And people wonder why Panthers coach John Fox likes to keep it on the ground.
Fox, Philadelphia's Andy Reid, Minnesota's Brad Childress and Cincinnati's Marvin Lewis are on a USO-sponsired tour to visit American troops abroad, when one of their flights encountered a problem. They were leaving Germany's Ramstein Air Base when their C-17 cargo plane hit a bird.
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According to philadelphiaeagles.com
, the transport had to make an emergency turnaround to assess the damage, and given Reid's seniority on the trip (and their safe return), he took the blame for the "bird alert."
You know it wasn't Fox's fault. He'd have called draw plays all the way from Frankfurt to Afghanistan.
— Darin Gantt