4. The final days of April tell the entire tale.
There’s a reason why even though he admitted he gets too emotionally attached to players and will do a better job of not doing so going forward that we’re still talking about guys like Jason Peters and LeSean McCoy and Nigel Bradham coming back. Say it out loud just one more time. Howie doesn’t learn from his mistakes.
What happened to “getting younger” and “can they play” and are they healthy”?
The Eagles had to nail this draft. We’re not sure that they did, are we? If that wasn’t enough to get everyone up in arms, Roseman goes and signs the oft-injured Corey Clement back to the roster on a one-year deal. What happened to “getting younger” and “can they play” and are they healthy”?
Jalen Reagor at 21? A quarterback in Round 2?
Take a poll, and you might learn that there are a lot of people discussing that and they don’t think either was a wise decision for a team that entered the draft with a ton of needs.
With that being said, ask yourself the question one more time. Is it time to put Howie on the hot seat? Maybe not, but it’s time to start warming it so it’s a little uncomfortable. We’ll see how things go as the season progresses.