Sunday, July 5, 2015

Michael Vick and Andy Reid

Michael Vick's monster contract brings up one question -- what's Andy Reid doing?

Michael Vick and Andy Reid

(David Maialetti/Staff Photographer)
(David Maialetti/Staff Photographer)

FACT No. 1: the Eagles’ offensive line is a mess.

FACT No. 2: the Eagles sign Michael Vick for $100 million over six years.

REACTION: Don’t you have to wonder if Andy Reid is making the same mistake Buddy Ryan made with Randall Cunningham -- simply hand him the ball and expect the quarterback to pull the rabbit out of the hat every other down.

Buddy, a defensive genius, thought you could put milk cartons out there for an OL and Randall would get it done.  Surely Andy Reid, a former lineman himself, knows better than that.

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