Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie talks about decision to let Andy Reid go

After firing Andy Reid, as well as offering him some sort of consolation game ball for all he's done for the team, Philadelphia Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie explained to the media his decision to let Reid go.

"One of the key arguments for me for not making a change at the end of last year was that every time our team under Andy Reid was 8-8 or less -- and it wasn't very often -- but every single time after that, the next season we were a double-digit win playoff team and advancing to the NFC Championship," Lurie said on the NFL Network.

Lurie also told Reid that he looks forward to welcoming him back when he's inducted into the Eagles Hall of Fame.

"I really believed that this season with our talent that we would be a strong contender and double-digit win team, and nobody is more disappointed or crushed than myself because I fully believed that's where we were at in August when we started the season."

So that's a wrap on the Andy Reid era in Philly. As with a bunch of other teams today, the search for a new coach begins.

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