The Philadelphia Eagles may be a game away from making a coaching change after 14 years of quality work by Andy Reid.
I think it's a big risk to take for a franchise that has a proven winner in Reid. So the Eagles have had a few poor seasons. But did you watch the game this weekend against the Redskins? There is a lot of promise on that roster right now as Reid and his staff develop a young group of new players.
Rookie QB Nick Foles threw for 345 yards. Run his numbers from his six games out for a whole season and he would be projected for 4,500 yards, 16 touchdowns and 13 interceptions. There's something to develop in Foles.
Also, Riley Cooper, Colt Anderson, Brandon Graham, Dennis Kelly, Fletcher Cox, Mychal Kendricks, Brandon Boykin and Bryce Brown are a very interesting group of young men who could be the core to rebuild this franchise.
It's going to be a shame if someone else gets the opportunity instead of Reid.
I can't even begin to describe the rage that boils within me reading that (as I know it does for certain others here). I wonder, though, if Jeffrey Lurie allows things like this to influence his decision making? Kirwan's a fairly respected guy around the league, & I guess you could extend this to some of the on-air hand wringing we've heard from guys like Steve Mariucci, Brian Billick, et al.
I would certainly hope that it wouldn't be a factor, but I wonder if he puts any stock in it or if it doesn't even register a blip on his radar.