Michael Vick Was Andy Reid's Worst Decision

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As the end of Andy Reid's tenure in Philadelphia creeps closer , it has become fashionable to list the reasons he has reached the point of walking the plank.
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Jim Evans Esq

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Installing Vick as the quarterback was the beginning of the end for Reid. The offense hasnít been the same since the end of the í10 season, and Vick has not been able to become the kind of passer Reid needs for his version of the West Coast attack to work. Given Vickís history and predisposition against reading defenses and making quick decisions, itís odd that Reid would try to adapt to a player, rather than fitting an appropriate piece into the most important spot on the field. Perhaps his overwhelming self-confidence led him to think he could turn Vick into a traditional QB, and if that is so, it was complete folly.

Vick is not a great quarterback. Heís fast and can be exciting, but he isnít a consistent NFL passer. For Reid to think he could be that was dead wrong and ultimately led to his demise. It will be interesting to see if another organization makes the same mistake next season.

It, too, could be fatal.
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Poor dog killing, POS..........he just can't get a break! LMGDAO
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vick destroys teams and their walrus mascots
the eagles just keep getting worse.
They should sue tony dungy
D Y N A s T Y!!!!!
Any bets on how long before vick arrested?

kARMA is a relentless bitch!
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"From the moment Vick entered the league Ė hell, from the first day he put on a helmet Ė he was not going to be a pocket passer. Ever. Vick wants to hold onto the ball. He wants to make big plays, all the time. Thatís not what Reid wants or his system requires. Vick has never been an accurate passer. In his final two seasons with the Falcons, he completed 55.3 and 52.6 percent of his throws. In a league where 65% is the benchmark for excellence, thatís beyond poor. Aside from his 2010 season, when Vick converted at a career-best 62.6%, he has been back in the 50s, with a lot of interceptions. Even in his first full season as a starter, McNabb didnít equal the 14 picks Vick threw in 2011. Vick has only matched the 21 TD passes McNabb threw that year on one occasion. And Vick had better receivers."

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More proof of why vick is the mediocre failure at "trying" to be an NFL quarterback.

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"Vick wants to hold onto the ball. He wants to make big plays, all the time. Thatís not what Reid wants or his system requires"

As I've said many times, why sign a player to a 100 million dollar contract only to put him in a system that goes against the one thing that made that player stand out ?
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Get-Out wrote:
"Vick wants to hold onto the ball. He wants to make big plays, all the time. Thatís not what Reid wants or his system requires"
As I've said many times, why sign a player to a 100 million dollar contract only to put him in a system that goes against the one thing that made that player stand out ?
Because vick was dungys posterboyfelon of the month.Poor inner city thug,who only knew how to steal,deal drugs,kill dogs.HE RUNS LIKE THE WIND,lets make him a star.
No he isn't the brightest, but he can run.so many run ins with the law,beamer, then Arthur blank took care of that.
vick has never been responsible for anything.He killed for the sheer joy of hearing the animals agony.
Now that his career is over, just waiting for the final episode of ookie,ron mexico;
Remembered only for his brutality,and mediocrity.burn in hell,ookie

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genevalove wrote:
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Because vick was dungys posterboyfelon of the month.Poor inner city thug,who only knew how to steal,deal drugs,kill dogs.HE RUNS LIKE THE WIND,lets make him a star.
No he isn't the brightest, but he can run.so many run ins with the law,beamer, then Arthur blank took care of that.
vick has never been responsible for anything.He killed for the sheer joy of hearing the animals agony.
Now that his career is over, just waiting for the final episode of ookie,ron mexico;
Remembered only for his brutality,and mediocrity.burn in hell,ookie
Will you ever stop talking like you have something new to say ?
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genevalove wrote:
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Because vick was dungys posterboyfelon of the month.Poor inner city thug,who only knew how to steal,deal drugs,kill dogs.HE RUNS LIKE THE WIND,lets make him a star.
No he isn't the brightest, but he can run.so many run ins with the law,beamer, then Arthur blank took care of that.
vick has never been responsible for anything.He killed for the sheer joy of hearing the animals agony.
Now that his career is over, just waiting for the final episode of ookie,ron mexico;
Remembered only for his brutality,and mediocrity.burn in hell,ookie
Nothing made vick stand out on a football field other than his ability to "run". His elusiveness and sporadic 70 & 80 yard runs made for entertaining Monday morning highlights. The felon hasn't been described as a "running back on crack" for no reason. Hell, I used to love to watch the warped bastard play for those reasons alone. But then it was discovered who vick really was..........and now I watch him play hoping each and every snap of the ball might result in him being seriously injured. LMGDAO

Once again, you're right about vick's legacy. Ask the average joe out on the street who vick is and they will say, "Which one, the one that rapes 15 year old little girls or the one that savaged and tortured the hell out of dogs for fun and games"?

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Nothing made vick stand out on a football field other than his ability to "run". His elusiveness and sporadic 70 & 80 yard runs made for entertaining Monday morning highlights. The felon hasn't been described as a "running back on crack" for no reason. Hell, I used to love to watch the warped bastard play for those reasons alone. But then it was discovered who vick really was..........and now I watch him play hoping each and every snap of the ball might result in him being seriously injured. LMGDAO
Once again, you're right about vick's legacy. Ask the average joe out on the street who vick is and they will say, "Which one, the one that rapes 15 year old little girls or the one that savaged and tortured the hell out of dogs for fun and games"?
You keep bringing up Marcus, but you still have nothing to say about this:
http://www.topix.com/forum/football-players/m...

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