Andy Reid continues to stand alongside quarterback Mike Vick. Image via Lehigh Valley Live.
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid addressed the media on Thursday following the unconventional move on Wednesday of issuing a statement in support of quarterback Mike Vick.
Reid tried to clear the air about his initial comments about Vick following Sunday’s failure against the Falcons, which were widely construed as a wavering support for Vick.
I know a lot’s been said in regards to [QB] Michael [Vick]. I learned a long time ago from your guys that there’s a time and a place when you’re upset and I was upset after the game. Not at Michael Vick; I was upset, starting with myself and not getting my team ready to play and then working from there. But I’ve learned to step back and evaluate, so that was my point to you. My point wasn’t that I was going to bench Michael Vick; it was that I needed to step back and evaluate before I came to you with something.”
In fact, Reid went on to say tha...