Found December 27, 2011 on
I hate to see the Eagles' 2011 season end abruptly... no winning record this year... so I will savor the final game this year against the Redskins at the Linc.The Linc will be empty and the U-Haul's will be on the highway soon enough... so one last hurrah in the attempt to finish at 8-8. Andy Reid says he is approaching Sunday's finale against Washington as an opportunity to avoid the Eagles' first losing season since 2005 and to close the season with a four-game winning streak that he hopes will build some confidence going into the offseason. "We're obviously disappointed about the outcome as far as the playoffs go," Reid said Monday during his news conference at the NovaCare Complex. "But I'm looking at this as a 'glass half full' type of deal. I think you've seen the camaraderie, the football team jelling over the last few weeks. I think you can carry that part over through the offseason and let that drive you into the workouts a...
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The Philadelphia Eagles played a meaningless game this past Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys in Dallas, which they won 20-7. The Eagles found out early that their playoff hopes came to an end after the New York Giants beat the New York Jets 29-14 earlier in the day.
The team did show some signs of life [...]
Questions abound:1. Will owner Jeffrey Lurie fire Andy Reid?2. If the answer to question 1 is no, will Jeffrey Lurie make Reid choose between being the GM and the head coach?3. If the answer to question 1 is no, will Andy Reid fire or demote defensive coordinator Juan Castillo?4. If the answer to question 3 is yes, will perhaps soon-to-be-former Rams head coach, former Giants...
On Christmas morning, I saw a comic in the local newspaper showing the Grinch, wearing a Giants jersey, stealing an Eagles Christmas tree. On the floor was a broken ornament that said “Playoffs.” This comic, even though it hurt, made me chuckle. It also made me think. Yes, the Giants ended the Eagles playoff hopes by defeating the Jets 29-14, but the Eagles should not have left...
Eagles head coach Andy Reid refused to comment on the report that Rams current head coach Steve Spagnuolo will become the team’s defensive coordinator after he is fired by the Rams at the end of the season. It’s not a shock that Reid would avoid responding to the report.
Eagles safety Kurt Coleman has been placed [...]
Although Eagles running back LeSean McCoy hinted after Saturday’s game that he’ll sit out the season finale, Eagles coach Andy Reid says otherwise. According to the team’s web site, Reid said McCoy and the rest of the starters will play in the season finale Sunday against the Redskins. “We’re in this thing to play the…
Some around the league feel that Juan Castillo might have done enough over the last 3 games to save his job as Eagles Defensive Coordinator.
According to a recent report, that is not the case.
Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union Tribune reports that the St. Louis Rams are expected to fire Spagnuolo as head coach and bring on John Gruden in to take over.
Where would Spagnuolo end up...