The 2012 Philadelphia Eagles campaign will undoubtedly go down as one of the worst seasons in franchise history.
Just when it seemed as if things could not get worse than the “Dream Team” debacle, 2012 happened. The Eagles started the season 3-1, winning games despite a high number of turnovers. Then disaster struck and Andy Reid’s squad dropped 11 of 12 contest.
That included an eight-game losing streak, the longest the franchise has seen in over 40 years. It ended up costing Reid his job, as the team parted ways with their 14-year coach earlier today.
Restoring order to Philadelphia will be no easy task. There were reports of the players quitting on their coach this season, and the numbers speak for themselves. The secondary reached a level of ineptitude never before seen, and the injured reserve list was overflowing by Week 17.
Fixing the Eagles is not a one or two-year deal. It is a project; one that could take a new head coach several offseasons before the results are evident. But the following moves would be a step in the right direction for the franchise.