In an article I wrote the other day about Eagles fans, one of the things I touched on was the Eagles front office and their unfriendly ways. The arrogance and negligence of the fans as an organizational asset was my main point.
There is the issue of their internal polling which somehow always tells them what they want to here. There is the combative and condescending nature of team president Joe Banner. There is the poor drafting and football inexperience of general manager Howie Roseman.
And then, on top of everything, there is the closed off and closed minded attitude of the true frontman, head coach Andy Reid.
Reid’s press conferences have forever been the stuff of legend. The throat clearing, the dry and disconnected demeanor and a seeming loop of the same three or four catchphrases that we all know and none of us loves.
Then there is the matter of personnel. For the first five years of the Reid era, the team didn’t believe in the importance of wide re...