The pads have gone on and the hitting is live at Philadelphia Eagles training camp. Around the NFL, people are hearing about the intensity that Andy Reid has brought to Lehigh University.
For those players who can get past the blistering heat and two-a-day practices, the chance at a roster spot looms large.
While some have faltered, there are a group of 10 who have taken advantage of the summer practice session and are giving fans a reason to cheer.
It might not be very difficult to hit receivers going up against single coverage without the pressures of a pass rush, but Michael Vick has been giving fans reasons to cheer. Aside from his promise to President Obama to slide more, Vick has looked better than ever in his first training camp as Philadelphia’s starting quarterback.
He can still throw the deep ball, and his scrambling ability remains obvious, but Vick has spent this offseason talking with Howard Mudd learning more about protection schemes and pre-snap adjus...