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Archive: September, 2011

Vick says he has "deep bone bruise"

Monday, September 26, 2011, 12:07 PM
UPDATED: Mike Vick said he has a deep bone bruise on his right hand, which was heavily wrapped today when he showed up at the NovaCare Complex for a meeting with coach Andy Reid. A bone bruise is more significant and troublesome than a typical tissue bruise and could make it harder for Vick to play... Read more

Eagles chat with Jeff McLane

Monday, September 26, 2011, 7:13 PM
Join the Inquirer's Jeff McLane as he takes your Eagles questions in a live chat, beginning Tuesday at noon. On a mobile phone? Click HERE to join the chat and ask a question! Read more

VIDEO: Evaluating the Eagles' QB situation

Monday, September 26, 2011, 5:36 PM
Video: Will Michael Vick be in the lineup against the 49ers despite a hand contusion? And, if not, will it be Mike Kafka or Vince Young under center? Jeff McLane and Jonathan Tamari of the Inquirer report from the NovaCare Complex. Read more

Bad decisions, 4th quarter cost Eagles game

Sunday, September 25, 2011, 2:30 PM
Quick observations on an ugly Eagles loss: -- You're facing a fourth down and one on the Giants' 43. You're up two points with a little less than 12 minutes left in the game. You're defense has bottled up New York for nearly two quarters. And you go for it and you're dropped for a 3-yard loss. The... Read more

Vick will start; Watkins inactive again

Sunday, September 25, 2011, 9:58 AM
A week after he dressed for his first NFL game, top pick Danny Watkins was inactive again. Joining the guard on the inactive list for today's Eagles-Giants game were: defensive ends Juqua Parker and Darryl Tapp, safety Jaiquawn Jarrett, cornerback Curtis Marsh, guard Julian Vandervelde and tackle... Read more

Eagles-Giants: What to watch

Sunday, September 25, 2011, 9:18 AM
With the game a few hours away, here are a few elements we'll be keeping our eyes on today, plus links below to the Inquirer's full Sunday preview. Ballhandling Mike Vick has been dangerous on the run (against the Rams) and through the air (against the Falcons). But he needs to take care of the ball... Read more

Player of the game, worst move and other Eagles awards

Sunday, September 25, 2011, 8:45 PM
Here are the Inqy's, our set of Eagles awards (good and bad) for Sunday’s game. We'll have complete coverage here online and in the Inquirer, but the Inqy's are a look at some of the odds and ends that stood out. Feel free to chime in with your own thoughts below: Best player: A great day by... Read more

Vick: "I got hit late"

Sunday, September 25, 2011, 5:13 PM
Michael Vick said that he isn't receiving the calls other quarterbacks in the NFL receive when they get hit. The quarterback broke his right non-throwing hand today in the Eagles' 29-16 loss to the New York Giants. Vick stayed in the game briefly, left for an X-ray and then returned. A first X-ray... Read more

Vick leaves game with broken hand

Sunday, September 25, 2011, 3:15 PM
Michael Vick was knocked out of the game with a broken hand. The team did not immediately specify which hand was broken, but earlier had said he was getting X-rays on his right hand. He returned for one series after the X-rays, but then went to the bench for the rest of the game and was replaced by... Read more

Vick: no reason to think I won't play

Friday, September 23, 2011, 11:48 AM
Michael Vick sounded sure that he'll be playing Sunday when he met with reporters today. "There's no reason to think I won't play," Vick said when asked about his status. Officially the Eagles have listed Vick as "questionable," but that seems more of a precautionary take than anything. Vick has... Read more
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