Originally written December 12, 2012 on Football Nation:
Mike Vick is a mystery to most football fans. When he hit the field three years ago as a beneficiary of a Kevin Kolb injury, he was thrust into the spotlight and performed like everyone thought he would. Like his potential dictated when the Atlanta Falcons took him in the first round.That was so many years and so many animal abuse trials ago and he isn't the young man or transcendent athlete that we knew fresh out of Virginia. Now he is adrift. He is still one of the best athletes at his position, fast , elusive with a cannon for an arm. But in the what have you done for me lately world of the Philadelphia Eagles, or quite honestly the NFL itself, he is on the out side looking in.Nick Foles is the man now, at least until his lack of mobility gets his head torn off behind the Eagles slipshod offensive line. Maybe the Eagles will continue to pound the rock, defenses will put eight in the box to stop them (like Tampa did) and he will again have plenty of time to throw against their...
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