Decision-Making by Andy Reid in Week 11 Was Almost Criminal

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid and his team have hit rock bottom after a completely demoralizing loss to the Redskins.  To boot, there were several questionable decisions made in yesterday’s game that reek of a man who just doesn’t know what to do anymore. First, the decision was made to start Jake Scott over an active Danny Watkins at right guard.  Scott had not...
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November 19, 2012  |  1 Comment

Philadelphia Eagles Rookie QB Nick Foles: 8 Things We Need To Learn

The remainder of the 2012 Philadelphia Eagles season should be all about whether or not Nick Foles is the future of this franchise.  Assuming he plays for the rest of the season, there are some things we can look for in order to determine if he is, in fact, the future. If there is to be anymore excitement generated by the Eagles, it will be due to the play of Foles and how it energizes...
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November 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Will Playing Nick Foles Behind Eagles’ Horrible OL Jeopardize His Development?

Photo: Getty Images Since Philadelphia Eagles rookie QB Nick Foles is slated to make his first career start this Sunday, and perhaps play the remainder of the 2012 season, I’ve had a few people bring up the David Carr debate as a reason not to let him play yet. What do I mean by that?  In case you didn’t know or need a memory refresher, David Carr was the No. 1 overall pick...
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November 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Eagles On The Ropes After Five Loses In a Row

Eagles On The Ropes After Five Loses In A Row By Under the Andy Reid administration, the Eagles have never lost five games in a row.  That is, until this past weekend, when they lost to their division rival Dallas Cowboys. This has not been the Eagles year when it comes to effective play calling and not turning the ball over, and they have another tough game against...
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November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Andy Reid Would be Selfish Not to Start Nick Foles For Rest of Season

Photo: Yong Kim, The 2012 season for the Philadelphia Eagles is over.  Michael Vick is out with a concussion and Andy Reid is a lame-duck coach.  It’s time to see what the young guy can do. After a game against the hated Cowboys in which the Eagles found a new way to lose, it effectively ended any slim hope that they could turn this season around.  Maybe they’re...
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November 12, 2012  |  Discuss

If Andy Reid is Fired, Should the Eagles Rebuild or Maximize Current Roster?

The notion that Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid will be fired at the end of this season is gaining momentum.  Barring a miraculous turnaround, that’s exactly what will happen come January. Assuming that’s the case, the next question will obviously be: Who’s our next head coach? The two hot names out there right now being mentioned as potential replacements are Sean...
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November 10, 2012  |  1 Comment

2012 Eagles Theme: Everything is “Fixable”, but the Defense “Don’t Really Want to Hit Nobody”

The 2012 Philadelphia Eagles are a broken team.  However, if you believe Andy Reid and his coaching staff, it’s nothing to worry about because everything is fixable. Don’t worry, we got this! Marty Mornhinweg says the Eagles’ offensive red zone problems can be fixed.  Todd Bowles says the current problems on defense, including tackling, are fixable.  Howard Mudd says the...
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November 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Vick Still in Charge As Eagles Face Showdown with Cowboys

Vick Still in Charge As Eagles Face Showdown with Cowboys By Michael Vick and the Philadelphia Eagles remain in tandem as they try and scratch their way back into the NFC East race against the division-rival Dallas Cowboys in Week 10 of the NFL season. In recent weeks, Vick’s status with the Eagles has dominated the NFL headlines given his penchant for turnovers during...
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November 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Andy Reid Used To Be a Man With a Plan

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid used to be the man with a plan.  That was his reputation from the day he interviewed with Jeff Lurie and Joe Banner about the Eagles’ vacant head coaching position in 1999. Reid was a relative unknown at the time because he was just a quarterbacks coach in Green Bay.  However, Lurie and Banner noted how impressive he was during the interview...
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November 07, 2012  |  2 Comments

The 2012 Philadelphia Eagles Would Be 0-8 If Not For 3 Lucky Breaks

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...
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November 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Eagles Face a Do-Or-Die Game in a Do-Or-Die Season For Andy Reid

AP Photo Andy Reid and the Philadelphia Eagles are playing to save their season tonight on Monday Night Football.  If you want to point to a single pivotal game this year, this is it for the Eagles tonight. The embattled team is not quite on life support yet, but they seem to be a team that is slowly dying.  The “fire Andy” bandwagon is growing larger by the day and fans are...
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November 05, 2012  |  Discuss

How the Philadelphia Eagles Measure-Up to ESPN’s Super Bowl Formula

Are the Philadelphia Eagles a Super Bowl team?  Is Michael Vick good enough to be considered a potential Super Bowl-winning quarterback? We’ve all thought and talked about these types of things for a while now.  The ultimate goal of every NFL team is to win the Super Bowl.  Numerous things usually have to fall in place for a team to succeed in its goal. Extraneous factors such...
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November 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles Need to Activate DE Vinny Curry

The Philadelphia Eagles have yet to activate second-round draft pick Vinny Curry this season.  After seven games and a grand total of eight sacks by the vaunted defensive line, maybe it’s time spice things up a little bit. Photo: Everyone, myself included, was ecstatic when Curry fell to the Eagles with their second, 2nd-round pick in April.  Their first...
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November 02, 2012  |  1 Comment

Michael Vick vs. Nick Foles: Pros and Cons of Starting Both Quarterbacks

Rob Christy-US PRESSWIRE For the record, Michael Vick is still the starting QB for the Philadelphia Eagles, as confirmed today by Andy Reid.  On Sunday night/early Monday morning after the game against Atlanta, Howard Eskin started a firestorm by tweeting the following: Andy Reid met with coaches after game on sunday to discuss QB situation. Meet again Mon Morn. I’m told likely...
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October 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Losses Mount For Philadelphia Eagles Heading Into New Orleans

Losses Mount For Philadelphia Eagles Heading Into New Orleans By The Philadelphia Eagles had another tough day at the office Sunday as they dropped a 30-17 decision to the undefeated Atlanta Falcons as 3-point home favorites. Now 3-4 straight-up and slipping out of playoff contention, the Eagles will next travel to take on the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. Philadelphia...
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October 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Why the Philadelphia Eagles Shouldn’t Bench Michael Vick

Having lost their last three games, there are plenty of reasons for the Philadelphia Eagles to be afraid on the eve of Halloween. The New York Giants have already begun to separate themself from the rest of the NFC East and it now appears that the Eagles’ playoff hopes will require a wildcard berth. Michael Vick and Andy Reid have taken turns sharing the “hot seat” ever since...
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October 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Key For a Philadelphia Eagles Victory in Week 8? Take Away the Middle

Photo: Scott Cunningham Michael Vick and the Philadelphia Eagles face another tough test in Week 8 when they take on the unbeaten Atlanta Falcons in Battle of the Birds Part II.  If the defense can take away the middle of the field, they’ll not only win the game, but they’ll cover the one-point spread on the game as provided by The Falcons have a dynamic, well...
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October 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Missing From the Philadelphia Eagles WR Corps: YAC

For a talented group of receivers that includes DeSean Jackson and Jeremy Maclin, this Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver corps is not producing very many yards after the catch (YAC).Andy Reid and the Eagles have been running a version of the West Coast Offense for years here.  One of the longtime staples of this style of offense is setting up your receivers to get yards after...
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October 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles Get Tough Test Against Falcons Following Bye Week

Philadelphia Eagles Get Tough Test Against Falcons Following Bye WeekBy SBRForum.comThe Philadelphia Eagles have been a team in turmoil and in need of change following a sluggish 3-3 start to the season. They received it during the bye week with the firing of defensive coordinator Juan Castillo. Now they will try and regroup and get their season back on track when they host the high...
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October 23, 2012  |  Discuss

10 Reasons to Remain Optimistic About the Philadelphia Eagles’ 2012 Season

Photo: Daily News via Philly.comThe Philadelphia Eagles are 3-3 and in the midst of their bye week.  Michael Vick can’t stop turning the ball over.  The offensive line has been brutal.  The offense in general can’t score points.  Reid and Mornhinweg can’t or won’t adjust their play-calling to overcome and/or reduce the offense’s shortcomings.The defense has collapsed...
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October 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Reid Still On the Sinking Michael Vick

Reid Still On the Sinking Michael VickBy SBRForum.comWith just four minutes left in Sunday’s game against the Detroit Lions, the Philadelphia Eagles had to feel as though they were going to beat the NFL odds and move to 4-2 going into their bye week. Instead, disaster struck, the Lions rolled off the final 10 points of regulation and ultimately won it on a 45-yard field goal at...
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October 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Eagles Bring in OT Chris Williams For Visit, Can He Be a Howard Mudd Guy?

Photo: Chicagobears.comThe Philadelphia Eagles reportedly had for Bears offensive lineman Chris Williams in for a visit today.  Williams is a former first-round draft pick, 14th overall, in 2008.The first question that comes to mind, is, how good can this guy be if Chicago cut him during the season?  The logical answer is, probably not too good.Finding a solid starter at this point...
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October 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Juan Castillo Was a Victim of His Own Ambition and Reid’s Mismanagement

Photo: Clem MurrayPhiladelphia Eagles defensive coordinator Juan Castillo ultimately became a victim of his own ambition.  Because of his desire to advance up the coaching ladder, he desperately wanted a shot at being Andy Reid’s defensive coordinator.Once Reid fired Sean McDermott after the 2010 season, Castillo started putting a bug in Andy’s ear about taking over the defensive...
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October 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Just What Exactly is Going On with the Philadelphia Eagles?

Just What Exactly is Going On with the Philadelphia Eagles?This is a guest post and an outside view of the Eagles, written before the news about the firing of Juan Castillo, by Lucas McMillan of The Philadelphia Eagles are a tough nut to crack. They undoubtedly have one of the most dynamic offenses in the league, but they can’t seem to score points when it...
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October 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Why the Philadelphia Eagles Offense is Struggling to Score Points

Eric Hartline-US PRESSWIREMichael Vick and the Philadelphia Eagles offense have been struggling to put points on the board through the first 5 weeks of the 2012 season.The question is, why?With the exception of left tackle Jason Peters, center Jason Kelce and a different full back, this is the same offensive unit that averaged almost 400 yards of offense and 24.8 points per game...
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October 12, 2012  |  2 Comments
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