Posted by ESPN.com's Matt Mosley
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The L.J. Smith era in Philadelphia came to a close Sunday -- and pretty much no one noticed. Brent Celek, a former fifth-round draft pick out of Cincinnati has emerged as a viable long-term option at tight end -- evidenced by his 10 catches for 83 yards and two touchdowns Sunday.
"It's heartbreaking, and honestly, I don't care about the numbers," he said. "I wanted to win for these veterans that are in here, and I wanted to go to the Super Bowl. That was the goal. I honestly do not care about the stats at all. I just wanted to win."
Folks, my column from tonight's game is going through an intense editing process as we speak. In case you're curious, I pretty much pinned this one on the defense not being able to stop anyone in the first half. This is a successful season for the Eagles. But this loss will sting for quite a while.
Farewell until next July.