Originally written on NFL Injury Report  |  Last updated 11/19/14
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick was at risk of being benched due to poor play entering Sunday’s matchup against the Dallas Cowboys. The quarterback was ultimately removed from the game not because of his erratic production but because he sustained yet another concussion, one that coach Andy Reid termed “pretty significant,” reports Cindy Boren of the Washington Post. Philadelphia Eagles Coach Andy Reid said that quarterback Michael Vick suffered a “pretty significant concussion” Sunday and isn’t likely to be cleared by the time the Eagles resume practicing this week for their game against the Washington Redskins. Vick sustained his head injury and exited the game in the second quarter. He was replaced by rookie Nick Foles, who is in line to start in place of Vick Sunday against the Washington Redskins. While Reid said that Vick is his starting quarterback when healthy, it’s not yet certain how long it will take the dynamic veteran to regain his health enough that he’s able to suit up for the Eagles. Considering the “significant” label attached to the concussion, Vick is poised to miss at least one week of action. Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.thenflinjuryreport.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();
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