Originally written on NBC Philadelphia  |  Last updated 11/17/14

PHILADELPHIA - SEPTEMBER 20: Andy Reid, head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles yells from the sidelines during a game against the New Orleans Saints at Lincoln Financial Field on September 20, 2009 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)
As the New England Patriots built up a three-touchdown lead in the third quarter of Sunday's 38-20 loss, Eagles fans on hand at Lincoln Financial Field let their displeasure with the team known. Chants of "Fire Andy" rained down on the team for the first time in the last decade of head coach Andy Reid's tenure in Philadelphia. The fans were loud and persistent -- a 1-8 stretch at home can tend to cause discourse -- but Reid maintained that he never heard the calls for his removal. "You really don't hear much down there [on the field] so I didn't hear it," Reid said. "But the way we played I can understand it." Defensive end Jason Babin also said he never heard the chants but told reporters that he understood the fans' sentiment: "They're upset. It's a tough place as far as fans being critical, which is good and bad. They're entitled to their opinion and we didn't give them anything to be happy about." Wide receiver Riley Cooper was "definitely aware of it," but said the real bla...
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