When we considered whether Mike Vick could be an adequate replacement for Ben Roethlisberger, we admit we didn’t consider Vick’s blocking skills on the positive side of the ledger.
Consider it reconsidered.
Watch the 35-year-old Vick get out in front of Le’Veon Bell’s reversal-of-field touchdown and help escort him into the end zone by pancaking Baltimore Ravens cornerback Lardarius Webb.
If you’re Webb, that’s bad. Embarrassing, even. Here’s another view:
Bell scored a touchdown on the brilliant run, even though the play should have been called back. Steelers fullback Will Johnson got away with a sumo-style takedown as Bell started to cut back. But Vick got his moment of glory in his first start replacing Big Ben. And he made a statement in a big way.
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