Philadelphia Eagles Fans, Take Heart: We Could Be Detroit Lions Fans

September 13, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Sports Irreverence and More from The Other Tip of the Goldberg
Yes, the Philadelphia Eagles lost their home opener 27-20 to the Green Bay Packers, and they lost more than that.  Fullback Leonard Weaver and center Jamaal Jackson sustained injuries that will probably end their seasons.
Concussions? We had them, too—to quarterback Kevin Kolb and middle linebacker Stewart Bradley. And, there may also be a quarterback controversy brewing after Michael Vick injected some life into an otherwise dormant offense.  Sometimes, it takes even less than a half to create a QB controversy in Eagles Nation.
And certainly, Kevin Kolb’s numbers were terrible:  5-10 for 24 yards, although he smartly hit guard Mike McGlynn for a much needed one-yard gain.  It does not take a Kolb hater to note that he easily could have been 4-10 (without that tipped back to McGlynn) for 23 yards and at least two picks that were dropped. ...

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