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Michael Vick named Eagles starter, but it's not meant to be per…

Michael Vick named Eagles starter, but it's not meant to be permanent gig

Chip Kelly named Michael Vick his starting QB for Week 1, but he doesn't want Vick to get comfortable.
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  • Eagles training camp 2013: Pictorial: Michael Vick celebrates w…

    Eagles training camp 2013: Pictorial: Michael Vick celebrates winning the starting QB job

    philly.com Aug 20, 2013
    The QB competition lasted almost up until the 3rd preseason, but Michael Vick finally won the job. Then he celebrated.
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  • Report: Geno Smith to start against Giants

    Report: Geno Smith to start against Giants

    profootballtalk.com Aug 20, 2013
    While the Browns and Eagles have called an end to their quarterback competitions, the Jets have given no indication that they are close to tabbing either Mark Sanchez or Geno Smith as their man under center. In the latest sign that things are still up i…
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  • Cowboys fans No. 1 . . . Eagles fans No. 17?

    Cowboys fans No. 1 . . . Eagles fans No. 17?

    philly.com Aug 20, 2013
    Study finds Dallas fans are tops among NFL's 32 teams.
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  • Inside the Eagles: Can Eagles capitalize on D-line's depth?

    Inside the Eagles: Can Eagles capitalize on D-line's depth?

    philly.com Aug 20, 2013
    It looked familiar Thursday when the Eagles entire first-team defensive line retreated to the sideline during the first quarter and a new group entered the game. On the next drive, the starters returned. This was a strategy that the Eagles utilized last…
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  • Video - Unfinished Business For Vick 03:27

    Unfinished Business For Vick

    Aug 20
    Michael Vick talks to Sal Paolantonio about being named the Eagles' starting QB.
  • Video - Michael Vick Named Starting QB 00:30

    Michael Vick Named Starting QB

    Aug 20
    Eagles coach Chip Kelly has named Michael Vick as the team's starting quarterback.
  • Video - Michael Vick The Right Fit For Eagles 02:01

    Michael Vick The Right Fit For Eagles

    Aug 20
    Ron Jaworski believes that Michael Vick is the right quarterback for Chip Kelly's offense.
  • Video - Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick named starter 00:40

    Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick named starter

    Aug 20
    Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly named Michael Vick the starting quarterback for the teams' regular season opener Sept. 9 against the Washington Redskins.

Sports Columnists

  • Chadiha: No perfect way to tackle without risk

    Aug 20
    Rules to prevent concussions make more knee injuries like the one Dustin Keller suffered inevitable, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
  • Trying to Get Something Out of Nothing

    Aug 20
    Busy week, and the postman threw his virtual back out carrying this stack of mail to this morning. Thanks for the feedback, and your football thoughts. Here goes. EVER HEAR OF THE PHRASE, ‘IT’S A TRADE THAT HURTS BOTH TEAMS?’ “Peter, love the new site. …
  • Jim Trotter: Candid Charles Woodson out to prove the doubters wrong

    Aug 20
    NAPA, Calif. -- Raiders safety Charles Woodson doesn't believe in taking the scenic route. He wants to get from Point A to Point B as quickly as possible, not only on the football field but also in conversation. Consider his response when asked whether …