In Memory Of Jim Johnson: One Year After

July 10, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

This time last year was a time of uncertainty for the Eagles.   All Eagles fans were praying for the man who was the mastermind of the Eagles defense for over a decade.
Of course I am talking about the Philadelphia Eagles one and only:
  Jim Johnson
Jim Johnson was suffering from a case of melanoma (first diagnosed in 2001), which was reported earlier in the 2008 season as “problems” with his back. It wasn’t until after the season was over that the Eagles released that it became spinal cancer.  
It was then announced around May 18, 2009 that Sean McDermott was taking over the responsibilities as defensive coordinator until Jim Johnson was able to hold the reigns of the “E-fence” once again.
Then on July 24, 2009 the Eagles announced that Sean McDermott was permanently taking over as the defensive coordinator. This caused many to fear that Jim Johnson had taken a turn for the worse.
The Fears became a reality jus...

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