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Michael Vick injury is hand contusion, not break

Posted on: September 26, 2011 12:15 pm
Edited on: September 27, 2011 8:50 am
 
Posted by Will Brinson

Well, here's something new: Michael Vick's broken right hand isn't actually broken and instead a misread X-ray. Also new: something is going OK for the Eagles.

Yesterday, we wrote that Vick left the game against New York with a broken hand. What actually happened, according to Andy Reid at his press conference Monday afternoon, is that a swollen blood vessel was sitting on top of the hand bone and made it appear as if Vick suffered a fracture.

"Blood vessel sitting over the bone, made it look like there's a fracture," Reid said.

That's why the Eagles believed Vick broke his hand, although there's no real explanation for where the report on Monday morning about Vick missing three to four weeks with a broken hand came from.

It's tremendous news for Philadelphia, because it means that Vick, despite suffering a concussion in Week 2, should be OK to return as soon as this week, though it's possible that the contusion causes him to miss time if the swelling in his hand doesn't subside.

But as Clark Judge pointed out on Sunday night, losing Vick is the least of Philly's problems. They have a nightmare in terms of offensive line issues, and it's become quite obvious that all the free-agent signings in the world can't mask the defensive problems they have at linebacker and safety.

Also not helping? The Eagles upcoming three-game stretch -- versus the 49ers, at the Bills and at the Redskins -- went from "cakewalk" to "toughest stretch of their season" faster than Philly's offensive line can give up a quarterback pressure.


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Comments

Since: Jul 9, 2009
Posted on: September 26, 2011 5:09 pm
 

Michael Vick injury is hand contusion, not break

i struck a nerve with ARGO.....
Actually, it seems to be the other way round, considering that you're the one who's now resorting to all the capital letters and boldface type.



Since: Jul 9, 2009
Posted on: September 26, 2011 5:06 pm
 

Michael Vick injury is hand contusion, not break

....we kicked his ass cause we were up it all day
Is that really what you meant, big guy?  You might want to re-think the way that looks!

Seriously, considering your earlier statement that you kicked our "a$$"s while Vick was in there, what must we have been doing to you to get that 16-14 lead while he was in there? 



Since: Sep 14, 2006
Posted on: September 26, 2011 4:59 pm
 

Michael Vick injury is hand contusion, not break

Really, macho-man (a/k/a crfannies), try to get hold of yourself.  Were you expecting him to interpet the x-rays himself?  Do you REALLY think it's his fault someone misinterpreted them?  Or don't you even think he should have left the field to be x-rayed, and played on regardless of whether the hand was broken or not and regardless of whether he could take the snap from center or not?  Sheesh .

Argo...but he did go back into tyhe game after it happened and winced....with a contusion???...what a p#ssy!!!



Since: Sep 14, 2006
Posted on: September 26, 2011 4:57 pm
 

Michael Vick injury is hand contusion, not break

hey ARGO


















































1960!!!! LMFAO!!!



Since: Sep 14, 2006
Posted on: September 26, 2011 4:57 pm
 

Michael Vick injury is hand contusion, not break

i struck a nerve with ARGO.....relax FRANCIS!!!


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Since: Sep 26, 2011
Posted on: September 26, 2011 4:56 pm
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Since: Sep 14, 2006
Posted on: September 26, 2011 4:56 pm
 

Michael Vick injury is hand contusion, not break

ARGO...get a grip....we kicked his ass cause we were up it all day....and then we won the game...PERIOD....Accept it....you are pathetic



Since: Jul 9, 2009
Posted on: September 26, 2011 4:56 pm
 

Michael Vick injury is hand contusion, not break

He couldnt finish a game with a contusion???? way to quit on your team vick
Really, macho-man (a/k/a crfannies), try to get hold of yourself.  Were you expecting him to interpet the x-rays himself?  Do you REALLY think it's his fault someone misinterpreted them?  Or don't you even think he should have left the field to be x-rayed, and played on regardless of whether the hand was broken or not and regardless of whether he could take the snap from center or not?  Sheesh . . .



Since: Sep 8, 2011
Posted on: September 26, 2011 4:53 pm
 

Michael Vick injury is hand contusion, not break

I agree 100%




Since: Jul 27, 2009
Posted on: September 26, 2011 4:52 pm
 

Michael Vick injury is hand contusion, not break

he paid nothing for them and now it's time to pay for real. welcome to karma dk.


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