Originally posted on Buzz On Broad  |  Last updated 11/22/11


Michael Vick's status for Sunday's game against the New England Patriots is not known, but in all likely hood he will not be under center for the 2nd straight game.

With the game still 5 days away, Vick is still trying to get ready in hopes of playing. ProFootballTalk.com reported today that in an effort to do that, Vick will try to throw today.

It will be the first time since he broke his ribs that Vick will try to throw, and it could be a big step towards Vick playing on Sunday if he can walk away from the session pain free.

The Eagles do not start practice for the Patriots until Wednesday, with the players off today.

But with the Eagles now back in contention and coming off a victory with Vince Young, it looks like Vick might be feeling the heat and is working even harder to come back as soon as possible.

Follow Buzz on Broad Eagles Beat Writer Eliot Shorr-Parks on Twitter @EliotShorrParks

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