The Philadelphia Eagles are facing a must win on Monday Night Football when they face the New Orleans Saints. It is that simple. Since they already fired defensive coordinator Juan Castillo, the Eagles are running out of people to blame for the mess once again in Philadelphia. In fact, the center of the blame shifts between Andy Reid and Michael Vick. One could bench the other and see what results come from the move, although that person seems to be resisting making such a move.
It may be most surprising, as the person who should be benched has almost begged for the move to happen.
It is no secret that Reid has not exactly been enamored by the play this season of his quarterback, and Vick has admitted as much. He said he has played poorly and would stand behind whatever decision Reid made. It almost sounds as if he is asking to be benched, knowing that he just can’t get the job done any more.
At least, not this season.
As much as I loathe to even type the following sentence, I will ...