Found October 02, 2012 on thepigskinreport.com:
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With the 2012 NFL first quarter now complete, the Philadelphia Eagles have mixed results on their report card. While many still feel that this team is flawed, the Eagles are still sitting atop the NFC East with a 3-1 record following Sunday night’s 19-17 victory over the New York Giants. But this is still Philadelphia. All is not well. Yes, the Eagles are 3-1 and hold a one game lead over the Giants, Washington redskins and Dallas Cowboys, who are all 2-2. But while the record looks nice, the numbers are not all that impressive. Michael Vick has helped lead a couple of late game winning drives, but he has turned the ball over nine times. He has also been sacked 11 times and hit so many times that many people have stopped counting. Vick continues to make plays with his arm and legs, but many have to wonder just how many more hits he can take without having to miss some time. But many of the hits that Vick takes are not his fault. He tries to make too many plays. That is his fault. Bu...
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