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I mean this one in the most literal sense: Michael Vick needs to physically be able to step up onto the field next season. He really, really needs to avoid getting hurt.
After signing him to a huge contract right before last season, the Eagles are committed to Vick for years to come; he needs to be on the field to justify that commitment. I love Mike Vick's all-out style of play as much as anyone, but it's hard to help your team win when you're not on the field.
And if he's getting this banged up now, just imagine the latter years of his contract when he'll be in his mid-to-late 30s. It's awesome to watch such an exciting player at quarterback, but a body can only take so much punishment.
It's probably too much to ask any established player to drastically change the way they play the game, but Vick just has to be a little smarter and a little less reckless when he runs. Maybe slide occasionally instead of diving headfirst, or even just try and get out of bounds. Hopefully the offensive line can do Vick a solid, and give him plenty of time to let plays develop and keep his body clean next season.
He's also got to hold on to the ball better. I cringe every time he flaps the ball around haphazardly in his left hand while ripping off a long run.
Next season is a big opportunity for Mike Vick to step up and justify the Eagles' faith in him. Staying healthy will let Vick raise his play and prove he belongs in the elite quarterback discussion.
It should also help the Eagles advance deep into the playoffs.