Vick & Reid: Building NFL History

Way back in August, I discussed my interest in seeing Michael Vick start a game this season for the Eagles. Although hopeful, my assumption was that results wouldn’t be particularly pretty. Obviously, after Sunday’s scary-good performance, we know that was wrong.

But I still go back to my initial curiosity to see the “Vick offense”:

“Someday a quarterback will come along who can throw accurately out of the spread and also pose a significant running threat. Such a Vince Young/Drew Brees mash-up would be a dangerous offensive weapon. However, until that time Michael Vick (if he has truly made strides with his throwing mechanics and watching film) is the closest the NFL has come to this ideal — an ideal both myself and Andy Reid seem anxious to witness.” …