He took 12 snaps. Got sacked on one of them got hurt on two of them. Threw seven passes for 11 yards. Ran once for five yards.
And that was Michael Vick’s 2012 preseason.
It was marked by missed practices scary injuries in-game cameos and a 19-day layoff between his final preseason appearance Aug. 20 against the Patriots in Foxboro and his regular-season debut Sept. 9 against the Browns in Cleveland.
So maybe it shouldn’t have surprised anybody that after an injury-plagued largely ineffective preseason Vick embarked on an injury-plagued largely ineffective regular season.
“Honestly? Yeah I think it did affect me a lot” Vick said referring to last year's preseason. “It takes a while to get adjusted and yeah I’ve been in the game a long time and I’m a veteran and I know what it feels like to be in the game but sometimes there’s really no way of simulating that -- the game-type atmosphere.
“So I learned something. I definitely learned a lot from last year’s preseason and what ...