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I Coach The Tarmac Where to begin? So much to dig into here, and so few electrons to spend on it. List time!   > Mike Vick will restructure or leave. But the first option is now actually possible. There is no scheme that can make Vick less injury-prone or get him back to the pre-age 30 wheels that would have made him downright fascinating in this offense. It's also an overstatement to think that pure wheels are the only criteria for a Kelly QB; it's much more along the ability to make good decisions on the read option, and to master the offense to drive at a white-hot tempo. Personally, I'd worry about Vick putting the ball on the ground a ton with a lot of flips and a half dozen planned runs every game, but the tempo thing might be the bigger killer. The problem is that, even in the relatively few instances of this offense running well with Vick at the helm, they aren't getting in a ton of snaps. While the bulk of that problem lies at the feet of Andy Reid, t...
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