Philadelphia Eagles Fans: Akers 61 Yard Field Goal or Vick Hail Mary?

Bryn SwartzSenior Writer IIIDecember 7, 2010

PHILADELPHIA, PA - DECEMBER 02:  Michael Vick #7 of the Philadelphia Eagles looks on against the Houston Texans at Lincoln Financial Field on December 2, 2010 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
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The Question:
Asking my Eagles writers & fans: Down by two, 2 seconds left in the game, ball on the 44 yard line. Do you send in Akers or is Vick throwing a Hail Mary?


The Answers:

Neither is going to have higher than a 10 percent chance of working, but I would probably take the kick. Akers might surprise us.

Matt Bryant did 62 against us. Maybe Akers could do 61. Maybe.


Luther Broughton, Former Philadelphia Eagles Tight End, 1999-2000:
Field goal attempt.


Shaun Young, 2009 Pro Football’s Ultimate Fan Association Inductee:
You have to have Vick throw the Hail Mary as 62 is pretty much out of the range for Akers and you have the good possibility of a pass interference call which would give you another opportunity at the one yard line.


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