Some things never Change:))
With the Lions/Eagles game today, I thought it might be worth recapitulating some of the “highlights” voiced by the fan base here. To understand Philadelphia sports fans, all one has to do is remember the time the hockey player Eric Lindros received a concussion during a game that made nearly everyone who watched it gasp.
Nearly everyone. Sports radio here pushed the fine, noble argument that Lindros “wanted” the concussion, that he hated Philadelphia and didn’t want to win, and that in a moment of inspired insanity tried to get himself killed during a hockey game.
- Kevin Kolb (the quarterback of the Eagles) had a “concussion.” It wasn’t really a concussion, the coach pulled him for inept play [any idiot watching the tape can see he got hit hard, really hard. Also: coaches routinely pull players for inept play without making excuses for them]
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- Jeffrey Lurie, the owner of the Eagles, does not really want to win a championship because he’s not from around here