Eagles list Vick as probable; Thornton as questionable

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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick (7) runs the ball against the Denver Broncos during first quarter action. (Jack Dempsey/AP)

The Eagles listed quarterback Michael Vick as probable on their injury report for Sunday's game against the New York Giants.

On Tuesday, an NFL source told The Inquirer that Vick would play vs. the Giants after missing the previous two games with a hamstring injury. Vick never confirmed the report, but said Friday would be a pivotal day in deciding whether he would be ready. He said he planned to run a 100-yard dash full speed to test the hamstring.

Vick was a full participant in practice each day, however.

Nick Foles, as expected, was listed as out with a concussion. Coach Chip Kelly said on Thursday that the quarterback, who was knocked out Sunday's game against the Cowboys, had not yet taken the imPACT test that he would need to pass to return.

Rookie Matt Barkley will be the backup quarterback for the third straight week.

To some surprise, defensive end Cedric Thornton (knee) was listed as questionable. He was limited on Wednesday and Thursday, but was a full participant for Friday's light practice. Bennie Logan, Vinny Curry or Clifton Geathers would be the candidates to start in place of Thornton, who has been the Eagles' most consistent run stopper up front.

Safety Patrick Chung (shoulder) was also listed as questionable. He has missed three of the last four games.

Aside from Vick, the following players were probable: cornerback Bradley Fletcher (knee), punter Donnie Jones (left foot), tackle Jason Peters (shoulder, finger) and running back Chris Polk (shoulder). Linebacker Jake Knott (hamstring) was listed as out. The Eagles signed Emmanuel Acho earlier this week and he will take Knott's snaps on special teams.

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