Every year, my friend Rob and I get together to watch an Eagles game -- and every year, the Eagles manage to lose, whether it be on an incredible 63-yard field goal with two seconds left or simply with an uninspired loss. Since Rob and I are such a lousy combination, we decided to get together this year with our mutual friend Marc. Turns out that we are all losers together, as the Eagles fell behind the San Diego Chargers early and were never able to recover.
But it wasn't all bad. After all, you can never beat chicken wings and cheesesteaks! Seems that in my old age, I have become quite the eater. And it was a lot of fun spending some time with my old buddies. Whenever we get together and talk sports, it's as if we are teenagers all over again, as we recount the games and players of our youth. We also had the opportunity to do something all Philadelphia fans are very good at: complain when our team stinks. But when we were growing up, the thought of seeing the Phillies win the World Series, let alone the Eagles playing in multiple NFC Championship games, was pie in the sky. Things have certainly changed on the local sports scene since then, but true friendship is always a constant. However, if you want the Eagles to win, don't let the three of us watch together!