Eagles Brace For Hostile Home Crowd (be afraid, be very afraid)…
Andy Reid, Philadelphia Eagles’ coach, after the Eagles’ training camp in Lehigh, Pennsylvania. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
‘MONDAY NIGHT Football.” A six-game losing streak. The Andy Reid era sputtering to a ragged close, with Jon Gruden right there in the broadcast booth, analyzing the proceedings. In the 2-8 Carolina Panthers, an opponent that provides the potential for what would have to be the worst Eagles loss in a season defined by them.
People around the team are worried about an ugly scene at Lincoln Financial Field.
“It might be a little hostile,” said tight end Brent Celek, who is as much a part of the community as anyone on the team. “The fans, they could be rowdy, which we’re all fine with. We’ve got to be ready for it . . . Most important, we’ve just got to worry about our own job, what we’re doing, and everything else should take care of itself.”
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