Michael Vick: Eagles Reality Outshines Falcons Legend

September 27, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

When Michael Vick signed with the Philadelphia Eagles in August of 2009, the general consensus was that he would be used in a gimmicky, Wildcat-type offense. Last season, that was his role as he backed-up Donovan McNabb, one of the greatest quarterbacks in Eagles history. 

What a difference a year makes.

One season and two quarterbacks later, the former Atlanta Falcon is soaring to previously unseen heights as he leads the Eagles. 

Michael Vick, as a Falcon, was actually a pretty awful quarterback when it came to throwing the ball. During his time in Atlanta, he finished a season with a quarterback rating over 80.0 just once. In Philadelphia this season, he has put together three straight games with a QB rating that exceeded 100.0, something he has never done before in his career. 

While his success throwing the ball may come as a bit of a surprise, his running game has been as advertised. Though he doesn't run nearly as frequently as he did e...

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