Is Andy Reid Neglecting Another Need of the Philadelphia Eagles?

March 9, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

If it ain't broke don’t fix it. Well, guess what? It’s broke.
The Philadelphia Eagles played 17 games last year, and 12 of those were against teams that did not make the playoffs. That’s over 70 percent, for you number crunchers out there.
In the five games played against playoff teams, the Eagles went a smooth 0-5. Math geniuses beware, that equates to a winning percentage of .ooo. And in those games they were outscored 150-75. That breaks down to an average score of 30-15.
Hopefully this is all sinking in.
Among those five games, three were against the Dallas Cowboys. Our biggest rival managed to beat the Eagles by a combined score of 78-30. Yes, the defense lowered the average score to a mere 26 points per game, but the vaunted offense dropped down to 10 points per game.
How much more evidence does head coach Andy Reid, team president Joe Banner, and general manager Howie Roseman need?
It is absolutely embarrassing to watch this team ...

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