On Sunday Night Football in Week 2, Philadelphia Eagles QB Michael Vick returns to the Georgia Dome for the first time as a starter. Vick will be squaring off with a familiar foe, the Atlanta Falcons, who just happen to be the first team that give him his first $100 Million Dollar contract before his miraculous fall fall from grace in the ATL and redemption with the Birds.
The Michael Vick Story is clearly one that has an ending yet to be written. However, on Sunday Night Football in week two, the story, at least for one evening, comes full circle. Vick brings the Philadelphia Eagles (1-0) into a highly anticipated early season matchup with the team that finished 2010 with the best record in the NFC, the Atlanta Falcons (0-1).
The former 2001 No. 1 overall pick’s return to Atlanta is the key storyline here. Like few athletes across the country, Vick remains an icon in Atlanta, even after last taking a snap for the Falcons in December 2006. There are sure to be thousands of black and red number seven jerseys in the building to watch one of the most exciting players in the league. Continue reading “2011 Philadelphia Eagles Week 2 Preview: Michael Vick Story Comes Full Circle by Matt Lombardo”