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The time is now for Andy Reid to save what he has left in terms of job security, and even if he makes a move now, there is a good possibility that he will be gone once the season has come to an end.
Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie said in the lead up to the season that a .500 team is not acceptable, and one can understand why he feels that way considering the amount that he has invested in recent years to players that are largely under performing.
Keeping Vick in for another week, especially on the national stage of Monday night against the Saints, might be leaving it too long. On the other hand throwing rookie Nick Foles to the wolves on the same stage might not be the best recipe for success either.
But something has to be done, and after Reid cut bait with Juan Castillo recently, many saw it as a tactic to buy some more time. Todd Bowles was handed the defensive duties in a move that could be seen as a grooming job for when Reid is finally axed.
The fact of the matter is ...
BEST OF MAXIM
The Philadelphia Eagles longtime Head Coach Andy Reid is slowly coming to the realization that this season will be his last. Andy Reid on the hot seat rumors happen every year, but this season, more than any other season has shown signals from actions and rhetoric that this may be the last. Firstly, Juan Castillo
fired during the Bye Week is a move that shows the desperation theâ...
For all intents and purposes it looks as if Eagles quarterback Michael Vick will live to fight another day.
As Philadelphia prepares to face another struggling group in the New Orleans Saints, coach Andy Reid certainly canâ€™t handle trying to repair his suspect defense and work in a new signal caller in the same week.
There must be order and the Saints can without a doubt offensively...
Losses Mount For Philadelphia Eagles Heading Into New Orleans
The Philadelphia Eagles had another tough day at the office Sunday as they dropped a 30-17 decision to the undefeated Atlanta Falcons as 3-point home favorites. Now 3-4 straight-up and slipping out of playoff contention, the Eagles will next travel to take on the New Orleans Saints on Sunday.
DuringÂ the 14 year Andy Reid era the Eagles have never lost a game coming off the byeâ€¦â€¦ that gave a lot of fans hope going into Sundayâ€™s game versus the Falcons. The Eagles had blown back to back 4th quarter leads and fired defensive coordinator Juan Castillo leading into this game.Â This game was aâ€¦
According to Howard Eskin of FOX 29 in Philly, Eagles head coach Andy Reid met with his coaches after yesterdayâ€™s game to talk about their quarterback situation.Â They were also â€¦ Continue reading Â»
Asante Samuel was set off by the fact that Andy Reid didnâ€™t talk to him after the Falconâ€™s win over the Eagles. (Credit: AP Photo)
Apparently Asante Samuel has a bit of a problem with getting the cold shoulder from his old coach. Samuelâ€™s Falcons put up a soundÂ victory over Andy Reidâ€™s Eagles on Sunday, 30-17. But it seemed like there was more than the result of the game...
Eagles v. Falcons, Sunday, October 28, 2012
No, I donâ€™t mean the game. I KNOW the game is over. Thank God, because it was truly painful to watch.
No, I donâ€™t mean Hurricane Sandy. Sheâ€™s just getting cranked up here in the mid-Atlantic. Stay home and stay safe, yâ€™all.
I mean the Eagles season. Is it over?
OK, mathematically, I know itâ€™s not over. The Eagles arenâ€™t even...
After todayâ€™s loss to the Falcons, Eagles quarterback Michael Vick hinted that head coach Andy Reid might bench him in favor of rookie Nick Foles. â€śObviously, heâ€™s thinking about making â€¦ Continue reading Â»
The Eagles were notoriously bad on Sunday as Andy Reidâ€™s 13-0 record after the bye got utterly demolished by an Atlanta Falcons team that routed the Eagles, 30-17, in front of the home crowd.Â The leading receiver in yards for the Eagles was DeSean Jackson, who had 59 yards on five receptions, and the ground game was just as ineffective with the leading rusher, LeSean McCoy, finishing...
Michael Vick will remain the starting quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles.
Coach Andy Reid announced the decision on Wednesday. The Eagles are off and Reid and Vick are not scheduled to address the media again until Thursday.
Vick, the four-time Pro Bowl quarterback, has struggled this season and Philadelphia (3-4) has lost three straight games.
Reid didn't endorse Vick...
Mike Vick will remain the starter over rookie Nick Foles.
Andy Reid quieted the unending speculation surrounding Mike Vickâ€™s fate despite an off day for the team and confirmed that Vick would start for the team on Monday versus the New Orleans Saints.
The questions began swirling shortly after the team fell to 30-17 at the Linc on Sunday and Vick responded to a question about his...
I still wonâ€™t run the ball Juanâ€¦
Andy Reid is coaching for his job this season and rumors are flying that he could bench starting QB Michael Vick in favor of rookie Nick Foles.Â Foles is a highly regarded prospect that really impressed this preseason and Reid has had a track record of making QBs fantasy stars.
Here is what Vick said after the game: â€śObviously, heâ€™s thinking...
NFL Networkâ€™s Jeff Darlington reports neither Eagles quarterback has been made aware of a depth-chart change as of Monday.Â Michael Vick and waiting-in-the-wings rookie Nick Foles are still awaiting clarity on the situation after coach Andy Reidâ€™s day-after press conference was canceled due to Hurricane Sandy. Darlington suggests the storm could actually force the Eagles to stick...
After starting the season 3-1, the Philadelphia Eagles have lost three consecutive games, and the team is reeling.During the bye week, head coach Andy Reid (whose job security is as shaky as ever) fired defensive coordinator Juan Castillo, hoping to spur a change in a defense that has struggled this year.But it didnâ€™t seem to make much of a difference in the teamâ€™s most recent...