Today, the Philadelphia Eagles got something out of nothing, but that's going to be news to those in the fan base that watches preseason football and wonders why it doesn't go the same as real games.
Dion Lewis was going to be no better than the third-string RB for the team this year, in his third year out of Pittsburgh as LeSean McCoy Very Lite. (McCoy also is a Pitt Panther. Good school for RBs, really.) Bryce Brown made watching the last six weeks of the Andy Reid Era memorable for something other than unrelenting failure, and while it's OK to have your doubts about Brown based on ball security issues, at least that fault seems coachable. I also think well of Chris Polk, who does a lot of things well and isn't size impaired.
Lewis isn't untalented; give him touches in space and he gets interesting in a homeless man's Darren Sproles. But he didn't make plays in special teams, is borderline hopeless on blitz pickup, and with this offensive line, that's really not accep...