Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/12/14
When 32 souls are running about, and there's only enough air for 12 to breathe, it's inevitable that we're going to see 20 of them drop like flies, landing with a thud only heard when a team has collapsed among broken hopes and unreached expectations.The best we can do here at the Football Nation Morgue is cut them open, probe around, and provide a sense of finality to the loved ones, those who may not fully understand why the ravages of time claimed their favorite team.They can rest a little easier in knowing that, by early March, their team will be exhumed from their tombs, electroshocked back into consciousness, and given another (possible futile) stab at championship spoils.But until that day comes, hand me that scalpel....Subject: Philadelphia EaglesDate of Death: December 9, 2012Record at Time of Death: 4-9Contributing Factors to Death:1. Offensive Line WoesMichael Vick took his share of licks through the nine games that he played, getting sacked 27 times along the way. That's...
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