NFL Week 4: Examining the Michael Vick-Jim Haslett Dynamic

September 30, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It may have been a while ago, but there was a time in Atlanta when an up-and-coming superstar would revolutionize the game forever and take the league by storm. It was known as the Michael Vick experience.
Jim Haslett knows about this all too well. Although, he wouldn’t call it the Michael Vick experience. In his case, it would be the Michael Vick nightmare.
Due to injuries, Vick only played five games against the Saints in the five years that Haslett was coaching the New Orleans Saints, from the time Vick entered the league as a rookie. The Saints would lose all five games.
Haslett got his first taste of Vick in the young sensation’s second year in the pros. Boasting a 6-1 record at home, Haslett’s Saints were riding high. Meanwhile, Vick took an inexperienced 3-3 Falcons team into the Superdome and pulled off a surprising upset, leading the Falcons to a 37-35 victory.
The Falcons would go on to sweep the Saints in 20...

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