Originally written on Fightin For Philly  |  Last updated 10/25/14

ATLANTA - DECEMBER 06: Michael Vick #7 of the Philadelphia Eagles looks on from the sidelines during their 34-7 win over the Atlanta Falcons at Georgia Dome on December 6, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
Eagles QB Michael Vick will miss the Eagles’ Week 6 game against Tampa Bay, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports. The 33-year old Vick threw for 105 yards and ran for 77 on the ground before departing Sunday’s contest with the New York Giants with a hamstring injury. 2nd-year man Nick Foles stepped up in a big way, throwing for 197 yards and 2 touchdowns to help seal the Eagles’ victory. Foles, now 24, lost the starting QB battle in training camp, but now has a chance to cement himself and make the decision even harder for Chip Kelly. Kelly said earlier that the Eagles feel as if they have 2 quarterbacks capable of winning in the NFL. While Foles does not move as well as Vick, he does move fairly well for a man of his size. His arm is fast and accurate, and he made a few tremendous plays against the Giants on Sunday. Eagles fans should be excited to see what Foles does in Vick’s absence.
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