Originally written on FatManWriting  |  Last updated 11/18/14

ATLANTA - DECEMBER 06: Michael Vick #7 of the Philadelphia Eagles looks on from the sidelines during their 34-7 win over the Atlanta Falcons at Georgia Dome on December 6, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
There has been plenty of talk that Michael Vick is going to be the starting quarterback of the Philadelphia Eagles this coming season; that his struggles from last season are outweighed by his athleticism, a key component when it comes to running Chip Kelly's read-option offense. Those that think so are overlooking some things that are really quite obvious. In fact, it would not be shocking to see the Eagles trade him away for a late round draft pick. Michael Vick looked great when he took over the starter's role a few years ago when Kevin Kolb was injured. All of a sudden he appeared like he could pass; a skill that had by and large alluded him during his tenure in Atlanta (where his best completion percentage was 56.4 percent; to put it into perspective Mark Sanchez's best has been 56.2 percent). As soon as defenses starting to protect against the pass it was back to the same ole' Vick. He had to make decisions on the go--something that has never been his strong sui...
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2 Comments:
  • What??? This article is a joke. I'd say it's merely wishful thinking on your part boss. Get over it. He's the best they have, even if Kelly's not saying a lot right now.
  • I'm sure it's wishful thinking just like you seemingly thinking that Vick is a lock to get the job. A lock would have already had the job by now. Vick may be the best option right now but what does that give a rebuilding team when looking forward?...a couple more wins and no QB of the future. Time to move on from the mess of the last two seasons and part of that is moving on from Mike Vick...hopefully Kelly understands that soon.
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