If you are not pissed off as an Philadelphia Eagles fan right now there is something f*cking wrong with you. Forget about our record and the inconsistencies of this team, there is a bigger issue at hand here. Pretty much all year long, fans have been criticizing the Eagles new training staff. Rightfully so too, we have an absurd number of guys on injured reserve, multiple players have had recurring injuries, and now they are fucking around with the future of our franchise quarterback. On top of all that, it seems like nobody ever has any answers for anything, and that shit is getting old. I wanted answers, so I did a little digging and found a very interesting little fun fact about the new training staff. It turns out this new medical staff has something in common with another heavily scrutinized medical staff in this city. The two head physicians for both the Eagles and 76ers is the same guy. Yes, you read that right. What I am telling you is the people running the new Eagles medical team also happen to play a significant role in running the 76ers medical team. The same medical team that has frustrated us with the handling of injuries to Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons, Markelle Fultz and a couple others. If you are like me, you don’t think this is just a coincidence. You have to be believe they are related. It all just makes too much sense.
— Marcus Hayes (@inkstainedretch) December 13, 2018
What does not make any sense at all is why nobody ever seems to be able to get a straight answer out of this medical team. We went through it with the Joel Embiid foot injury that always seemed to have a million different reports attached to it. The Ben Simmons injury his rookie year has never been fully explained. Of course, we all know how fucked up the Markelle Fultz situation has become. They still haven’t properly diagnosed his shoulder and it has been almost 2 years. To be fair, this new staff had an unusual amount of attention on them from the start because of the Carson Wentz knee injury. Fans were obsessed with the recovery process. It has gone to another level though with the recent news of Carson Wentz’ back fracture. How the fuck does a medical team not inform a player that he has a stress fracture in his back? How the fuck does the coaching staff not know either? How is any of this acceptable to the organization? There is way too much at stake here for there to be zero communication about the seriousness of injuries to key players. This whole fucking situation is a mess.
I think it’s fair to have major concerns about the Eagles’ medical staff at this point. https://t.co/ijsekGVcMB
— Jimmy Kempski (@JimmyKempski) December 13, 2018
When you look at the 76ers situation, why the fuck the Eagles felt like it would be a good idea to hire the same doctors we may never know. Maybe they need to stop getting doctors from the Rothman Institute since players complained about the past staff as well. For whatever reason we can’t ever have nice things in Philadelphia and this is just another example. They did a great job of fucking up the Markelle Fultz injury, lets just hope the medical staff doesn’t do the same thing with Carson.