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ESPN: Michael Vick rules himself out

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by jobberone, Oct 17, 2013.

  1. jobberone

    jobberone Right turn Clyde Staff Member

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    PHILADELPHIA -- The Eagles' Michael Vick put an end to the suspense, at least for Sunday's game, as to who would start at quarterback against the Dallas Cowboys.

    "I'm not playing this week," Vick said. "Not this week."

    Vick pulled his hamstring in the first half of the Oct. 6 game against the New York Giants. He has been considered day-to-day by coach Chip Kelly and was active for Sunday's game against Tampa Bay. Before Thursday's practice, Kelly said he would not rule Vick out for the Dallas game.

    Afterward, Vick ruled himself out. Nick Foles, who was named NFC Offensive Player of the Week for his performance against the Buccaneers, will make his second start of the season and eighth of his career.

    http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/9839877/michael-vick-philadelphia-eagles-rules-vs-dallas-cowboys
  2. jblaze2004

    jblaze2004 Well-Known Member

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    one of the most fragile/non-toughness QB's u will meet
  3. Section444

    Section444 Well-Known Member

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    I don't know, he took some pretty brutal hits last year, and kept going.
  4. OhSnap

    OhSnap Well-Known Member

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    Hamstring problems are a death knell for a QB like him. I would say he'll be a back up next year but he can sell tickets and he could have a good off season.
  5. jobberone

    jobberone Right turn Clyde Staff Member

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    When he's good he's great. When he's bad he's so so. I don't like playing him although I admit he's dinged up a lot.
  6. cowboys1981

    cowboys1981 Well-Known Member

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    He must've saw the game tape of what we did to RGIII.
  7. Boyzmamacita

    Boyzmamacita The Ultimate Cowbabe Zone Supporter

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    Don't believe the hype. Prepare for both of them, Cowboys.
  8. CowboysFanSince88

    CowboysFanSince88 Well-Known Member

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    This is old news and was reported this afternoon
  9. EPL0c0

    EPL0c0 The Funcooker

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    They call him, Mr. Glass.

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  10. RoyTheHammer

    RoyTheHammer Well-Known Member

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    ..says the poster that clearly hasn't watched many Eagles games over the past few years.

    "Non-toughness QB"

    lol
  11. jblaze2004

    jblaze2004 Well-Known Member

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    ^^^Yeah i watch him miss games with most injuries other QB's play with.

    Sometimes u have to make up phrases n words to describe punks.
  12. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    I remember when few ever thought he would play in the NFL again.
  13. bark

    bark Well-Known Member

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    I don't think of this as good news. I'd rather face a hobbled Vick than a healthy foles.
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  14. Doomsay

    Doomsay Well-Known Member

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    He's got a pretty good downfield arm, which is scary with Jackson. Foles is 5/7 with 4 td's in 20+ yard passes (in the air, not YAK).
  15. sideon

    sideon Active Member

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    Vick scares me more since there's always the threat of the 40yd run, Foles has a better arm but he's no dual threat and the Boys can focus on jamming the receivers up. Jackson is a speedster but he can be bullied pretty easily and that makes him check out at times, and i don't give a damn about Cooper but i do hope he gets his clock cleaned at least once. He won't have the game he had last year since Claiborne will be looking to erase that embarrassing day from his career. The only fear i have is Shady killing us for 180 and 2/3 tds which he is more than capable of doing.
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  16. RoyTheHammer

    RoyTheHammer Well-Known Member

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    lol

    You don't watch him at all.. let's not lie to ourselves. If so, you'd know he takes more hard hits than any QB in the league and gets right up and keeps plugging most of the time.

    What are all these injuries that he's missing games from that most other QB's would play through?
  17. RoyTheHammer

    RoyTheHammer Well-Known Member

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    Somebody called?

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  18. Denim Chicken

    Denim Chicken Well-Known Member

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    Broken Ribs? Tony did it :)
  19. RoyTheHammer

    RoyTheHammer Well-Known Member

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    So did Vick.. he finished that game after breaking his ribs on the second play.
  20. Doomsay

    Doomsay Well-Known Member

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    Awesome

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