Michael Vick discussed with reporters his view of the game verse the San Diego Chargers on Sunday afternoon. The Philadelphia Eagles lost the game 33-30.
Vick was dazzling on the afternoon throwing for a career high 428 yards and a QBR rating of 81.5. Maybe most impressive for anyone who has followed Vick’s career was the 0 turnovers that Vick was responsible for on the day.
Vick acknowledged that they did some things right on the afternoon but wasn’t willing to put the blame on the defense for the loss; instead he felt the offense could have done more.
“They put themselves in a position to make plays. We still were able to execute at a high level, and Coach (Chip) Kelly did a great job of making adjustments throughout the course of the game with the playcalling,” Vick said. “Regarding the things that we were able to do (offensively), I thought it was a success, but it’s tough, maybe we need to score 37 points. I think that’s what needed to happen in order to win this football game.”
Since the Eagles play former head coach Andy Reid and the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday, Vick explained the need for a short memory and to get back to work quickly.
“It’s just another football game,” Vick stated. “We have to get ready. We can’t focus on the whole dynamic of the situation. We have a football game to prepare for, and we have to do everything to ensure that we have a chance to win the football game. That is what is most important. It’s our third game in 11 days, but we’re conditioned for it. We’re ready for it.”
I am sure the game will be emotional for both sides on Thursday. The Kansas City Chiefs are a much improved team and showed as much in the victory over the Dallas Cowboys earlier today. Don’t expect this game to be all handshakes and hugs as the Eagles will be looking to remain in first in the NFC East.