Any Eagles fan who watched last week's game against the New York Giants was frustrated and disheartened to say the least. The Eagles did not play well, and there were more problems with the team that one could count with both hands. The Eagles were deemed the team to beat in the offseason, but now were 1-2 and did not look like a good football team last week.
Andy Reid has been here before, and has taken 1-2 teams to the postseason, as well as as many as 11 or 12 wins. But what was most worrying about the loss to the Giants was not the mediocre play of Michael Vick, the missed assignments on defense, or the lack of explosiveness on the offense overall (other than LeSean McCoy). What was perhaps most worrying was the incredible coaching errors made by the head coach.
Many were to blame for the loss, but Reid's flawed coaching is currently holding back an Eagles team that is arguably the most talented in the NFL, and in franchise history.
Here are four reasons why.