Dawkins Loss Still Reverberates Throughout Eagles Country

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Published: March 25, 2009


... season.

Sure, the baseball world champions will start a new season after their championship run last year.  But it is the pigskin that Philadelphians really covet.

The gridiron has been empty for some time now, in another wallowing defeat that stole the rug right from under each Philadelphia Eagle fan that thought this could be the year.

After suffering through what was initially thought as a down year, then suddenly making the last seed in the playoffs, and then miraculously making it to the conference championship game and getting beat in heartbreaking fashion yet again, Eagles fans went through a lot in only a one month span.  The ups and downs were a true thrill ride.

It wasn't enough to make real Eagles fans forget about the Birds' shortcomings. 

The Eagles were inconsistent at best throughout the year, finished with a less than commendable 9-6-1 record, barely squeaked into the playoffs, and lost to the Cincinnati Bengals....

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