On Sunday Night Football, the Eagles led the Falcons 31-21 entering the 4th quarter. But without Pro Bowl quarterback Michael Vick — left with a concussion — and a defense that had been worn down, Philadelphia was unable to stop the Falcons who came from behind to win a physical game.
Momentum can be the prevailing factor in all sports, especially professional football. However, momentum can also be fleeting and on Sunday night at the Georgia Dome on a night that saw Michael Vick knocked from the game, the wild swings of emotion and the big “Mo” went a long way towards leading the Falcons past the Eagles.
Michael Vick was wildly inconsistent in his first start against the Falcons, but until a third quarter fluke concussion knocked him from the game, it looked as if the Eagles were on their way to 2-0. In the end though, the Eagles defense was unable to fight off the late charge of Matt Ryan, Michael Turner and the Falcons in a 35-31 loss that dropped the Birds to .500. Continue reading “Vick Knocked Out As Eagles Fall to Falcons by Matt Lombardo”