Clip Reel: The Good Michael Vick

Michael Vick in better times as QB of the Atlanta Falcons. Getty Images

What is "Clip Reel?"

We want to make one thing abundantly clear here: we are not, in any way, glorifying former Virginia Tech Hokies / Atlanta Falcons QB Michael Vick in running this Clip Reel of some of his best on-field moments, nor are we purporting in any way that talent excuses flaws in decision-making. Rather, we wanted to present a few clips of Vick's skill level in an effort to contextualize the drastic nature of his fall, as discussed in part in Rick Reilly's new column. You can also read about the bad side of Vick here.

Vick as one of the most exciting QBs in the NFL during his time in the league.
His Superman run versus the Saints.
A Monday Night Football clip on Vick.
Early Vick vs. the Vikings defense.
This leap over James Madison is pretty insane.
This highlight video of Vick is 8 minutes and 14 seconds long.
One stab at Vick's Top 10 Plays.
His game-winning TD against 'Cuse in 2000.
"Superathlete Mike Vick."