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After Sunday’s blow out loss to the Giants, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick voiced his frustrations with how poorly his teammates played.“You watch us play and we don’t exhibit the things that we do in practice,” Vick said. “It’s frustrating. It’s difficult because, me, I leave it all out on the field and I give it everything I’ve got. Sometimes, I wish I could play other positions, but I can’t.”When told that this was the first time he was so critical of his teammates, Vick interjected, saying he was not being critical of their effort. But he was at a loss to explain the team’s play.“You’re down 21-0 and the first quarter isn’t even over. What is that?” Vick said. “I just know it’s a big difference than what we were going through last year and the year before, and it shouldn’t be that way. I have to sit here and be candid right now, and if every guy in that locker room was to come up to this podium, they should say the same thing I say – verbatim.”Vick was
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Michael Vick was brutally honest when providing his opinion as to exactly what went wrong with the Eagles this season, saying a "lack of effort" was "very evident."
At this point, it appears the only way quarterback Michael
Vick will remain with the Philadelphia Eagles beyond this season is if he
agrees to restructure his contract, something the veteran is not willing to do,
according to Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Would Vick be willing to renegotiate his contract? He
declined to speculate on such a premise earlier this week...
After getting shellacked 42-7 by the New York Giants on Sunday at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, embattled Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick rightfully blasted his underachieving teammates. The 6-foot, 215 pound Vick, who has thrown 123 touchdowns, … Continue reading →
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick criticized teammates after coach Andy Reid was fired Monday. The Eagles just completed a 4-12 season and Reid was let go after 14 years on the job. Vick ripped the team for showing a lack of effort. "It's all about focus, dedication and commitment," Vick said via CSNPhilly.com. "Until you get guys who are willing...
Michael Vick is disappointed that the Philadelphia Eagles’ poor 4-12 season cost head coach Andy Reid his job, and he’s particularly upset with numerous teammates who he felt did not give a strong enough effort this season.
Though Vick did not call out specific individuals, he indicated there was an attitude problem throughout the team’s locker room.
“It’s all about focus...
Playing for the first time since suffering a concussion on Nov. 11, Michael Vick went 19-for-35 for 197 yards, a touchdown and an interception. Performance is one thing, but effort is a different matter entirely and after the game Sunday, a frustrated Vick seemed to question the effort of his teammates.
The question posted to Vick: In the locker room, a lot of players talked about...
Michael Vick’s 2012 season appeared done just a week ago, but funny things happen in the NFL. Rookie QB Nick Foles broke his hand and Vick was named as the starter for the Eagles season finale. Not only is Vick making the last regular season start for the Philadelphia Eagles, he’s likely making his last start as a member of the Eagles.
An unnamed source told the Philadelphia...
In what was likely his final game as a Philadelphia Eagle, quarterback Michael Vick threw for 197 yards, one touchdown and one pick Sunday in his first action since Week 10.Fantasy Spin:Vick missed six games after suffering a concussion and losing the starting job to Nick Foles when he was close to being recovered. However, Foles' injury in Week 16 opened the door for one last Vick appearance.
Clearly Michael Vick’s season didn’t go as he would’ve hoped. On New Year’s Eve Vick sounded off about the lack of effort from his teammates this season and his feeling that they let former head coach Andy Reid down. “It’s all about focus, dedication and commitment,” Vick insisted. “Until you get guys who are willing to better [...]
Marcus Vick, the younger brother of Michael Vick was a terrific quarterback when he played at Virginia Tech. As a Junior he threw for 2,868 yards with 19 TDs and rushed for 492 yards with 6 TDs. Vick led Virginia Tech to an 11-2 record that year and a victory in the Gator Bowl where they scored 22 unanswered points to defeat Louisville 35-24. Marcus Vick showed flashes of brilliance...
I know it took an injury to starting QB Nick Foles for this to happen, but it's good to see Michael Vick back as the starter for the Philadelphia Eagles as they close the season out against the defending Super Bowl champion New York Giants on Sunday afternoon. It appears this will be the last time we'll see Vick in an Eagles uniform, as the team will almost certainly experience...
By all accounts, Philadelphia Eagles coach Andy Reid will find himself unemployed sometime soon. Possibly today, on what has become Black Monday for NFL coaches. Reid has had a stellar career as head coach of the Eagles. But his demise can be traced to one decision.When the Eagles decided to sign Michael Vick in 2009 as a backup to Donovan McNabb, it was a feel-good story. Everyone...
Will today be Andy Reid’s swan song? This is it. The final game of the 2012 season for the Philadelphia Eagles will unfold this afternoon at the Meadowlands. Sitting at 4-12, there are no playoff aspirations for this team. There are only questions of what’s to come. What’s in store in the year ahead for Mike Vick, who will today lead the Birds for perhaps the last time. His...
On Monday, the Philadelphia Eagles fired coach Andy Reid after finishing the season 4-12. Quarterback Michael Vick had a strong relationship with Reid, who brought him in after he was discharged from prison. Standing at his locker for possibly the last time, Vick called out his teammates.
“It's all about focus, dedication and commitment,” Vick insisted. “Until you...
NewsBack on September 3rd, I wrote an article with four predictions about the 2012 Philadelphia Eagles.
Now that the season has come to an end, let’s take a look back at those predictions and see which ones I hit and missed on.
Prediction #1: Michael Vick Will Not Improve In 2012
What I said:
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