Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/7/12
Just when it looked as if Michael Vick were getting the hang of the blitz, it's giving him problems again. The Eagles quarterback completed just four of 12 passes against the blitz Monday night in Philadelphia's 28-13 loss to the New Orleans Saints. His lone interception and three of his seven sacks also came on blitzes. The week before, in the Eagles' 30-17 loss to Atlanta, he was just 6-for-15 for 69 yards and was sacked twice when the Falcons sent extra rushers after him. This came on the heels of a three-game stretch (against the New York Giants, Pittsburgh Steelers and Detroit Lions) in which Vick had a 129.1 passer rating against the blitz. It hasn't helped that Vick is playing behind a patchwork offensive line that has lost its three best players: left tackle Jason Peters (ruptured Achilles tendon), center Jason Kelce (torn ACL) and right tackle Todd Herremans (dislocated foot). "I don't think there's one thing you can point to," left guard Evan Mathis said. "Someti...
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