Originally posted on The Jets Blog  |  Last updated 12/16/11
On the challenges Michael Vick poses for defenses… It’s hard to just take that approach where you keep him in the pocket.  So there are times you understand he’s going to get out.  Again, that’s where the challenge really starts, and you have to prepare for it.  You have to practice it. So, again, coverage wise, the guys in the back end know that they have to plaster, latch on to their receivers and cover for a lot longer than normal. You have to have guys in the under cover assigned that, hey, if he gets out your side, who is coming out of coverage? Who is trying to pull them up? The angles that you take. I mean, it’s very different for most quarterbacks in the league where you’re taking an angle to go tackle a wide receiver and not really a quarterback. So those are things that we’ve all kind of had to clear our memories of kind of the normal pursuit lanes of a quarterback and kind of re-adjust our thinking this week. On if he envisions performing like the first half of the Chiefs game
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