Originally posted on Eagles Eye  |  Last updated 7/26/13

PHILADELPHIA - NOVEMBER 08: Head coach Andy Reid of the Philadelphia Eagles coaches against the Dallas Cowboys at Lincoln Financial Field on November 8, 2009 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
No, it ain't gonna happen again. Last year's Eagles were a "dead cat bounce" team. They started out 3-1. But the 2012 team as a cohesive winning unit was already done way back in 2011 when they were 5-8, yet put on an improbable rush against a vulnerable schedule at the end to finish 8-8. Andy Reid called Jeff Lurie's bluff. Lurie blinked. Lurie had been on record as saying 8-8 would not be acceptable. But somehow, ultimately, it was... And then we had 2012. It was a mess of prima donna's on both sides of the ball--- and the assistant coaching staff, too.  Andy's tragedy with the death of his son didn't help. "Dead cat bounce"-- a Wall Street term. It refers to when a once-favored stock suddenly drops mega-points in value, usually due to a horrible earnings report or a scandal combined with a general downturn related to other events---such as a national disaster or a sudden rise in interest rates. And then investors look at the beaten-down stock and start...
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