Michael Vick Reportedly Will Not Play vs. Buccaneers Due to Hamstring Injury

October 12, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

After injuring his hamstring in Week 5, Michael Vick will not play in the Philadelphia Eagles' Week 6 game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
ESPN's Phil Sheridan reported that the quarterback is out regardless of his official status:
Vick had been mostly productive this season in his first year playing for Chip Kelly. In five games, the veteran has thrown for 1,185 yards with five touchdowns and two interceptions. Most impressively, he has excelled as a runner with 307 rushing yards, the most among quarterbacks in the NFL.
Unfortunately, this injury will force him to miss at least one game, something that has been a theme for Vick throughout his career. Since entering the league in 2001, the quarterback has played in all 16 games only once.
He will be replaced by Nick Foles, the second-year quarterback out of Arizona. The youngster had an impressive showing in relief last week against the New York Giants, completing 16 of his 25 pass attempts for 197 yards and ...

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