Michael Vick suffered a concussion during the third quarter of Sunday night’s game against the Atlanta Falcons. How much will this hurt the Eagles for their Week 3 game against the Giants?
Before you allow panic to set in, consider that Eagles beat writer Jeff McLane tweeted last night that “an Eagles source described Vick’s concussion as slight.”
With that said, it will still be dicey as to whether Vick will actually play against New York. How teams handle concussions has been put under a microscope by the NFL as of late and sometimes it may look bad if a player plays the following week.
There’s about a 50/50 chance he’ll play this week. If he truly is okay and the Eagles can skirt-around the issue by saying the concussion was “slight”, and if he passes all the mandatory evaluations, he’ll be back on the field.
But if Andy Reid wants to play it safe, the Eagles fans will get to see a full game with either Mike Kafka or Vince Young at the helm.
For now, we’ll just assume that Vi...