Will Michael Vick’s Role in the Eagles Offense Be Expanded?

April 7, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

He won't be the starter, but he could see more snaps.
At one point, it looked like Michael Vick was the most likely quarterback on the Philadelphia Eagles' roster to get moved during the offseason. But, now that Donovan McNabb has been traded , Vick will stay on as Kevin Kolb's primary backup.

But is that all Vick will be doing in 2010? He chipped in as a Wildcat quarterback in 2009, but the results were underwhelming. However, with a year in the system under his belt, it might be time to expand Vick's role.

The biggest thing working in his favor is the fact that he seemed to get better as the year went on.

He was largely a non-factor for the first 10 weeks or so, but he came on very strong at the end of the season and was one of the only bright spots in a playoff loss to the Dallas Cowboys. He threw a touchdown strike to Jeremy Maclin in that game, and looked like the best player on the field at times.

And now that he's the unquestioned backup,...

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