Just how bad are the 2012 Philadelphia Eagles? If not for a key lucky break in each of their three wins, Andy Reid’s team would be 0-8 right now.
Just a mere two weeks ago, I posted an article titled 10 Reasons to Remain Optimistic About the Philadelphia Eagles’ 2012 Season. The Eagles were 3-3 at the time and my thought pattern was that you could see the Eagles’ record in a glass-half-full or glass-half-empty kind of way.
I chose to see it as half full because at the time, they only had one completely dreadful performance at Arizona but were competitive in the other five games. A play here and there was the difference between 3-3 and 5-1.
But, I now realize I was completely wrong. This glass couldn’t be more dry if it sat in the Sahara Desert for 10 years.
Two blow-out losses later with their season hanging in the balance tells me that this is just a bad football team all the way around. It also tells me that those three close wins were really more fortunate than ...