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Everyone thought this would be a cake walk. The blogosphere. The newspapers. And apparently the Philadelphia Eagles. How else can you explain an embarrassing loss to the putrid Oakland Raiders? McNabb dropped back 46 times and had zero touchdowns to show for it. This loss was a complete team effort. Not one player looked like he was prepared to play an actual NFL game.á Even Andy Reid seemed to have taken his woeful opponent for granted. Want an example? With about six minutes left in the game, trailing 13-6, the Eagles got into Raiders territory on a nice vertical play to Brent Celek. But on fourth down the Eagles settled for a David Akers field goal to cut the lead to 13-9. Why? I mean seriously, why? The Eagles still needed a touchdown to win the game, trailing now by four inste ...

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