Michael Vick was so frustrated after his team's season finale that he said he didn't know if he wanted to be a Philadelphia Eagle next season. With a day to think about it, Vick sounded more upset than ever.
Vick chided teammates Monday of a "lack of effort" that was "very evident," according to Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia. Vick said his team was not committed.
"Until you get guys who are willing to better themselves week in and week out and want to win, you're not going to win," Vick said. "And I haven't played with guys like that. It's unfortunate for Coach (Andy Reid) things turned out the way they are. It could have been a lot better. This locker room could have dictated that."
"I give 110 percent effort," Vick said. "My body is scarred up all year. I'm hurt, I'm bruised, get up after every hit and still try and fight and push. I do that for my coaches. I do that for my teammates. And I would expect the same thing in return."
On Sunday, Vick said, "I wish could play other positions, but I can't."
We don't doubt that some of Vick's teammates phoned it in at the end of a 4-12 season, which is frustrating. Then again, Vick rarely seems to hold himself accountable for his struggles over the last two years. He also explained why he didn't call out teammates sooner.
"I'm not going to tell a grown man the same thing twice because the reason I ended up incarcerated (on federal dogfighting charges) was because people told me the same thing over and over again and I didn't listen," he said. "I feel like if you don't learn in the first go-around, you disregard it. You just deal with the consequences because there will always be consequences."
The consequences are obvious. Reid was fired. Vick probably will be fired next, because he's made it clear that he doesn't want to restructure his contract.
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