In response to the 2011 All-Pro running back calling the greatest rushing quarterback in NFL history an “old man,” Michael Vick agreed to race LeSean McCoy in the 40 and “smoked him by five yards” on Thursday.
Removed from a disappointing 2012 campaign with the Eagles (4-12), Vick is an ideal candidate to earn another Comeback Player of the Year award while operating new coach Chip Kelly’s unpredictable and rapid no-huddle offense.
Forced to perform behind a depleted line that couldn’t block Lindsay Lohan on smack, the four-time Pro Bowl passer had no chance to succeed in Philadelphia.
The 32-year-old Vick, who missed winning the MVP race by a pube two seasons ago, is surrounded by dynamic playmakers and can again dominate if protected in the pocket.
Throwing 123 touchdowns for 20,274 yards since debuting as the first pick in the 2001 draft, expect Michael Vick to “smoke” defenders and fly as an Eagle in “The City of Brotherly Love” this autumn.by