The Philadelphia Eagles sit at 3-6 and the national conversation surrounding them is a somber look at where the team is and where they can go. All seem agree that there is no “up” in the equation.
Mike Freeman tells it like it is:
The truth is, it doesn’t really matter who is the quarterback, because after the 38-23 loss to Dallas, the Eagles, at 3-6, are done. If Vick returns, they’re still done. If Nick Foles, who replaced Vick, gets the starting job, they’re definitely done. Reid is likely done as well. Many key components of this franchise are making a slow march to the unemployment line as Philadelphia is now tied with Washington for last place in the NFC East.
And more truth-telling about unfolded at the Linc on Sunday:
The embarrassing play came on first and 10 at the Philadelphia 11 early in the game. Tony Romo threw a short pass to running back Felix Jones. Jones broke one tackle. Then two. Then one more. Then one more. At about the two yard line, he broke another for good ...