When you’re turning to Matt Patricia, it’s obvious you’re out of answers. You may not even know the questions.
Whatever went wrong for the Eagles in the second half of this season – injuries, age, confusion, lack of a Plan B – it’s a pretty clear signal to everyone on the team that the coach doesn’t know what to do and is in a panic when it turns to Matt Patricia. The players aren’t stupid or blind when it comes to football matters. They know this doofus was an utter failure in Detroit and can see the bounce the Lions (the Lions!) got from launching him. They know that he wasn’t any better in returning to New England when Bill Belichik thought he could play coordinator-a-go-go and put them anywhere. And they know when he’s given the keys to either side of the ball, it’s going to be a mess. And it was. – Sam Fels Read More