The Kansas City Chiefs come to Lincoln Financial Field for a Thursday Night special that pits Kansas City coach Andy Reid against his former team.
Chiefs star running back Jamaal Charles already stated that he wants to “win this one for ‘Big Red.’”
Emotions will be running high as Reid returns to Philadelphia. Many Eagles players are indebted to Reid for either getting second chances (Michael Vick), second contracts (DeSean Jackson), or acting as a father figure.
The Chiefs enter the game 2-0 after narrowly defeating the Dallas Cowboys 17-16. The Eagles enter the game 1-1 after a miserable defensive effort versus the San Diego Chargers.
Quarterback: Alex Smith vs. Michael Vick
Advantage: Vick. Like Michael Vick, Alex Smith is a former number one overall pick. Also like Vick, Smith is a good but great quarterback on his second team. Smith has been teamed with “quarterback guru” Andy Reid and is making steps towards becoming a very good quarterback. Smith is still just 29.
Like Smith, Michael Vick is making the leap to becoming a better quarterback. As of right now, Vick is amongst the best quarterbacks in the league. He is playing in control and making smart decisions with the ball.
Running Back: Jamaal Charles, …read more