Back in 2009, the Dallas Cowboys defeated the Philadelphia Eagles in the Wild Card round of the playoffs, in a game that would come to represent the end of the Donovan McNabb era in Philly. Now, some around the Eagles organization are wondering if Sunday’s 38-23 Cowboys victory might signal the end of the Michael Vick era.
Vick sustained what’s thought to be a serious concussion in the first half of the loss to Dallas, and was replaced by rookie Nick Foles.
It was speculated pretty immediately that Foles would get the start in the Eagles’ matchup with the Redskins next week as Vick continued to recover, but a pair of sources in contact with Yahoo! Sports’ Jason Cole said this week that Vick could be held out for the rest of the season, as Andy Reid makes a play to save his job on the back of Foles.
If this happened, of course, it would be a pretty clear sign that Vick is not in the Eagles’ plans beyond this year.
"I'm 99 percent sure that's exactly what you're going to see happen," one of the sources said. "Andy is going to go to [owner] Jeff [Lurie] and [general manager] Howie [Roseman] and say, 'Let's go with Foles and make the transition to the next era.’”
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