Nov 082012

I think there are two ways Andy Reid can save his job. If he makes the playoffs or if Nick Foles shows some promise. The former isn’t happening most likely. At 3-5, they’d have to go 7-1 the rest of the way to make the playoffs most likely and while Reid is a great coach in the 2nd half of the season, I can’t see that happening. However, if he benches Vick for Foles and Foles shows some promise, maybe they go 4-4 or 5-3 the rest of the way, Reid will be able to blame his early season struggles on Vick and convince them to keep him around to do the one thing he’s great at, which is developing quarterbacks. Even behind this offensive line, Foles could succeed. Vick makes them look worse than they are as he holds the ball the longest from snap to throw out of any quarterback in the NFL and he has for 2 seasons.

Philadelphia Eagles


RB LeSean McCoy: Rushed for 119 yards (72 after contact) on 19 attempts, 6 broken tackles, caught 2 passes for 14 yards on 3 attempts, 1 drop

LE Brandon Graham: 1 sack and 1 quarterback hurry on 12 pass rush snaps, 1 solo tackles, 2 stops

RE Trent Cole: 1 quarterback hit and 2 quarterback hurries on 20 pass rush snaps, 5 solo tackles, 4 stops


LT King Dunlap: Allowed 1 sack, 2 quarterback hits, and 3 quarterback hurries on 54 pass block snaps

RT Demetress Bell: Allowed 1 sack, 1 quarterback hit, and 2 quarterback hurries on 42 pass block snaps, 2 penalties, run blocked for 6 yards on 3 attempts

RG Dennis Kelly: Allowed 1 sack, 1 quarterback hit, and 1 quarterback hurry on 54 pass block snaps, run blocked for 10 yards on 3 attempts

TE Brent Celek: Caught 5 passes for 47 yards on 9 attempts on 39 pass snaps, 3.4 YAC per catch, 1 interception when thrown to, allowed 1 sack on 10 pass block snaps

WR Jeremy Maclin: Caught 2 passes for 28 yards on 4 attempts on 53 pass snaps, 0.5 YAC per catch, 1 penalty

ROLB Mychal Kendricks: 4 solo tackles, 1 stop, 1 missed tackle, 1 penalty, allowed 5 catches for 50 yards and a touchdown on 5 attempts

CB Nnamdi Asomugha: Allowed 3 catches for 35 yards and a touchdown on 4 attempts, 1 pass deflection, 1 solo tackle, 1 stop, 2 missed tackles

CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie: Allowed 2 catches for 31 yards on 3 attempts, 1 penalty, 3 solo tackles

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