Chronic Defensive Meltdowns? Cool It.

No one enjoyed the Eagles collapse late in the game on Sunday (except Kenny Britt, I suppose). It was brutal in its historic ineptitude.

But I’ve already seen, in multiple locations, this notion that the Eagles have been chronically bad late in the game. Is that a real trend or just the delusional musings of a couple of reactionary fans? Turns out, it depends how you look at it.

Start with average scoring by quarter — the Eagles and their opponents — through week seven’s fiasco: …