Originally written on Philly Sports Muse  |  Last updated 11/4/12
On three! Image via sportsphotographymashup.co With each loss, the issues grew more pressing for the Philadelphia Eagles: where was the leadership? In the first loss following a bye week in the Andy Reid era, the team accomplished the appalling feat of getting worse instead of better. Where was the leadership? Players hung their heads in shame and vacated the locker room quickly. But there was a strange detachment to the third consecutive loss on the part of Eagles players, it seemed. LeSean McCoy came out and said what every fan and casual observer alike was thinking. How we played, how the game ended, I didn’t see any pride. I didn’t see any heart. This is the whole team, myself included. We didn’t get it done today.” Three straight losses and no fire. A new defensive coordinator and no improvement. An embattled head coach and yet they continued to show little fight. What could save this Eagles team? For the first time this season, a players-only meeting was held on Wednesday. Acc...
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