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A Closer Look at Michael Vick vs. the Jaguars: What Went Wrong (or Right)

New York Jets vs. Philadelphia Eagles preseason game

On Saturday night, I wrote the following, however obvious, with little evidence except for my eyes: Michael Vick’s performance against the Jaguars brought “back memories of the 2010-11 Vick, the one that needlessly held onto the ball too long and bore the superhero cap one time too often.”

After re-watching the game and slowing the tape down, I still held the same opinion of how Vick played. But as I mentioned in the column, there were other factors that played into the Eagles quarterback’s shaky night. Vick wasn’t great against the Jaguars, but neither were his offensive line and some of his skill-position teammates.

He did have his moments, some that only Vick could muster.

Here are some visual examples of his night. All four plays highlighted came in the first quarter:

PLAY 1: FIRST SERIES, SECOND DOWN AND 16 AT THE EAGLES 36

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