Once Michael Vick met with Philadelphia Eagles rookie head coach Chip Kelly and decided to take a pay cut in order to remain, it seemed to be a foregone conclusion that he would be the Eagles’ starting quarterback in 2013. It seems now as if that speculation might be premature. Vick was considered to be the frontrunner for the starting job based on his mobility, but as the Eagles held practice in their first minicamp under Kelly, things appear even according to reports.
One of the biggest questions surrounding Kelly and his introduction into the NFL is how much of his offense that his teams ran in Oregon can be incorporated into the NFL game. Kelly has always featured highly athletic players at the quarterback position and it was assumed that Vick would be handed the starting job.
After the team’s first practice, Kelly suggests that the quarterback battle is wide open with Nick Foles right in the mix. Foles was taking reps with the first team on Tuesday.
“It’s even. They both took r...