2011 Comeback Player of the Year: Michael Vick

February 6, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Michael Vick was named The Associated Press NFL Comeback Player of the Year on Saturday night, an award that was well deserved. Vick earned 29.5 of 50 possible votes to win the award.
Vick, to much dismay, was signed in '09 and has been the hardest worker in the NFL since then, which is a huge reason for his Pro Bowl season.
Many thought Vick was washed up in 2009, and that he could not be anything more than a Wildcat quarterback for the Eagles.
In that 2009 season, Vick played behind legend Donovan McNabb and learned the fundamentals from him. Both were mobile quarterbacks, and Vick attributes a lot of his success to McNabb. Vick was not much of a factor, until the latter portion of the season.
In 2010, Vick was expected to take a larger role, but only as a gimmick in the offense behind Kevin Kolb.
Vick though impressed from the season opener on, as he nearly beat the Green Bay Packers in Week 1. He was later named starter for the rest of the season, after ano...

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