Eagles Quarterback Michael Vick had a few interesting things to say today, per Pro Football Talk:
“The dream team thing is over,” Vick said in an interview with the team’s web site. “Now we just have to forget about everything that’s happened and take it one game at a time. That’s what I’ve sensed in the locker room. I sense change. Nobody’s happy about this.”
“We know what works for us, our coaches know what works for us,” Vick said. “It’s time to just let it all go, put everything behind us, and let it all hang out.”
Let’s think about this. They know what works for them, there is no question, they know. Their record is 1-3. So…..doesn’t that mean that what works for them isn’t good enough to post a winning record?
Here’s my thoughts: The Eagles are overlooking their opponents. They weren’t too far away from defeating the Packers in the playoffs this past post-season and then the Packers won the Super Bowl. The Eagles then added a slew of talent: Nnamdi Asomugha (best man corner in NFL), Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie (far above average man corner), Jason Babin (Pro Bowl defensive end who had double-digit sacks last season) to name a few. So, the Eagles should be better right?
Of course they should! They’re better than these easy teams they face in the beginning. It sounds sarcastic, but I believe it. They really are better.. The 49ers? They were a nobody and now they beat the Eagles. I guess that makes the Eagles a nobody. The really intriguing part is that if we were to look past what I just said and assume that the Eagles do not overlook opponents and that despite the way they seem, the contrary is true in that the Eagles remain one of the most heavily prepared teams in football for each and every game. The Eagles play their heart out for every game. Well, why are they 1-3?