|Vick misses practice as Eagles prep for Redskins|
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|Wednesday, 14 November 2012 07:31|
Vick suffered a concussion in the second quarter of a 38-23 loss to the Dallas Cowboys four days ago. Backup Nick Foles, a rookie, took the first-team snaps at Wednesday's practice and would make his first career start should Vick not be able to play.
Foles was 22 of 32 for 219 yards with a touchdown and an interception in relief of Vick. Those numbers weren't enough to help the Eagles avoid their fifth straight loss, a first in coach Andy Reid's 14 seasons.
Vick's headaches are subsiding, Reid says, but the veteran still needs to complete the mandated concussion testing this week.
Philadelphia and Washington, both 3-6, are tied for last place in the NFC East.