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Defending Mike Vick extends into Ravens secondary

Defending Mike Vick extends into Ravens secondary

When the Ravens play the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday and Eagles quarterback Michael Vick inevitably finds a creative way to escape the pocket, the Ravens will have to worry about something much more dangerous than Vick scrambling down the field for a sizable chunk of yardage. The bigger concern will be not losing track of Philadelphia’s wide receivers, who can get behind Baltimore’s defensive backs if their eyes are glued to Vick.

Ravens head coach John Harbaugh likens Vick to a very familiar foe: Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, who has burnt the Ravens before with deep throws after extending plays outside the pocket.

“Both guys are uncannily accurate...