What caused Eagles' collapse?

Injuries along the offensive line and poor defense have been contributors

Originally Published: November 25, 2012
By Sam Monson | Pro Football Focus

This wasn't the situation the Philadelphia Eagles expected to be in heading into a Week 12 "Monday Night Football" matchup with the Carolina Panthers.

The Eagles are 3-7, losers of six in a row and the "Dream Team" has turned into Andy Reid's nightmare. Defensive coordinator Juan Castillo was fired as a scapegoat for the struggles just weeks ago, but already Reid looks like a dead man walking as we head into the final stretch of the season.

How did the 2012 season go so wrong for the Eagles?

The Nnamdi Asomugha sweepstakes

The hype surrounding the Eagles started during free agency in 2011 when Philadelphia landed Asomugha. He was seen as the marquee free agent of that offseason and a true shutdown corner. The trouble is that he is neither.