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Tuesday, March 21, 2006
'Eagles In Position To Be Vastly Improved'?
Notice the careful phrasing of this headline, quoted from a Dave Spadaro piece on the Eagles website. Doesn't say the Eagles are "vastly improved," just in position to be. (As in if everyone gets healthy, if young players progress, if the team has a great draft, and if the coaching staff has learned from last year's mistakes.) Spadaro sums up his message this way: "I hear all the criticism out there, and, honestly, I don't think it's fair. Judge the Eagles as the season begins, not midway through March." I'd counter by saying that, for March, the team he says is "in position to have a great, great roster" sure has a "great, great" number of ifs.