Found October 01, 2012 on Football Nation:
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They came from everywhere. Men and women both young and old, made their sentiments known after the Philadelphia Eagles’ week three lost to the Arizona Cardinals. Leading up to this week’s game against the NFC East rival New York Giants, many called for Philadelphia Eagles’ head coach Andy Reid to be fired. Many felt the blame should have been laid at quarterback Michael Vick’s feet, as he had committed nine turnovers in the first three games.Coming into this week four match up, Vick was sacked or hit on 36.6% of his drop backs, most in the NFL. For Philadelphia to have a chance at winning, they would need to protect Vick and hope that he would make the correct decisions under center.On that cool Sunday evening, Vick led the Eagles out onto the field during their first drive and it was more of the same: no offensive line protection; three plays for only five yards. Things would get no better as Vick was hurried or knocked down on countless drop backs during their first quarter posses...
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