Vick inactive vs. Patriots

Eagles quarterback Michael Vick will not play against the New

England Patriots because of broken ribs.

Vick misses his second straight game. Vince Young will start in

his place.

Wide receiver Jeremy Maclin (hamstring) and cornerback Dominique

Rodgers-Cromartie (ankle) also are inactive for Philadelphia (4-6).

Cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha will start just three days after hurting

his knee in practice and being carted off the field.

The Patriots (7-3) won’t have three starters: cornerback Devin

McCourty (shoulder), safety Patrick Chung (foot) and center Dan

Connolly (groin). Wide receiver Chad Ochocinco (hamstring) also is


Vick broke two lower ribs in a loss to Arizona on Nov. 13.