Feels Like The Fourth Time

The premise was similar to each of their previous road-playoff wins. 1. Get outplayed in the first half by the home team. 2. Force a TO on defense and have enough sputtering offense to keep it close. 3. Make half-time adjustments and take control in the 3rd quarter 4. Use feral defense late in the…

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Mission Improbable

So about a month ago, I stopped really writing about the Eagles.  After a demoralizing loss to the Ravens, the Birdz were at 5-5-1.  They’d benched Donovan McNabb after two really egregious performances.  After “earning” a tie with the hapless Bengals, I wrote: On Sunday November 16th, we are finally able to put this Eagles…

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Bunglers

On Sunday November 16th, we are finally able to put this Eagles season to rest.  The end came in the unexpected form of a 13-13 tie (yes, a tie) against the hapless (1-8) Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium. As someone that has truly appreciated all that the Andy Reid-Donovan McNabb Era has brought to…

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2007 Philadelphia Eagles — The Best of the Worst

That’s right.  I’m stating it here.  The Philadelphia Eagles are the last place team that no one wants to play.  Compared to their other last place brethren (below are the records and season point differential), the Birdz are a juggernaut. Philadelphia Eagles   8 8   36Houston Texans        8 8   -5Chicago Bears          7 9   -14Baltimore…

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Playing For Something?

In this most confusing of recent Eagles seasons, no game encapsulates the “what might have been” better than today’s 38-23 thumping of the New Orleans Saints at the Superdome. Going into the game, the Saints were still seeking that elusive last playoff spot in the NFC, the Eagles were not.  Easy formula – the team…

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