Originally written on Five Tool Tool  |  Last updated 1/1/13
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Insert 1 Coach Of A Certain Age So the rumor on ESPN is how Andy Reid is the favorite to take the coaching job in Arizona, and to all of my friends out there who feel like this is a good sign of hope, and how you might get a two-fer with him resurrecting QB Kevin Kolb's career... Well, um, OK. Sure. But there's bigger problems afoot than that. Most notably, that you might be in the most difficult division in the NFL, and the other three teams all have the kind of defenses -- heavy pressure outfits that don't allow for the kind of longer route schemes that have been the source of Reid's bigger successes. He also inherits what might have been the worst offensive line in the NFL this year, and unlike Philadelphia, there's no immediate band-aid hope of the starters coming back healthy. Oh, and he's got maybe one decent change of pace scatback (LaRod Stephens-Howling, too small for constant use, not that Andy ever uses any RB constantly), one world-class WR on the downside of his caree...
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