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Reid's Less-Than-Happy-Ending

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – On the ring finger of his right hand, as big around as a truck tire and gleaming in the camera lights, Andy Reid wore the Super Bowl ring he won long ago as an assistant coach with the Green Bay Packers.

It isn't wildly uncommon for Reid to wear the ring, but he doesn't put it on for every game, either. In the past, he has used it as motivation for his team, a prize for the players to behold, but on this day it caught the light defiantly.

There is a difference between coaching a loser and being a loser. Reid can't deny the first part this season. The second part is a matter of perspective, and it was telling that the head coach slipped on a size 16 hunk of perspective before his final game as head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles....

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