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There was a lot to get excited about if your an Eagles fan desperate for something to cheer about. The Eagles defense over pursued, the coverages left receivers wide open and the Eagles lost three fumbles on their way to a 30-22 loss at home. The Eagles now have 8 losses, the number that team owner Jeffrey Lurie said would not be good enough for Andy Reid to keep his job.
Bryce Brown is a seventh round draft pick who was making his first career NFL start. He quit on his Kansas State team last year and only played one season at Tennessee before transferring. He was coming into the NFL as a unproven and raw prospect. Tonight he showed why he was a former number one running back prospect coming out of high school, while also being a very unpolished player.
Brown ran for 178 yards on 19 carriers and scored two touchdowns. He also added 11 yards on four receptions. He would have gotten even more yards had he not lost two fumbles. We saw the good and bad from Brown. He looked like an elite back that could challenge LeSean McCoy for the most carries in the offense each week. He was that good. He also turned the ball over twice. That’s bad. If he can fix his fumbling problems, he can become a top 10 back in this league. You don’t see many big backs with that kind of striaght line speed.
The Eagles defense was what really lost this game. The front four over pursued consistently and the coverage had several gaffes. You can’t win games when you let receivers go uncoveraged for an entire play. Nnamdi Asomugha and Kurt Coleman looked especially bad at times. It’s hard to envision a scenario where either player is starting in Philly next season.
The Eagles defense let Cam Newton, a player that has been awful for much of the 2012 season, go 306 yards in the air, 52 yards on the ground and score 4 total touchdowns. The defense has really struggled since Andy Reid fired Juan Castillo after Week 6. The defense has been giving up over 30 points a game under interim defensive coordinator Todd Bowles.
The Eagles now sit at 3-8 and are riding a seven game losing streak. Can you believe this team was once 3-1 and was a missed field goal by Pittsburg away from going 4-1. Now this team seems destined for a top 5 pick. This was the easiest game left on the Eagles schedule and Brown had a monster day. At least the offense showed some promise. This team clearly needs a culture change, but the talent is there.
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I get it. It’s week 12 and you’re on the cusp in most of your leagues. You want to believe in something, anything that will get you through to the end. That one player that will push you over the edge so you can have your A Winner Is You moment and in many ways, Bryce Brown could and should be that guy. Despite the two fumbles on the night, Brown finished with almost...
Each and every day it seems like the plight of the Philadelphia Eagles gets worse.
On Tuesday coach Andy Reid announced that starting wide receiver DeSean Jackson will miss the remainder of the season due to multiple rib fractures suffered incurred during Mondays loss to the Carolina Panthers.
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It might be time for Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie to be a little less supportive of Andy Reid.
Reid’s Eagles fell to the Panthers 30-22 on Monday night, pushing Philadelphia’s record to a disappointing 3-8. More importantly, the latest hiccup could cost the Eagles head coach his job — at least that’s what conventional wisdom and a ticked off Philly fan base will tell you.
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Beat writer Jeff McLane says rookie RB Bryce Brown “did a better job of hitting the hole” than LeSean McCoy.
When asked about rookie RB David Wilson this week, coach Tom Coughlin said, “it’s his time.”
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Weak effort, weaker team
> DeSean Jackson bettered his last game on the first play, which didn't get a first down> Bryce Brown kept the crowd from booing for the first minute of play, which makes him this year's MVP> Jeremy Maclin bettered his last game, yada yada yada> Brent Celek held on after contact and celebrated like he had never done that before, which...
Nov. 26, 2012
Time: 8:30 PM EDT
Stadium: Lincoln Financial Field (Philadelphia, PA)
Spread: Panthers -2.5
Weather: Partly Cloudy