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The Linc - Asomugha Shut Out Fitzgerald, When He Covered Him

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Not pictured here, Nnamdi Asomugha.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
Not pictured here, Nnamdi Asomugha. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
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When Asomugha was on Fitzgerald | Philly | 11/14/2011
By my count, Asomugha matched up with Fitzgerald 20 times out of 46 pass plays. That doesn't mean he was always in man coverage, but, from what I could tell, on many of them, he was. On those plays, John Skelton targeted Fitzgerald just twice, and both were incompletions.

Lots of hits leave Vick with broken ribs - Stats & Info Blog - ESPN
The turnover on the offensive line has led to regular collisions between Vick and the opposing defense. Vick is one of four NFL QBs that has been either sacked, hit while throwing or under duress at least 100 times this season.

Anatomy of a Broken Play: Larry Fitzgerald Catch
Larry Fitzgerald pulls in a spectacular over-the-shoulder pass from John Skelton late in the fourth quarter to set up the go-ahead score. Once the awe wore off, you likely noticed that rookie safety Jaiquawn Jarrett was singled-up on one of the best receivers in football. Andy Reid, what happened?

Philadelphia Eagles: Eagles coach Andy Reid has blind spot in defensive vision - mcall.com
Who can forget the sound bite that preceded Donovan McNabb's exit following the 2009 season and a boatload of other changes that brought the Philadelphia Eagles to where they are now? "What's the saying?" team president Joe Banner asked. "If you keep doing the same things over and over and expect different results, you're kidding yourself?"

Tell Me Why I Should Believe in the Philadelphia Eagles - SB Nation Philly
This is an eerily prescient article written in the preseason....

Ruinous season spelling the end for Reid
The Eagles have become a punch line amid a disastrous season. All the failures come back to one person, who may soon be gone: Andy Reid.