Panic Button: The Philadelphia Eagles Itching for Change

October 17, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Philadelphia Eagles are 3-3 and it is time to push the panic button. This team is flying nowhere fast and though the NFC East is winnable, the chances that this team will hold together long enough to not implode, let alone win, is doubtful. But there is nothing like the bye week in the City of Brotherly Love, and the first winds of change came down just two days after Sunday’s loss.
Juan Castillo is out. Temple graduate, Todd Bowles, has replaced the much-beleaguered defensive coordinator who should have been fired during the summer. The talent on the defense has been good enough to compete and a fresh start with the squad would have created enthusiasm. The defense has been good this year except for the Arizona game and two fourth quarters, yet someone’s head needed to be chopped to appease Eagles fans.
The offense is the problem. The Eagles lead the league in turnovers. The offense is confusing even for someone who watches every play. Philly is a passing team...

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