Philadelphia Eagles: Does MVP Stand for Michael Vick in Philly?

November 23, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It was Christmas Eve 2006. The Atlanta Falcons were hosting the Carolina Panthers in Week 16. 
Down by seven with just six seconds on the clock, Michael Vick took the snap from shotgun and threw a 35-yard dart intended for Roddy White.
The pass was not a good one. Shaun Williams, the Panthers defensive back, intercepted the pass and sealed the Falcons' eighth loss of the season.
That was the last time Michael Vick threw an interception.
Four years, 218 pass attempts and 13 touchdowns later, Michael Vick has taken the NFL by storm. He has his Philadelphia Eagles sitting atop the division and playing as well as any team in the league.
He leads the NFL in passer rating at 108.7.
In games that Michael Vick both starts and finishes (without injury) the Eagles are 5-0 with an average point differential of plus-14.2.
In the other five games, the Eagles are 2-3 with an average point differential of minus-2.6.
In the five games that Michael Vick both...

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