It was bad news for Philadelphia Eagles fans today as quarterback Michael Vick had to leave after getting crushed between two Redskins at the goal line. Insult to injury, the run was called back and Kevin Kolb couldn’t get the team in the end zone.
Vick left the game with injuries to his clavicle and chest.
The good newss is, a league source confirmed to Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk.com that the x-rays on Vick’s chest and ribs are negative. There were other reports out there that he had cracked ribs and possibly a hairline fracture in his collarbone.
While it’s good that there doesn’t appear to be any broken bones, Vick is still in a lot of pain, according to the source. He is scheduled to have an MRI tomorrow and it remains to be seen how much time – if any – he will miss.
For the sake of not having to watch any more Kevin Kolb, let’s hope he gets back out there quickly.
On a related note, Jeff Garcia’s agent told PFT that he’s very interested in returning to the NFL (ya don’t say!) and specifically the Eagles. I have no idea what the Eagles’ interest level is in Garcia, but if Vick is out for multiple weeks, the Birds will have to bring in a veteran. And why not Garcia?
Stay tuned on this one.