Philadelphia Eagles: 5 Reasons Why the Eagles May Not Bring Back Michael Vick

January 29, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

There had been much debate over whether or not Michael Vick should have been named the Eagles' starting quarterback after Kevin Kolb's Week 1 concussion. Hell, there had been much debate on whether or not the Eagles should have signed Michael Vick to begin with. I for one had been of the thought that a player shouldn't lose his job to injury. Especially a player who had been drafted in the second round, groomed to be the starter, paid his dues and played pretty well overall in limited action.
That was until I saw Michael Vick play.
Everyone knew that Vick was an athlete, but many doubted his quarterback skill set, including me. He had admittedly always had trouble reading defenses and going through his progressions to find the open receiver. His work ethic wasn't there. He relied too much on his legs, and for good reason.
In 2009, Vick had just 13 pass attempts, completing six of them for 86 yards. It was clear that Andy Reid was not yet comfortable with Vick throwing th...

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