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By all accounts, Philadelphia Eagles coach Andy Reid will find himself unemployed sometime soon. Possibly today, on what has become Black Monday for NFL coaches. Reid has had a stellar career as head coach of the Eagles. But his demise can be traced to one decision.When the Eagles decided to sign Michael Vick in 2009 as a backup to Donovan McNabb, it was a feel-good story. Everyone was happy that Vick was given another chance to play in the NFL, albeit as a backup at the time. Within a season though, McNabb was drawing the ire of Eagles fans who were clamoring for Vick to be the starter.Vick was named the starter for the 2010 season, while McNabb was shipped off to the Redskins. But if you look closely at what transpired in 2009, the move was questionable. The Eagles went 12-4 over the regular season, but lost their final game to the Cowboys and their opening round playoff game to the . . . Cowboys.The 2010 season went as well as could be hoped for. The Eagles still made the playoff...
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