Philadelphia Eagle Michael Vick Could Prove Many Wrong This Season

September 25, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Fictional character Roy Hobbs has nothing on Michael Vick.
Hobbs, played by Robert Redford in the 1984 movie The Natural, had numerous problems off the field but was virtually unstoppable on it. He never achieved his almost superhuman potential on the field but did manage to make an impact.
Michael Vick could do the same.
Hobbs even had to make a comeback after spending many years away from the game.
One of the memorable lines in the movie was when Hobbs expressed his disappointment in his career lamenting, “I just wanted them to say there goes Roy Hobbs, the best there ever was in this game.”
Like Hobbs Vick initially did not get much playing time after coming back into the league and watched a large number of games from the sideline.  
The circumstances may be a little different but there is no doubt that Michael Vick feels the same way Roy Hobbs did.
After all, Vick did not begin his football career on the sidelines....

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