Michael Vick: Why Kevin Kolb, Not Vick, Should Be The Eagles’ Starting QB

September 22, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

On April 4th, 2010, the Philadelphia Eagles traded six-time Pro Bowl quarterback Donovan McNabb to the division rival Washington Redskins, placing all of their faith in Kevin Kolb, a second-round draft pick in the 2007 season. Not only was Kolb named the team's starter, he was expected to be the franchise quarterback.
In the first game of the 2010 season. Kolb struggled, to put it as politely as possible, against the Green Bay Packers, completing 5-of-10 passes for 24 yards before a hard hit by linebacker Clay Matthews knocked Kolb out of the game.
We all know what happened next. Michael Vick dominated against the Green Bay Packers, almost leading the Eagles on a miraculous comeback. With Kolb suffering a concussion, Vick started against the Detroit Lions, leading the offense to 35 points and its first win of the season.
On September 21st, 2010, head coach Andy Reid announced that Kevin Kolb temporarily lost his starting job to Michael Vick, just one day after Reid decla...

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