Michael Vick and the Philadelphia Eagles: How They Should Utilize Him

May 29, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Mix it up.
Last year, the Philadelphia Eagles had two of the most athletic quarterbacks in the NFL with Donovan McNabb and Michael Vick.
NFL teams can only dream about having the opportunity to utilize two quarterbacks of their talents.
Yes, Michael Vick was coming off a prison sentence and over a year break from pure NFL competition. However, the truth is, Vick was, and still is one of the most athletic football players in the NFL today.
The wildcat formations that the Eagles tried once or twice a game was not enough to use Vick to his full potential. Especially when the same wildcat formation was used every time the Eagles even tried to "trick" the other teams.
The truth is, no team was ever tricked by Philadelphia's use of Vick because Donovan McNabb and Vick were almost never on the field at the same time.
If one of your athletic quarterbacks is on the bench, and the other is behind center, who is going to get the snap?
I'll let you figure that on...

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