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The Linc - What if Michael Vick were Ben Roethlisberger?

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ESPN once asked "what if Michael Vick were white?" Today its a simpler, "what if he played like Ben Roethlisberger?

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A lot of people say the loss is all on Michael Vick. He didn’t play well in the 1st half and had a pair of fumbles, one of which came at the 1-yard line. Some people assume that if we score there, we win the game. Faulty logic. That play was in the 1st half. You have no way to know how the game would have played out after that. Teams play based on situations. If the Steelers were down more late, would have been more aggressive.

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Vick would do well to look to Roethlisberger, who plays the way Vick believes he should, but does so with much more confidence and certainty. When the pocket collapses around Roethlisberger, as it has throughout his career, he treats it as part of his plan. He keeps his eyes downfield, his arm cocked. He might throw one of his patented pump-fakes to try to distract his pursuers into slowing up. He constantly maintains the belief and appearance that something will pop loose. And he retains his ability to see and read the entire field even as things are exploding within inches of where he stands.

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