Michael Vick, Eagles Comeback Ability Makes Them Exactly Like Phillies

December 22, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

On Sunday, the Eagles won 38-31 against the New York Giants in what was arguably the greatest game in franchise history. They overcame a 21-point deficit in the final eighth of the game. Oh, and they won without entering overtime.
In doing so, they looked exactly like another Philadelphia team. Your Philadelphia Phillies.
That's exactly what Ryan Howard, Chase Utley, Jimmy Rollins, Shane Victorino, Carlos Ruiz and Raul Ibanez have been doing for years now. Trailing by six runs against the Cincinnati Reds entering the bottom of the ninth? Not a problem. Down 9-2 against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the eighth inning? Yeah, whatever. They'd find a way to win, usually in heroic, walk-off, fist-pumping fashion.
The Eagles have never been able to win games like that. Not with Donovan McNabb at quarterback. A comeback for the Eagles would consist of the following:
Trailing 20-17 against an inferior team entering the fourth quarter. Early touch...

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