Michael Vick: Why Tuesday Night Letdown Proves He Should Win MVP

December 29, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Michael Vick picked one hell of a time to play his worst game of the season.
His lethargic play was symbolic of the Eagles’ overall lifeless effort. Vick slogged through perhaps his least effective passing game this year, completing just 58 percent of his passes for 263 yards in a 24-14 loss to Minnesota at Lincoln Financial Field on Tuesday night.
He was also stripped on a sack with 44 seconds remaining in the first half by Antoine Winfield, who scooped up the loose ball and returned it 45 yards for the game-tying score.
With that play, Minnesota looked back, and it included a dejected Vick, lying prone on the frozen turf, swiping fruitlessly at the ankles of the Vikings cornerback, grasping for something that wasn’t there.
The loss itself has little effect on Philadelphia’s goals as a team. Needing to win each of their last two games and a Bears' loss in Green Bay to secure a No. 2 seed in the playoffs, the Eagles instead can do no worse tha...

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