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
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.