Reid's Less-Than-Happy-Ending

AP Photo


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....

Read Full Article »

Recommended Articles

For All His Words, Reid a Man of Mystery

Bob Ford, Philadelphia Inquirer - December 26, 2012

"Philadelphia is a place to park and change your socks." -Jim Murray Andy Reid loves to write and loves the written word - although not necessarily those distributed on a daily basis in this particular city. At one time,... more »

Reid, McNabb Were a Perfect Match

Les Bowen, Philadelphia Daily News - December 23, 2012

We're still more than three months away from the three-year anniversary of the trade that ended Donovan McNabb's reign in Philadelphia. Somehow, it seems longer ago than that.   I remember talking with someone back then who... more »

Vick Says He'll Lead - From Sideline

Les Bowen, Philadelphia Daily News - December 18, 2012

Michael Vick returned to Eagles practice Monday and addressed reporters for the first time since he was sidelined by a concussion Nov. 11 against Dallas. Vick said he would embrace the opportunity to help rookie Nick Foles,... more »

Note to Jerry Jones: Step Down Now

Randy Galloway, Star-Telegram - December 17, 2012

Jerry? It's me. It's me, talking to you personally this morning. Consider it nothing more than a friendly chat, with also a self-help suggestion attached.   I understand if you're a tad skeptical about this benevolence. But I... more »

Watt's Going On? Texans' J.J. Wreaking Havoc

Eric Adelson, Yahoo! Sports - December 17, 2012

Houston Texans defensive lineman J.J. Watt causes paranoia. "Teams are always trying to run away from him," said teammate and tight end Owen Daniels. "He's a factor in every play he's in there. You have to know where he is on... more »