Phil Sheridan: The Eagles had been outscored, 74-27, in the final quarters of their first nine games. So when they took a lead in the fourth quarter against the Giants, everyone knew what was coming. It never did.
Phil Sheridan: There has been a lot of talk lately about the 3-6 Eagles' lacking an identity. The truth is, they have an identity. It's just one they would prefer not to have, that of a soft, unfocused group of underachievers.
Phil Sheridan: The issue has stopped being whether Andy Reid should return for a 14th season as head coach. He should not. The issue has become whether Reid can give Jeff Lurie even the flimsiest pretense for bringing him back.
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Phil Sheridan: These Eagles are capable of beating any team in the NFL, especially themselves. It's as tough to get a handle on them as it was for them to get a handle on the football in Buffalo earlier this month.
Phil Sheridan became an Inquirer sports columnist after covering the Eagles for seven years. He brings a seasoned and reasoned point of view to a landscape of frustrated fans. But Sheridan knows where they're coming from, being a Philadelphia native and a graduate of Temple University.