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If you told me last December that Michael Vick would be the Philadelphia Eagles' Week 1 starting quarterback, I would assume either Nick Foles suffered a nasty injury before the team had a chance to cut Vick, or the world is coming to an end.Vick finished 2012 with 12 TDs against 10 INTs with only 2,362 yards in 10 games played. He also had a case of the fumble-itis last year coughing up the ball 11 times. Then, at the end of the season, just like that -- it was longtime head coach Andy Reid who got the axe, not the mistake-prone Vick.Within a couple weeks after countless interviews, Howie Roseman and Jeffrey Lurie got their man when they hired ex-Oregon Ducks coach Chip Kelly.On that day, everything changed for Vick.Kelly didn't see a mistake-making-mess that all the Eagles' fans saw, instead he saw a once unrivaled athlete with time running out in his career, wanting more than anything to prove he's still one of the best.So he cut down his ridiculous $100 million c...
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Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly officially announced that Michael Vick will be the starting quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles to start the 2013-14 campaign.
Vick has been competing with Nick Foles for the starting gig throughout training camp and the preseason. While Foles has put up strong numbers (11-14 for 96 yards), Vick has gone 13-15 for 199 yards himself and...
Despite Chip Kelly's protestations to the contrary it's been obvious that Michael Vick would beat out Nick Foles for the Eagles starting job. And now it's official with Kelly naming Vick the starter on Tuesday for Philadelphia's Week 1 opening matchup against the Redskins.
Vick who re-negotiated his deal with the Eagles prior to the season dominated this preseason...
Eagles HC Chip Kelly announced on Tuesday that Michael Vick has won the competition and will be their starting quarterback this season.
Kelly added that Nick Foles will be on their final 53-man roster.
Vick, 33, has put together a very strong training camp, despite having to learn a new offense. The Eagles gave Foles a legitimate shot at winning the job, but it has been pretty...
Eagles coach Chip Kelly named Michael Vick as his starting
Michael Vick persevered and won the Eagles quarterback job.
His running back thinks it shows what type of leader Vick is. LeSean McCoy and DeSean Jackson reportedly stated Vick winning the job shows his true leadership.
McCoy: The competition really showed Mike Vick's leadership #Eagles
— Eagles Insider (@EaglesInsider) August 20, 2013
"Since day 1, I honestly thought...
On Tuesday, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported that Michael Vick has officially been named the Philadelphia Eagles' starter at quarterback.
You may not like the early decision by Eagles head coach Chip Kelly to declare veteran Mike Vick as the QB#1 for the Eagles in 2013. But I am digging it. Basically, the Chippah just took control of this team and this locker room. He essentially has said, "No more bull-crap... no more politically-correct 'wait until the final PS game' to evaluate all candidates.....
The Philadelphia Eagles’ quarterback competition finally came to a close on Tuesday, when Chip Kelly officially named Michael Vick the team’s starting quarterback. He has beaten out second-year signal-caller Nick Foles for the job. For those who have watched the Eagles during the preseason, the move is not a surprise. Vick has been incredibly sharp […]
The Eagles have finally named a starting quarterback after weeks of posturing and tests from head coach Chip Kelly.
Chip Kelly announced to the media Tuesday morning Vick will indeed be the opening game starter for the Eagles after outlasting Foles in their training camp battle.
Now the questions turn to what happens to Foles from here. For months there has been speculation about...
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The purpose behind Quick Hits is to catch you up on the most important news, notes, and links that you may have missed from the day prior. Without further ado, here are Wednesday’s quick hits:
1. Head Coach, Chip Kelly officially named Michael Vick the starting quarterback for Week 1 of the regular season, ending the quarterback battle.
2. Kenny Phillips made his return to practice...
The Eagles have no plans to trade Nick Foles even though Michael Vick was named the team's starting quarterback on Tuesday an NFL source said.
Foles was asked if he wanted to be traded with the opportunity to start but he said that he wanted to remain with the Eagles.
Considering Vick's injury past there is a strong chance that Foles will play sometime this season. Vick...
The Philadelphia Eagles named Michael Vick the starting quarterback over Nick Foles. Was this even in question, because I don't know anybody that thought Foles would win the job.
The word out of Washington is that quarterback Robert Griffin III continues to look good in practice, strengthening the fact that he will be ready for Week 1 when the Redskins host Philadelphia on Monday...
The purpose behind Quick Hits is to catch you up on the most important news, notes, and links that you may have missed from the day prior. Without further ado, here are Thursday’s quick hits:
1. Defensive Coordinator, Bill Davis believes that this preseason game is very important as the team determines who will start on defense come Week 1.
2. Good to go! Jason Peters will make...