facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Vick keeps Eagles' starting position

Oct. 31, 2012 at 11:55 AM   |   Comments

| License Photo
PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Michael Vick will be the starting quarterback for Philadelphia when the Eagles play New Orleans Monday, the Eagles said Wednesday.

Vick has struggled as Philadelphia has posted a 3-4 record -- three wins behind the NFC East-leading New York Giants -- this season. He's completed 59 percent of his passes for 1,823 yards, throwing for nine touchdowns and eight interceptions. Vick's quarterback rating of 53.3 is 18th in the NFL this season.

He has also fumbled nine times -- losing five -- on rushing plays.

Those results have led to speculation rookie Nick Foles could replace Vick at quarterback.

However, the team confirmed Wednesday Vick would start Monday's game in New Orleans.

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
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
2
Arkansas State player fakes death on-field to distract defense, play called 'fainting goat' Arkansas State player fakes death on-field to distract defense, play called 'fainting goat'
3
Surging Lions entertain struggling Argos
4
NFL Players Association appeals Ray Rice's indefinite suspension NFL Players Association appeals Ray Rice's indefinite suspension
5
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls on Vikings to suspend Adrian Peterson indefinitely Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls on Vikings to suspend Adrian Peterson indefinitely
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback