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You Know, I've Been Thinking: The Philadelphia Eagles Suck

By Fritz Stephey Nov 30, 2012 - 12:01 PM print


You Know, I’ve Been Thinking: It’s Time For a Reboot

 

            Have you heard? World Wrestling Insanity has changed. It’s now We Want Insanity. We are now an open world community suited to discuss everything from pro-wrestling to politics, and everything in-between. It’s great, is it not? That also means I’ll completely revamp my long running guest column “You Know, I’ve been Thinking” to include vast subjects (note: I said vast, they might not be deep, but vast man. VAST). Not only will I chime in with wrestling thoughts, but thoughts on the NFL, video games, movies, blu-ray reviews, and who knows what else. Maybe I will get deep now and then. But, in the meantime, how is this for a reboot?

You Know, I’ve Been Thinking: The Philadelphia Eagles Suck

 

            Those of you who have followed me throughout the years on World Wrestling Insanity know that I am a huge NFL fan, and a die-hard Philadelphia Eagles fan. This year, however, has been the most irritating, disappointing, embarrassing season I have had the misfortune to sit through. Currently the Philadelphia Eagles sit on a 3-8 record in the basement of not only the NFC East but also practically the whole damned NFL.

 

            Among the issues include a beaten up Michael Vick (whom many won’t sympathize with due to some poor choices when it came to dog care), who very well could be seeing his final season with the Eagles, and may have already seen his last game for the team to test the ability of rookie QB Nick Foles. Star WR DeSean Jackson is out for the remainder of the season with broken ribs (despite the fact that numbers wise, he was heading into one of his more productive years), it was revealed Left Tackle Jason Peters will also be placed on injured reserved. LeSean “Shady” McCoy has been out with a concussion.

 

            And even more issues, the firing of Andy Reid’s experimental Defensive Coordinator Juan Castillo, whom originally was the teams Offensive Line coach in 1998. Many saw Castillo’s firing as premature and scapegoat-like. The Eagles then followed up the despair of the season by firing Senior Vice President Tim McDermott. The latest in the line of releases is Defensive End Jason Babin.

 

            Through all this the fans, and myself even, have been demanding for Andy Reid to be fired. That song may seem old to many outside the Eagles bubble, and speaking honestly, I was never one to sing for Reid’s head before this season. Now my view has shifted a bit, and the reason is this season more than any of the others shows where this team truly is.

 

            The Philadelphia Eagles lack passion. It is obvious that this group of players is not a team in any sense of the word. They come out to the field with their heads hung low, the opposing teams take a laugh at them even when the Eagles are hosting. There is no home field advantage because now we, the fans, have become overly critical of everything and everyone.

 

            And clearly, the players do not back the coaches. Andy Reid has had a 13 year tenure, one that at one point was hailed for 5 NFC Championship appearances, 1 NFC Championship win, and 1 Super Bowl Appearance which the Eagles only lost by a field goal. Through all that though, a Super Bowl win was expected. Andy Reid hasn’t done it. He had his one-off shot, as did Donovan McNabb. Not saying the times weren’t great, but 5 productive years out of 13 total, especially considering these latter years have progressively been worse, now more than ever is the time for a complete change.

 

            What I feel the Eagles need is a restart. Pull out Andy Reid as Head Coach and Executive Vice President of Football Operations. If we cannot lure in a Bill Cowher or a John Gruden, then it is time to find some passionate fiery young coach, much in the vein of Jim Harbaugh. The whole scheme needs to be changed, from the west-coast “pass first, pass often” philosophy to the “power run, play action” style, something where you aren’t looking to make every single offensive play a stellar play. We need less of these experimental projects like perfecting a running QB into a pocket passer or using a wide-nine defense when the personnel lacks.

 

            The season is done anyway. Eagles owner Jeff Lurie has already said 8-8 this season is not acceptable, and that is the very best the Eagles can hope for and as it looks, probably on very slim odds. Why is Andy Reid still holding the reins? It seems to be the mantra of Jeff Lurie. He won’t just drop the hammer on his friend. He’ll let him finish out. Maybe he’s waiting for Reid to admit defeat and walk away on his terms. One thing is for sure, if Reid isn’t willing step aside after this season is through, assuredly Lurie will have to drop the axe and part ways with him.



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