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New England Patriots
Michael Vick: 4-for-7, 11 yards, 0 touchdowns, 0 interceptions, 62.2 rating (12 offensive plays).Nick Foles: 24-of-38, 361 yards, 4 touchdowns, 1 interception, 118.4 rating (roughly an entire game played overall).Obviously, these numbers are a bit deceiving. Vick’s 12 plays of offense were stunted not by poor play, but a pair of injuries (jamming a throwing finger in one game; a helmet shot to the ribcage the next).Foles’ impressive statistics come from having played a good chunk of action against Pittsburgh’s taxi squad (against whom he threw two homing-missile touchdown passes to Damaris Johnson and Mardy Gilyard), as well as a horde of Patriots’ backups. It’s not as if his success against the Steelers came with Troy Polamalu, Ryan Clark, and Ike Taylor patrolling the outfield.On Friday night, with Vick resting his bruised ribs, Foles will get a chance to play a Cleveland Browns starting defense that includes pass rusher Jabaal Sheard, expert press-corner Joe Haden, and multi-thre...
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Nick Foles will start Friday’s preseason game for the Philadelphia Eagles, filling in for Michael Vick. While Vick appears to be fine, the Eagles simply don’t want to risk any further injury in the final two preseason games.
On Friday, the Eagles will fave the Browns, who have allowed just 329 through the air and have picked off five passes through two games, so this may actually...
Michael Vick has always been injury prone. The way that he plays the game somewhat dictates that as does his stature. As electrifying as he can be to watch, there’s years of tape on him for defenses to understand how to play him.
This point is less about packages and schemes and more about Vick’s habits and routines.
His spin move, his shoulder shimmy and even his ankle dance...
Thanks to our friend at Black Sports Online we caught wind of a brand new game that’s hit the internet. It’s the first official Michael Vick injury Bingo game.
While it’s not funny when any NFL player get’s injured, we thought this was quite entertaining. We wish Vick a successful and healthy season.
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CLEVELAND (AP) -- Rookie quarterback Nick Foles, filling in for injured starter Michael Vick, threw two touchdown passes in the first quarter to lead the Philadelphia Eagles to a 27-10 victory over the mistake-prone Cleveland Browns on Friday night.
With Vick sidelined with bruised ribs, Foles stepped in and played impressively for the Eagles (3-0), who open the regular season in...
Eagles at Patriots, preseason, Monday, August 20, 2012
I Loved: that the Eagles won their second pre-season game in a row.
I Did Not Love: that the Eagles won their second pre-season game in a row without starting QB Michael Vick. Who hasn’t sustained a major injury – yet – but has had two different “contusions” in two games that required removing...
Much like the annual August theme in the Atlantic Division regards Florida State returning to its old perch atop the college football landscape, the Coastal beat always begins with a very simple question: Is this finally the year for Virginia Tech?
Its not about winning ACC championships, as the Hokies have four in their near-decade long time in the league, but they havent challenged...
AP Photo/Scott R. Galvin
The Philadelphia Foles..err, Eagles, defeated the Cleveland Browns 27-10 in Game 3 of the 2012 preseason.
new most popular player in Philadelphia, Nick Foles, continued his
preseason shock-and-awe show by completing 12 of 19 passes for 146
yards, 2 TDs and one interception.
Foles was picked-off on his
second pass attempt after launching a bomb...
Eagles QB, Mike Kafka
Nick Foles Fever has officially swept the city of Philadelphia. The noise on sports talk radio has turned from contentions that Foles should be Mike Vick’s backup to assertions by some that he should be the starter. While the Eagles are left to deal with a potential QB controversy in the making, the other two candidates for the third and final QB roster spot...
Once upon a time, the more gullible of our ilk could watch television and believe LeBron James sinking full court shots, or Michael Vick having the power to throw a football out of a stadium. Those days are long gone, and all we’re left with is Toronto Raptors and Spanish national team star José Calderón sitting in front of a Kia, moving his arms as terrible-looking CGI basketballs...