Adapt or die.
Those infamous words uttered in the movie Moneyball by Oakland A’s GM Billy Beane (as played by Brad Pitt) about America’s national pastime could apply to America’s national obsession, football. And this year, perhaps no team epitomizes the choice between change and self-destruction more than the Philadelphia Eagles.
Hailed in the preseason as the Dream Team, week by week the 2012 Eagles became the Nightmare on Pattison. To dispel the haunting specter of a fumbling, failing season, Philadelphia has to prepare for its 2013 draft, where visions of plum draft picks dance in fans’ heads.