The Philadelphia Eagles have traded disappointing RB Ronnie Brown to the Detroit Lions for RB Jerome Harrison and a 2013 seventh-round draft pick.
Just like when November rolls around and Andy Reid starts craving a nice plump Thanksgiving turkey, there must be something about October and the trade deadline that makes him crave Jerome Harrison.
It was just about this time last year (October 13th, 2010, to be exact) when the Eagles shipped running back Mike Bell to the Cleveland Browns for Harrison.
That means that for two years in a row, Andy Reid and the Eagles have acquired a running back to be the No. 2 guy behind LeSean McCoy only to find out they just don’t fit. And both times they decide to bring in Jerome Harrison instead.
For the record, I thought the Eagles should have just re-signed him anyway. He performed well for the team last season in relief of McCoy.
After joining the Eagles last year, Harrison ran the ball a total of 41 times for 242 yards and one TD. That equate...