Found August 30, 2012 on My Sports Rumors:
PLAYERS: Andy Reid
TEAMS: Philadelphia Eagles
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Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid is FINALLY on the hot seat, a seat many feel he should have been on for years. During today’s press conference Eagles owner Jeff Lurie said the team needs to have a substantial improvement this season and that last years 8-8 was completely unacceptable. Even though he never explicitly said Reid is on the hot seat his comments made it pretty clear that he is. “I expect a substantially improved team,” Lurie said. “We all thought we were a lot better than 8-8 and we weren’t.” This year, 8-8 apparently won’t be good enough to get Reid one more year. “We need substantial improvement,” Lurie said. “We have a very good team on paper, and paper doesn’t get you that far if you don’t maximize it.” Lurie explained that there’s no specific level of achievement that will guarantee Reid’s return. “You try to make the best judgment you can after the season,” Lurie said. There will be no formula regarding the right decision. “It’ll be very
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