The Philadelphia Eagles are in the midst of their worst stretch of football in recent memory. It started with a home loss against the San Francisco 49ers. Then, this past Sunday, they fell to the rival Dallas Cowboys. Neither of these games were competitive, as the Birds lost by a combined 44 points against two NFC powerhouses.
Because the Eagles started off so hot, they are still 10-3 and will have a big say in how the seeding of the conference plays out. But they will have to play much better and make some adjustments to be forces in the playoffs, even the players know that.
One of those adjustments, however, will not be who's calling plays.
Nick Sirianni will not take over play calling
Eagles head coach Nick Sirianni there are no pending changes to the coaching staff and no changes to who is calling the plays during the game. Offensive coordinator Brian Johnson will continue to call the plays for a struggling offense.
Last year, we saw the Eagles be able to stay ahead of their opponents. This season has been a different story.
Early on, the Eagles were able to right their wrongs to win games. But it is a little worrisome that the last two weeks have gone so poorly -- being against the two teams that are most likely to stand in the way of a Super Bowl run. Players are openly admitting that they feel the opposing defenses are sniffing out plays before they develop.
The schedule is about to lighten up a bit competitively for the Birds. It is imperative for them to figure this out now, especially in division, so they still have the chance to win the East and potentially the one seed.
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