Barring a severe case of dementia for Jeff Lurie, this should be the last time we see Andy Reid prowling the sidelines in Philadelphia as the Eagles’ head coach.
In the coming days and weeks, you will likely see numerous articles around the web about Reid’s tenure in Philly. The “best of”, “worst of”, Top 10 articles, career summaries, etc, will likely dominate headlines.
Hell, I’m sure I’ll be writing something about his time here in Philadelphia myself.
With that said, and thinking about this being his last home game in Philly, it got me thinking about his first home game in Philly. That happened on September 12th, 1999. It was the dawn of a new era consisting of a potential franchise QB and a rookie head coach.
As it would turn out, Reid’s first game in Philadelphia could summarize his entire career here.
The Reid era opened up at Veterans Stadium with a game against Jake “the Snake” Plummer and the Arizona Cardinals and started out with quite a bang. In the first quarter, th