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After starting the season 3-1, the Philadelphia Eagles have lost three consecutive games, and the team is reeling.During the bye week, head coach Andy Reid (whose job security is as shaky as ever) fired defensive coordinator Juan Castillo, hoping to spur a change in a defense that has struggled this year.But it didn’t seem to make much of a difference in the team’s most recent loss, a 30-17 drubbing at the hands of the undefeated Atlanta Falcons.As a result, Reid hinted that a change may be coming at quarterback.Starter Michael Vick, who has struggled this season with 11 turnovers (8 interceptions, 3 fumbles), and may be benched in favor of rookie Nick Foles. Reid hadn’t made up his mind as of Tuesday, but who should get the nod against the New Orleans Saints next Monday night?Then again, does it really matter?The Eagles have numerous problems that are even bigger than their quarterback. The offensive line has played poorly, providing little protection for Vick and not very many hol...
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Michael Vick remains the starting quarterback of the Philadelphia
Eagles for the time being, reports Zach Berman of the Philadelphia Inquirer. Therehave been rumblings that following the Eagles’ poor showing Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons the team could replace Vick with rookie quarterback Nick Foles.
On depth chart released to reporters, Vick is still starting QB, Watkins...
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick knows his status as the starting QB is week-to-week.
"Obviously, (Reid) is thinking about making a change at quarterback," Vick said during his post-game press conference Sunday. "If he makes that decision, I support it."
Reid said after Sunday's 30-17 loss to the Atlanta Falcons that he would go back and evaluate...
Monday Night Football 1. Michael Vick Steals The Show (300+ Yards Passing & 4 Total TD’s)Having not turned the ball over for only the second time in a game in the 2012 season, Michael Vick showed some signs of promise in Week 8 vs Atlanta.Vick threw for 191 yards and a TD, modest but certainly not pathetic. He gave the Eagles a chance to win, but the Eagles’ porous defense...
According to Albert Breer of the NFL Network, Eagles head coach Andy Reid has announced that he’s sticking with quarterback Michael Vick.
The good news for Vick is that he’ll be going up against the Saints defense this week, which is one of the worst in the NFL.
On the other hand, the bad news is that the Eagles’ defense has to try to stop Drew Brees.
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The Eagles were embarrassed on Sunday by a very good Atlanta Falcons team after falling 30-17. Kudos to the Falcons having a good game plan and sticking to it. It didn’t take them long to take a 14-point lead and inform the Eagles how this game was going to play out — their way.
There is no easy way to say this, the Philadelphia Eagles are a 3-4 football team after eight weeks...
I’m not sure I’m the right guy anymore Juan…
Week 8 Recap
The Eagles are in free fall and more changes could be on the way after Reid dropped a game after having the bye week. This just never happens. It was hinted that we could see Nick Foles sooner rather than later this season and we just get him next Sunday. Mike Vick said this after the game.
If there is anyone who can relate to the struggles Michael Vick is going through and the pressure he is under while playing for the Philadelphia Eagles, it’s Donovan McNabb. The Philadelphia media had its way with McNabb for years and there were times when the fans were worse. During an appearance on “NFL AM” Tuesday morning, McNabb defended Vick in the wake of reports that...
Eagles coach Andy Reid was noncommittal after Sunday’s loss when asked about the job security of Michael Vick. Vick said Reid is “obviously thinking about making a change,” but there was no confirmation of that from the head coach himself. “I’ll go back and look at everything,” said Reid. “I’m not going to sit here and make decisions right now. I’m going to go...
The quarterback and the coach alike have chosen to make it a topic for public conversation, so, here it is. Who should the Eagles start moving forward – Michael Vick, or Nick Foles? The logical answer is fairly straightforward, actually. However, there are many mitigating factors at play here.
There was a time not too long ago when having Mike Vick, Tony Romo or Mark Sanchez as your quarterback was considered living well in the NFL. Now it is like the sports version of marry, boff, kill.
If you had to choose one to build your franchise around, one to win a single game and death is not an option (neither is abstaining) whom do you go with?
Be careful with quick answers...
According to mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, Eagles head coach Andy Reid wanted to bench Michael Vick last season, but Vince Young didn’t play well enough while Vick was … Continue reading »
When you listen to as much Philadelphia sports commentary as I do, you start to hear the same narrative over and over.One of the more common phrases used in reference to Andy Reid’s 14-year tenure is “the definition of insanity: repeating the same experiment over and over again expecting different results.”At a disappointing 3-4, the future seems bleak for die-hard Eagles fans...
Donovan McNabb is familiar with what Michael Vick is going though. Having played as the quarterback of the Philadelphia Eagles for eleven seasons McNabb is familiar with some booing in his direction.
The expectations of fans and ownership have not been met with successs on the field this year. The Eagles are currently 3-4 on the season and lost for the first time after a bye in the...
Michael Vick received some encouraging words from ex-Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb. (Credit: AP Photo)
With Michael Vick facing a lot of uncertainty regarding his job status as Philadelphia’s starting quarterback, another former Eagles quarterback chimed in with some words of encouragement. The message: focus on your game, not the media, according to Pro Football Talk’s Michael...
Donovan McNabb knows a thing or two about playing through a quarterback controversy, so he understands that rampant speculation about Michael Vick potentially getting benched could impact the Eagles quarterback.
"You have to focus on your job and if you focus on your job you block everything out," McNabb said on Tuesday's NFL AM.
"I think you...