Eagles' offensive line is unrecognizable from Week 1


Michael Vick's well-meaning brother wasn't the only one on Twitter who zeroed in on the porous Philadelphia Eagles' offensive line on Monday night.

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From a social media standpoint, the Eagles' 28-13 loss to the New Orleans Saints seemed to act as a tipping point for where the blame should really fall in Philadelphia.

The Eagles' injury-ravaged offensive line is a train wreck. Quarterback Michael Vick was sacked seven times on "Monday Night Football", absorbing the type of beating that's worthy of your respect.

Vick's struggles to read defenses at the line of scrimmage haven't helped matters, but there's only so much he can control. Right tackle Todd Herremans moved to injured reserve with a foot injury this week, leaving guard Evan Mathis as the final remaining starter from opening day.

"When Mike has time, he's one of the best in the league," Mathis told NFL.com and NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. "... I'm the oldest lineman we have and I'm the only one standing now in the starting group. But I'm still going to keep trying to lead. It's a little weird. It's like a 'Final Destination' kind of thing. Hopefully I don't get hit by a bus or anything."

Jason Kelce is also watching a horror movie. The center -- who was placed on IR with a knee injury in September -- told Rapoport the line's play on Monday night was an "absolute embarrassment."

"Oh, it's awful," Kelce said of the inability to help. "Especially, we we're just talking about when your position unit in general is struggling like that, it's tough. And watching games is a lot more frustrating than actually playing games."

Vick and the Eagles will try to save their season on Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys. Considering the personnel issues they're facing, the cause might already be lost.

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