Coaches' spat shows Eagles have some fight

By Rob Maaddi

Associated Press

Published: Tuesday, Nov. 29 2011 3:20 p.m. MST

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Vince Young walks to practice indoors at the team's NFL football training facility Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011 in Philadelphia.

Alex Brandon, Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA — Coaches on the Philadelphia Eagles are showing more fight than the players.

Defensive line coach Jim Washburn and offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg had a heated exchange during Sunday's loss to New England that required a follow-up talk with head coach Andy Reid.

"Things happen, it's an emotional game," Reid said Tuesday. "It doesn't matter if you're coaches or players, things happen, so you take care of business like grown men. They've talked, I've talked, they've worked it out and we're fine here."

The Eagles (4-7) have to rebound quickly from a 38-20 loss to the Patriots and get ready for Thursday night's game at Seattle (4-7). With Philadelphia close to elimination from playoff contention in a season that began with enormous expectations, most of the attention before practice centered on the coaches' fight.

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