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The question put to Philadelphia Eagles coach Andy Reid after his team's sixth consecutive loss was rather pointed: Does he expect to stay in his job until the end of the season?
The answer was evasive, yet telling, because basically all Reid offered was something about ''got to get ready'' for Philadelphia's next game.
Yes, the turnovers and the penalties and, most importantly, the defeats keep piling up for Reid's Eagles, as do the doubts about his future with the club.
Rookie quarterback Nick Foles' first drive as a starter in the NFL ended with an interception. So did his second. The Eagles turned the ball over three times in all, committed nine penalties, allowed Washington rookie QB Robert Griffin III to complete 14 of 15 passes with four touchdowns and lost to the Redskins 31-6.
''I don't know how it can get much worse,'' Eagles tight end Brent Celek said, hands on hips. ''It makes me sick.''
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Andy Reid will not be coaching the Philadelphia Eagles past the 2012 NFL season. I know it, you know it, Reid knows it. Everybody knows it, and it is the right decision, regardless of how supportive of Reid Eagles’ owner Jeffrey Lurie has been through the years. It is time for a change.
But for anyone in Philadelphia who expects Reid to quit during this season, well, that is just...
According to Les Bowen of Philly.com, even though the Eagles lost their sixth straight game yesterday, head coach Andy Reid’s job is safe for at least this week.
Now that the Eagles are 3-7 and clearly out of the NFC playoff race, Reid is all but done in Philly. I can’t imagine him sticking around after this season. It’s time for the Eagles front office to bring in a new...
NewsTags: Andy ReidJeffrey LuriePhiladelphia EaglesIf you were hoping that Eagles head coach Andy Reid was going to step down before the season ends, it’s not going to happen. Today the head coach was very consistent in communicating his mindset at the time.
“I’m standing in front of the team and telling them, ‘These...
I admire Andy Reid for hanging in with his assignment until the very end... And let's face it, until the Eagles are mathematically eliminated from the 2012 divisional race in the NFC East, there is a case to be made for Reid's stubborn clinging to his mission's objective...
But barring a modern-day Miracle of Lourdes, Reid's tenure is over in Philadelphia.
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Andy Reid’s job as head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles is safe at least through Monday night, per a report in the Daily News. And if you’re hoping that Reid will show mercy and throw himself on the sword of unemployment, you’re out of luck. It ain’t happening.
Reid was asked whether his own leadership has been rendered ineffective in trying to motivate...
Many Philadelphia Eagles fans have been clamoring for rookie QB Nick Foles to start a game in place of veteran QB Michael Vick. Those fans got their wish on Sunday and the results were disastrous. The Eagles were defeated by their divisional opponent, the Washington Redskins 31-6 on Sunday afternoon and the question now needs to be asked- will head coach Andy Reid last through...
The Philadelphia Eagles have no doubt one of if not the most talented teams in the NFL.Well, on paper at least.From the fastest player in the league (DeSean Jackson), to the 'best' cornerback tandem in the league.After a beat down by the Washington Redskins, the Eagles have now lost six games in a row. Andy Reid had never had a team lose five in a row, much less six.Despite...
Taylor Swift's "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" has become the go to song to parody. The latest? Casey Conklin: We Are Never Ever Gonna Win With Andy.
"And your, funny way managing of...
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As fans of our respective teams and a community of football fans and analysts we are quick to talk about which coaches are on the ‘hot seat’; who is likely to lose their job and what we’d do if we held the keys to a franchise without considering the actual ramifications of making that decision. …
For all you Philadelphia Eagles fans who aren't exactly pleased with head coach Andy Reid, this song parody might be the best thing you see all week.
It uses Taylor Swift's hit song, "We are never ever getting back together" as the inspiration and it might be the best parody song we've seen in awhile:
The Philadelphia Eagles are sitting right near the bottom of the NFC East at 3-6. Thankfully, they're not lonely as the Redskins are technically in last place also at 3-6.While most people have already ruled the Eagles and Redskins out of the playoffs, it's still mathematically possible they can get in, and you know head coaches Andy Reid and Mike Shanahan are shoving that...
Eagles head coach Andy Reid said quarterback Michael Vick‘s concussion is “improving” during Monday’s press conference, per Geoff Mosher.
Reid: mike Vick is improving. Took concussion impact test but still below baseline. Still at stage 1
— Geoff Mosher (@GeoffMosherCSN) November 19, 2012
Although it’s unlikely, Reid hinted towards the possibility of Vick being...
The Eagles were anything but a picture of confidence as they prepared to walk onto FedEx Field on Sunday. Image via the Philadelphia Eagles.
The Philadelphia Eagles may not win another game in 2012.
It’s not a statement made to be alarmist. It’s one that may well be the reality. I’ll still be watching/suffering through ever single game. But there are no longer any expectations...