Did the Philadelphia Eagles Expect Too Much From Michael Vick Against Green Bay?

January 11, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Michael Vick practically carried the Eagles into the postseason.
Sure, LeSean McCoy was phenomenal, much better than expected.
And DeSean Jackson and Jeremy Maclin make up one of the best receiving combinations in the league.
But the offensive line has been below average, to say the least, this season.
Peyton Manning or Tom Brady wouldn’t have survived behind the Eagles’ offensive line, despite each being a significantly better quarterback than Vick.
Michael Vick might have been the only quarterback in the NFL who could have done as good of a job on the Eagles, and that’s primarily because of his speed.
There were games, like the classic Monday Night Football blowout against the Washington Redskins, or the epic miracle comeback against the New York Giants, where the Eagles’ offense, particularly Michael Vick, appeared to be unstoppable.
But those games were not the true Eagles. I’m not saying they were flukes, b...

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