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Michael Vick will be the Philadelphia Eagles starting quarterback this season and vows that he will be a duel threat when it comes to game time.
Vick has been working on getting in shape, training his legs in preparation to run.
Vick, who just last month said he added four pounds of muscle to withstand more hits, said he would be doing 500-600 pushups and situps until he couldn’t run anymore.
“I’m going to have the opportunity to do what I want to do in this offense and run the football,” Vick said. “And yes, I will be a threat.”
Vick has only played one full season in the NFL where he was not injured. He’s missed eight starts during the last two seasons because of injury.
“Some were random, some were positions I put myself in,” Vick said. “And just sometimes being in the wrong place in the wrong time.
He said he blames the media, saying they made him change the way he played the game. “You guys act like I get hurt once a week.”
Vick isn’t worried about the risk of injury. “I th
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Michael Vick has to stay healthy, how he does it, well that is on him, but it isn’t the media fault.
“I think you got to take on a certain mindset that you’re going play the game all out,” Vick said. “If you go into a football game not wanting to get hurt or trying not to get hurt, it...
Michael Vick is ready to play the way that made him famous - and he's not worried about injuries that could come as a result. When asked how he'll withstand teams that decide to hit him like he's a running back when he's running the football Vick said the team has a plan.
"That's 220 pounds you're staring at right here soaking wet" Vick joked.
Michael Vick took off running way more than the Philadelphia Eagles would like Saturday night.`
He also threw an interception while trying to get rid of the ball.
It wasn't his best performance of the preseason. But it wasn't cause for alarm, either, coach Chip Kelly said following his team's 31-24 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars.
''Hopefully we get that...
We reported this week that Eagles quarterback Michael Vick plans on running a lot more this season and isn’t worried about getting injured.
Former Cowboys wide receiver Michael Irvin can’t believe how “stupid” Vick is.
“It’s stupid,” Irvin said, via The Sporting News. “You cannot be this stupid. You cannot be this dumb. It’s impossible. Your [butt] has been hurt...
Never one to mince words during his playing days or his current time as an analyst, Hall of Famer Michael Irvin has a simple message for Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick.
While at the NFL Network's launch party on Wednesday, Irvin was discussing Vick's inability to stay healthy and his lack of understanding of when to slide.
"Somebody's got to say that...
Michael Irvin loves how Michael Vick plays thinks he has earned the starting job the Philadelphia Eagles just officially gave him and believes he is the best fit for the team right now.
But Irvin does not understand how 11 years into his career Vick has not learned how to slide to protect himself.
“It’s mind-boggling’’ Irvin the Hall of Fame receiver and a co-host for NFL...
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After listening tothe sports announcement this week, I heard Chip Kelly finally picked his starting quarterback. Anyone know who he picked? I am just kidding. We get the Michael Vick experience for at least one more year. In Chip we trust, so let’s just hope he made the right decision.
Other than the quarterbackdebate, it has been a pretty quiet week on the Eagle’s front...
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