Yesterday, I noted how badly Bradie James and Keith Brooking played Sunday night, and that was only from watching them from 4 stories up from the corner of the end zone in my “low man on the totem pole” press box seat. My house is without power from that ridiculous storm that hit over the weekend in the NE part of the country, so I haven’t had a chance to look at any film yet. I had planned on taking a hard look at James and Brooking.
I guess now I don’t have to. Antonio Nickerson of Cowboyssportsblog.com did a great job editing together film of Brooking and James. I had James pegged as the main culprit, but Brooking looked far worse. He looked old and tired chasing around the Eagles’ speedy skill position players, and was simply bullied by the Eagles’ dominant offensive line. Being an Eagles fan, I’m no stranger to atrocious linebacker play, but I don’t ever recall seeing an Eagles linebacker having a game this bad. The gory video below: