Philadelphia Won’t Appreciate McNabb Until He’s Gone

March 30, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

For most sporting towns, most of the population builds a social bond with star athletes. 
Not in Philly, the City of Brotherly Ungratefulness. Disgruntled fans are always unsatisfied and judgmental of a star player’s underachievement, and as a result, they turn on any athlete.
Why must an unhappy fan base belittle or boo a megastar whenever they are unsuccessful in capitalizing? Why must ignorant fans boo or deride a superstar whenever he elevates a hapless franchise to the top, but fizzles in a poor performance at a moment a needed win is at stake?
Shame on them for ridiculing any player struggling to find his swagger, mocking him, and demanding trades, but months later cheering him on finally for reaching expectations.
In Philly, the wishy-washiness and hostility burns out a typical athlete, delivering exertion and loyalty in order to pacify an enigmatic sporting town. No matter what, this is a town that will never be content or pleased with championsh...

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