Originally written on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 1/4/13
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You are not going to find many players that played under Andy Reid willing to admit the failures of their former coach, at least on-the-record. But former Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Jeremiah Trotter is willing to break ranks in a Tiki Barber-type way. While speaking as part of a roundtable discussion on 97.5 the Fanatic in Philadelphia, the boisterous Trotter lamented about Reid’s coaching ability, specifically went it came to during the actual games played: “If it came down to both teams were even, talent-wise, I think the opponent’s team would win if it came down to coaching. Andy Reid got out-coached in a lot of games, man, a lot of big games. Time outs, running the football, you know.” These are criticisms that are actually pretty valid when it comes to Reid. He also could have thrown in judgment on the use of the challenge flag, which often impacted his terrible use of timeouts. Reid is the type of coach that seemed to have his team prepared when most Sundays would roll around, but didn’t seem to push the right buttons in some of the bigger spots, at times. The talent would sometimes make up for that. If there is [...]

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  • yes andy reid had plenty of talent for alot of those years, but just couldn't use alot of it, must have been the abilty to coach at this level
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