Found December 17, 2012 on Eagles Eye:
There was a ton of NFL football to absorb on Sunday, even with the Birds not playing. I found myself using NFL football to escape the headlines from tragedies in the U.S.A. and around the world. I also found myself in the vice-grip of writer's block. To make it worse, there's a cold fog over the Delaware Valley today. Grim. It feels like the perfect atmosphere for a 4-10 team like the Eagles. It is especially depressing as the news of excitement among fans in D.C., New York and Dallas filters in. All those teams are in the thick of the division race at 8-6. I'm not jealous. After all, we earned our 10 losses the old-fashioned way. We were, at times, just terrible. I'll try to bounce back. Maybe it's time to start the speculative Draft talk in earnest. For right now I'll just bring in a guest writer... and we'll build more information and discussion onto that.         Damaris Johnson has been a nice surprise at P...
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