Eagles in four-game skid, as season slips away

Associated Press  |  Last updated November 06, 2012
Coach Andy Reid says he still believes the Philadelphia Eagles can turn their season around. The Eagles (3-5) have given him little reason to truly think that, though. They were sloppy and battered in a 28-13 loss to New Orleans on Monday night. They failed to score a touchdown in five trips inside the red zone and Michael Vick was sacked seven times. Reid says the Eagles are only ''off a little bit'' and it's just a matter of getting a ''few things tightened up.'' Their problems go deeper than a few adjustments, however. Reid also says he's not worried about owner Jeffrey Lurie's preseason decree that the Eagles need to win big this season to save the coach's job. The disappointing Eagles won the final four games of last season to finish 8-8, and gave Lurie a reason to grant Reid another season. At this rate of losing, though, Reid may not return for Year 15. -- Online: http://pro32.ap.org/poll and http://twitter.com/AP-NFL
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