Brian Westbrook Handling Exposed Philadelphia Eagles’ Fatal Flaw

March 1, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As more information has emerged since Andy Reid announced the release of Brian Westbrook on Wednesday afternoon, it seems clear that once again the Philadelphia Eagles have exposed their one fatal flaw. For all the good they have done in turning around a checkered organization and making it one of the NFL's elite, they still don't get it when it comes to the finesse of combining art with science.
Jeffrey Lurie has done a remarkable job since acquiring the organization in 1994. After suffering through the Ray Rhodes era along with a plethora of third-rate quarterbacks, the additions of Reid and Donovan McNabb jump started an unprecedented period of prosperity in the new millennium. 
During that time the Eagles have accumulated a spectacular 103-56-1 record. They have made five trips to the NFC Championship Game and two Super Bowl appearances. Although much to the frustration of Eagles fans fueled by five decades of futility, they have not yet won the big game. Neverthel...

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