Originally written on Philly Sports Muse  |  Last updated 11/20/12

CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 13: Head Coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, Andy Reid, stands on the field during their NFL season opener against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium on September 13, 2009 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
Image via USA Today 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 his men. As we know with our Andy, he likes to evaluate everything. Including himself. “Listen, I look at everything. I’m not telling you I don’t look at that. I think we’re not winning football games, so I take that responsibility and since I’m in that leadership spot, then my leadership right now isn’t good enough. I’ve got to do a better job there and make sure that we play better.” (Emphasis mine) Do you think that the phrase “we’ve got to do a better job” or any variation thereof sounds as hollow to Reid as it comes out of his mouth as it does falling onto our tired, saddened ears? The questioning went fu
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