Reid: ‘I Take It Personal’

Andy Reid is tired of answering the same question after every loss.

Does you expect to finish out the season as the Eagles’ head coach?

“I haven’t been told any different, so I’m going to keep going, but you can keep asking me because I appreciate those questions,” he said after the team’s 38-33 defeat to the Cowboys. “I’m sure you’ll be the first to know.”

The writing is on the wall and has been for weeks now. The Eagles lost their eighth straight and are 3-9 on the season with four games left. Offensively, they played better, and you can tell Reid looks at that as a positive. Still, he doesn’t know quite what to say as he endures the most difficult season of his career.

“I can’t stand here and tell you I’m proud of it,” Reid said, when asked if he was embarrassed. “We lost the game, so no matter how you cut it, we lost the game and I take it personal. It’s my responsibility, so I can’t tell you that I’m proud of it.”

As for injuries, safety Kurt Coleman suffered a chest contusion, but X-Rays were negative. He’ll have an MRI Monday, Reid said. And Brent Celek has an abdominal contusion, but he returned to the game.

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