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[Spadaro] After Loss, How Do Eagles Play It?

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It had all the makings of something special, with rookie quarterback Nick Foles on the field, with a seven-point lead and with the Dallas Cowboys on their heels late in the third quarter on Sunday evening. In the blink of an eye it all fell apart ...

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It was nice to see Foles play well in his first start. and it was great to see r DL get pressure and sacks in the game. But this game ended like most of this season with us being very unlucky, Dez Td catch that rolled on the ground, r P not knocking the PR out of bounds and an int that bounced off a defenders thigh to the CB that returned it for a TD.

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Dave this team and management are GARBAGE - fire REID, get a real GM, new scouts and a real NFL coach who knows what black and blue football is and believes in actually drafting DL, Safeties and LB's with size and speed. Then, maybe we can have hope.

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i realize you have to write this dave, and that you have to say we still have a chance in the division, but it's gotta be hard. it's over.

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I am still trying to figure out how 2 obvious blocks in the back were missed on the punt return... The game might have gone the other way if it had been called, but let's face it, neither team is deserving of the playoffs.

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The last touchdown for the cowboys showed what a QB looks like behind this oline. I like Foles but he isn't ready, his throws when he was running were more nerve racking then when Vick blindly throws the ball in the air. The season is done, use these last 7 games to evaluate each position. Remove those with big contracts that are not playing to standard and remove those blt fighting for the ball, football isn't a game for boys but men.

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Dave, watch the film. Foles missed a LOT. Nobody expected much out of him, but he clearly doesn't deserve to be the starter based off of that performance any more than Kafka earned the starting job when he played against the Falcons last year. There is a LOT more wrong with this team than Vick.

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And what's up with the rules, you can't hit a defender with a blinde side hit yet you can hit a WR. What also happened to a defenseless receiver, Maclin in the hit behind and nothing. Or how about that chock block on shady. Oh well these refs are rusty, look at the San Fran game, they lost over a minute of game play.

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There was nothing pretty about this game. A good play here or there... maybe... but nothing to be proud about. In the past 25 years I've seen some really bad Eagles teams that gave more effort than this really hyped "good" team. Slow motion replays of lineman sliding like Rollins versus a 3rd stringer to make a tackle is unacceptable Eagles football.

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Essentially 21 points to the other team Foles gave up, if you count the pass the refs saved him on.

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This season is so frustrating considering where we were at after 4 games and the fact that we had beaten both Baltimore and the giants. Looks as though the Vick era in Philly is going to be short lived and the Reid era is coming to a bitter end.

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Andy Reid, Marty, & Todd - Great Job Gameplanning (this is sincere). To tak an Offensive Squad with 4 out of 5 Linemen that are "back-ups" & a Back Up/Rookie QB and put together a plan that had us winnning the game in the 2nd Half is Phenomenal. It is a testament to your ability to "Coach Up" Players, and overcome the most challenging situations. I know Jeffrey Lurie will come to his senses and do the right thing and bring you back for another year to take a legitimate run with this team (Vick included).

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The obvious choice would be to play Foles the rest of the year and prepare for next year, even the announcers acknowledged that much. Now a lame duck coach who is looking to help his starting QB find another job might have a different agenda that may not be in the best long term interest of the team. I think lurie needs to tell Andy he's had enough fool's gold, play the rookie and get some experience for next year.

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Senhorcook. y u keep pointing out the negatives on Foles yea he struggled alittle but Overall he had a good game made some very nice throws. This is from a Rookie who had no reps at all... I didn't see u on here talking about Vick when he was throwing 2-3picks a game and fumbling left and right saying he doesn't deserve to be the starter

If i'm AR i go all in with Foles he has the most upside i think he could get this team to a 9-7 record if we r lucky. He should do great vs the Skins and Panthers, I love to see him in a rematch with the Cowboys later this season. Cincy would be the tough game probably would lose that. and NYG depends what team decided to show up

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Ok, I know the Eagles lost, sad yes, but how about the play to bryant where the ball clearly rolls out of is arm, hits the ground (helps maintain control), and then he regains control...and its a touchdown?!?!?! What make it even worse is that this play was reviewed AND upheld! Now c'mon, we have instant reply for a f ing reason. Some may not think this was a big call because it wasnt, IT WAS HUGE! it totally changed the momentum of the game. I think someone better check this refs myspace (or facebook) and see if he is a cowgirls fan...just f ing ridiculous!!!

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What's sad is that even at 3 and 6 we are only 2 games out of first place and that is such a tease and will keep us fans believing in fools gold. The year is done unless some crazy miracle happens. As I've said before, any of the starters who are not performing/going full bore need to be sat and put on the hungry kids., I'm tired of watching all the high priced free agents under perform. This organization the past couple of years reminds me of a certain team in the nations capital and that scares the hell outta me. AR, it's been fun. YoIu did alot for us and we'll never forget you just as we'll never forget McNabb, but it's time to move on and find the next Harbauigh, Pagano, etc. I'll still be hoping for some lightning in a bottle and will still be sitting in front ofn the TV screaming GO EAGLES!

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hedge8727. My feeling is that Reid will continue to play vick even after we are mathematically eliminated bc reid knows he won't be back so he won't care if foles is the future of this team.

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Nick Foles-22 of 32 219yds 1td 1int vs a very good Cowboys D

Vick-22 of 41 272yds 1td 1int vs the Saints last week and a bad D(also O only put up 13points)

also Vick has had all the reps pretty much all yr since he is the starter unlike Foles

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Foles is a good prospect but he made many throws that looked like Tim Tebow. Wounded ducks rolling end over end 15 yards down field, balls bouncing in the ground 10 yds. away from intended receivers. He mad a lot of throws off his back foot and floated the ball down field that should have been picked off, and his accuracy was not that great. He easily could have had five INT's today - but Vick is clearly the better QB today. Vick throws the ball sharp & to receivers (He is more accurate, athletic, & has a better understanding of coverages, etc..). If Peters & Watkins come back next week start Vick to see if we can win out. Once we are mathematically eliminated - then start Foles.

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Andy Reid, Marty, & Todd - Great Job Gameplanning (this is sincere). To tak an Offensive Squad with 4 out of 5 Linemen that are "back-ups" & a Back Up/Rookie QB and put together a plan that had us winnning the game in the 2nd Half is Phenomenal. It is a testament to your ability to "Coach Up" Players, and overcome the most challenging situations. I know Jeffrey Lurie will come to his senses and do the right thing and bring you back for another year to take a legitimate run with this team (Vick included).

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