Originally written on Pro Football Zone  |  Last updated 11/19/14

PHILADELPHIA - OCTOBER 11: Michael Vick #7 of the Philadelphia Eagles gestures to fans after a game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Lincoln Financial Field on October 11, 2009 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

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Eagles quarterback Michael Vick is feeling the urgency to win in the city of Philadelphia and says they need to win and win right now.

“We feel like there is a need to win, and win quickly,” Vick said Monday, via the AP per NFL.com.

Vick says Eagles head coach has encouraged them to remain focused.

“Coach Reid talked to us today about staying the course, maintaining our focus, going in there week in and week out, and controlling what we can control,” Vick said. “We can sit and talk all day until our faces turn blue, but until we go out there, we still have to make it happen.”

Vick is absolutely correct, the time for the Eagles to win is now.  He’s not getting any younger and the Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie isn’t getting any more patient.

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