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    Jim Washburn relieved of duties

    TEAM NEWS: The Eagles have relieved the duties of defensive line coach Jim Washburn. He will be replaced by Tommy Brasher, the Eagles defensive line coach in 1985 and again from 1999-2005.

    "Jim is a fine football coach and we appreciate the efforts he gave to this team over the past two years," said head coach Andy Reid. "However, I determined that it was in the team’s best interest that we move in a different direction in terms of trying to maximize the production of that position group. We look forward to having Tommy Brasher back on board to work with the defensive line."
    -Official Eagles Release.
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    It feels like Andy is getting a chance to clean house.

    I honestly think he comes back.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BDawk4Prez View Post
    It feels like Andy is getting a chance to clean house.

    I honestly think he comes back.
    I feel the same way and i welcome it. I think BIG RED can rebuild us again. We have to improve this defense.

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    Quote Originally Posted by phillybirdblog View Post
    I actually saw this team trying really hard last night...they're just not that talented. I'm starting to believe Roseman will be the guy on the out, Reid's going to get even more control, and I think you'll see at least 20 new players on this roster next year in place of the ones who have quit.

    Coaching staff is probably all gone too.....Morningweig should be next still. The offense has been stagnant all season, 27 pts by the offense last night was our best performance all year.
    I agree with everything except the bold... I could not disagree more...people forget this was prob our best draft class....HOWIE and ANDY were in charge....they sat with the scouts... It was the first year that BIG RED had a GM on his side... I saw an article by CSN Philly that went on about how Heckfart CONTROLLED the draft. Heck 3 years ago it was said very very verbally that ANDY moved up to get JPP but was SHOT DOWN by Heckert to get Brandon Graham.

    I would love nothing more to see Andy back, been saying it a while. But with recent family struggles finally resulting in a tradagey I see him "walking away" at the end of this year. You non-parents out there or non-mature kids / adults have no idea what its like to be a father and the unconditional love you have for a child...then to go through that fight of drug addiction to think he has beaten it to only find out it was the thing that took his life... I cant even imagine... Dont think he will get fired....but he very well may just walk away..... Family > anything!!!!

    Howie Roseman meets with Chip Kelly last week......some of you will get a boner over this...

    http://www.nj.com/eagles/index.ssf/2...e_roseman.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by fanofphilly View Post
    I agree with everything except the bold... I could not disagree more...people forget this was prob our best draft class....HOWIE and ANDY were in charge....they sat with the scouts... It was the first year that BIG RED had a GM on his side... I saw an article by CSN Philly that went on about how Heckfart CONTROLLED the draft. Heck 3 years ago it was said very very verbally that ANDY moved up to get JPP but was SHOT DOWN by Heckert to get Brandon Graham.

    I would love nothing more to see Andy back, been saying it a while. But with recent family struggles finally resulting in a tradagey I see him "walking away" at the end of this year. You non-parents out there or non-mature kids / adults have no idea what its like to be a father and the unconditional love you have for a child...then to go through that fight of drug addiction to think he has beaten it to only find out it was the thing that took his life... I cant even imagine... Dont think he will get fired....but he very well may just walk away..... Family > anything!!!!

    Howie Roseman meets with Chip Kelly last week......some of you will get a boner over this...

    http://www.nj.com/eagles/index.ssf/2...e_roseman.html
    I think youre right, It is looking like we did pretty good in terms of this most recent draft:'

    1st: Fletcher Cox - already starting, arguably our best Defensive Lineman at the moment

    2nd: Mychal Kendricks - looks great in his rookie year. SAM linebackers are harder to find. Looks like we are set there for a long time.

    2nd: Vinny Curry - Looked good in limited playing time. Remains to be seen but indicates he will be an impact player down the road

    3rd: Nick Foles - Overall has looked pretty good considering hes in his first year, only recently started working with the first team offense, has no offensive line and a limited corps of pass catchers

    4th: Brandon Boykin - Won out the starting Nickel job from a tenured player who frankly was one of the best in the league at that role

    5th: Dennis Kelly - Thrust into a tough spot but has improved. Could potentially turn into a true starter for us in the near future, but at the very least will function as a very solid reserve guy who can play all over the place.

    6th: Marvin McNutt - Meh. But you dont expect much from a 6th round WR anyway

    6th: Brandon Washington - Gambled and they lost, no biggie, late draft picks generally don't work out

    7th: Bryce Brown - Won the 2nd RB job, has looked phenomenal in his 2 starts thus far. Needs to fix his fumbling problem but with how good the rest of his game looks, you gotta be happy if thats the only area of concern, certainly fixable.

    Not to mention Howie was also responsible for the acquisition of Demeco Ryans, solidifying a position we have struggled at for several years now. Ryans is also arguably the best player on this defense at the moment. And outside of McCoy, might even be the best player on this team.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BDawk4Prez View Post
    It feels like Andy is getting a chance to clean house.

    I honestly think he comes back.
    Agreed, I've been getting the feeling that Andy gets 1 more year with a (Hopefully) healthy team. With a coaching staff that got pretty much got entirely canned this year and a completely banged up roster he didn't really get a fair shot this year

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    Yeesh! Another year of Andy IDK, he clearly has lost the team.


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    Quote Originally Posted by papirico52 View Post
    Yeesh! Another year of Andy IDK, he clearly has lost the team.
    I have to disagree with you there. This season stinks and everyone has to take some of the blame but I still think the players are responding to Andy. Of course I'm only going by what I see on the sidelines but still.
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    Thank Jesus, I hated that stupid scheme.

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    I like the political thread title


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    I actually saw this team trying really hard last night...they're just not that talented. I'm starting to believe Roseman will be the guy on the out, Reid's going to get even more control, and I think you'll see at least 20 new players on this roster next year in place of the ones who have quit.

    Coaching staff is probably all gone too.....Morningweig should be next still. The offense has been stagnant all season, 27 pts by the offense last night was our best performance all year.

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    oh...AND Why was this guy ever hired to begin with? He and his scheme never fit our personnel, and never allowed us to play half decent run D. Terrible move for him to ever be here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by phillybirdblog View Post
    oh...AND Why was this guy ever hired to begin with? He and his scheme never fit our personnel, and never allowed us to play half decent run D. Terrible move for him to ever be here.
    Weve never been a good Run - D. And we generally love getting pressure. With the exception of this season, Washburn had been able to do that. I would say that he fit what Andy usually looks to get out of his defense, pressure on the QB.
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    Fk it, keep Big Red. Castillo..gone. Babin...gone. Mudd is going to retire and TB will get the axe at seasons end as well.

    Get Red an actual DC and continue to clean the cancerous figures out of the locker room.

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    Wide 9, what a joke. He has never had a good defense. And yet they bring him in to bring in a scheme that doesn't work. Thats on Andy.

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