facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Tests show no broken bones for Vick

Aug. 21, 2012 at 6:34 PM   |   Comments

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick suffered rib contusions but no broken bones after taking a hit against New England, the team said Tuesday.

Vick was knocked out of Monday's pre-season game after a first-quarter hit delivered by Patriots linebacker Jermaine Cunningham as he ran out of the pocket to throw a pass.

X-rays taken after the game proved negative and further tests, including a magnetic resonance imaging exam conducted Tuesday, showed only a contusion of the ribs and the soft tissue area surrounding them, the team said.

The Eagles signal-caller amassed 3,303 yards, 18 touchdowns and 14 interceptions in 13 games last season.

Topics: Michael Vick
© 2012 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Most Popular
1
Jonathan Dwyer of the Cardinals arrested on assault charges Jonathan Dwyer of the Cardinals arrested on assault charges
2
Former L.A. Laker has his Florida driver's license suspended Former L.A. Laker has his Florida driver's license suspended
3
Vikings exempt Adrian Peterson until child abuse allegations resolved, not suspended but can't play Vikings exempt Adrian Peterson until child abuse allegations resolved, not suspended but can't play
4
Cornhuskers collide with Hurricanes
5
FCS Game of the Week: Montana at North Dakota State
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback