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Old 08-23-2009, 10:40 PM    (permalink
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Vick was getting better every year he played in the NFL, obviously everything was derailed with the dog fighting scandal, but he was developing.

His last seasons statistics were 20 TDs 13 INTs 53% 2,500 yards passing and 1,000 yards rushing 2 rushing TDs.

How is that not decent? Ben Roethlisberger last year... 17 TDs 15 INTs 59%, I'll take Vick's 06' over every season Big Ben has ever played except 07'.
Except Roethlisberger has had better years than last year. And he is a better passer. He completes more of his passes and averages more per pass attempt Of course you most likely don't want to hear that and I wouldn't be surprised if you threw out the "his offensive line was bad/his receivers have always sucked/he was never used in the right way" card. Be my guest.
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Old 08-23-2009, 10:42 PM    (permalink
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Except Roethlisberger has had better years than last year. And he is a better passer. He completes more of his passes and averages more per pass attempt Of course you most likely don't want to hear that and I wouldn't be surprised if you threw out the "his offensive line was bad/his receivers have always sucked/he was never used in the right way" card. Be my guest.
Reasons aren't always excuses, fyi. They do have the ability to be legitimate.

Our receivers and OL were both porous.
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No, not end of story. Falcons fans generally didn't call Vick a hard worker.

But his natural abilities allowed him to get the ball into the receivers hands often, especially in 2006. The offensive line didn't do their job, the receivers didn't do theirs. Roddy admitted as much.

Vick could have been much better, but he was also the reason we won games.
And that is why he wasn't that successful as a passer. And that is the end of the story buddy.

I certainly would have hate to have known how much stock was being invested in someone that wasn't working hard to be the best they can be for the job you're paying them for...especially when they have control over certain aspects of their destiny, and when they are the highest paid player at any position in the entire NFL.
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Old 08-23-2009, 10:44 PM    (permalink
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Reasons aren't always excuses, fyi. They do have the ability to be legitimate.

Our receivers and OL were both porous.
Regardless if they are true or not, a majority of the blame falls on Vick and his laziness. Had he been a much harder worker, perhaps his completely percentage would be higher, or perhaps the Falcons would have more winning seasons under his tenure.
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And that is why he wasn't that successful as a passer. And that is the end of the story buddy.

I certainly would have hate to have known how much stock was being invested in someone that wasn't working hard to be the best they can be for the job you're paying them for...especially when they have control over certain aspects of their destiny, and when they are the highest paid player at any position in the entire NFL.
I agree, he could have and should have been much better for us. But he was still very good for us. Almost any Falcons fan will acknowlege (spelling) that without Vick our record is much worse from 2002-2006.
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I agree, he could have and should have been much better for us. But he was still very good for us. Almost any Falcons fan will acknowlege (spelling) that without Vick our record is much worse from 2002-2006.
Yes, you guys were fortunate he could run.
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Vick is reinstated for week 3

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i think it is great
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He's done a good job of staying on track and being a quality person, well deserved
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Yeah, I think this was a fair decision. It's probably the best Vick could've hoped for.
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There isn't much more Vick could have done better. Good decision
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Sweet, don't have to worry about him running around as well as westbrook, the receivers and mcnabb week one.
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It's rare for people to completely fail to grasp really simple concepts. Not rare enough obviously.
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what do you mean?
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what do you mean?
The post above mine got deleted. Some dude was Trollin'
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