Eric Marmon: Philadelphia Eagles and Andy Reid: A Wordy Eulogy for a Lengthy Era
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The Philadelphia Eagles 2012 season has officially ended, and with it ends the Era of Head Coach Andy Reid. For those masochists scoring at home, the final tally for the former Green Bay Packers assistant reads as such; Fourteen seasons, 10 playoff victories, six NFC East titles, five NFC championship game appearances, three Coach of the Year awards, and an NFC Championship. Oh, and zero Super Bowl victories, for all those who decided 2013 would be the perfect time to start getting into Philadelphia Football.
It is a bummer of a story, the demise of Andrew Walter Reid. Highly successful for the first half of his head coaching career, Reid's windows of opportunity (and yes, there were many) have finally closed. And yet, as we sit here fourteen years after he was introduced as the NFLs youngest head honcho, the people of Philadelphia appear to be prioritizing feelings of relief above those of sadness.
Yes, the masses in the 2-1-5 want him gone. Desperately, in fact. The
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