Report: Young to face Patriots
Vince Young will get the call as the Eagles’ starting quarterback Sunday afternoon when the New England Patriots visit Philadelphia, NFL.com reported Saturday, citing a team source.
Michael Vick is still healing from two broken ribs and will miss his second straight game.
Young, who led the Eagles to a 17-10 win over the Giants last week, took all the first-team snaps in practice this week.
Eagles head coach Andy Reid said Vick had thrown the ball for a few days but had not practiced with the team.
DeSean Jackson will play in the game after being listed as probable, myFOXphilly.com reported.
Nnamdi Asomugha and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie are listed as questionable for Sunday, Jeremy Maclin is doubtful for the game and King Dunlap is out with a concussion.
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