Extreme Makeover: Philadelphia Eagles Edition?

John FlahContributor IFebruary 22, 2010

PHILADELPHIA - DECEMBER 27:  Donovan McNabb #5 of the Philadelphia Eagles is pressured by Elvis Dumervil #92 of the Denver Broncos on December 27, 2009 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Eagles defeated the Broncos 30-27.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
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Let's face it, McNabb is done, at least with the Eagles. Sure, I'll give you the fact his numbers this year are just as good as last years. But it seems when games really matter and when we need a big play, he can't do it anymore. He lost his speed and agility he can no longer evade rushers.

And is it just me or do some of his passes look like he was throwing to the ground and not the receiver?

The Eagles need to move on. Kevin Kolb, to me, is not the quarterback of the future. He is a nice player but I feel he is just like McNabb, a nice player to have but he will never win a Superbowl. If we trade McNabb we will most likely get at least a second round pick back, this will give us something to work with. Maybe we could find a QB of the future in there somewhere. Also we're probably trading Mike Vick, so we're gonna be short QBs on the roster, might as well draft one and take a chance. Better than sitting on 33 year old McNabb for the next few years. 

Next comes the one and only Andy Reid. Let's just say that when it was fun, it was fun. And when it was bad, oh dear it was horrible. Having Andy at the post game reports saying "I take responsibility for not preparing our guys" just killed me on every loss. He is a good coach who for the most part of his career was given players with excellent ability, it just never worked out. The best years I can remember for this team was when we had possibly the worst receivers on the team (James Thrash, Todd Pinkston, and Fred-Ex). Somehow Andy made it work. But our defense was killer. When Jim Johnson was the Defensive Coordinator, wow, the Eagles were scary week in and week out. This year however, the last 2 games of the season I don't think the D even showed up losing to Dallas 24-0 in week 17 and then losing 34-14 in the first round of the playoffs. The Eagles need to get rid of Reid and get a defensive minded head coach to go with our already stacked young offense (Jackson, Maclin, and McCoy).

If the Eagles are able to get a defensive minded head coach along with a "Quarterback of the future" then I could see this team winning it all for years to come.