Michael Vick: Fickle Eagles Fans Suddenly Infatuated With Vick

September 22, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Who was it that once said "Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing"? Oh yeah, former Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi said that. Before him, it was originated by former UCLA coach Henry Sanders.
Apparently the sentiment is suddenly being felt by many fans of the Philadelphia Eagles. Earlier today, Eagles head coach Andy Reid announced that Michael Vick will be the new starter at quarterback ahead of Kevin Kolb. Just a few days ago, Reid maintained that Kolb would be the starter no matter how well Vick performed against Detroit last Sunday.
Two weeks into the regular season, Vick has clearly provided the Eagles offense with a spark. In the brief period Kolb played against Green Bay, he clearly struggled avoiding the pass rush and was off target with a number of throws.
In the prism of the "here and now" it is not hard to understand why Reid decided to hand the offense over to Vick. The struggles of the offensive line have made scrambling a necessity, and ...

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