Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 12/28/12
Philadelphia quarterback Michael Vick blames his decline in production the past two season on offensive line coach Howard Mudd. Mudd replaced Juan Castillo, who was shifted to defense after the 2011 season, and Vick said his difficulties and the offense's struggles start with the resulting scheme and personnel changes. "Because Howard and Juan are two totally different personalities and two totally different schemes," Vick told The Philadelphia Inquirer. "And they like their own caliber of players. It was different. But we lost Juan to the defense, so I had to go with what I had to go with." Vick will start what likely will be his final game with the Eagles on Sunday against the New York Giants. He has not played since he suffered a concussion on Nov. 11. "Just being honest and candid about the situation, things changed dramatically (with Mudd)". Vick said. "It is what it is. We all kind of gradually worked out way into it until we got comfortable. I had to learn new protect...
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  • His decline started in late 2010...in 2011 the offensive line gave up 28 sacks...the facts are there that he takes too many unnecessary hits with his style of play and his unwillingness to get rid of the ball yet it is all on the offensive line coach. Okay, Mike. What will your excuse next year be when you get benched in the next city you play for (providing you find a team willing to give you a stater's job)? I can just hear it now..."I didn't have enough time to adapt to the new system"!
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