Mike Vick is officially reclaiming his spot as a starting quarterback in the National Football League, or at least for the next 24 hours. It has been made official that with Kevin Kolb out with a concussion, Michael Vick is primed for a return to glory. If you had a chance to check out Philadelphia last week against Green Bay then you know that Vick brought the Eagles back from the dead. The Eagles looked defeated at the beginning of the second half when Vick took the reigns after Kolb got ruled out with a concussion. He wasn’t the rusty old wildcat specialist anymore, he was the Mike Vick we remember, the Mike Vick with the S on his chest.

The Eagles went into the third quarter down 20-3. Vick used his legs to rack up 103 yards on the ground, and he showed flashes of the touch he used to have on the ball throwing for 175 yards and a touchdown. Although the Eagles couldn’t come away with a victory, it was apparent that Michael Vick was the X-factor that gave them a chance. This week the Eagles head to Detroit to take on the Lions who have also lost their starting quarterback. Both teams are looking for their first win, and for Michael Vick this is going to be one of his most important starts as a professional football player thus far. If Vick can come out, get a win, and remain a difference maker on the field then I believe he’ll be the starter come week 3. Vick has been given a blessing in disguise. Kolb’s injury has given number 7 what he has been waiting on. A chance.

-DJ

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