Are the Philadelphia Eagles About To Become the New Detroit Lions?

April 5, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The winds of change continue to gust throughout Lincoln Financial Field. With the team now handing franchise quarterback Donovan McNabb to the Washington Redskins and the ongoing purge of accomplished veterans, the Philadelphia Eagles are clearly transitioning away from the most successful period in team history.
Figuratively, it is like watching a historic statue being slowly chiseled to pieces and then taking a sledgehammer to it to finish off the job.
It all begs to ask the question whether the Philadelphia Eagles are about to become the NFL's new Detroit Lions?
Many have asserted that the team is in a rebuilding phase; however, that would presume the organization has the ability to construct something worthwhile out of the growing pile of rubble. Closer examination of the situation leads me to believe that this notion is highly presumptuous and probably unrealistic.
Although the trade of the best quarterback in franchise history and the outright release of one o...

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