Originally written November 06, 2012 on Football Nation:
We've seen it long enough and some of us are sick. Andy Reid and his commitment to Michael Vick is not only dumbfounding, it has cost the Philadelphia Eagles their season.Throughout the first six games, it seemed Vick did everything in his power to spell the Eagles' demise.The Eagles could have lost every game but somehow Philadelphia managed to crawl into their bye week with a 3-3 record, despite being outscored by opponents, 125-103.At the time, Vick led the NFL in turnovers with 17 but is it really his fault?Vick is undersized and will turn 33 in June and he has taken many trips to the wood shed during his career.For years the super athletic freak Vick was a marked man and his body took its fair share of beatings. And for 18 months he was locked behind bars in federal prison, not having access to the cutting edge equipment NFL football personnel benefit from.His story of vindication after serving his prison sentence and staying committed to making a difference is exemplar...
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