Sure, Mike Vick played on Sunday in Miami but let’s not forget: He is still nursing two broken ribs. And the Eagles’ offensive line did him no favors by allowing him to be sacked 4 times in that game. So it was no surprise when Mike Vick said at his post game presser that, despite his extra padding, he was in pain.
Along those lines, it shouldn’t be too shocking to hear that Vick did not practice on Wednesday.
Head coach Andy Reid stated that Vick “was a little tender from the game [but] not as bad as before.”
He needs a little extra time to heal. Fair enough.
Center Jason Kelce realizes that some of the problems with the o line on Sunday contributed to Vick’s soreness.
“He is still sore. I was talking to him about it [on Tuesday]. He’s taken a lot of shots; he extends plays, that’s always been his M.O., extending the play, making something happen . . . Sometimes you’re going to take some beatings. Early on in the year, we got him hit way too much . . . There’s only so many hits a guy can take in a year.”
Indeed. So let’s try to keep it together this week, mmkay o line? » Continue reading “Mike Vick Sidelined,Trent Cole Fined”