Originally posted on NBC Philadelphia  |  Last updated 11/28/11
Welcome to The Takeaway, where we take away the three key points from the Eagles' previous game, in this case a 38-20 loss to the Patriots. 1. The Vince Young fantasy was nice while it lasted. Between the final drive against the Giants and those two long bombs to Riley Cooper and DeSean Jackson to open the game yesterday, it was easy to envision Vince Young suddenly morphing into SIDEARM THROWGOD and leading the Eagles to seven straight wins to close out the season. I even had a whole imaginary QB controversy between Young and Mike Vick planned out in my head, a scenario that ended with BOTH men getting injured. Anyway, none of that will come to pass. Young is still terribly erratic (though his receivers didn't help matters), and just as prone to turning the ball over as Vick has been this season. The only upside to this whole fiasco is that Young has proven himself to be a halfway decent backup. WOOHOO YAY LET'S HAVE A PARTY. 2. Time to start planning for 2012. The season was...
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