Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick took part in a light practice Monday and said he intends to make his first start in nearly a month on Sunday at Miami.
According to the Philadelphia Daily News, Vick was able to throw without any pain in his ribs. Last week, head coach Andy Reid said Vick would have to be able to throw pain-free before he could play.
"Threw the ball around a little bit and just gained confidence in the areas where I'd felt hampered a little bit," Vick said. "It feels like I haven't played in a month or so ... I'm happy that I completed practice, and I'm looking forward to a great week."
Vick broke two ribs in a Nov. 13 home loss to the Arizona Cardinals. The Eagles beat the Giants the following week with Vince Young at quarterback, but followed with losses to New England and Seattle to drop to 4-8.
Vick said his ribs are not 100 percent, but well enough that he expects to return for the struggling Eagles. The team's failure to play up to lofty preseas...