Originally posted on The Football Fan Spot  |  Last updated 1/3/13
After an offseason full of spending, Vince Young proclaimed the 2011 Eagles the “Dream Team.” However, thanks to turnovers, struggles in close games, and general lack of continuity caused by the lockout, that “Dream Team” went just 8-8 and missed the playoffs. Heading into 2012, expectations were still high. After all, they had plenty of talent. Their continuity issues would likely be solved by a full offseason together and their record in close games and poor turnover differential were both things that are generally inconsistent on a year to year basis. Their final 4 games of the 2011 season, in which they outscored opponents 125-46, gave them plenty of hope. Many people expected them to be even as much as a Super Bowl sleeper and quarterback Michael Vick even went as far as to say that they were looking to become a “dynasty.” The Eagles gave new meaning to the word dynasty in 2012, going 4-12. It was an everything that could go wrong did go wrong year for the Eagles. Several veter...
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