For the last couple days it’s been pretty obvious that Michael Vick and his busted-up ribs were not going to play Sunday vs. the Giants (even though coach Andy Reid tried to keep hope alive by saying Vick could play even if he didn’t practice all week).
Now, the Eagles have announced it officially, downgrading the previously-doubtful Vick and receiver Jeremy Maclin to out.
That means Vince Young will start in Vick’s place, and the receiving corps will take another hit with the loss of Maclin and his bum shoulder and hamstring. That means the Eagles also have a slimmer chance of beating the Giants in this nightmare season for Philadelphia.
No word yet on whether DeSean Jackson woke up on time this morning.
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