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 ...