Alex Smith wasn't the only one to lose his job after getting concussed.
"When he said it, I understood the reasons why," Vick said. "Coach is looking at our team, with a lot of young guys. I can understand from his point, that I only have so many years left. With me just coming off an injury, he didn't want to risk it. It just makes sense."
Maybe Vick's health was part of the equation for Reid, but I doubt that given the other circumstances it was the overriding factor." said the article.
Perhaps walrus just opted to not have the team completely embarrassed by the dog killing turnover/interception king in the final games he coaches.