the NFL football game at Qualcomm Stadium on November 15, 2009 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Philadelphia Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie made it clear earlier this offseason that Eagles coach Andy Reid was and is on the hot seat. On Thursday, Lurie made sure no one misunderstood and gave Andy Reid some extra pressure.

Lurie said at a news conference “8-8 would not” be good enough for Reid to return as head coach in 2013.

“We need substantial improvement,” Lurie said compared to last year’s record. “We have a very good team on paper.”

Lurie said that any potential contract extension talks for Reid will wait until after the 2012 season.

Another disappointing year and Lurie made it clear that he will blow the whole thing up, including the longest tenured coach in the league and possibly Michael Vick with him.

Well, how is that some needed pressure! I have a feeling we might just see a Superbowl team from Reid this year. Whats your thoughts?

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