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Michael Vick and the Philadelphia Eagles face another tough test in Week 8 when they take on the unbeaten Atlanta Falcons in Battle of the Birds Part II. If the defense can take away the middle of the field, they’ll not only win the game, but they’ll cover the one-point spread on the game as provided by SportsBetting.ag.
The Falcons have a dynamic, well-balanced offense led by Matt “Matty Ice” Ryan and two prolific receivers in Roddy White and Julio Jones. When you sprinkle in the ageless Tony Gonzalez, who’s having an outstanding season, it makes for the 8th-ranked passing offense in the NFL.
After taking a look at the Falcons, one thing stood out to me: Matt Ryan and the Falcons’ passing game is all about the middle of the field.
Through 6 games this season Ryan has passed has completed a total of 160 passes for 1,756 yards and 14 TDs. Interestingly, 93 of those completions for 1,070 of those yards and 9 of those touchdowns came on passes completed in th...
BEST OF MAXIM
Michael Vick and The Humane Society of the United States attacked in national media outlet.
The more things change, the more they stay the same.
While Michael Vick is struggling on the field, an organization named HumaneWatch has gone to great lengths to criticize the NFL QB for now owning a dog, and the Humane Society for supporting Vick’s decision to do so.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. Its been six years since Michael Vick last suited up for the Atlanta Falcons and so now, as a member of the Philadelphia Eagles, the main plot of the teams meeting on Sunday is the plight of the 3-3 Eagles and the imperiled future of their turnover-prone quarterback.
With the NFC foes meeting on what seems an almost annual basis, Vick has played twice in Atlanta...
Players have been disappointing their teammates and fans since long before you or I were born. The difference in todays game is the amount of money some of these disappointments are making. Players like Mario Williams and Michael Vick are making tens of millions of dollars and trapping their team under the weight of their contract. So, if these players don't perform they...
Like a lot of NFL fans, I am a big fan of the Madden NFL video game franchise. I recently let go of my copy of Madden 2004 that I had stubbornly held onto for eight years. Falcons fans everywhere remember the significance of that edition of Madden: Michael Vick was on the cover and he was wearing a Falcons jersey. Remember how good that felt? Everyone had to give the Falcons respect...
This Sunday, the Falcons (6-0) travel North to Philadelphia to face the Eagles (3-3). Both teams are coming off byes and are looking to improve their records.The Eagles are a difficult team to figure out. They have lost 2 straight games and are looking to earn a big win against the Falcons on Sunday. There are a lot of problems surrounding the Eagles and many of them are centered...
This week the Atlanta Falcons take their 6-0 record to Philadelphia to take on Michael Vick and his Eagles. The importance of this game cannot be understated… Atlanta is undefeated and coming off a well-deserved bye week.
Michael Vick is on the hot-seat… He is turning into a turnover machine, and Philly head coach Andy Reid is putting the pressure on his starting quarterback...
The 6-0 Falcons play the 3-3 Eagles today at the Linc and all eyes will be on Hurricane Sandy. The approaching storm could and should play a big part in todays matchup with wind gusts expected to reach 35 mph. As we all know, turnovers have plagued the Eagles and Michael Vick all season. Without them, todays game could have been hyped as two 6-0 teams battling for the NFC’s top...
The first half of the season is coming to an end, and a few key points have become abundantly clear:
Mike Vick is done.
Tom Caughlin hates fumblers.
Jerry Jones is the next Al Davis (in the bad way).
RG3 will have the shortest, most exciting NFL career.
Atlanta is finally good. For real.
Cam Newton isn’t the next RG3.
Having a coach is kind of important.
Philly Sports World Fantasy Week 8
Game of the week, our Eagles against the undefeated Falcons. The Eagles and Mike Vick are in desperate need for a win and history is on their side. Andy Reid is 13-0 coming out of bye weeks so sticking with history, I am taking the Eagles in a close game, 23-17.
Must starts> Brent Celek has been quiet the past few games and the Eagles will...
As I Tweeted out last night, the Week 8 schedule began with Doug Martin demonstrating precisely why fantasy owners salivated over him during the draft season. Martin was positively masterful during his 214-yard, two-touchdown performance.
The Buccaneers produced a dominant effort against the Vikings on the road, thus ending a long road losing streak. Once again, Josh Freeman posted...
It's been a story of two seasons between the Falcons and the Eagles.While the Falcons have reached new heights and claim the NFL's only undefeated record left this season, the Eagles are once again sputtering to find a rhythm and make their Superbowl dreams a reality.Come Sunday though, we will truly find out if the Eagles will finally get it together and if the Falcons are...
Generally the last remaining undefeated team in an NFL season is recognized as the best of the best.
Other teams around the league see them as a target. Fans expect to see them making a long playoff run. And the media throws more hype behind them than the next teen singing sensation.
Well, the Atlanta Falcons currently stand alone atop the National Football League with a sparkling...