Far from being a knee-jerk reaction, the Eagles’ decision to trade Donovan McNabb and elevate Kevin Kolb to starting QB was a much-discussed topic at team headquarters during the offseason.
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Posted: Thursday, August 27th, 2009 | NFL.com Staff Tags: DeSean Jackson, Donovan McNabb, Harold Carmichael, Herman Edwards, Jeffrey Lurie, Jeremy Maclin, Kevin Curtis, Michael Vick, Mike Quick, Philadelphia Eagles, Vick's debut
Not only is Michael Vick in the house, he is on the field. I was standing about 50 feet from Vick near the center of the field as he tossed passes to Eagles receivers. Vick stood with QB Donovan McNabb and former Eagles WR Harold Carmichael.
Michael Vick has landed with the Eagles, giving me more respect for owner Jeffrey Lurie, QB Donovan McNabb, coach Andy Reid and the organization.
The NFL can be a league of compassion and deep emotion, and regardless of how one feels about Mike Vick’s ability to play pro football again, the honesty and humility with which the Philadelphia Eagles organization has handled his signing cannot be overlooked.
One week after his Philadelphia Eagles again fell short in an NFC Championship Game, team owner Jeffrey Lurie is still bothered. In a Q&A with the Philadelphia Inquirer, Lurie said the Eagles “had dominated Arizona” and called the loss one of the two most painful out of the Eagles’ four NFC title-game defeats.