Gruden Sees Future In Spread-Option Looks

In Mike Vick’s debut in Philly last night, you saw more of what’s been coming in the NFL, and what’s been going on at the high school and college levels of football.
Twice, he ran triple-option out of the shotgun, with shovel passes going inside to Shady McCoy, and DeSean Jackson running outside as Vick’s pitch back. On another occasion, Vick kept the ball on the read-option play that’s wildly popular at the collegiate level (where the QB decides whether to keep or handoff based on whether the play-side DE crashes or stays home).