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Just in time for Christmas, Michael Vick may have got his wish as he is set to start next Sunday against the Giants (Credit: AP Photo) On Christmas Eve, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick got his wish. On Friday, Vick said he wants to be a starter again. “I’m not a backup. Just being honest, just being candid. I’m a full-fledged starter,” Vick said in an interview with Philadelphia Magazine’s Birds 24/7. “That’s what I’ve got in me, that’s what I provide, that’s what I offer. Whatever happens, wherever I end up, they’re going to get 110 percent. You’re going to get the same thing out of me that you got the last two, three years and that’s 110 percent effort and a guy that’s confident in his abilities to play and win. “I want to start. Yeah, I’m a starter. I’ll feel that way until I start to feel like I’m becoming a problem on the team.” Now it appears as though Vick will get his wish, just in time for Christmas and may start next week against the Giants. In yesterday’s loss to the Washington Redskins quarterback Nick Foles suffered a broken hand. Today, Andy Reid confirmed that Foles will be out for the team’s week 17 game against the Giants. Although Reid did not confirm that Vick will start next week, it is unlikely that the team would start Trent Edwards over Michael Vick. Vick will most likely be auditioning for a starting quarterback job next season next Sunday. The post Nick Foles suffers broken hand, Vick expected to start vs. Giants appeared first on DOWN & DISTANCE.
BEST OF MAXIM
Here is something nobody expected to hear: Michael Vick will be starting for the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday when they take on the New York Giants.Vick didn't get the job back due to poor play by Foles, rather an injury that the rookie suffered on the second to last play. (That may explain the intentional grounding by Foles on the final play.)No one expected to see Vick in...
DROP THE MIKE
An injury to Nick Foles means that Michael Vick will get to play one more game as the Eagles' starting quarterback.
Their careers are more than parallel, they're converging.
The Eagles’ Week 17 matchup against the Giants may be Michael Vick‘s last game in an Eagles uniform, and he’ll likely be starting.
Philadelphia’s starting quarterback, Nick Foles, suffered a broken hand during the first half of the Eagles’ 27-20 loss to the Redskins on Sunday. Andy Reid announced Foles would not play in Week 17.
“Nick will obviously not play,” Reid...
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.
ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Eagles will most likely give Michael Vick another start in Week 17 when they take on the New York Giants.
“He obviously deserves (an) opportunity to play,” said Reid on Monday...
Eagles rookie quarterback Nick Foles had his second career 300-yard passing game Sunday versus Washington, but it will be his last of the season as he suffered a broken hand.Fantasy Spin:Foles had thrown for over 300 yards in two of the last three games, but wasn't in the class of the other more well-known rookie starting QBs - Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III or Russell Wilson...
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.
Meanwhile, this is the ultimate U-Haul game for the Birds.
The Philadelphia Eagles have placed quarterback Nick Foles on injured reserve and signed defensive tackle Antonio Dixon to a two-year contract.
Foles broke his hand in last Sunday's loss to Washington. Michael Vick will start the final game of the season against the New York Giants on Sunday.
Dixon played in two games for Indianapolis Colts this season. He spent three seasons...
NewsOn Christmas Eve, news broke that Eagles quarterback Nick Foles would miss the final game of the season with a broken hand and that former starter Michael Vick would likely get the call on Sunday against the New York Giants.
It will, in all likelihood, be Vick’s final appearance as a Philadelphia Eagle. With a heavy [...](Read more...)
The Washington Redskins kept their playoff hopes alive today by beating the Eagles 27-20. Linebacker London Fletcher had a big game racking up 12 tackles and an interception. After Fletcher picked off Nick Foles he headed to the sideline where he couldn't hold down the butterflies in his stomach.
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Has the pressure of trying to reach the playoffs become too much for London Fletcher? The Washington Redskins linebacker was seen vomiting on the sidelines during the second quarter of his team’s game against the Eagles on Sunday. Fletcher recorded his fifth interception of the season when he picked off Nick Foles, giving him 23 for his career, which is second among active linebackers...
Very Little Time Is Yours
> Head Coach for Please God, Just 7 More Days And 3 More Hours Andy Reid went for it twice on fourth down > QB Nick Foles demonstrated an ability to roll off contact and fall to convert a fourth down> The Redskins are quite good at jumping offsides> WR Jeremy Maclin continued his late-season drive to make it look like 2012 wasn't a completely...