How Michael Vick Can Jump-Start the New York Jets Offense

October 29, 2014   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The New York Jets' season is all but over, but they still have jobs, paying fans and pride to play for—which is why veteran Michael Vick will resume duties as the starting quarterback for the foreseeable future. 
While Vick's upside is limited, there is no question that he gives the Jets a better chance to win in the immediate future and potentially save a lot of doomed jobs. 
A backup quarterback will usually jolt his team with a temporary spark, which Vick did to an extent last week. However, if the Jets are going to make the switch to Vick worthwhile, they will need to plan around his strengths and hide his weaknesses as much as possible. 
At age 34, Vick is at best equal to Geno Smith in terms of raw throwing ability—but he separates himself with his experience and effectiveness with his legs, even if he is no longer the video game glitch he was as a younger man. 
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