It was a brutal loss in an even more brutal season, but there is balm in Gilead, and 2018’s healing process can set the foundation for a turnaround on the shore of Lake Erie.
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Sashi Brown’s tenure in Cleveland was defined by his ability to amass assets without turning them into on-field production. His trades and signings put a high premium on potential, but his talent evaluation failed to pay off, leading to a 1-27 record in his nearly two-year tenure. He was fired on Dec. 7, clearing a path for John Dorsey to take over.
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Greatest quarterback of all time, but that doesn’t mean that he’s unbeatable, said safety Malcolm Jenkins. We’ve got a destination that we’re geared to. No matter who’s in front of us, we’ve got somewhere to go.
Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie echoed that sentiment as he received the George Halas trophy.
We’re not only going to Minneapolis, he said, we have something to do in Minneapolis. One more win.
The last time the Eagles went to the Super Bowl, in 2005, they lost to the Patriots 24-21. Johnson said he’s out for revenge on behalf of the city.
For what they did to us in 2004, to get payback, there would be nothing sweeter than that, Johnson said. I remember watching that game when I was 14 years old. I was hoping the Eagles would win. Just coming up short, you could feel the pain, and you could also feel the passion of what this city wants. And we’re here, so it’s right at our fingertips.