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At this point, everyone knows the Michael Vick story.
The Virginia Tech product, was drafted number one overall by the Atlanta Falcons in 2001. He came into the NFL and immediately began to create a following.
Vick was special. He had running back speed and his arm was touched by the football gods. Vick, although only completing a full season once, was handed a $135 million contract by Arthur Blank and those Falcons in 2004.
Three years later, the quarterback would find himself in jail serving a 23-month sentence for dogfighting.
Michael Vick was released from prison and granted a second chance at life and football when the Andy Reid led Eagles signed him to a two-year contract in 2009.
The Virginia natives signing with the Eagles was met with both anger and skepticism. People were attacking the Eagles for signing Vick and attacking Vick for his past transgressions.
So how now, in 2013, has Vick been (mostly) forgiven and revered for his leadership of both the team and as a man?
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After two stellar preseason performances against New England and Carolina, Michael Vick came into Saturday night’s preseason game as the starting QB. Since winning the competition Vick has said all the right things, but it was time to step onto the field and prove to his coach that he made the right decision.
At first glance, his performance left much to be desired, and Nick Foles’...
Mike Vick has looked flawless this preseason. Vick won the quarterback battle between him and Nick Foles handily. Through two games and in less than 40 snaps,Vick went 12 for 13 for 199 yards, with another 20 yards rushing and moat importantly, led two touchdown drives. Though Mike Vick has said that this new offense […]
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...
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="594"] Michael Vick has major sleeper potential in Chip Kelly's offense.[/caption]
They say that the third game of the NFL preseason is the most important. Often it is labeled as the final dress rehearsal before the regular season begins as it is often the final opportunity to see starters play for an extended...
First year Philadelphia Eagles Head.Coach Chip Kelly found himself in an enviable position. He needed to pick who his starting quarterback was going to be and both of his options were playing well during the preseason.Prior to the third preseason game he went ahead and picked the veteran, Michael Vick. From the looks of the game against Jacksonville it was a pretty good choice.
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...
Michael Irvin certainly has his interesting moments as a NFL Analyst/Commentator. What would you expect from someone who used to wear golden suits on a NFL sideline? The time Michael Irvin referred to Tim Tebow as literally God’s Son, was quite interesting. (I guess God doesn’t want his son to be an actual NFL quarterback now)
Now Michael Irvin questions the intelligence of Mike...
Last week, Chip Kelly officially announced that Michael Vick will be the starting quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles to start the 2013-14 season. This wasn’t exactly a surprise. Vick has had an excellent preseason and is the more experienced player, as well as the bigger locker room presence.
Foles was, undoubtedly disappointed. And of course, some people in the Philadelphia...
Redskins fans can breathe a sign of relief. Robert Griffin III will be starting week 1 on Monday Night Football vs the Eagles.
Chip Kelly’s spread with Mike Vick vs RGIII and their read option, football fans can dig that.
Although I’ve done plenty of mock drafts this season, the Razzball Writers’ League was my first “real” fantasy football draft of the 2013 season. I don’t think Yahoo has the best rankings in the world, but I did get the only “A” draft grade from Yahoo of the bunch and I’ve got to say, I agree with them there.
When drafting in a PPR league, your strategy has to...
The purpose behind Quick Hits is to catch you up on the most important news, notes, and links that you may have missed from the day prior. Without further ado, here are Sunday’s quick hits:
1. The Philadelphia Eagles finished their comeback against the Jaguars and came out victorious as they defeated the Jaguars 31-24.
2. Reuben Frank gives 10 observations on Saturday’s preseason...
Fantasy Football is an American past time. Well not really, but it’s getting so popular that almost every fan across the country participates in some sort of Fantasy Football league.
While your first and second round picks may end up being your best two players, it is usually the guys you draft in the 9th-16th rounds that separate your team from the rest. Everyone’s top two or...
Week 3 of the preseason is here! Each passing week simply means that the regular season is just that much closer. This week’s task is set on the Jacksonville Jaguars. This will be the first of two away games to conclude the 2013 preseason. This preseason has looked quite promising for Eagles fans for the most part. We’ve seen some of Chip Kelly’s up-tempo offense. We’ve also...