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Andy Reid sounded like a man who knows he’s going to lose his job.
The New York Giants routed Philadelphia 42-7 on Sunday in what likely was Reid’s final game coaching the Eagles.
“We weren’t very good,” Reid said as reports surfaced that he will be fired today. “That’s my responsibility and I take complete blame for it.”
The Eagles (4-12) lost 11 of their final 12 games and missed the playoffs for the second straight year for the first time in Reid’s 14 seasons. It was their worst record under Reid.
Asked if he wants to return in 2013, Reid said: “I’m all in.”
Reid expects to meet with owner Jeffrey Lurie today.
“I go in eyes wide open,” Reid said. “Either way, I understand. Whatever he chooses will be the right thing. He always does things for the best interests of the Eagles.”
Several other teams, including the Jets and Browns, appear heading toward shakeups — in their rosters, coaching staffs or both.
Reid won more games (140) than any coach in the Eagles history. He led them to nine playoff appearances, six division titles, five NFC championship games and one Super Bowl loss.
But he couldn’t win the big one for a city that hasn’t celebrated an NFL title since 1960.
The Eagles haven’t won a playoff game since 2008 and took steps backward the past two years. They entered both seasons with high expectations only to fail miserably.
“We had quite a run,” offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg said.
NFL.com reported that Reid learned from Lurie on Friday that he would coach his final game Sunday. The team “strongly” denied Reid had already been fired.
Remembering Newtown: About 400 residents of Newtown, Conn., attended the Eagles-Giants game. They exchanged high-fives with players and ringed the field during the national anthem. Among them were a few families who lost children in the school shooting this month, the Giants said. One was the family of Jack Pinto, the 6-year-old boy buried in a No. 80 jersey of Giants receiver Victor Cruz.
“We certainly wanted to honor and respect them,” Gi- ants coach Tom Coughlin said. “We wanted to try to do our part to help them in the healing process. I hope they left with some inspiration today.”
Cowboys-Redskins: Washington nickel back DeJon Gomes was out for Sunday night’s game with a sprained left knee, while right tackle Tyler Polumbus was active after missing practice with a concussion, and quarterback Robert Griffin III was wearing a brace on his sprained right knee. Dallas linebacker DeMarcus Ware was active despite shoulder and elbow injuries.
Rams stadium dispute: Arbitration regarding the future of the St. Louis Rams is scheduled to begin Jan. 14, pitting the NFL team, which wants an upgraded stadium, against the agency that runs the Edward Jones Dome, which wants a renewed lease for the stadium.