Reid: Vick will be ready for opener
Eagles coach Andy Reid says there’s no question Michael Vick
will be ready to play the season opener despite injuring his ribs
Vick won’t practice Wednesday after bruising his ribs and the
soft tissue surrounding it during Philadelphia’s win at New England
on Monday. The three-time Pro Bowl quarterback hasn’t been ruled
out of Friday night’s preseason game at Cleveland, though it’s
unlikely he will play.
The Eagles play the Browns again in Week 1 on Sept. 9.
Vick has missed three games because of rib injuries in each of
the past two seasons. Nick Foles will start on Friday if Vick can’t
The starters are expected to play about one quarter.