Eagles quarterback Michael Vick was held out of the team’s victory over the Buccaneers on Sunday with a hamstring injury and, according to a report in the Philadelphia Inquirer, he’s unsure if he’ll be ready to go against the rival Cowboys next week.
With Dallas and Philly both winning on Sunday, the game next week takes on added significance as, at 3-3 a piece, the winner will have sole ownership of the top spot in the NFC East.
In Vick’s absence, Nick Foles has stepped into the starting role and fared quite well. He went 22 of 31 against the Bucs, for 296 yards and three touchdowns. He also had a rushing touchdown.
"He’s a great football player,” Vick said Sunday, per the Inquirer’s Zach Berman. “But that’s not something I’m going to worry about. I’m going to worry about my health.”
Vick has been adamant in saying that he doesn’t plan to come back until he’s ready, lest he aggravate the hamstring and prolong the ordeal.
“If you go out there and stress it up you can hurt yourself for the next two weeks, the next three weeks,” Vick said. “I just got to make sure I’m 100 percent.”
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