Originally written on Philly Sports Live  |  Last updated 2/26/12
It isn’t Mayweather vs. Pacquio. Heck, it isn’t even Kramer vs. Kramer. But the camp battle between backup QBs Mike Kafka and the newly signed Trent Edwards could end up being one of the team’s most significant storylines next season. Let’s start with what we know: Michael Vick will be running the offense next year. And boy, does Vick like to run. He’ss very good at it, but he also takes a ton of hits and is about as durable as Brian Westbrook . And as Eagle Nation learned in 2005 (and again last season) having a solid backup is a must. This backup doesn’t have to be anything more than a game manager who can get through four quarters without singlehandedly losing the game. This means, for example, not throwing four picks against a subpar Seattle team. Seemingly every aspect of last year’s Vince Young Experiment was abysmal. Thanks to Young, Philadelphians will never be able to talk about the 1992 Olympic basketball squad in the same way. And even at his best, Young always looked los...
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