Originally posted on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 11/9/11
      So far this year, LeSean McCoy is averaging 18.9 attempts per game, and guess what Andy? He is leading the league in yards per game. He leads the league or is tied for every statistical category for a running back. Michael Vick, on the other hand, is only in the top ten in one statistical category (at number ten) and, worse still, he is averaging almost a one-to-one ratio of touchdowns to interceptions. On top of that, he has fumbled eight times. McCoy has fumbled zero times. So why did Michael Vick get the big contract? At the beginning of the year, most people would agree that this team lived and died with Vick. While that is still true, why does it have to be? McCoy has shown that he can carry the team. This off-season he bulked up and it has shown. He has 896 yards, 103.1 yards per game, and nine touchdowns. This man should be getting the ball at least twenty-five times a game. So is Michael Vick the defining player in the game? Yes, unfortunately for the wrong reasons though. He is more the reason they have lost games this year than won [...]
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