Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 8/21/12
Michael Vick has always been injury prone. The way that he plays the game somewhat dictates that as does his stature. As electrifying as he can be to watch, there’s years of tape on him for defenses to understand how to play him. This point is less about packages and schemes and more about Vick’s habits and routines. His spin move, his shoulder shimmy and even his ankle dance are all part of a cache of weapons that he utilizes to evade defenders. What we saw last night in the Eagles preseason win over the Patriots is that teams and their players are ready for all of it, The Patriots Jermaine Cunningham is not such an outstanding player that he physically beat Vick from an athletic perspective. Who he did beat and embarrass was tackle Todd Herremans. What he also knew was how to counter Vick’s next move once he showed him his numbers. The angle that he took to Michael was spot on and it was not one that he would have taken with any other quarterback. Vick left the game with a rib injury
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