With the team built entirely in his image, the players all of his choosing, the coaching staff (the equally embattled Juan Castillo included) all employed at his appointment, and the number of valid excuses dwindling, the vast majority of Eagles fans are ready to move toward a new era.
The cupboard is not bare in Philadelphia. The team is extremely talented and whomever is to take over for Reid, should he be fired, will be expected to produce a winner right away.
For that reason, it is important that Reid's successor be carefully chosen. His coaching philosophy must fit the core of the current roster. Some roster changes are inevitable; however, the core of the Eagles' roster is well constructed as it currently stands.
What must change for the Eagles to be successful is how the team is coached.
Here are four potential candidates to replace Andy Reid in Philadelphia, and the chances of each coming to fruition.