Philadelphia, we have a problem.
It may be “just” the preseason, but after Mike Vick suffered his second injury in as many preseason games you really start to worry. Every conversation about the Eagles chances this season involve some variation of the phrase, “IF Mike Vick stays healthy.” As he hasn’t been able to make it through even two preseason games without injury it’s safe to assume that there is no way he can make it through a full season.
So what now?
Vick suffered a rib injury after taking a hit by New England LB Jermaine Cunningham in the first quarter. He got up on his own accord and went to the locker room for an x-ray. That’s right, his second set of those in two weeks as well, with the concern in the August 9 game against the Steelers being the extent of damage to his thumb after it hit center Jason Kelce’s helmet.
Thankfully, the tests were negative for Vick, indicating that there is no fracture on his ribs. Head coach Andy Reid said after the game that Vick wa...