Found December 25, 2012 on
NFL Injury Report:
Rookie quarterback Nick Foles has been diagnosed with a
hairline fracture in his hand, and the Philadelphia Eagles have named Michael
Vick as their starter for this weekend’s regular season finale against the New
York Giants, reports Zach Berman of the Philadelphia Inquirer.
"I'm elated to be back out there on the football
field," Vick said in a telephone interview from Newport News, Va., where
he distributed toys on Christmas Eve to children in his hometown as part of the
Team Vick Foundation. "It's a situation where I want to go out there and
seize the moment. It's the end of the season, we need to win. We haven't won
consistently in a long time, so we want to finish the season with a win."
This will be the first game Vick’s started since sustaining
a concussion against the Dallas Cowboys several weeks ago. Foles had been
starting in the veteran’s place and had been named the starter for the
remainder of the season.
However, Foles sustained what has now been determined to be
a season-ending injury in the first half of last weekend’s contest against the
Washington Redskins. X-rays didn’t initially reveal the extent of the injury,
and the rookie quarterback returned to finish the game. Unfortunately for Foles
an MRI taken Monday showed the hairline fracture.
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The Philadelphia Eagles have placed quarterback Nick Foles on injured reserve and signed defensive tackle Antonio Dixon to a two-year contract.
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Eagles head coach Andy Reid told reporters that rookie QB Nick Foles suffered a broken hand during Sunday’s loss to the Washington Redskins, per Jeff McLane.
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I don't get it, but I guess Andy Reid has a logical reason to want Mike Vick as his QB#1 in a "meaningless" final game of the 2012 season on the road against the Giants.
New York (8-7) is still alive in the playoff mathematics, but only by the slimmest of algebraic margins.
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