NFL Playoff Predictions: Will the Packers Defense Be Too Much For Vick, Eagles?

January 7, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

NFL Playoff Predictions: Green Bay Packers at Philadelphia Eagles (-3)
Michael Vick's only really bad game this season came in Week 16 against the Vikings, so it's perhaps rather odd that so many people think the league has figured him out.
But that game was bad enough to warrant such concerns. Vick committed three turnovers, and probably threw at least three passes that should have been intercepted. He was also sacked six times, and was clearly hobbled. To say that he needed that rest in Week 17 would be quite apt.
But the Packers aren't about to make it easy on him. They specialized in rushing the passer all season, finishing with 47 sacks, tied for second in the league. Led by Clay Matthews, they're an aggressive bunch, and you can bet that Dom Capers will dial up some corner blitzes for Charles Woodson.
Moreover, the Eagles should be very wary of Aaron Rodgers. The team gave up close to 330 yards passing a game on the season, and Rodgers threw five touchdowns an...

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