Eric Hartline / US PRESSWIRE
If you’ve heard anything about the Philadelphia Eagles in the past 24 hours, it was probably about their current quarterback situation. Michael Vick’s injured thumb will not keep him from missing any practice time or preseason action, however, Mike Kafka, his backup, suffered a fracture on his non-throwing hand in the preseason opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
This injury could prove to be costly for Kafka, as it allows rookie Nick Foles to take over as second-string quarterback and gives Trent Edwards the restored hope of hanging onto the roster.
Reports from spring and summer practices noted that Kafka looked stronger, sharper and ready to lead in case Vick were to miss any time, but his lone quarter of preseason action suggests otherwise.
The third-year pro looked skittish in the pocket and lacked composure when faced with pressure. His second-quarter interception was a perfect example of how not to play quarterback in the NFL.
Now that he ha...