Reasons Eagles lost Super Bowl 57 other than that terrible call

Nick Sirianni, Philadelphia Eagles (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
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Super Bowl 57 should have never come down to a bad holding call, but that isn’t the lone reason for the Eagles’ loss.

Social media isn’t the best place to hang around if you’re dealing with some emotional trauma. Truthfully, we’ve seen some pretty wild things on there both football related and non. We’ve also seen people banned for doing or saying things that are allowable but seemingly much worse. Following the Philadelphia Eagles‘ Super Bowl loss, the Birds are still the stars of the Twitterverse. They’re still on everyone’s minds. So are the missed opportunities that led to the Vince Lombardi Trophy slipping away. One moment, in particular, has been talked about constantly.

Perhaps the biggest fallout piece surrounding Super Bowl Sunday revolves around that final holding call, one that gave the Kansas City Chiefs a first down and, in essence, ended any hope that Philly had of winning. Here’s what is interesting.

Non-Eagles and Chiefs fans seemingly hated the call almost as much as Birds fans did. It robbed us all potentially of a great finish to what had been a fantastic Super Bowl. Even casual fans and neutral parties agree to that, but is it fair to state it cost the Eagles the game?

Sure, we could argue that on one hand and refute it on another, but just for the sake of argument, now that we’re a little calmer than we were yesterday, let’s discuss a few moments that have been brought up constantly since Sunday night because the facts are the facts. This one should have never come down to that final flag anyway.