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Andy Reid didn’t say that there is a chance that he would replace Mike Vick with Nick Foles. That’s not what he meant when he said, “We’ll evaluate as we go here.”
You misinterpreted his words. It’s just semantics, man.
That was Reid’s assertion when he met with the media on Wednesday, at least.
According to Reid, he was unaware of how is comments were being taken until he was approached by the Eagles’ head of media relations, Derek Boyko. After that point Reid met with Vick one-on-one to be sure there was no misunderstanding.
Could Reid really think that opening the door on the possibility of benching Mike Vick would be anything other than the sports media equivalent of all hell breaking loose?
This is how Reid explained it:
“Well, it was the way that it was interpreted. That’s not what I had in mind. [Eagles director of football media services] Derek [Boyko] explained to me how it was interpreted and so, I’ve talked to Mike, made sure I mentioned it on my...