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It's not so much about the Eagles needing Bill Cowher as it is about Philadelphia not getting healthy and into a rhythm until late.
Also, it seems like coach Andy Reid has been on the hot-seat for like five years already and if Bill Cowher comes to Philadelphia, the standards and expectations will be exactly like 2011. In turn, Philly will get everyone's A-game and it would increase the odds of another disappointing season.
Being that the Eagles are on a three-game win streak, have a Top 10 offense, a solid pass rush and strong pass defense, it's not the talent that's an issue. It's simply lack of performance.
Next season the Eagles will definitely have this year to use as motivation and the offseason to build chemistry, not to mention the lockout worked against them. No matter how individually talented a team is, there must be time given to get acclimated together.
This season and the upcoming offseason will act as that for coach Andy Reid and all the new talent they acquired in the summer of 2011. Bringing in Bill Cowher would restart that coach-to-player chemistry and although he'd have their respect from the start, it's not an ideal situation for both.
We tend to look at numbers on the forefront too much, and invariables as well as intangibles go vastly underrated. Give Andy Reid one more season in Philadelphia since the Eagles have the time to build a team this offseason.
And if they fail in 2012, then it's time to make a change.