Love him or hate him, Michael Vick is once again one of the hottest stars in the NFL. On Sunday, he sat down with Bob Costas on Football Night in America to talk about his approach to the game as well as his feelings towards the franchise that drafted him into the league in 2001: The Atlanta Falcons.
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Here’s a small portion of what Vick had to say in this exclusive Football Night in America interview:
Costas on when a play breaks down and Vick uses his athletic ability: What’s happening there?
Vick: “This may sound crazy to everybody, but sometimes I have to go back and watch what I do. It happens so instinctively. I’ve been blessed with abilities that very few are blessed with. I’m thankful for that…The game still seems hard to me so I think that’s a good thing because it will keep me striving to be my best.”
Costas: How are things different for you even from a year ago?
Vick: “More settled…Basically, content…Just happy…(I’m) willing to put in the work now. I see things from a different perspective. That has definitely helped me to become the person that I want to become.”
Costas: You’ve mentioned that you feel like you let the Falcons down regarding preparation.
Vick: “The way I work now, as far as preparation, if did it back then and put forth the effort, things probably would have been different. (I) wish I could have done more. You can’t turn back the hands of time. You can only move forward.”
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