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Eagles quarterback Michael Vick told Albert Breer of the NFL Network that everything is back to normal even though Riley Cooper returned to practice on Tuesday.
“Everything is back to normal,” Vick said, via NFL.com.
Vick is proud of his teammates.
“I’m so proud of my teammates because of their resolve,” Vick told Breer. “In tough situations and tough times, you have to be able to persevere and kind of become bigger than the situation, so to speak … I respect these guys because they understand the bigger picture.”
Vick says they want to move forward.
“We understand the severity of it but … want to move forward,” said Vick.
Vick is smart, he knows the Eagles can’t afford to dell on Cooper’s racism, they need to move on if they want to win this season.
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BEST OF MAXIM
Say what you want about Michael Vick in 2013, but the Michael Vick that played quarterback for the Atlanta Falcons on the Madden 2004 video game was the best offensive weapon ever to grace a television screen.
That Michael Vick could out run the defense, lead the league in rushing, and make friends ban anyone from using the Falcons in certain circles.
EA Sports’ Madden video game...
Michael Vick will be the starting quarterback for Friday’s pre-season game against the New England Patriots.
This isn’t really a surprise as most of us felt like Chip Kelly was going to name Vick the starter for the pre-season. He has also stated that it doesn’t really matter who starts because both Vick and Nick Foles will be getting anywhere between 12 and 20 snaps on Friday...
Michael Vick will start for the Philadelphia Eagles in their preseason opener against New England on Friday night because coach Chip Kelly says it's his turn to go first in the quarterback rotation.
Nick Foles also will take snaps with the starters, and Kelly says the second-year pro will start the second preseason game. Both Vick and Foles are expected to get between 12 and...
BACK IN THE FOLD
Eagles wide receiver Riley Cooper, after being excused to undergo counseling last week, has made his return to practice on Tuesday and reportedly played well.
(Associated Press) PHILADELPHIA-- According to a report from Bleeding Green Nation, a Philadelphia Eagles blog on SBNation.com, Eagles quarterback Michael Vick will start on Friday in the team’s preseason opener against the New England Patriots. This information was first tweeted by the team’s Eagles Insider account which is run by the writers on the team’s official website...
Eagles quarterback Michael Vick will start the 2013 exhibition opener, according to Sal Paolantonio.Fantasy Spin:It still doesn't mean that Vick will end up starting for the Eagles in 2013, but it appears he's a better fit for the Chip Kelly offense and ahead of Nick Foles and Matt Barkley at this time.
First year Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly may need to step away from the college mentality a little.
Kelly has refused to name a starting quarterback throughout training camp.
So when Michael Vick was penned as the preseason opener’s starter on Friday night against New England, it looked like an answer may have finally been hinted.
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It has been evident in society for quite sometime; it is often covered up and even talked about behind closed doors. The fact that racism still exists, even in the sports world. It seems that every time you turn on the TV, you see or hear an instance where something is thought of as “racially motivated”.Even in the sports world where men of different color go to battle with...
After undergoing counseling, wide receiver Riley Cooper has returned to the Eagles and will practice today, according to Albert Breer of the NFL Network.
The Eagles are actually practicing with the Patriots today in Philly.
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Less Time In Front Of Mics, Please
Today at Eagles training camp, the guy that your national media told you was never going to play again for the team due to a racist episode, well, came back and played for the team.Now, I'm not going to make the ridiculous mistake of claiming this is a great day for the franchise. The people who will be really happy about this are not people...
Riley Cooper is back with the Eagles. The team has confirmed that
the fourth-year wideout returned from his excused absence Tuesday
and is scheduled to practice with the team.
Is Riley Cooper a bad guy? I don’t know. Is Riley Cooper a racist? I don’t know either. But Riley Cooper used a word you can’t use, in a manner you definitely can’t use it, and what he was before, or is after means nothing in a “perfect” world out for blood.
Everyone makes mistakes, right? Not today. Not anymore. And not those on the “right” side...