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The Philadelphia Eagles are nowhere close to postseason contention, and Michael Vick could be in his final days with the team. However, the quarterback vows to give his all in Sunday's season-ending game against the New York Giants as a tribute to his coach. Vick will be back in the starting lineup for the first time since he sustained a concussion in the Eagles' Nov. 11 loss to the Dallas Cowboys. "I came in with Coach (Andy) Reid being my coach," Vick told the Birds 24/7 website. "It's our last game in our 2012 season, and I would much rather be out there. I want to get a win for Coach Reid, and I think my teammates will rally around that. It's our own little Super Bowl in our own right." When Vick emerged from prison after his dogfighting conviction, the Eagles took a chance on him. Vick made one start for Philadelphia in 2009 while playing behind Donovan McNabb and Kevin Kolb, then moved into the starting role in 2010. Now he's out...
BEST OF MAXIM
Here is something nobody expected to hear: Michael Vick will be starting for the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday when they take on the New York Giants.Vick didn't get the job back due to poor play by Foles, rather an injury that the rookie suffered on the second to last play. (That may explain the intentional grounding by Foles on the final play.)No one expected to see Vick in...
It appears that there is a chance that Michael Vick might make one more start for the Philadelphia Eagles this season. Rookie QB Nick Foles suffered a hairline fracture in his hand during Sundayâs loss to the Washington Redskins. He sustained the injury to his hand near the end of the first-half and Eagles head coach Andy Reid told the media this afternoon that Foles will not startâ...
The party is almost over for the 2012 incarnation of the Philadelphia Eagles and major changes are on the horizon.Â Though some folks might be glad to just get this sad season over with and donât really care what happens this Sunday, there are still angles to root for this week.
Which of these sounds most like you?
#1. Michael Vick gets one last chance to start.
After a spectacular...
DROP THE MIKE
An injury to Nick Foles means that Michael Vick will get to play one more game as the Eagles' starting quarterback.
Eagles rookie quarterback Nick Foles has a broken right hand, and coach Andy Reid said Michael Vick will likely start against the New York Giants in Sunday's season finale.
Reid said Monday that Foles broke his throwing hand in the second quarter of a 27-20 loss to Washington, but returned to the game after X-rays at the stadium were negative.
Vick hasn't played since suffering...
Eagles head coach Andy Reid told reporters that rookie QB Nick Foles suffered a broken hand during Sundayâs loss to the Washington Redskins, perÂ Jeff McLane.
ESPNâs Adam SchefterÂ reports that the EaglesÂ will most likely giveÂ Michael Vick another start in Week 17 when they take on the New York Giants.
âHe obviously deserves (an) opportunity to play,â said Reid on Monday...
The Eaglesâ Week 17 matchup against the Giants may be Michael Vickâs last game in an Eagles uniform, and heâll likely be starting.
Philadelphiaâs starting quarterback, Nick Foles, suffered a broken hand during the first half of the Eaglesâ 27-20 loss to the Redskins on Sunday. Andy Reid announced Foles would not play in Week 17.
âNick will obviously not play,â Reid...
I don't get it, but I guess Andy Reid has a logical reason to want Mike Vick as his QB#1 in a "meaningless" final game of the 2012 season on the road against the Giants.
New York (8-7) is still alive in the playoff mathematics, but only by the slimmest of algebraic margins.
Meanwhile, this is the ultimate U-Haul game for the Birds.
NewsOn Christmas Eve, news broke that Eagles quarterback Nick Foles would miss the final game of the season with a broken hand and that former starter Michael Vick would likely get the call on Sunday against the New York Giants.
It will, in all likelihood, be Vickâs final appearance as a Philadelphia Eagle. With a heavy [...](Read more...)