Originally posted on Eagles Eye  |  Last updated 8/21/12

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - AUGUST 20: Head coach Andy Reid of the of the Philadelphia Eagles watches the action on the field from the sidelines against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium on August 20, 2009 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Scott Boehm/Getty Images)
"Clearly I remember picking on the boy... But we unleashed a Lion..."Andy Reid is my head coach again---it took maybe 20 seconds of a sideline rant directed at his own team to make me believe in his leadership of this 2012 Eagles edition. I thought it was necessary and therapeutic for the players, too. They needed a wakeup call from the Man. They got one. Andy's back, and he's in charge... In my mind, it was the turning point in Monday night's exhibition game...and possibly the season.It happened as the Eagles were playing flat and sloppy on defense against third-string backup QB Ryan Mallett and a mostly 2nd-team New England offense. The Pats were up 11-0. And Mike Vick had already been knocked out of the game in his second series on a huge hit by NE's linebacker Jermaine Cunningham.DL coach Jim Washburn had gathered his linemen together after the Pats' 2-point conversion. Suddenly there was Jeremy..er, I mean Andy...approaching the group and overtalking Washburn. Reid blasted the ...
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