Michael Vick is still a member of the Philadelphia Eagles. Despite the speculation and heavy criticism, the 32-year-old quarterback retains a spot on the roster and, thanks to the hiring of read-option guru Chip Kelly, could very well be the starter when September rolls around.
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At the University of Oregon, Coach Kelly’s teams excelled behind the unparalleled athleticism in the run game from the team’s quarterbacks and running backs. That is why many believe Vick to be the perfect prototype to convert Kelly’s offense to the NFL; he has all the natural tools to make it work, even at his age.
But his inability to stay healthy could be Vick’s greatest obstacle. Again.
The 10-year NFL veteran is hopeful healthy eating and prayer will remedy that problem in 2013.
“I can’t give you no explanation for that,” Vick told 94WIP Radio in Philadelphia. “It’s probably one of the toughest questions you’ve asked me since we’ve been talking. I don’t know. I think just to train—t