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Well, we have one preseason game in the books. It was a pretty standard preseason game with ups and downs throughout the game. Some players impressed, some didn’t. In any preseason game, you have to take everything with a grain of salt. We see vanilla offenses and some guys who you know will make the roster dominate guys on the other side of the ball who likely won’t. Regardless, here are some of my thoughts after the Eagles first preseason game.
We’ll start with the offense. We didn’t get to see the first unit all that much. They played a total of six snaps and went three and out in both of them. There was a slight scare when Michael Vick hit his thumb on Jason Kelce’s helmet during the second series. He received x-rays which turned out to be negative, but it’s hard not to be concerned about the guys health.
Mike Kafka took over the reins once Vick made his exit. Kafka was less than impressive and there’s really not a whole lot more you can say about that. On a designed ...
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Last night in the Eagles first preseason game their starting QB Michael Vick bashed his throwing hand off an offensive lineman's helmet on the follow through of an incomplete pass. It looked bad at that moment but fortunately X-Rays came back negative and Vick is expected to practice as early as Saturday.
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick left Thursday night’s preseason game early, after suffering a thumb injury to his throwing hand.
The good news is that the x-rays came back negative. I’m sure he has at least a sprain. There’s always a possibility that there is ligament damage, but we won’t know unless he gets an MRI.
Philadelphia Eagles coach Andy Reid told the media that he hoped his son, Garrett’s death would be a rallying point for those struggling with substance abuse.Michael Vick decided to take this a step further by stating:
Our entire season will be dedicated to Garrett,” Michael Vick said, via Zach Berman of the Philadelphia Inquirer. “And I’m personally dedicating my season...
You want to know what’s driving guys on Twitter crazy tonight? Lack of sex and backwards Nike swooshes on NFL jerseys. You see Mike Vick’s right shoulder while trainers check his busted thumb? That’s the backwards swoosh. Guys are totally out of their minds analyzing what the backwards swoosh means to humanity.
Meanwhile, little kids this evening are going to bed hungry. Is...
Philadelphia Eagles offensive line update
After he ruptured his Achilles heel for the second time, Jason Peters and the Eagles looked in big trouble for their offensive line. Last season, Michael Vick was sacked only 23 times, but being a mobile quarterback, he was hit a lot. Now that the Eagles lost Peters for the season, things are looking downward a little bit...
Heading into the 2012 season the Philadelphia Eagles are lacking quality depth at a few key positions on offense. Injuries are a part of the game and a team must be prepared to face the worst case scenario. Here’s a look at three positions with a severe lack of experience behind the starter.
The biggest area of concern is the depth at quarterback given Michael Vick’s the injury...
With the 2012 NFL regular season just over the horizon, thousands of virtual General Managers are scrambling and strategizing for their upcoming fantasy league drafts. Last season the success of Cam Newton had many fantasy fanatics regretting their decision to not draft him. Where there are certain to be more surprises from the QB position in 2012, here are [...]
The first Philadelphia Eagles preseason game of 2012 is in the books and the Eagles eeked out a 24-23 win over the Steelers. One thing was made abundantly clear during the game: Nick Foles should be Mick Vick’s backup over Mike Kafka.
Kafka did nothing to assuage concerns about his viability as a backup for Vick, and a scare with the thumb on Vick’s throwing hand further impressed...
First Off - Something I Don"t Want To See Tonight:
Well - that's if it were Matt Ryan, and not Michael Vick. If someone brought Michael Vick out into the middle of the field, slapped his old Falcons uniform on him, and broke his leg again...well...that'd be alright with me. Ultimately, just want to make sure everyone stays good and healthy for the next 21-22...
The Eagles won its first preseason game over the Steelers, 24-23, on Alex Henery’s kick on Thursday night at the Linc.
Yet, only the starters played the first quarter, Michael Vick early into the second quarter, but here is a few observations.
Too early to judge Vick on two series, yet he was largely ineffective until he got his thumb hurt early in the second quarter.
AP Photo/ Michael Perez
In a game dedicated to Garrett Reid, it was the Eagles' third and fourth-stringers who saved the day. If we didn't know any better, we would have thought Nick Foles and Trent Edwards were the first and second string quarterbacks.
Michael Vick and Mike Kafka were dreadful as the first and second team offenses failed to score...