Philadelphia Eagles Still The Team to Beat In NFC East

September 30, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It’s a word players and coaches alike hate to use.
Another group who hates the word are the fans. They shiver with dread at the thought of having to wait another year until their team can be a contender.
In short, a rebuilding year for a fan means no chance to brag, no chance to dance on a table in February, your expectations are lowered and nobody wants to experience that.  
One team that went under severe reconstruction recently was the Philadelphia Eagles. Once a strong foundation, the Eagles had been to the playoffs seven out of the last nine seasons, and made the NFC Championship game in five of those appearances, and went to the Super Bowl once.
The boys in green were made up of the finest materials that seemed to stand the test of time.
Quarterback Donovan McNabb always found a way to stay the team’s starter even when the sea started to surge. He was benched once in 2008, dealt with fickle fans, disappointing losses last...

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