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Inconsistent Vick has job security in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA — Michael Vick punctuated his remarkable comeback story with a sensational performance against the New York Giants in Week 15 two years ago.

Since then, Vick has been Mediocre Mike.

The Philadelphia Eagles are just 9-9 in Vick's starts since he led them to an NFC East title by bringing them back from a 21-point deficit with 8:17 remaining to beat the Giants 38-31 on Dec. 19, 2010. DeSean Jackson finished off that stunning rally with a 65-yard punt return on the final play, but it was Vick who put the Eagles in position to win.

Vick threw for 108 yards, and ran four times for 94 yards in the last three scoring drives to set up Jackson's clutch return. He finished with 242 yards passing and 130 more rushing.

Those were the days.

Vick has been so inconsistent lately that coach Andy Reid is asked weekly if he would consider benching the three-time Pro Bowl quarterback for rookie backup Nick Foles. Reid's answer to that question earlier this week was seemingly innocuous.

"Right now we're with Michael and that's what we're doing. We'll evaluate as we go," he said.