Originally written on Eagles Addict  |  Last updated 11/26/12
The 3-7 Philadelphia Eagles take on the 2-8 Carolina Panthers on Monday Night Football in scintillating Week 12 action.  I’m sure this “battle of the disappointments” isn’t what the schedule-makers had in mind when they put this on the calendar last spring. It was supposed to Cam Newton, the rookie sensation in 2011, versus the resurgent Michael Vick.  The Panthers appeared primed to make a playoff push in 2012 and there are always post-season expectations here in Philly. Last spring, this did look like a good matchup.  Now, it’s merely just a game and certainly won’t hold any national appeal. This game will have the feel of a preseason game for the Eagles in that eight rookies will be playing prominent roles.  Nick Foles at QB, Bryce Brown at RB, Dennis Kelly at RT, Fletcher Cox at DT, Mychal Kendricks at OLB, Brandon Boykin at slot CB, Vinny Curry at DE and Damaris Johnson at WR. And when you factor in the rest of the offensive line, it definitely has the feel of preseason. So, ra...
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