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Michael Vick has the potential to be a top-5 fantasy player. But is he worth a top draft pick?
There is no question about it, Michael Vick is a dynamic player and at times he is capable of being the most dangerous weapon in the National Football League. The problem with Vick is consistency and as we evaluate the Philadelphia Eagles quarterback for the upcoming fantasy football season, it is important to keep in mind that although he offers a tremendous reward in terms of upside, he will always be a risky selection for fantasy owners.
Despite his less then stellar 2011 campaign, Vick was still able to put together a decent fantasy season as he totaled 228 fantasy points and finished the year as the 11th ranked fantasy quarterback.
Yet, after the incredible performance in 2010, when Vick scored 300 fantasy points in just 11 starts, his draft stock soared and many fantasy owners decided to forego the risk because his upside was so great.
It is hard to say that a player disappoints wh...
BEST OF MAXIM
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Although they are looking to improve on a disappointing season as a whole, there are four Philadelphia Eagles that are primed to carry the team in 2012.
The Eagles were expecting more from their role players in 2011, but for a variety of reasons, got inconsistent contributions.
If they want any shot at making a deep run into the playoffs, they’ll...
A year ago right now, Michael Vick was being considered as a top five overall fantasy football draft pick.
Now, he is not even being considered amongst the top five overall fantasy quarterbacks; his overall current ADP is just a remarkable 45th overall.
2011 was a step back for the entire Eagles franchise, not just Vick.
Still, he set a career high in passing attempts (423), yards...
Christina and Jeffrey Lurie. Image via Drexel University
Philadelphia Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie is experiencing another split from another important person in both his personal and professional life.
First it was former team president Joe Banner. Now it’s his wife and team co-owner Christina Lurie. On Independence Day, the couple announced their plans to pursue their own independence...
Not every player new player signed by the Philadelphia Eagles last season was a bust or took a long time to acclimate to the team’s system. DE Jason Babin had the benefit of having worked with defensive line coach Jim Washburn previously. And that experience helped him have the best season of his NFL career.
Babin recorded 18 sacks in 2011. In 2010 he had 12.5 sacks with the Tennessee...
In the excitement of this offseason it’s easy to forget how much hopes were raised in 2011 and how bad things were. Amidst all the positivity and anticipation there should still be a sense of caution.
The Super Bowl is not an easy feat to achieve and that is exactly what it will take to satisfy Eagles fans this year. Anything short will be viewed as failure by the masses whether...
DON'T QUIT DAY JOB
Video: Stick to Football DeSean!
Before I introduce Dr. Funt (aka Andrew Short) as today's Open Mike Week guest writer, I need to apologize to Palm Feathers for misspelling his real last name--- it is "Bozek", not "BROZek" as originally reported...I guess it was a case of wishful thinking on my part, to bring another "Broz" into the family. I'll need to go back and make the...
It seems that most athletes want to be rappers these days and Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson is the latest athlete to start freestyling.
Check out this report from ABC Philadelphia which shows DeSean practicing his rhyming skills:
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After years…and years…and years together, Michael Vick and his fiance finally tied the knot! Vick proposed to the lovely Kijafa Frink way back in 2009 and boy did she make him pay for the long wedding wait. The ceremony apparently cost an estimated $300,000!!
The wedding reportedly took place at Fontainbleau in Miami Beach over the weekend and included guests such as Atlanta...
It’s Independence day! Time to head to the beach, fire up the grill, drink some brews and watch some fireworks. America at its finest.
Enjoy some Happy 4th wishes from some of your Philadelphia Eagles.
A national holiday doesn’t mean an absence of work. Every day is training day, baby.
Have a wonderful and safe holiday, everyone. As Dave Chappelle masquerading as Rick James...
From his California dreamin' lifestyle which is the envy of many, to the constant color commentary he provides to this site, Jerky (aka Matt Sumlin) is a guy who really adds adventure and entertainment to my day. My schedule's not complete until I catch up with Jerky's latest posts and what's going on in his life. So it's a pleasure to bring Jerky on stage...