Michael Vick’s Updated Fantasy Outlook and Advice for Owners as of Week 8

October 26, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Michael Vick is the definition of a boom or bust start in Week 8.
The Philadelphia Eagles quarterback has an easy matchup against the soft New York Giants defense, but he hasn’t started a game since going down with a hamstring injury against this same NFC East rival back in Week 5.
While officially “probable” for Sunday’s pivotal contest, Vick is likely starting with backup Nick Foles out after suffering a concussion in Week 7 against the Dallas Cowboys.
Third-string signal-caller Matt Barkley threw three interceptions and completed just 11-of-20 passes for 129 yards after taking over for Foles last week, meaning the team will want to avoid putting him in the game at all costs.
Assuming Vick gets on the field and is seemingly healthy, you can expect him to carve up the defense on both the air and ground. Prior to tweaking his hamstring in his last start, the 33-year-old dual-threat quarterback had completed 6-of-14 passes for 105 yards, inclu...

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