Misery in Pictures: Eagles Lose Battle of the Bubble Boys

For once we don't mean Andy Reid and Rex Ryan. It was a roster-determining night at the Linc, and everyone but Kurt Coleman should probably be cut.

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It was a night to sit the starters and see who shines. But a loss to the New York Jets is always a loss to the New York Jets, isn't it? Dobson Collins can't catch what Drew Coleman has broken up -- helping the Eagles along to a 17-21 loss at the Linc.
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It was, however, a good night for men named Coleman. Rookie safety Kurt Coleman had, not one, but two fumble recovery returns, accomplishing what Philly's offense could not. Can Andy Reid cut everyone <i>but</i> Kurt Coleman? No?
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Hey, another one! Coleman and Keenan Clayton celebrate while we cue up the Whitney Houston ballad, "Didn't We Almost Have It All."
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Michael Vick played fine for a quarter, but -- oh, look, there he scrambles again! Who would've thought?
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Only anyone who's ever seen a second of his game tape, a group which includes every single NFL team. Inevitabilities: they are inevitable.
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After a quarter, the Eagles decided to see what Mike Kafka can offer. When last we heard, they were still looking. The rookie out of Northwestern completed just nine of 27 attempts for 76 yards and an interception.
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It's enough to make one almost pine for Kevin Kolb. Almost.
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Keenan Clayton couldn't wrap up Joe McKnight, thought he did tally three tackles over the course of the game.
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Andy Reid, summing it up without saying a word and wondering how soon he should start a second career playing a young Wilford Brimley in Liberty Medical ads. We might have projected the latter part.
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But really, the game doesn't mean much -- unless you're Moise Fokou, and then 11 tackles mean slightly more. “I think the coaches knew I always had it in me and just today they put me out there and just let me loose," he said. (Don't tell him it was mostly against the Jets' second team. He sounds so happy.)
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Santonio Holmes got a taste of Trevard Lindley and Macho Harris, who ought to receive immunity for his name alone.
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At least Philly didn't bench all their best talent.
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Santonio Holmes and Michael Vick connected after the clock wound down to form one giant rap sheet Voltron. Aw!
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