Report: Vick won’t play Sunday night

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We may not get the final, official word until gametime. But Geoff Mosher of the News Journal reports that the Eagles have already determined Michael Vick will not play Sunday night.

Vince Young took all the practice reps with the first team on Thursday and looks slated to start against the Giants.

We thought this game would potentially decide the NFC East.  Instead, it may only decide whether Young gets an opportunity to start next year on some team.

It wasn’t so long ago that Young was the young hotshot running quarterback, ripping off six straight wins while the football populace debated whether he could last.

Okay, that does feel like a long time ago.

UPDATE: Vick didn’t practice Friday. Jeremy Maclin didn’t practice either and is expected to miss the game.

40 responses to “Report: Vick won’t play Sunday night

  1. maybe this is our chance to get a Top 5 pick…even though the only player I know coming out is Luck and he wont be there for the Birds.

  2. Does it really matter? Vick? Young? Both losers and are an insult to the QB position anyway. R.I.P dream team.

  3. I am not surprised by this at all when you have a average throwing running back for a QB… Vick is very entertaining but at this point in his career he is not reading defenses as well as he should, takes too many risks running and not sliding, and is inconsistent.

  4. While my Redskins suffer through another dreadful season it brings me great pleasure to witness the misery of The Eagle Fan. I hate Dallas the most and the Giants and their fans are nothing to write home about either but nothing in the sporting world is so satisfying when my team is down as watching The Eagle Fan drunkenly gaze to the Heavens unsure of just how it got to be that his team is so bad. Hail to the Redskins – such as they are.

  5. Finally, some good news in favor of the Giants.

    It’s always nice to play against a quarterback more concerned with furthering his own career and serving himself, as opposed to someone whose primary concern is winning.

  6. Uncanny how similar Tebow’s and Young’s stories are. Quite uncanny indeed
    uh, there’s a HUGE difference. Young was hated and he took it seriously, too seriously and acted like an immature kid, Tebow doesnt come across as that. both can win though somehow. as for Young, this will be his chance. he deemed this team the dream team.

  7. I’m guessing most posts monday morning will go something like this: so what we have 3 superbowls and you have an empty trophy case, and so what your 4-6 and we are 6-4.

  8. The nightmare season continues for the under-achieving Eagles… Vince Young lost his mojo on the field and was a head case…that’s why the Titans were willing to release their former #3 pick. There’s almost no scenario where Young even plays “as well as Vick,” especially with Maclin out of the game as well. If the Walrus doesn’t call Shady McCoy’s # early and often…he deserves to be fired.

  9. It’s ironic that the man who came up with the whole “Dream Team” moniker is going to be the same person who puts the final nail in the Eagles’ coffin.

  10. If they run a tebow type o with vince, ronnie, and mccoy, tossing deep off of that to riley copoper and djax… I’m serious, that’s gonna be hard to stop.

    Buuuuuuut, watch for the silly crazy playcall west coast hybrid offense anyway, because the smart-thing-to-do just doesn’t seem to get done with this team.

  11. Maybe if some other teams start winning, the Eagles can get into the Suck for Luck sweeps! Teh Giants are going to blow them out of the water.
    No Vick, No Maclin and a useless DeSean

  12. Not trying to sound like an arrogant Giants fan, but I don’t see how the Giants lose this game. Sure both teams have injuries, but if the Giants can’t be motivated to pound THIS team, then they can’t get up for another game this year. They have to be able to use the embarrassment of last year as motivation, and the knowledge that they can effectively end the Eagles season, pretty much like the Eagles ended theirs last year.

  13. I’d rather have young or Vick than Eli. And all the giants fans that think Vick is so beatable last time I checked Philly defense blew it last game. And the game before that he brought them back from a huge deficit with 7 minutes left to beat them ginas. Win or lose Dallas wins the division. I hate both NY an Dallas.

  14. Bring on Vince. He was 30-17 at Tennessee. That’s better than Vick, even before the dog fighting. Philly signed Vince for just this situation which was predictable.

  15. kingjoe1 says:
    Nov 18, 2011 1:12 PM
    Maybe if some other teams start winning, the Eagles can get into the Suck for Luck sweeps! Teh Giants are going to blow them out of the water.
    No Vick, No Maclin and a useless DeSean
    So if Desean is useless then how come defenses saftys play so far back just to contain him giving Lesean McCoy alot of running space after he brakes threw the DL ?To tell you the truth teams are scared of D-Jack because they dont want him to fly past the secondary for the TD.

  16. As much as i love to watch Vick when he is at his best, i still get nervous every time he throws because he throws a lot of bad passes. As much as i would love to see Vick come back from this injury and go be the same Vick he was last year, I almost want them to get a better draft pick and get a great LB or maybe even a QB like Matt Barkley if he still is available.

    One question that i have is that if the eagles wanted to trade Vick if they drafted a new one, isn’t there something that forces them to pay for a lot of his contract?

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