Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 10/19/12
I appreciated Marcus Hayes’ story on Andy Reid being guilty of betrayal of his firing of Juan Castillo. It made sense and Hayes made a good argument for print. But I don’t think that is the main issue here. Andy Reid is running for his coaching life and he is taking down whoever gets in his way. If Jeff Lurie is a man of his words, 8-8 ain’t gonna cut it. The next cut could be Michael Vick, and when you think about it, with the best chance to get seven more wins, to get to 10, would be done better with Nick Foles? I don’t think so. In reality, the speed of the game, especially in crunch time, caught up with Castillo. He could not make the adjustments nearing the end of the fourth quarter and in overtime. In fact, the game is sometimes too fast for Andy Reid. How else do you mismanage the clock and misuse time outs? Panic. By the head coach. Do you know who thrives when the game speeds up? Michael Vick. Now maybe, just maybe, the preseason was not a mirage and Nick Foles not only has...
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