Originally written February 18, 2013 on Philly Sports Muse:
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Mike Vick. Not changin’. Image via NJ.com The news that broke one week ago today–that Mike Vick had restructured his deal to extend his stay with the Philadelphia Eagles–was met by strong reaction by the team’s fans. As usual when Vick is concerned, emotions fell on opposite sides of the spectrum. Toss out Vick along with Andy Reid and the dishwater. If we are truly in rebuilding mode, let’s start with something new. Let’s see what we have in Nick Foles. Conversely, there are those who blame Reid and Marty Morhinweg and their horrific play calling as well as a cobbled-together offensive line in Vick’s recent struggles with the Birds. Philadelphia signed him because of what makes him dynamic, then wanted him to turn into something that he’s not. Let Vick be Vick! With a healthy o-line and more balance with the run game, Vick can help this team to succeed. The debate will continue to rage this offseason among fans, but one thing we know about Vick–sooner or later he lets you know exac...
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