This is a guest post from Lucas McMillan of FootballSchedule.me.
Through the first two games of the season, Michael Vick turned the ball over six times, yet the Eagles were 2-0. However, after the Eagles’ devastating Week 3 loss against the Arizona Cardinals, in which they turned the ball over three times, it’s clear that that kind of luck simply doesn’t last.
The problem, of course, is that Michael Vick plays fast and loose with the ball. However, that’s also the primary reason he’s so successful. Much like other great gambling quarterbacks like Brett Favre and Jay Cutler, Vick will have weeks where he looks like the best offensive player in football history, and others when he just can’t get it going. He’s like a streaky three-point shooter in basketball; if he’s on, he can win the game by himself. If he’s ice cold, like he was against the Cleveland Browns in Week 1, it’s virtually impossible to overcome.
“Just thinking about it makes me sick to my stomach as far as how many times...